AT&T cancels Galaxy Fold pre-orders, apologizes to prospects with reward

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AT&T has canceled its Samsung Galaxy Fold pre-orders amid uncertainty over the foldable handset’s launch date (by way of Tom’s Guide). AT&T started emailing prospects to announce the pre-order cancelations yesterday after beforehand suggesting the Galaxy Fold would ship on June 13.

Samsung was initially set to launch the Fold, its first folding show smartphone, on April 26. However, the corporate was pressured to postpone the machine on April 22 after reviewers found issues with its show.

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Samsung hasn’t introduced a brand new launch date but, which has pressured retailers to take motion. Best Buy canceled its buyer pre-orders on May 23, placing strain on AT&T to additionally decide. T-Mobile, the one different confirmed U.S. Galaxy Fold service, didn’t open pre-orders.

According to AT&T’s pre-order cancellation e mail, any cash already taken for the $1,980 smartphone shall be refunded, and any money held shall be launched. Additionally, AT&T will ship a $100 promotional card to its pre-orders prospects to thank them for his or her endurance within the matter — these playing cards are set to reach at their Galaxy Fold supply handle inside the subsequent 60 days.

When is the Galaxy Fold coming?

Samsung says it’s nonetheless “enhancing” the Galaxy Fold and, earlier this week, a spokesperson for the corporate stated a brand new launch date can be introduced, “in the coming weeks.”

At the time of the Best Buy pre-order cancelation three weeks in the past, Samsung additionally instructed us a call concerning the launch date can be made “in the coming weeks.” Meanwhile, again in early May, Samsung Boss DJ Koh stated the cellphone’s launch timeline can be revealed inside in “a couple of days.”

So, to reply the query posed within the subheading, we do not know.