Feb 17, 2020

Folding phone screens bubble and scratch, tests find

The Galaxy Z Flip and the Motorola Razr are now both available to buy in the US - but early reports suggest the screens are easily damaged. It follows the troubled release of Samsung's first foldable phone one year ago, leading some analysts to question whether foldable screen technology is ready for mainstream release. Nelson, who has more than 5m subscribers to his YouTube channel, where he regularly tests new tech, said Samsung's screen scratched "Exactly how a plastic screen would react". "Samsung appears to have made tremendous progress with the Galaxy Z Flip in terms of hinge design, screen protection and the overall engineering of the device," he said. The Motorola Razr was released 11 days ago in the US, but a technology journalist for Input Mag says the flexible screen on his handset has already broken.

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