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Galaxy Fold hits South Korea after 'overcoming technological hurdles'

Following Samsung's foldable smartphone, Huawei to launch new device in September

Samsung's Galaxy Fold smartphone on display at a media event in Seoul, South Korea, on Sept. 5 (Reuters/Kim Do-gyun).   © Reuters

SEOUL -- Samsung Electronics finally launched its first foldable smartphone in its home country of South Korea on Friday, after months of delays due to durability problems with the display.

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