Galaxy Fold: Is the magnet in the device safe to use?

Last Update date : 2020-10-02

Due to the flexible nature of the form factor, while the hinge enables a seamless unfolding and folding experience, the magnets in Galaxy Fold holds the two sides together securely.

location of magnet in the galaxy fold

The location of the magnets is marked by the color grey in the device image

It is harmless to most users but may be sensitive to medical and magnetic devices such an artificial cardiac pacemaker and a defibrillator. If you are using any of these medical devices, keep your device a safe distance from them and consult with your physician before you use the device.


And, we recommend no to place your device near magnetic fields. Magnetic objects, such as credit cards, passbooks, access cards, boarding passes, or parking passes, may be damaged or disabled by the magnets in the device. Keep a safe distance between the device and magnetic objects.


And, do not place your device near magnetic fields. Also, Samsung always employ strict quality control and safety measures to ensure that devices meet and exceed industry safety standards. All Samsung smartphones undergo rigorous internal inspection test, and are always being controlled under Samsung’s high level of quality standards internally.

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