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Samsung is now denying the Galaxy Fold will come out next month

As if trying to push out a device that clearly needed more work wasn’t enough, Samsung’s information management with regards to the Galaxy Fold has left a lot to be desired. It never said when we can expect the device to relaunch after the initial April 26 launch was delayed. Samsung’s mobile boss did say last month that the Galaxy Fold release date will be announced very soon. He hasn’t said much about it since then.

Recent reports had suggested that Samsung would conduct a media briefing for the improved Galaxy Fold later this month with the device being released in July. The company itself said four days ago that the launch date will be confirmed soon. It’s now saying that there’s no confirmation that the Galaxy Fold will be released in July.

Galaxy Fold release in July isn’t a done deal yet

A new report out of South Korea says that Samsung doesn’t have a schedule for the media briefing as yet and that an official date hasn’t been set as yet. A Samsung official quoted in the report says “If we are running such a media event this month, we should be doing something by now,” adding that “Nothing has progressed since the April delay.” The official is likely referring to the launch preparations and not the shortcomings of the Galaxy Fold that have reportedly been addressed already.

The comment does make sense, though. A media briefing for a company like Samsung, and for a device that’s being relaunched, isn’t just put together in a day. There has to be a lot of preparation, the talking points have to be discussed and approved, etc. If nothing of the sort has been done so far it would suggest that there’s not going to be a briefing in the very near future.

All of this reflects badly on the company, though. Fans have been waiting for its first foldable smartphone with bated breath. The least it could do is not get their hopes up and then leave them hanging again.

  • Model: SM-F900F
  • Dimensions: Unfolded: 160.9 x 117.9 x 6.9 mm Folded: 160.9 x 62.9 x 15.5 mm
  • Display: 7,3" (185.4mm) Super AMOLED
  • CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
  • Camera: 16 MP, CMOS F2.2 & 12MP, CMOS F1.5/F2.4Wide & 12MP, CMOS F2.4 Telephoto

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samsungfan99
samsungfan99

Whatever, all you guys do is clickbait at this point. Claiming that it keeps getting delayed 🙄

locarno
locarno

I think if not problems with review units, Samsung would launch this device as unfinished.

Foxipol
Foxipol

If I’m reading things correctly, Samsung never stated that the Galaxy Fold would be released in July, merely that the release date would be announced soon. That’s a very vague word, agreed, but I fail to see the point of the whole article. Unofficial reports and rumours pop up every day, they shouldn’t be taken very seriously…

othmanhu
othmanhu

Everyone lost interest in this device by now .😞

RufoNN
RufoNN

J series canceled newer A seriously damaged A40 sound and video quality is poor S is not available in the S Series not all handset goes to Xiaomie Samsung shuts down J-series continues