Following a slew of negative reviews from the first fleet of test units, Samsung has decided to postpone the launch of the Galaxy Fold until further notice.
"Initial findings from the inspection of reported issues on the display showed that they could be associated with impact on the top and bottom exposed areas of the hinge. There was also an instance where substances found inside the device affected the display performance," Samsung said in a statement. "To fully evaluate this feedback and run further internal tests, we have decided to delay the release of the Galaxy Fold."
Samsung also planned to hold launch related events in Hong Kong and Shanghai this week but both appear to have been postponed as well. Engadget's Chinese Editor-in-chief, Richard Lai reported the news yesterday on Twitter saying: