Samsung may have come up with solutions for thedefects weeks after review units experienced screen breaks, flickering and bulges.
The Korean electronics giant solved the problem with the protective plastic layer on the$1,980 foldable phone’s display, Yonhap News reported Wednesday.
Since this part of the display wasn’t attached to the end of the plastic bezel surrounding the screen, some reviewersand pulled it off. To stop this from happening, Samsung apparently extended this layer so it’s under the bezel and the edge isn’t on the screen to tempt you.
The company also addressed problems with dust and fluff getting caught under the phone’s hinge mechanism by reducing the size of that part so it’ll be covered by the current protective frame, according to Yonhap.
Samsung didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment. It delayed the Galaxy Fold weeks, but its mobile CEO, DJ Koh, reportedly said last week that the luxury phone’s US launch “ .”
First published at 3:18 a.m. PT.
Updated at 3:50 a.m. PT: Adds more detail.