"At the moment, more than 2,000 devices are being tested in all aspects". "We defined all the issues". The phone is, according to comments reportedly made by Samsung Display Vice President Kim Seong-cheol, now "ready to hit the market", but rumours persist that the South Korean maker could actually now have abandoned the product and are focussed on a Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 follow-up. "Some issues we didn't even think about, but thanks to our reviewers, mass volume testing is ongoing", a Tuesday report in the Ars Tecchnica quoted Koh as saying. It's hard not to make a similar connection with the Note 7's fiery fiasco.
Koh explains that Samsung is now testing the Galaxy Fold at full speed in order to bring it to the market as soon as possible without the reported issues.
Samsung is the global market leader in terms of smartphone shipments, and is showing no signs of slowing down, and their heavy investments to R&D are a testament to that.
Samsung teased the device now and again while still maintaining an air of mystery around it. Even after years of development, the first ever Samsung foldable phone was problematic. The Galaxy A50 smartphone is one of the few devices that features a decent triple camera setup in an under 20K budget. Koh stated that the reason for the rush was due to the threat of Samsung's Chinese counterparts such as Huawei and Xiaomi also set to release its own foldable smartphones. The primary lens will be able to switch between the three apertures to give users control over the depth of field, and the amount of light entering the lens. Pretty much from the get-go, this seemed like the obvious outcome, given that Samsung's latest flagship series had already managed to best the sales of its predecessor series in just its first week of availability in the US.
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