Samsung Galaxy Fold gets September relaunch, but can its reputation be fixed?

Samsung Galaxy Fold gets September relaunch, but can its reputation be fixed?
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Following a farcical launch worthy of an episode of Frasier, the Samsung Galaxy Fold camera phone is finally ready for (re-)release in September, the blushing brand has announced. 

After the well documented and truly calamitous launch earlier this year – which saw review units break thanks to numerous flaws with the folding screen design, leading to pre-orders being unceremoniously cancelled by the manufacturer – Samsung has gone back to the drawing board and addressed the issues with the Galaxy Folly Fold. 

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.