iFixit’s new Galaxy Fold teardown shows exactly how Samsung tried to fix the Fold

iFixit has posted a detailed teardown of Samsung’s revised Galaxy Fold almost six months after it was pressured into taking down its analysis of the original folding device. We already had a good idea of many of the things Samsung has done to reinforce the Fold, but iFixit’s analysis gives us a much better look at its internal changes.

One of the bigger changes shown is the extra layer of metal that reinforces the phone’s display. iFixit says it’s “like chainmail armor” that sits between the screen and its backing plates. This is apparently enough to make the display rigid, even when it’s separated from the chassis. However, there are also smaller changes, like the fact that the phone’s hinges are now covered in tape as an extra…

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