Samsung’s first foldable smartphone will go on sale in September after issues with the gadget delayed its preliminary launch.
The April launch of the Galaxy Fold was postponed after early reviewers reported damaged screens.
Samsung mentioned it had made “enhancements” to the almost $2,000 (£1,603) gadget which might be offered in “choose markets”.
The agency has been racing to launch a folding smartphone earlier than its rivals.
“Samsung has taken the time to completely consider the product design, make needed enhancements and run rigorous assessments,” the corporate mentioned in an announcement.
Enhancements embrace extending a protecting layer to make it clear it isn’t meant to be eliminated, in addition to strengthening the hinge space with new safety caps.
One clarification for the damaged screens seems to have been that some reviewers eliminated a movie which they thought was a typical protecting layer that got here with the cellphone when first purchased.
The defects with the gadget proved a supply of embarrassment for Samsung which has seen declining smartphone gross sales and faces rising competitors from rivals together with China’s Huawei.
Huawei grew to become the second largest smartphone vendor on the earth final 12 months and plans to launch its folding smartphone in September.
The corporate additionally pushed again the discharge of its foldable cellphone, saying it needed to conduct additional assessments following the display screen issues with Samsung’s Galaxy Fold.
Earlier this 12 months, Chinese language know-how agency Xiaomi unveiled a prototype of a folding smartphone that transforms right into a pill.