Not a cheap pleasure.
Folding smartphone Samsung Galaxy Fold and Huawei Mate X were the most expensive in history — their price starts from $2000. While future owners of the innovative foldable smartphones have to be extremely careful to use their devices. The reason is incredibly expensive to repair smart phones of new generation.
Evaluation repair of folding smartphone Samsung Galaxy and Huawei Mate Fold X given by leading experts of service centers, including a major Chinese company Vivo. According to them, the breakage of the foldable display cannot be resolved — will it need a replacement screen.
Replacement cost is impressive. In the case of the Samsung Galaxy Fold, the estimated cost of a replacement display is $1200 (79 thousand rubles excluding taxes). In order to replace the display in a Huawei Mate X you will need to give even more money — $1500 (101 thousand).
It is noteworthy that these estimates are called minimal. Experts do not exclude that in reality the replacement of the display in foldable smartphones will be more expensive — everything will depend on the price of services in authorized service centers, Samsung and Huawei.