Improved version of the Samsung Galaxy Fold shows up in hands-on photo

Improved version of the Samsung Galaxy Fold shows up in hands-on photo
The Samsung Galaxy Fold was a heavily guarded secret over at the company's HQ in South Korea. No public testing of the device was reportedly done before its unveiling, and as a result, after the Fold made its way to media outlets and reviewers, numerous flaws in its design were quickly discovered. This caused Samsung to postpone the actual launch of the Galaxy Fold and rethink parts of its design.

The rumored June launch window for the Galaxy Fold has come and gone, but Samsung is seemingly still hard at work on the futuristic foldable phone, with some 2,000 units of the improved model allegedly in the hands of testers all around the world, according to SamMobile.

One such Galaxy Fold test unit was recently spotted in the wild – in the hands of a person in the New Delhi metro system, to be exact. An eagle-eyed commuter noticed the device and snapped a picture of it. From what can be made out from the photo, the improved Galaxy Fold looks pretty much exactly like what we saw a couple of months ago, though we are sure Samsung has made numerous improvements under the hood, and especially around the hinge, which was notorious for letting dust and debris get inside the device from the back and under the plastic covering of the display.

Since testing of the improved Galaxy Fold is underway, a possible launch window for the foldable phone would be this holiday season. What's more, since this test unit was spotted in India, we are inclined to believe that Samsung may launch the Fold in more markets than previously thought.

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7 Comments

1. pimpin83z

Posts: 587; Member since: Feb 08, 2019

Like I said, when the outer display looks like the one in the "Whatever will be, will be" commercial then I might be interested.

2. Bankz

Posts: 2550; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

Click bait

3. Nionx

Posts: 207; Member since: Oct 30, 2017

Patiently waiting...

4. ahmadkun

Posts: 608; Member since: May 02, 2016

Looks cool

5. iloveapps

Posts: 855; Member since: Mar 21, 2019

Its so ugly. Very heavy and not ergonomics. And don’t forget, it comes with a cheap plastic whom Samsung asking for a flagship price. Remember Sammy added cheap plastic screen protector where people use just for a couple of months because its quality is so poor

6. dmdzordilla

Posts: 60; Member since: Jul 31, 2018

If you know what’s cheap then you must be barking at the wrong tree. That polymer is made exclusively in Japan. Its here in the articles you just have to do a little research. Huawei’s is also made of plastic and practically all other foldable fones that’s why Apple is hard at work in discovering a glass that could bend the same way if not better.

7. AlienKiss

Posts: 192; Member since: May 21, 2019

I'm pretty sure that Samsung will launch the Note before the Fold. I'm more interested in the Note in almost every way. For such a huge device, no headphone jack and no SD CARD slot?? No thanks! I'm planning on buying a 400GB SD from SanDisk that would be useless with the Fold. If a phone doesn't have the SD card slot, I'm instantly not interested anymore in that model or even brand! That's why Apple never got to me. Learn from this Samsung!

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