Samsung to release the Galaxy Fold after a 5-month delay — but at least one major seller still has doubts

A foldable Samsung phone.
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Samsung is taking another stab at launching the Galaxy Fold, but this time, at least one carrier wants nothing to do with it.

The company's first foldable smartphone was originally scheduled to launch in April, but its release was postponed after numerous reviewers found that their device's screen broke within days for various reasons, with some reporting that it wasn't clear a layer on top of the screen isn't supposed to be taken off. Late on Wednesday, Samsung said it had made "necessary improvements" and is "conducting final product tests" so that the device can launch, for real this time, in September.

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