Roughly a month ago Samsung announced it would be delaying the release of the much-anticipated Galaxy Fold due to issues with the screen. As there is still no new launch date in sight, Best Buy has now canceled its pre-orders for the device.
“With breakthrough designs and technology come many hurdles and the possibility to face a plethora of unforeseen hiccups. These hurdles have led Samsung to postpone the release of the Galaxy Fold, and Samsung has not provided a new release date. Because we put our customers first and want to ensure they are taken care of in the best possible manner, Best Buy has decided to cancel all current pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy Fold,” the company stated in an email to customers.
News of Best Buy’s cancellation comes after Samsung disclosed earlier this month that it would be canceling pre-orders for the Galaxy Fold. Furthermore, AT&T previously announced a June 13 release for the phone, but has since removed the target launch date.
“We are working closely with all of our distribution partners, including Best Buy, to deliver the Galaxy Fold to customers as quickly as possible,” Samsung told The Verge in a statement. “Customers that received a cancellation notice of their pre-order from Best Buy may choose to be notified once the item is available. A new release date for the Galaxy Fold will be announced in the coming weeks. Samsung values the trust our customers place in us and we want to thank them for their patience and understanding.”
Stay tuned for more news surrounding Samsung’s Galaxy Fold and its new launch date.