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Samsung's $2,000 folding phone gave me a brief but tantalizing glimpse of the future — before it broke

Todd Haselton

The Galaxy Fold has foldable screen technology that may soon be used in all sorts of devices. Samsung's Galaxy Fold is the first phone you can buy with a foldable display that allows the device to serve as both a traditional phone and, when unfolded, a tablet. Then, two days into testing, it completely broke, making clear that this is not a product ready for today's phone buyers.