Galaxy Fold vs. FoldBot, SquareTrade's First Phone-Folding Robot
It’s been exactly a week since the Samsung Galaxy Fold launched in the U.S., and this time around, Samsung promises they’ve worked out all the kinks. The bulge along the hinge, malfunctioning screens, and misleading protective layer are supposedly things of the past, and the new-and-improved Galaxy Fold is here to stay whether we like it or not.
Several outlets, including consumer electronics warranty provider SquareTrade, have already gotten their hands on the Fold and given it a fair testing. The company otherwise known for demolishing smartphones to test their durability created an entirely new device specifically for the Galaxy Fold. While SquareTrade’s victims are normally subject to beatings involving drops, tumbling, water submersion, and bending, the Galaxy Fold needed something a bit different.
Enter FoldBot: SquareTrade’s first-ever, phone-folding robot.