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Before You Buy - The Samsung GALAXY Fold!!!!

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Deleted User, Apr 20, 2019.

  1. Deleted User

    Deleted User Guest
    Thread Starter

    Today this isn't gonna be a long tip thread for you but before you buy be aware of these issues because you maybe buying the phone for it's hardware but for the brand name, but it all depends on how you look at it.

    Before you buy check out these tips:

    • Keep in mind the Samsung GALAXY Fold is new technology being tried out in the real world so don't expect it to not have problems down the line.


    • The Samsung GALAXY Fold has a protective layer that LOOKS like a screen protector but it's NOT this layer is apart of the screen and if you remove the protective layer the screen will stop working KEEP YOUR KIDS INFORMED because i see a lot of people punish their kids for breaking stuff they never were aware about and never say hey it's more of my fault then theirs because u didn't tell them! (Keep in mind kids do not enjoy reading they just go and use the device without caring about what the warnings say, kids hate reading unless you inform them about the issues)


    • The Samsung GALAXY Fold is NOT water resistant. This means if water get on it your $2,000 phone is gone.


    • The Samsung GALAXY Fold has a warning about the screen protector read it, It's important.


    • The Samsung GALAXY Fold will break overtime, this means since the protective layer is similar to a screen protector as time passes, the protective layer will wear out and will start peeling and gets to a point where possibly the screen will get damaged. This is out of your control and i recommend keeping the phone away from water, steam etc to prevent any damage!


    So far this is the most i can tell you by hard and if you have any tips to help others, why not share it with everyone here thanks for reading my thread!
     


    #1 Deleted User, Apr 20, 2019
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  2. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    i wonder if there will be an otterbox defender made for this phone.or something that is waterproof.......lol

    i'm waiting for this tech to get fleshed out more before i shell out that kind of dough.

    also i'm curious as to what kind of things developers will do with the phone, once they gain root.
     
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  3. lvt

    lvt Android Expert

    I think we need a new generation of foldable screens that can fold without leaving marks, say even after 10,000 cycles.
     
  4. Hadron

    Hadron Smoke me a kipper...
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    Well they've just announced that the launch is delayed (after insisting last week that it would not be).
     
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  5. Deleted User

    Deleted User Guest
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    Trying to iron out those wrinkles? :D
     
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  6. bcrichster

    bcrichster ROMinator
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    Sprint/BoostMobile released a folding smartphone back in like 2008-2009 and it broke very quickly, every one of them. On the other hand, it was a total double screen vs the new Fold but any engineer will tell you that more moving parts = higher probability of breakages.. That device, the BlackBerry's, and the older phones with slide out keyboards are perfect examples
     
  7. ilordvader

    ilordvader Well-Known Member

    New Relase date is June 13 👍🏻 AT&T
    Dont worry its not Friday 13 lol 🤣
     
  8. Steven58

    Moderator

    Rumor has it that apple is working on a tri fold fone. Hmm.
     
    #8 Steven58, Jun 7, 2019
    Last edited: Jun 7, 2019
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  9. dontpanicbobby

    dontpanicbobby 100% That Guy
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    I warned my niece: Don't buy a Fold.
    She laughed.
     
  10. Steven58

    Moderator

    Lol.. Nothing like new tech.
     
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  11. dontpanicbobby

    dontpanicbobby 100% That Guy
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    She came into a many thousand dollars @Steven58.

    22+. I counted in front of her.

    Her birthday coming up. Should I give her more money?

    She's turning 21
     
    #11 dontpanicbobby, Jun 7, 2019
    Last edited: Jun 7, 2019
  12. lvt

    lvt Android Expert

    I also want three separate battery packs.
     
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  13. notableuser

    notableuser Well-Known Member

    nice toy to add to the lamborghini parked out back.
     
  14. noisygirlkk

    noisygirlkk Lurker

    Nice tips, i really wanna buy it soon.
     
  15. sam expert

    sam expert Lurker

    "The Samsung GALAXY Fold is NOT water resistant" this made me shock
     
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  16. mikedt

    mikedt 你好

    Quite frankly I wouldn't expect a Galaxy Fold to be water-resistant. From what I've seen so far, this thing is really quite fragile and needs careful attention. They apparently even make you go through a training session before they'll let you have one.
     
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  17. noisygirlkk

    noisygirlkk Lurker

    Really? :O
     
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  18. noisygirlkk

    noisygirlkk Lurker

    Yeah sad news for me too :(
     
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  19. MrJavi

    MrJavi Android Expert

    $2000 is way to much for a cellphone thats so fragile. Its cool but not $2000 cool, at least in my opinion.
     

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