Samsung learned some tough lessons from the Galaxy Fold debacle
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Samsungs Galaxy Z Flip. | Photo by Nick Statt / The Verge
Samsung didnt waste any time unveiling its latest foldable Galaxy Z Flip phone during the companys Unpacked event on February 11th. It was the opening act, a stark contrast to last years Galaxy Note 10 launch when the Galaxy Fold was barely mentioned. Samsung was in the midst of a foldable disaster at its last Unpacked event, preparing to relaunch the Galaxy Fold after review units fell apart. It was a disaster thats generated a lot of doubt over folding phones, so this second folding phone from Samsung has a lot to prove.
Samsungs latest attempt at a foldable phone goes in a totally different direction to the Galaxy Fold. Instead of turning a phone into a tablet, the Galaxy Z Flip converts into a miniature pocketable device. It can…