Samsung has shored up many of the leaky spots that previously plagued this phone.
Perhaps the most prominent entry point for display-killing debris was at either end of the fold, where a break in the hard plastic bezel left a big gap.
We're happy to see that Samsung added a small protective cover to close the gap and prevent our tools debris from sneaking in behind the screen.
When closed, the screen is protected—but the spine is still flanked by gaps that our opening picks hop right into. These gaps are less likely to cause immediate screen damage, but will definitely attract dirt.
It seems Samsung is trying to cover the most immediately threatening ingress points, but it's extremely challenging to completely seal off a phone with this many moving parts. It'll be interesting to see how future folding designs overcome this.
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