Samsung Galaxy Fold Hands-On Review: Digging Deep Into The Fold

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Samsung’s first-ever foldable phone feels like it’s from the future, but also stuck in the past. The Galaxy Fold is packed to the brim with all the latest, and it works seamlessly - but the thick design and chunky bezels around the front reminds me of the T-Mobile Sidekick.
That’s part of the trade-off that comes with a phone this different. It’s unlike any other, and it will drastically change the way you use your phone. Foldable phones will usher in a new world of multitasking on the go, and though its design isn’t perfect, Samsung’s first step is promising.
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Digital Trends
Digital Trends 10 months ago
Are you interested in buying a foldable phone? What do you think of Samsung's?
Faiz Hussein
Faiz Hussein 9 months ago
I want to but I can't afford it.Please give me one so I can give my wife as a gift for our 16th wedding anniversary.Thanks
Optillian 9 months ago
The Fold is the superior device.
Chepoi Izzy
Chepoi Izzy 9 months ago
Huawei folding phone is better.... far more better than samsung. sorry samsung fanboy!!!!
Dave M
Dave M 10 months ago
parsona nan grata
parsona nan grata 10 months ago
Too exp.
JAMES SMITH 4 months ago
This guy is fucking shit.
James Armijo
James Armijo 5 months ago
Not only are you paying for a phone, but you also are paying for the manufacturing of that box!💸🙄🤔
luis torres
luis torres 6 months ago
You talk to damn much!!!
Billy Blyter
Billy Blyter 6 months ago
ugly phone and not very pratical use
James Armijo
James Armijo 6 months ago
I like the Astro Blue, and Space Silver. Hope they have both at Verizon.
Selena Lopez
Selena Lopez 7 months ago
Bad thing about this new phone is theres no screen protector and if the phone happened to fill out of your hands the screen may crack and get scratched
Bosco 8 months ago
20:10 whoopsy daisy
Andrew Cisneros
Andrew Cisneros 8 months ago
i would love to use a stylus with this. Make it happen samsung.
超万 9 months ago
wow,awesome man
freeNOTfree 9 months ago
Did anybody else see the table rising as he unfolded the big box, just to reveal the little box😂😂😂he's a "simple man" afterall😩😊 This guy has got a boner just opening the box....humanity is fucked!
Clouden λLΞχιś
Clouden λLΞχιś 9 months ago
reallyyy.. that's a next genreation product bro! dont unbox it this way. im heart broken.
LovesTheGash 9 months ago
Retarded phone
Kay Hud
Kay Hud 9 months ago
Some reviewers are weird!!! Dude is dropping everything inside box and is reviewing the box like it's the product... Get on with it bro, we know what's in the box the usual books and s**t!
duvallkid1991 9 months ago
I was super excited for this phone. It's flimsy and will break in half too easily , DUD
rich gaming
rich gaming 9 months ago
Ah this guy is the worst youtuber ever . This is a piss poor review! Use someone else next time.
Serubis 9 months ago
that ugly notch killed it for me when you open it up to watch movies lol huawei mate x #1
Merritt Olsen
Merritt Olsen 9 months ago
you can see blue/white waves moving diagonally on the big screen.
Apollonia Lambertus
Apollonia Lambertus 9 months ago
Would Cricket works?
Not Andrew
Not Andrew 9 months ago
Thanks for saying "let's put the case on it" and then never putting the case on. Great.
Gofor It
Gofor It 10 months ago
A waste of money IMO. Ok it folds but so what?
Pavle Pavlovic
Pavle Pavlovic 10 months ago
so now display wont brake from fall now it will brake from folding
Jasmine VJA
Jasmine VJA 10 months ago
i would love this if there was a way to make it durable. I dont even mind the crease, but for anything i spend money on, it better last. 2Gs is steep as all hell but i can see myself doing it on a finance plan like all the phones ive ever had. Ive always wanted a note, but wanted to be able to fit it in smaller spaces
Only Serious Content
Only Serious Content 10 months ago
Best unboxing yet! Even better than unbox therapy channel, which didn't even see or unbox the included 2 part case. Good Job if you ask me!
mushedroom's toy box
mushedroom's toy box 10 months ago
everyone is saying the screen is soft and plastic. is it reminiscent of the palm treo touch screen? is this a resistive touch?
Benjamin Jordan
Benjamin Jordan 10 months ago
I hate the tiny folded screen, no way. I think it would have to be at least the size of the s10 to consider buying.
Alb San
Alb San 10 months ago
cyberfennek 10 months ago
Packaging costs a lot these days XD
KEN BEE 10 months ago
"I'm a simple man.....and that excites me"
Zz G
Zz G 10 months ago
“看!那个生物长得真丑,真奇怪!” 两年后, “哦,原来那是螃蟹。” 若干年后, “这螃蟹真香!老板,再来一盘。” "Look! How ugly and strange that creature is! Two years later, "Oh, it's a crab." Years later, "How delicious the crab is! Boss, another plate." "보세요.정말 못생겼어요. 정말 이상해요." 2년 후에, "아, 게가 게였구나." 몇 년 후, "이 게는 정말 향기롭구나!사장님, 한 판 더 하세요. 「ほら!その生き物は丑くて、変だ!」 2年後 「ああ、カニだったんだ」 数年後には 「このカニは本当においしい!マスター、もう一皿。」 "Regardez! Cette créature est vraiment laide et étrange!" Deux ans plus tard, "Oh, c’est du crabe." Quelques années plus tard, "Ce crabe sent si bon! Patron, un autre plateau." --Mr.GZ
Dave Hammond
Dave Hammond 10 months ago
well at least you didn't peel off the confusing 'proterctive' screen which breaks the screens device it in the first week like most other reviewers seem to have done ;-)) . SERIOUS FLAWS with this folding screen / protector that is not removable - need to watch other reviews before spending TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS on a beta device that is so flawed
SKYFALL 10 months ago
space for your apps? haha you can do that on a tablet
SKYFALL 10 months ago
dnt like the front display. they cheaped out on the front one.
deanc2000 10 months ago
I would consider getting the second or 3rd generation of this. Make the front screen larger, and how about an e-ink mode?
Sandra L.F.H.
Sandra L.F.H. 10 months ago
Waiting for the galaxy fold Note
banana mango
banana mango 10 months ago
The longest opening of all those boring Boxes.. Feel sleepy...already.. Are we there yet??? 🤭 ..... 😒Will somebody fire this guy 6:17 NOoooo!!! Dumb Ass!! DON'T PELL THE FRONT PLASTIC ...!!!😱😰👺
Obi Dark
Obi Dark 10 months ago
Don't peel the protective layer it may break. Don't try to close it the wrong way it may bulge. Don't keep the phone on because this ultra thin amoled will burn in quick. Just don't buy 😂
Berk Can
Berk Can 10 months ago
if it comes with buds on retail it is like 1.8k which seems fair for the 1st gen.
Good guy Greg
Good guy Greg 10 months ago
6:58 wipe it 20:09 drop it Prooopaaaa reviewed 😭🤣
S Al
S Al 10 months ago
Shitty unboxing
alcylon 10 months ago
Why all the hype about a folded phone? We had folded phones i 2008 like Nokia 6650
Marv Marv
Marv Marv 10 months ago
This video is long for no reason. Just fast forward to 7:15
Romain DUPUY
Romain DUPUY 10 months ago
The front screen is ridiculous.
door droo
door droo 10 months ago
thats good samsung
Marcus Zarafonetis
Marcus Zarafonetis 10 months ago
i will say, this is a very cool unboxing experience. but too many problems and not really a finished product. I'll stick with my Galaxy s10 510 gb that hasn't broke yet
Living Stones
Living Stones 10 months ago
Terrible lighting....more training needed :)
LIAM ENEUK 10 months ago
23:18 turn out it is late enough to tell how durable the hinge is, so sorry for Samsung.
Lilly 10 months ago
Get a top down cam y'all
Father Finger
Father Finger 10 months ago
C Love
C Love 10 months ago
Sound like a kid talking to a girl for the first time.. all jittery and nervous.
Charles Mallory
Charles Mallory 10 months ago
There's no way these can stand up to kids. So don't have any kids!
Loading now
Loading now 10 months ago
It’s no wonder these phones have been malfunctioning judging by the way this douche handles it
Diego Assandri
Diego Assandri 10 months ago
So boring this man !
Salim 90
Salim 90 10 months ago
Bezels...fatter...than...your...mom 🤮🤮🤮🤮
KevinShermanPiano 10 months ago
The case is made out of "two separate peaches" 😂
basdfgwe 10 months ago
Does the one ui look dumb with this form factor ?
basdfgwe 10 months ago
I'd really like to get a foldable phone, but over the last year Ive cracked the screen on three phones so I don't trust myself. What I'd like to see is the folable phone with spen.
D L 10 months ago
But who is going to remember about the unboxing experience few months down the line? Probably nobody. Me, personally, I would be annoyed having to take so much time unpacking to get to see my 'new baby' 😉
D L 10 months ago
@KEN BEE why would you put a box in another box? Then that box in another box and so on. It does not make any sense whatsoever 🤷‍♂️
KEN BEE 10 months ago
And the first products for this new policy? All the S10 series of phones....and the Galaxy Fold
KEN BEE 10 months ago
@D L And it turns out its you that's been under a rock.... So I guess you never heard? That samsung are now using fully sustainable packaging across ALL their products. Not just phones but TVs, Fridges, Tanks and whatever else Samsung manufacture....all the way down to their chargers
D L 10 months ago
@KEN BEE you must be living in some parallel world we have no access to. Don't be selfish and think about the environment. Unboxing experience is good for children at Christmas time, not for adults when they buy an item. It applies to any product made and packed on this planet. Open your eyes wider. Anyway, they propably managed only to make the good box, not the phone itself. The phone lasts only about two days. SHAME ON YOU SAMSUNG!
KEN BEE 10 months ago
Lol Calm down First of all... The unboxing experience is one of the best parts of picking up a new phone. It's a special edition phone, the experience is supposed to be special and that's what they give you here. And a first time unboxing is a very lasting impression
Vicoke Glmmortal
Vicoke Glmmortal 10 months ago
I don’t want a foldable phone. I want a hologram phone watch just advance as in the movie predator in a Apple Watch form factor
Kim Jong Un
Kim Jong Un 10 months ago
This dude doesn't even to unbox a phone 😆
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