Samsung Galaxy Fold hands-on: more than a concept

  • تم نشره في 2019/04/15
  • Samsung’s Galaxy Fold is a $1980 folding phone, but you should think of it as a tablet. In the very first real hands-on video, Dieter Bohn explains what this Android device is all about.
    Read more about the Fold here:
    Like The Verge on Facebook:
    Follow on Twitter:
    Follow on Instagram:
    Listen to our podcasts:
    Read More:
    Community guidelines:
    Wallpapers from The Verge:
    Subscribe to Verge Science on ARclip, a new home base for our explorations into the future of science:
  • علوم وتكنولوجياعلوم وتكنولوجيا

تعليقات • 2 224

  • The Verge
    The Verge  5 أشهر قبل +412

    What do you want to know for the review? - Dieter

    • Xavier Roberts
      Xavier Roberts 5 أشهر قبل

      Funny how everyone complained when Apple took away the headphone jack, made an iphone that had a notch, and had an iphone that costs a grand, but nobody complains when Samsung ends up doing the same with this phone.

    • Cheeseburger Mac Pac
      Cheeseburger Mac Pac 5 أشهر قبل

      Battery life, gaming, photography, Can it play Elder Scrolls Blades?, Music playback, any screen protectors or cases in the box?

    • Athan Condax
      Athan Condax 5 أشهر قبل

      For the review, I'd like to know how a foldable phone holds up in everyday usage. How often are you really pulling it out and unfolding it? How long until the novelty wears off and you find the folding behaviour slows you down?

    • Obi Dark
      Obi Dark 5 أشهر قبل

      @Karsten Von Fjellheim You are crazy for asking. This is ultra thin amoled screen and gaming will cause overheat and artifacts in no time.

    • Leon Guo
      Leon Guo 5 أشهر قبل

      I want to know the thing Samsung don’t want you to know

  • Josh Maguire Creative
    Josh Maguire Creative 2 أشهر قبل

    although this is an expensive phone its fun to see this kind of tech finally making it into the consumer market and being seen as normal is the next step im quite exited to see this develop more.

  • havΘc
    havΘc 2 أشهر قبل

    Hey you know how you can grab a piece of carton board and just bend it over and over and how it'll break pretty quickly? Do you also know that even strong materials will break pretty quickly if you keep bending it back and forth? Now imagine a phone where the gimmick is that it bends! So *in theory* you have a regular size phone which you bend open to have a pretty big screen! .. yep no, in *reality* it'll just break really really quickly. There is no foldable phone that will even last a fraction of time of your current smartphone. Buy this if you have money to spare and don't mind replacing the phone in a few weeks. Yes, it's that bad. F*ck it's physics, if you cause friction and bend something all the time it'll break pretty quickly. Who ever thought foldable phones was a good idea?

  • なーらんまや
    なーらんまや 4 أشهر قبل


  • Rudy M
    Rudy M 4 أشهر قبل +6

    Absolutely terrible 😂😂🤦‍♂️

  • Sibin Chen
    Sibin Chen 4 أشهر قبل +10

    People: Hey Samsung. We need affordable phones!
    Samsung: a foldable phone? Gotcha
    People: 🤦‍♀️.....

  • Mizosoop
    Mizosoop 4 أشهر قبل

    That. Looks. Horrible.

  • Alex Pana
    Alex Pana 4 أشهر قبل

    More than a concept - a failure.

  • 작은나무
    작은나무 5 أشهر قبل

    접히는 부분 진짜 신경 쓰인다 ㅋㅋㅋ

  • Jawad323 Cool
    Jawad323 Cool 5 أشهر قبل +4

    Guess we are going back to the flip phone era.

  • xdm24
    xdm24 5 أشهر قبل

    *slightly smaller screen*

  • daveskillz91
    daveskillz91 5 أشهر قبل

    How did you randomly turn black at 3:21

  • B Mcginnis
    B Mcginnis 5 أشهر قبل

    Wonder how much longer till they have 48 and 60 month leases on these things... they will never make a new $300 phone that is affordable because nobody would buy the expensive ones since they do the same thing.

  • Sandro Soares
    Sandro Soares 5 أشهر قبل

    where is the subtitles? :(

  • KB Collisionヅ
    KB Collisionヅ 5 أشهر قبل

    What an awkward size and shape. No interest in this new trend

  • Benjamin Podiyan
    Benjamin Podiyan 5 أشهر قبل +2

    Next Up: Galaxy Origami

  • uri black
    uri black 5 أشهر قبل +1

    Note to self : Do not Insert clay on Phone

  • Gábor Tóth
    Gábor Tóth 5 أشهر قبل

    Interesting idea but it's not practical yet. We need quite a few years until the form factor gets slim and handy enough for everyday use. But we have to start somewhere. Think about where regular cell phones started and how far we've come.

  • Arabella Clark
    Arabella Clark 5 أشهر قبل +5

    The screen is not flexible enough.

  • Factory051
    Factory051 5 أشهر قبل +4

    When a reviewer starts off saying 'its not too bad' constantly, I'm out.

  • ojek bin kojek
    ojek bin kojek 5 أشهر قبل

    I have no money,, should I sell my kidney to buy this thing?

  • Davey Smith
    Davey Smith 5 أشهر قبل

    The one thing I need to have in any product I buy , is trust . Trust it won’t break . I just don’t have trust in this thing

  • BenMatlockFan
    BenMatlockFan 5 أشهر قبل +4

    Introducing the phone that folds itself out of existence.

  • Muhamed Faraz
    Muhamed Faraz 5 أشهر قبل +1

    How we can install tempered glass in Samsung Galaxy fold

  • 5 أشهر قبل +1

    which will CRACK first, the flexible display fold line from flexing it, or the outer display from dropping it??? .... either way, Samsung has greatly increased their cracked display revenue cash flow.

  • douglas steel
    douglas steel 5 أشهر قبل

    I'm confused why these people make a deal of split screen and popup apps when it's available on my ancient android tablet and phone. Bizarre

  • LackHapeLuis
    LackHapeLuis 5 أشهر قبل

    Imagine paying 2k for an Android LMAO.....

    • Axorb
      Axorb 5 أشهر قبل

      Yeah... it's also breaks easily. Not worth it for $2000.

  • Juan Pablo
    Juan Pablo 5 أشهر قبل +1

    iPhone 8 4.7-inch display $599 + iPad mini 7.9-inch display $399 = Do not waste your money

  • juan camilo Salgado
    juan camilo Salgado 5 أشهر قبل

    That crease is a little bit worrying. Hopefully a second gen will be better.

  • Yme Brantjes
    Yme Brantjes 5 أشهر قبل

    If you can pay $2000 you have deep pockets right? 😜

  • Ray Yip
    Ray Yip 5 أشهر قبل

    Is that a Withings watch you're wearing Dieter?

  • Delan Awinda
    Delan Awinda 5 أشهر قبل +1


  • Tv Land
    Tv Land 5 أشهر قبل +1

    And after two days it’s broken already !!!!!!! Try Huawei they are much better

  • francesco biondi
    francesco biondi 5 أشهر قبل

    Found out your Fold phone just broke after 2 days of use. Good call on this video, DIeter

  • Marcus Aurelius
    Marcus Aurelius 5 أشهر قبل

    and now screens are breaking on all review units. niiice

  • The Cat Man
    The Cat Man 5 أشهر قبل

    "It doesn't feel like you're going to break it". lol

  • Beatriz
    Beatriz 5 أشهر قبل +3

    The review is great but background sound was a bit distracting. Found myself at times tuning you out and trying to figured out what the conversation in the back was about. As for the phone I think most people agree we should wait until future generations.

  • Adonis Top of Men
    Adonis Top of Men 5 أشهر قبل

    great phone ......

  • sing w
    sing w 5 أشهر قبل +1


  • miskavaa
    miskavaa 5 أشهر قبل

    I'd like to see this chunky phone put in your pocket. 283grams and 15,5mm is not really ideal if you like to wear tight jeans...

  • Genya Lyons
    Genya Lyons 5 أشهر قبل

    buyer beware. dont buy the phone. multiple reports and on the news that the phone display breaks after days of use. spread the word.

  • Vegas Element
    Vegas Element 5 أشهر قبل

    Wow. Freaking awesome. I have been envisioning something like this for years too, should have patented the idea!

  • Alexander Tambovsky
    Alexander Tambovsky 5 أشهر قبل

    Don’t you think just making a foldable tablet a better idea than a phone with multiple screens?

  • Alexander Tambovsky
    Alexander Tambovsky 5 أشهر قبل

    $1,980 Prototype.

  • Greg Andrade
    Greg Andrade 5 أشهر قبل

    Is not broken yet?

  • Im Mer
    Im Mer 5 أشهر قبل

    can't wait to see this phone at jerryrigeverything lol

  • TJ Manou
    TJ Manou 5 أشهر قبل

    Can wait for foldable Note

  • izzad ibrahim
    izzad ibrahim 5 أشهر قبل +4

    The amount of skeptical opinions on the comment section showed that people have no idea how revolutionizing this is. Sure this is look rather prototype-y, but its far more post-production that was expected from it. this is the future of smartphones/tablets/laptops/smartwatch, maybe even more.

  • Samurai
    Samurai 5 أشهر قبل

    pause at 0:47 and you can see the crease

  • TEDdotcom
    TEDdotcom 5 أشهر قبل

    And I’ve read some Galaxy Folds already damaged after 2 days of normal use.

  • Lisa Grochowski
    Lisa Grochowski 5 أشهر قبل +1

    What’s great is I can not even afford any phone ( including Nokia’s and other old phones)

  • vnq
    vnq 5 أشهر قبل

    Weird. Clunky. Expensive. Bixby. No thanks.

    VIDEOSUPERHIGHWAY 5 أشهر قبل +1

    That hard slap does not look good for the longterm life of the screen. Those magnets are too powerful and slamming the screen at that speed seems risky.

  • Andy Fetzer
    Andy Fetzer 5 أشهر قبل

    It has a nice snap to’s a $2000 bad idea

  • Danger Zone
    Danger Zone 5 أشهر قبل +7

    Galaxy Fold is already broken.

  • Wait Huh
    Wait Huh 5 أشهر قبل

    $2k android..... ya. ok.

  • Mutahar Farooq
    Mutahar Farooq 5 أشهر قبل +1

    Flip phones be making a comeback

  • Proyeccion Astral Producciones
    Proyeccion Astral Producciones 5 أشهر قبل

    Some media are reporting the glass broke in his reviews 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

  • Lamar Taylor
    Lamar Taylor 5 أشهر قبل +2

    Samsung made sure to flood ARclip by giving out the Galaxy Fold to ARclip streamers and creating hype. A day later reports are flooding in that the Fold has screen issues including the Verge. Where is the follow up video?

  • Really Jayden
    Really Jayden 5 أشهر قبل

    I can’t wait to buy it