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Reviewers' backlash forces Samsung to delay Galaxy Fold events in China

The reviewers' reports of broken screens went viral online and prompted the creation of hashtag #foldgate on Twitter

Reuters  |  Seoul 

Smartphone maker Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has postponed media events for its Galaxy Fold planned for this week in Hong Kong and Shanghai, a company official said, days after reviewers of the foldable handset reported defective samples. The official did not elaborate on reasons or rescheduling. Instead of plaudits ahead of the phone's launch on April 26 in the United States, the South Korean conglomerate has been blighted by technology journalists reporting breaks, bulges and blinking screens after using their samples for as little as a day. Samsung said it received ...

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First Published: Mon, April 22 2019. 11:20 IST
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