Galaxy Fold relaunches in September, but it's not the only foldable phone coming

CNET | 9/8/2019 | Lynn La
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The redesigned Galaxy Fold.

Samsung will finally release its Galaxy Fold in September, after a five-month delay. The company said that it has fixed the phone's screen problems that were first reported in April, and showed off the Fold's slightly new look at IFA 2019, a few weeks before its official launch. But Samsung isn't the only one planning a foldable device. Other phone makers have either announced foldable phones or are rumored to have one in the works. Even despite this rather large blunder from Samsung, the tech industry still has foldable phones on the brain.

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True, foldable phones have had a shaky start, and we don't know if Samsung's relaunch will be a success just yet. But if all 11 companies below follow through with their plans, we are in for an interesting ride. Here are the brands that have announced plans, filed for a patent or are rumored to be joining the foldable craze.

As the biggest tech company to throw its hat into the ring, many were eager to learn about the Galaxy Fold when Samsung introduced it at Unpacked in February. Preorders began in April and quickly sold out on the first day. Soon after, Samsung hit a snag when a handful of tech reporters documented issues like screen breakages, flickering and, bulging with their preproduction review units. Samsung kept pushing the delay from a couple of weeks to months, until it recently announced the Galaxy Fold would be available in September. (For more information, read CNET's Galaxy Fold FAQ on the matter.)

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The phone itself has a secondary 4.6-inch display that serves as its "cover." When you're ready for something bigger, the Fold opens up like a book to a 7.3-inch tablet. After its redesign, the phone's screen is supposedly sturdier than before, and Samsung reinforced the...
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