This video of a foldable ‘iPhone Flip’ is just crazy

Despite an avalanche of hype and intrigue, the 2019 release of the Samsung Galaxy Fold was really a lot more bark than bite. The device looked cool, but if we’re being honest, it was something of a clunker and our initial review of the device called it a "piece of junk" that should be avoided at all costs. Hardly a unique take, the Galaxy Fold was universally panned upon its release.

The dud that was the Galaxy Fold made it easy to dismiss the notion that there would ever be a market for a foldable smartphone. But a year later, Samsung released the Galaxy Z Flip and made everyone rethink what they thought about foldable smartphones. Boasting a different design than the Galaxy Fold, the Galaxy Z Flip opened up vertically rather than horizontally. What’s more, many of the fit and finish issues that plagued the Galaxy Fold were far less prominent on the Galaxy Z Flip. So while it was hard to recommend the Galaxy Z Flip given its $1380 sticker price, the device was a success insofar that it proved it was possible to launch a viable foldable smartphone.

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