Unbox Therapy and the Galaxy Fold Problem

  • Published on Apr 19, 2019
  • It wouldn’t be a Samsung product launch without some controversy. As documented by MKBHD, CNBC, & The Verge, the screen on the Samsung Galaxy Fold might be more fragile than anticipated. To help me break it all down, Lew from Unbox Therapy is here to help me set the record straight.
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  • Shaurabh Gautam
    Shaurabh Gautam 3 months ago +1

    Great bro!! Having two legends in one video is awesome!!

  • Caspian Majesty
    Caspian Majesty 4 months ago


  • Joshua o'malley
    Joshua o'malley 5 months ago

    The collab we probably asked for but always wanted has finally come to life !

  • Kaysha
    Kaysha 5 months ago

    In an alternate universe where this would be the failed iphone fold, I would love to see if Lew would be so fair... 😊

  • Threelly AI
    Threelly AI 6 months ago


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    I don't even have a smart phone yet lol : ) I would spend that kind of money on things more important. Interesting though Guys. Thanks :)

  • Joe O’Brien
    Joe O’Brien 7 months ago

    Galaxy is sooo much better than apple. Just because this phone is super expensive and breaks sort of easily it’s still so much better than apples crappy iPhones SMH...

  • Dark Angel
    Dark Angel 7 months ago

    samsung is a fail 🙄🤭🤷🏻‍♀️🤦🏻‍♀️
    Samsung is so competitive to the point that They released a failed phone(s) opps 🤫😂
    if it’s apple they will be bashing it too much 🤦🏻‍♂️( yet apple still #1)
    Apple release phones carefully unlike samsung 🤷🏻‍♀️ keep releasing many phones that fails 😆🤫🤭
    When Apple released expensive phones they bashed it
    But samsung released more expensive phones (and its a failure 🤣) like whaat? 🤦🏻‍♂️seriously??
    Samsung even released a video bashing apple (they are so bitter about the greatness of Apple 🤪)
    Samsung is very unprofessional company for doing that boo👎🏻👎🏻
    Apple is a great phone ♥️🙂

  • Eman M
    Eman M 7 months ago

    ‘Their love for one brand extended to the hatred of others’ - android fanboys in one sentence

  • mrk107
    mrk107 7 months ago

    On the positive side: you don't have to fold it to get it back in the box to return it.

  • KontryBoy706
    KontryBoy706 7 months ago

    if this was Apple that released this... they would be getting killed on the internet. I can see it now.... "foldgate".... "creasegate".... but because it's Samsung.... never mind.

  • Shawn Ballentine
    Shawn Ballentine 7 months ago

    Love watching them do review on android & they both have apple watches on

  • DavidH373
    DavidH373 7 months ago

    I am not ok with paying 4x the price of your average phone, or 2x the price of the latest and greatest flagship to be a test subject. If you're charged a premium price you should get a premium product. If you are Samsung you without a doubt want to make money and to some extent to do that you need to be first to market with these massive changes to the way we perceive technology, but there is also the perception of reputation and quality and value. If I was Samsung and I wanted to eventually put this product to market, either slash the price for the first generation to an appropriate price, or test it thoroughly to ensure people get what they expect from a Samsung product.

  • Zane H
    Zane H 7 months ago

    If Samsung and Huawei don't push the boundaries nothing will ever move forward, look at Apple they have not innovated anything since iPhone 6

  • Nigel Thorn
    Nigel Thorn 7 months ago

    Does it have an on board open shut counter. That would be helpful to user and company for real world data if something goes wrong with the hinge.

  • Dreivore
    Dreivore 7 months ago

    I personally think Samsung rushed the Fold because of pressure from Huawei. (The company they contracted the foldable tech too is being investigated for IP theft)
    I think Samsung is handling it VERY well though, at least they're recalling the unit rather than just offering a blanket fix *cough* Apple with their keyboards
    I really can't wait for the next generation of this product. I won't be buying a foldable phone until a more stock manufacturer releases a phone (Google, OnePlus, etc) or until it's flashable with near stock android.
    I'm happy Samsung is taking these risks to innovate and recreate the cellphone.

  • akuma gouki
    akuma gouki 7 months ago

    corupted cops 👮🚔💵💵💵🗄

  • C0oK3hM0nSt3R
    C0oK3hM0nSt3R 7 months ago

    I feel they need to drop the front screen. it seems usless to me. then they could make better cases for it

  • Arashk Borzoo
    Arashk Borzoo 7 months ago

    This discussion was very good, but I think it's main problem is that it's not a phone that turns into a tablet but a tablet that turns into a phone, if the outer screen is not fixed in the future generations, I will be extremely disappointed, bit this discussion was very good

  • Chris Wilson
    Chris Wilson 7 months ago

    Terrible acting...these two are bought and paid for sell outs. And if you think they aren't biased you're not watching them carefully. The phone is crap and they can't just admit it. The more they talk the more they are describing themselves

  • ianboi7
    ianboi7 7 months ago

    Jon, what color is your watch band is it papaya? Looks nice.

  • Terri Fic
    Terri Fic 7 months ago

    Great to see both of you guys!! Techno buffalo n Unbox Therapy FTW!!

  • WillKilpz
    WillKilpz 7 months ago

    If apple made this it would have been $9,000

  • Golmar88
    Golmar88 7 months ago

    I just took a screen shot at 5:42 when you talk about the "line and bump". The light reflects perfectly and you can see said "line and bump" perfectly.

  • Max Cardenas
    Max Cardenas 7 months ago

    more videos like this please :)

  • Nizar Noor
    Nizar Noor 7 months ago

    They can try as many new things as they want, BUT don't sell unfinished, experimental products to the public with such a premium price and such high promises. That's just like a Kickstarter scam.

  • Sigu
    Sigu 7 months ago

    I think we can establish that you are a sellout. I have been avidly following your videos since I saw your iPhone bendgate but after your defense of this crappy phone I think I'm going to unsubscribe. Can't trust you for truthful reviews anymore. Byeee

  • DJZ
    DJZ 7 months ago

    "Are we being too forgiving?" WHAT'S THERE TO FORGIVE? Your job is to review your units, which have nothing wrong with them - not to review other reviewers' units. Jesus.

  • DJZ
    DJZ 7 months ago

    Why do all reviewers assume that if a consumer's new phone break, it's some sort of a total loss? They return it for a refund or for a replacement and will have a warranty.

  • Z Bott
    Z Bott 7 months ago

    I just want to know if this will lead to the Fold 2. Get to the Fold 3, and it'll the next Note. But it got a Note 7 experience right out the gate! Sadly only time will tell if the Fold will make.

  • Watergun
    Watergun 7 months ago

    /I was team Nokia. Then came iPhone. After more than 10 years, I am still team Apple. Why???

    • RLX
      RLX 7 months ago

      Because it has everything u need and it does it well unlike samsung etc

  • Dan Tavares
    Dan Tavares 7 months ago

    Lew talks so much yet says so little.

    KUBALECTRO 7 months ago

    Do a bend test Like with new Iphone;)

  • Barcode Ali
    Barcode Ali 7 months ago +1

    "i dont want to get up in the morning and hate on products like this" .... oh he does it on APPLE all the time. If this was called Apple Fold and had all these issues and that crazy price
    omg ubt would be killing them right now.

  • David Strong
    David Strong 7 months ago

    2,000 for a beta phone that's crap. How much is Samsung paying you guys to talk nice about there new crappy phone.

  • England Calling
    England Calling 7 months ago

    I suspect the Galaxy Fold will do for the phone market what Philips CD-i did for the gaming market. It may be a conversation piece now, but is a disputed warranty claim waiting to happen and will in no time seem as dated as the first sliding phones.

  • Dave Hammond
    Dave Hammond 7 months ago +1

    No sorry guys - we don't have to understand - its NOT a kickstarter - it wasn't a beta - developer version - it was the PREMIUM SMART FONE - for 2000 dollars - so no - you need to call this for what it is - NOT READY - that doesn't mean they shouldn't try new form factors - try develop - but they HAVE to have a better approach that 4 out of 10 reviewers had significant issues - I completely disagree that we have to just 'understand' its new and needs a different fresh perspective - 'nobody saying its durable ????? Except Samsung are - here its tested 200 000 times - well that effort is great for hinges but the screens are crap - stop whitewashing the facts

  • Conkerzz_
    Conkerzz_ 7 months ago

    ive swapped between android and ios probably 4 or 5 times in the past couple of years, i dont hate on either, its all down to what is most useful for you at that time, both are good at doing their own thing

  • Dragonbait
    Dragonbait 7 months ago

    You seem to have it back to front. The fact that only a handful of people have these phones, and that a handful of them have this problem, and in such a short space of time, means the failure rate is extremely high and should be very worrying! Especially as there is no time between these reviews, and the launch!

  • Witness ProPro
    Witness ProPro 7 months ago

    Rettinger needs a new camera and microphone set up. What's he using? A fish-eye lens? I'm used to Lew's top quality work.

  • PagnePagne
    PagnePagne 7 months ago

    what kind of phone case or and phone protector could you even get for it?

    • Watergun
      Watergun 7 months ago

      It came together with a phone case (2 pieces), one of Lew's video showed it.

    RU4REAL 7 months ago

    The concept is amazing, but Samsung's execution on the screen build wasn't up to the standard that it needs to be. I guess if they can come back from phones that catch on fire, they can come back from anything. Apple is probably sitting back waiting for everyone else to figure out the bugs and then will drop the iFold in 2023

  • William Urb
    William Urb 7 months ago

    Please stop talking about this foldable phone. Most people won't even get them as they are so expensive and I don't think phone tech is not there yet to really be that good. Yes is innovating but not there yet. Let the companies take their time to perfect this but Samsung had to rush as there were other companies also playing with the tech. But Samsung wanted to be ahead so it bit them in the ass. Let's move on. I know can't afford that phone or an I phone for that matter. I use mid range phone that do the work well. And if I want a tablet then I'll just use mine. Phone are big enough already so I just don't understand the tablet and phone concept. Stupid..

  • Myreon Smith
    Myreon Smith 7 months ago

    this for isnt new why do yall keep saying that? this isnt that, we want NEW at our current price point not new for more, the faster tech gets the cheaper it gets yet we(the consumer) keep seeing prices get higher and higher yet we cant give products higher scrutiny??? WHY!!!!!!

  • kenneth jackson
    kenneth jackson 7 months ago +1

    Could America be salty about a non-American company pioneering a new practical smartphone?

    • Watergun
      Watergun 7 months ago +1

      What? Remember Nokia? Nokia phones wasn't an American company, yet, it still could take Americans and even the world as the most popular mobile phone.

  • Carson Yuen
    Carson Yuen 7 months ago

    it's a 2000 dollars phone with a plastic screen...
    Are you being too forgiving to Samsung? fuck ya. We are talking about the guy who made a business out of the bend gate from Apple's iPhone ffs.

  • TheSuperHybrid80
    TheSuperHybrid80 7 months ago

    all that talk when its simple samsung put few phones in there and big procent did fail so it wasent ready for prime time you dont do that when phones are beta stage only to beat huawei who gets the image win now

  • nick Barnett
    nick Barnett 7 months ago +2

    Sat there making excuses up. What a joke

    • moon disaster
      moon disaster 7 months ago

      You talk after using it. You can talk. Talk only without any experience of this device

  • mihovecz jozsef
    mihovecz jozsef 7 months ago

    I thinks this is the day when we have to support them, and they have to get better. If we don't try to support the developer they not gonna do it. But if we do we can finally move forward and get something more.

  • Regnar
    Regnar 7 months ago +3

    I'll take the boring slab over the foldable junk

  • ᛃᛟᚱᛗᚢᛜᚨᚾᛞᛁᚱ ᛚᛁᛚᚨᚾᛞ

    Im hyped for jerrys burn test on the inner screen. I bet this is the first phone who catches fire..

  • Syed Tanwir Ahmed
    Syed Tanwir Ahmed 7 months ago +1

    Its kind of funny how that blue capper is desperately defending on the fold... when the truth is fold is a half baked cookie and samsung should have never realeased it to the general consumer. More like Scamsung if you ask me 😁

  • Manuite
    Manuite 7 months ago

    Feels like big companies realized that everyone's tech needs are long fulfilled and give a last stab at the rich before it's too late

  • Yanthungbemo Ezong
    Yanthungbemo Ezong 7 months ago

    The clap is actually for waveform reference while syncing the audio and video later on in post right?

  • a k
    a k 7 months ago +1

    Samsung FanBoy

  • Adrian Lowe
    Adrian Lowe 7 months ago

    but does the MateX do this? I feel like huawei needs to jump on this opportunity to get their folding phone out to reviewers now to show them that you can still trust a folding phone, whilst showing that their implementation may be better

  • therealknapster
    therealknapster 7 months ago

    Samsung findings on faulty units ' impacts on the hinge have caused screen failings ' ' foreign matter substances found under the screen have caused screen failings '
    So NO sabotage there by people for financial gains 😕

  • E Ramírez
    E Ramírez 7 months ago

    2 legends

  • Oliver Heaney
    Oliver Heaney 7 months ago

    The product has a serious flaw .. and possibly this is something that has not been overcome by Apple who decided not to go with this form factor 2 years ago .. so why did Samsung blow the chance to get it right ?? Back to the drawing board Samsung ..

  • H
    H 7 months ago +1

    0:54 Did Lew just describe himself? 😂