Multiple Reviewers Facing Broken Galaxy Fold Devices After Just Days of Use

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  1. loybond macrumors 6502

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    More like shipwide red alert; Apple is also working on foldable phones

     
  2. Andres Cantu macrumors 68030

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    So maybe this can warrant the legendary “bendgate” tag?
     
  3. bladerunner2000 macrumors 68020

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    This gets exempt?

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    :rolleyes:
     
  4. loybond macrumors 6502

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    You'll notice how most reviewers see it as the future. Bumps along the way are par for the course for a new type of product.

     
  5. iPhysicist macrumors 65816

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    How can you remove a protective layer that is not supposed to be removed? Its would be like a removable lacquering on the car.?!

    This will make for a huge Galaxy Note 7-like disaster for Samsung
     
  6. jk1211 macrumors 6502

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    Is this #foldgate, #yourefoldingitwrong, or #foldyouso?

    Expecting the usual it's a first gen product excuses. Yet no one holds back on Apple first gen products from critiquing harshly.

    Don't remember either of those causing a product to fail in mere days of use. Poor design choices and inconvenient no one will deny. but far far different scenario than breaking a $2,000 device.
     
  7. Iconoclysm macrumors 68020

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    Does that mouse mouse? Does that pencil pencil? What does the Galaxy Fold do?
     
  8. name99 macrumors 6502a

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    For extra yucks, compare how the media (and fans) will treat this compared to MBP keyboards...
     
  9. mamaway macrumors member

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    Well, at least they're not catching fire.
     
  10. Tech198 macrumors G5

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    When Samsung closes a door, they open a window..

    They already learnt their lesson about the exploding batteries heir just shifting to something else now.... It is Gen. 1... but even a phone should be tested before it's released..


    We gotta compare it to something else busted, otherwise it wouldn't be much of a fair rant :)
     
  11. ALBERT000 macrumors newbie

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    Well **** I already ordered one fingers crossed
     
  12. melancholy macrumors 6502

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    Small group of reviewers facing broken models? Wow the failure rate might be high.

    SamShunG GaLAxY FAAAAAIL

    YEeethahaa
     
  13. cmaier Suspended

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    Puts “a thousand no’s for every yes” in context.

    Imagine if apple had released AirPower and it had this level of defect.
     
  14. iPhysicist macrumors 65816

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    This shows you don't know that the pictured method is only for the charge while not having the pencil charger at hand - moment ;)
     
  15. msama macrumors regular

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    I don't know why I found this so funny. Maybe I deal with broken screens too much. Not surprising at all that the technology isn't quite as ready for daily use as they thought.
     
  16. jamesrick80 macrumors 68020

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    First generation and a product I was not buying for at least 3 generations.......thank you next.....
     
  17. PastaPrimav macrumors 6502a

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    The device already looks broken before it breaks.
     
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  19. jk1211 macrumors 6502

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    And you do realize those are the ONLY units in hand currently right? That's a pretty large defect rate then if that many are broken out of the few they shipped to reviewers so far.

    You know, considering you just dropped $2,000 and its broken in 1-2 days.
     
  20. az431 macrumors 65816

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    At least this time there's no threat to airline safety.
     
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