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    Does the Samsung Galaxy Fold hinge and screen lack durability?

    Review units with The Verge, CNBC, EVLeaks, and Bloomberg have faults after a few hours.
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    Re: Does the Samsung Galaxy Fold hinge and screen lack durability?

    Well... This might delay their plans to bring people into the fold.

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    Re: Does the Samsung Galaxy Fold hinge and screen lack durability?

    Add another to the 'Reasons not to buy a first generation product'.

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    Re: Does the Samsung Galaxy Fold hinge and screen lack durability?

    More later as this story unfolds?

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    Re: Does the Samsung Galaxy Fold hinge and screen lack durability?

    It wouldn't be the first unfortunate centre fold left broken by the experience.

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    Re: Does the Samsung Galaxy Fold hinge and screen lack durability?

    Quote Originally Posted by chinf View Post
    More later as this story unfolds?
    Quote Originally Posted by atemporal View Post
    It wouldn't be the first unfortunate centre fold left broken by the experience.
    Get out of my house now, both of you. Those were abysmal, even as Dad Jokes!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by PC-LAD View Post
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    Re: Does the Samsung Galaxy Fold hinge and screen lack durability?

    Quote Originally Posted by chinf View Post
    More later as this story unfolds?
    Quote Originally Posted by atemporal View Post
    It wouldn't be the first unfortunate centre fold left broken by the experience.
    Quote Originally Posted by Ttaskmaster View Post
    Get out of my house now, both of you. Those were abysmal, even as Dad Jokes!!
    They cracked me up!
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    Re: Does the Samsung Galaxy Fold hinge and screen lack durability?

    I think they've got a broken sense of humour myself...
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    Re: Does the Samsung Galaxy Fold hinge and screen lack durability?

    Quote Originally Posted by peterb View Post
    They cracked me up!
    I thought the cause of that was the stress of being an Admin?
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    Quote Originally Posted by PC-LAD View Post
    Tasky is right

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    Re: Does the Samsung Galaxy Fold hinge and screen lack durability?

    Quote Originally Posted by peterb View Post
    They cracked me up!
    Quote Originally Posted by Ttaskmaster View Post
    I thought the cause of that was the stress of being an Admin?
    No, that was the Galaxy Fold talking.

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    Re: Does the Samsung Galaxy Fold hinge and screen lack durability?

    This going to create a fold in space time leading back to a alternative Galaxy where all the phones are recalled due to spontaneous combustion.
    In others words Deju va.

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    Re: Does the Samsung Galaxy Fold hinge and screen lack durability?

    the verge aren't tech press after there how to build a pc video received criticism accused everyone of racism

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    Re: Does the Samsung Galaxy Fold hinge and screen lack durability?

    if this isn't a warning to not adopt 1st gen new tech I don't know what is!

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    Re: Does the Samsung Galaxy Fold hinge and screen lack durability?

    Quote Originally Posted by akingcool View Post
    if this isn't a warning to not adopt 1st gen new tech I don't know what is!
    On the one hand, someone has to adopt it else they'll not develop the better subsequent gens...
    On the other hand, I've had plenty of tech where the 1st gen was always the best one, and subsequent gens suffered with feature creep, quality drop and so on.

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