Update, Sept. 18: We now have a retail model of theand have begun to .
We've known Samsung plans to release its in September, but reports . The foldable phone will come out in South Korea that day, Reuters reported on Wednesday, adding fuel to an earlier one from Yonhap. Friday happens to be the first day of the IFA 2019 trade show in Berlin, which would give Samsung a platform for an announcement.that
The $1,980 foldable phone was originally meant to go on sale on April 26, and preorders sold out on the first day. But four days before that date, Samsung delayed the release of the phone after reviewers reported .
We got a look at a render oflast month, which showed that the screen, internal structure and hinge area have been reinforced. Samsung is reportedly already looking to its next foldable phone -- is expected to be cheaper, have a 6.7-inch display and fold inwards to turn into a compact "square." But its release will seemingly depend on how well the Galaxy Fold sells.
Huawei's rival foldable, the, was originally due to arrive in September as well, but the company reportedly said we're unlikely to see it .
Samsung didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.
First published Aug. 30 at 5:11 a.m. PT.
Updated Sept. 4 at 3:05 a.m. PT: Adds Reuters report.