Three months is a long time since Samsung announced it would delay the Galaxy Fold due to points that arose after reviewers obtained their hands on its nearly $2,000 gadget. People pointed out a hinge that could let particles fall inside and its display protector as drawback areas, and Huawei similarly delayed its folding Mate X. We have had speculation about how the company could fix it, rumors that a redesign is complete and hints that updates are incoming, however very few official statements till now.
Samsung has revealed the next step for the Fold, which is to release the device in September in “choose markets.” The company listed several changes in its press launch, and they’re in keeping with the sooner rumors. Together with the press launch, Samsung also launched a gallery of photos of the device, and it seems to our eye pretty much like the Fold already did.
The protective layer above the Fold’s 7.3-inch Infinity Flex Display now extends past the bezel so people won’t try to pull it off, and its hinge caps on the highest and backside are improved to guard towards exterior particles finding their approach in. There are additionally extra metal layers under the flexible display, and the space between the hinge and the physique has been reduced.
Samsung did not reveal what the “choose markets” are that can get the Fold in September, solely promising extra details nearer to launch. Nonetheless, in the time that the hardware has been redesigned, the company says it has also been working on the Fold’s software expertise, which includes optimizing more “apps and services” to suit its unique capabilities.