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Samsung Electronics plans to release the company's new folding screen in the US on April 26th.Mobile phoneHowever, there have been consecutive setbacks before this. Some tech reporters discovered problems such as screen breakage, bumps and flicker after using the device for a day.
The company therefore postponed the release of the phone, the specific delay time is unknown. At the same time, recycle all the devices that have been distributed and investigate screen issues. According to the company, preliminary investigations revealed that the problem may be related to the effects of the exposed hinges.
A Samsung Electronics representative declined to comment further on Tuesday.
Samsung Electronics shares subsequently fell 0.4%. However, some of the company's suppliers, such as hinge manufacturer KH Vatec, fell as much as 3.1%.
A person familiar with the Samsung Electronics supply chain said that KH Vatec conducted an internal investigation of the hinges used in the Galaxy Fold, but found no defects. The supplier declined to comment.