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The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip's display is glass, but it's just as fragile as plastic

1 month ago   |   By Phandroid

One of the major problems with foldables until recently was the soft plastic display. Because glass can't bend and fold, companies like Samsung and Motorola covered their flexible displays on the Galaxy Fold and Razr respectively with a thin sheet of plastic. This made folding phones a reality, but plastic is problematic.
Because plastic is soft, and because the layer used is so thin, the material is super fragile. Pushing too hard with a fingernail will gouge it badly, and it'll end up looking terrible over time. Samsung seemed to have fixed this with the Galaxy Z Flip, a new foldable...
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Cold weather might be the enemy of foldables like the Razr and Galaxy Z Flip

Cold weather might be the enemy of foldables like the Razr and Galaxy Z Flip

1 month ago   |   By 9to5Google

It looks like some foldable phones owned by tech reviewers are already breaking - and it's happening for more people than just the one that intentionally abuses his devices. The latest events involve both the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip and the Moto Razr (2020), and it looks like there might be temperature-related causes for the maladies... more...
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Galaxy Z Flip teardown hints at vastly better repairability than the Motorola Razr

Galaxy Z Flip teardown hints at vastly better repairability than the Motorola Razr

1 month ago   |   By 9to5Google

With the Galaxy Z Flip attracting controversy due to the softer than suggested “glass display,” a recent teardown of the device hints that the foldable might actually be easier to repair than first thought.
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Galaxy Z Flip Display Is Quite Easy To Scratch, Durability Test Reveals

Galaxy Z Flip Display Is Quite Easy To Scratch, Durability Test Reveals

1 month ago   |   By Android Headlines

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip display is easier to scratch than you may think, according to a newly-released durability test. This test has been conducted over at JerryRigEverything YouTube channel.
The phone has been submitted to a number of different tests in this 12-minute long video. The most interesting one is definitely the display scratch test, which proves that it's quite easy to scratch.
We'll get to that part, however, let's take it one step at a time. First and foremost, it's worth noting that Samsung said that this phone can be flipped over 200,000 times. That should give you some...
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Galaxy Z Fold 2 Coming In July With Under-Display Camera: Rumor

Galaxy Z Fold 2 Coming In July With Under-Display Camera: Rumor

1 month ago   |   By Android Headlines

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 will allegedly come in July with an under-display camera. This information comes from Max Weinbach, the man who shared a ton of Galaxy S20 information prior to launch.
He shared this information via his official Twitter account. Mr. Weinbach also mentioned that the phone will be codenamed 'Champ', and "likely use" Ultra Thin Glass. UTG has been utilized by the Galaxy Z Flip as well, by the way.
The Galaxy Z Fold 2 coming in July with an under-display camera, and a 7.7-inch display
Another piece of information that the source mentioned is the phone's display. The...
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Galaxy Z Flip repair prices are out, much higher than the Motorola Razr

Galaxy Z Flip repair prices are out, much higher than the Motorola Razr

1 month ago   |   By Phone Arena

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip is the latest member of the foldable display club and Samsung's first clam-shell-design smartphone using the new technology. With a price tag of $1380 and the with the already popping up, many are probably wondering what happens next?
Well, Samsung will be happy to repair it, of course, but how much will that set you back?
Now we have the answer as Samsung updated its to include the most vulnerable parts of the new phone.
Here are the repair prices for the Galaxy Z Flip:
Back panel: $99Flex Display Screen: $499
Before you reach for your pitchfork, ...
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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Durability Test, Teardown Video: Watch here

1 month ago   |   By Android Community

Samsung's next Galaxy foldable is out. It's not exactly the Galaxy Fold 2 because it will be a different phone. What we were introduced to is the new Galaxy Z Flip foldable phone that made use of the clamshell format. It's a rival to the Motorola RAZR that launched back in November. Samsung has been...
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First cases of broken Galaxy Z Flips

First cases of broken Galaxy Z Flips

1 month ago   |   By Phone Arena

It hasn't been long since Samsung announced the new Galaxy Z Flip and we are already receiving some concerning information regarding its durability.
As we reported yesterday, there was after removing the care instructions film of the device. Apparently the user didn't do anything other than close the phone when he heard the cracking sound and found out the display was broken. However, he received a replacement by Samsung right away.
This incident, as well as the durability test done by (the glass appeared to melt by being near a lighter, like plastic), inclined people to believe ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 20 expected to land in July or August

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 expected to land in July or August

1 month ago   |   By Geeky Gadgets

The Samsung Galaxy S20 just launched last week and not it looks like we have details on when the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 will launch. Samsung normally launches their new Galaxy Note in August, although according to Max Weinbach they may be aiming for July this year, but it could land in August. Samsung are...
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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip screen replacement to cost $499

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip screen replacement to cost $499

1 month ago   |   By Geeky Gadgets

The new Samsung Galaxy Z Flip is Samsung's second folding display smartphone, the handset launched last week at the Samsung Unpacked press event and it has already gone on sale. The display on the Galaxy Z Flip is a folding glass display, we saw how durable it was in a video earlier and now we...
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