Waterdrop hinge for Galaxy Z Fold 5 is reportedly being put to the test

What you need to know

  • Samsung is likely to launch the Galaxy Z Fold 5 in the second half of the year.
  • The phone will reportedly use a new waterdrop hinge design to provide a thinner design.
  • Samsung should have started testing the hinge to withstand 200,000 folds.

Samsung is currently riding high on its latest flagship launch, but rumors about the next flagships are already invading our mind space. With the Galaxy Z Fold 5 set to launch in the second half of the year, the latest report claims that Samsung is already putting its new design to the test.

According to The Elec, Samsung is preparing to put its new hinge design through a durability test. The report indicates that Samsung is “expected to conduct a 200,000-fold basic fold test and a 300,000-fold limit within the next month.” Testing is said to start this week.

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