Samsung delays public roll-out of Galaxy Fold phone

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Smartphone maker Samsung Electronics Co Ltd announced it will delay the public roll-out of its Galaxy Fold without giving a new release date.

The Galaxy Fold was meant to be the first phone ever with a foldable touchscreen and hailed the folding design as the future in a field

The announcement comes after some reviews of the foldable handset reported problems with their test units with technology journalists reporting breaks, bulges and blinking screens.

The launch was planned on April 26 in the United States. Samsung was initially planning to begin South Korean and European sales of the unit in May and Chinese sales from an undisclosed date.

Via WSJ/Samsung

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