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Samsung Galaxy Fold hinge problem arises in …

The problems for those yet to be released. Samsung Galaxy Fold it just keeps piling up. After several review units of the device were damaged due to seemingly poor hardware design, Samsung was forced to delay the official launch of the device. Now another reviewer has come out claiming that his Galaxy Fold has “bit the dust.” Literally, we could add.

The Samsung Galaxy Fold. Image: Samsung

Popular YouTuber MrMobile Alias ​​Michael Fisher got a review unit of the Galaxy Fold a week ago. However, in a tweet yesterday, he said that apparently a particle of dust, sand or some other foreign object got into the hinge of his Galaxy Fold and now his screen has a small bump in the fold. You can’t tell if the screen stopped working or not.

MrMobile You’re not quite sure how this dust or sand got into the hinge, but you have noticed that this is a serious flaw in the Galaxy Fold’s design. “I sigh. A small grain of something found its way under my Galaxy Fold screen. Sending this to Samsung in hopes that they’ll find a way to seal that hinge.”

The one with the verge Unit Upon being reviewed by Dieter, some foreign objects were also introduced into the hinge making the display unusable.

The South Korean tech giant postponed the launch of the phone for an unspecified period of time while it investigated the matter. He said the initial findings showed that the problems could be associated with the impact on the exposed areas of the hinges. A representative declined to comment further on Tuesday.

Samsung’s share price was 0.4 percent lower at 04.25 GMT, on a flat Seoul market. However, parts suppliers fell, with hinge maker KH Vatec Co Ltd losing 3.1 percent.

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