Foldable Samsung Galaxy Fold smartphone is still practically not repairable

In April, iFixit specialists disassembled and identified flaws in the first folding smartphone Samsung Galaxy Fold, but they rushed to

deleted your report. Now, when the Korean manufacturer has finalized the device and released it for sale, iFixit specialists have re-examined the gadget.

What did you find out

As it turned out, Samsung really did the jobover the additional protection of the model: we added an additional layer of metal to strengthen the screen, insulating tape and glue, closed the gaps and the polymer layer of the screen so that it could no longer be peeled off like a protective film.

However, debris and dust can still get into the fold of the display and interfere with its operation.

Yes, and with the maintainability of a folding smartphone, everything is bad: the screen and mechanical parts are very fragile and vulnerable, and many components are modular, so along with one part you will have to change others.


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As a result, the new version of the Samsung Galaxy Fold received the same score for repairability as the old one - only 2 points out of 10.


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