We might not be seeing Samsung'suntil after June, a pair of Korean outlets reported.
The $1,980 Galaxy Fold was originally meant to come out April 26, but Samsungafter some review units suffered screen breakage, flickering and bulges underneath the screens.
Last week Best Buy said it'lldue the lack of a new release date.
Huawei's problems with US sanctions may take the pressure off Samsung -- the Chinese phone maker won't be able to launch itsin July, an anonymous official told Yonhap.
Samsung didn't directly address the reports in its statement.
"We plan to announce the release date in the coming weeks," a Samsung spokesperson wrote in an email.
First published at 3:50 a.m. PT.
Updated at 5:50 a.m. PT: Adds Samsung statement.