Samsung's Galaxy Fold has been through some complications, even before it was officially available. After review units of the phone started breaking, the company indefinitely delayed its launch, and it was only last month that the company announced it would release it in September. Now, it looks like we may have a more specific release date.
According to South Korean news agency Yonhap News (via TizenHelp), citing industry sources, Samsung and carriers in its home country are preparing to launch the Galaxy Fold on September 6. The smartphone will be officially announced at IFA on the same day, and it should be available in Korea on the same day, with other countries getting it at a later date.
According to the report, the Galaxy Fold is expected to cost nearly 2.4 million won, which is roughly equivalent to $1983. Not surprisingly, Samsung isn't expecting to sell a lot of units of the device, so it will only be shipping around between 20,000 and 30,000 units.
In a statement to Yonhap News, Samsung said it doesn't have a release date to announce. When the Galaxy Fold does come out, the company is likely to face some pushback from consumers and partners thanks to the initial problems that plagued the device. T-Mobile, for example, has said it won't be selling it.
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