Huawei delays first foldable phone for a second time

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The wait for the Mate X continues.
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Huawei this week delayed its first foldable smartphone … again. The Chinese company says there is “no possibility” of the Mate X making its debut in September.

The exciting new handset was originally scheduled to launch in June. Huawei pushed back its launch and admitted it was taking a “cautious” approach after Samsung’s struggled with the Fold.

Want a Galaxy Note 10? Sell your old iPhone for upgrade cash

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We wouldn't blame you for switching.
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Samsung’s fancy new Galaxy Note 10fancy new Galaxy Note 10 is perhaps the most impressive smartphone we’ve seen so far this year. And we wouldn’t blame you if you decided it’s time to switch from iPhone.

But before you go jumping ship, raise some quick and easy upgrade cash that’ll make paying for your pricey Note a little easier. Here’s how.

Apple fans seem receptive to the concept of a foldable iPhone

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UBS thinks a foldable Apple device could launch in 2021.
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Samsung’s Galaxy Fold ran into a bunch of problems, but it seems many iPhone owners remain interested in seeing what Apple could do with the foldable form factor.

According to a new UBS survey of customers, iPhone owners show a “generally higher” level of interest in foldable handsets than other groups.

T-Mobile gives Samsung Galaxy Fold a hard pass

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T-Mobile has followed Kenny Rogers’ advice on knowing when to fold ‘em.
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T-Mobile was the first US carrier to commit to Samsung’s cutting-edge Galaxy Fold. Now it is un-committing. Perhaps that’s to be expected from the un-carrier.

This comes right after Samsung revealed that will finally ship its folding phone in September, months after it was originally scheduled.

Samsung completes its Galaxy Fold redesign

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We still don't know the release date, though.
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Samsung has reportedly completed a two-month redesign of its folding Galaxy Fold handset, after screen defects caused the company to delay its release.

While undoubtedly embarrassing, this will at least allow Samsung to get its next-gen smartphone on the market before the holiday season.

Samsung CEO calls Galaxy Fold ‘embarrassing’

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The Samsung Galaxy Fold is broken but not crushed.
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The CEO of Samsung Electronics personally took responsibility for the Galaxy Fold debacle. However, he promises his company is fixing the problems that delayed the launch of its first folding-screen handset, and still intends to release it.

Samsung may already be working on a second Galaxy Fold

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The new model could have a larger display and S Pen — and it could come soon.
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Samsung is yet to iron out the teething troubles it has suffered with the Galaxy Fold. But that hasn’t stopped the South Korean company from diving head first into developing a sequel.

A new rumor claims Samsung’s second model will feature a larger screen and S Pen stylus. And it could arrive a lot sooner than fans anticipated.

Samsung: Galaxy Fold delay won’t affect new iPhone XS Max rival

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The Galaxy Note 10 will be here in August.
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Samsung fans will be pleased to hear that the ongoing Galaxy Fold delay won’t affect the launch of its upcoming Galaxy Note 10.

A company official has confirmed to Korean media outlets that its newest iPhone XS Max rival is on track for an August launch. The statement comes after some rumors suggested its arrival would be pushed back.