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The Galaxy Fold was redesigned to keep out dust — and keep you from peeling off any essential parts.

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Samsung recently unveiled the second iteration of its first foldable phone, named the Galaxy Z Fold 2. Details about the new device remain scant. The company says it’ll share more information, including , on Sept. 1. In the meantime, the original Galaxy Fold remains an intriguing phone, one that you can actually buy right now (get the Galaxy Fold for $1,980 at Best Buy). I bought one last year and spent the day with it so I could report back on everything from the folding hinge to the display. The verdict? I liked the Galaxy Fold more than I thought I would. I unboxed it in the morning, after having waited in line at Samsung’s London store since 5:30 a.m. the day of its release. After spending the day playing about with its jazzy hinge design, I noticed a few things about the phone. Read on for last year’s account of 24 hours spent with Samsung’s first foldable.

First of all, there’s no noticeable protective layer that you might be wrongly tempted to peel off. This was one of the major errors in the phone’s first design; a film was laid over the top of the display that looked just like one of those layers you happily peel off when you get a new phone. It was actually a crucial part of the design, and some journalists who had early review samples of the Fold peeled it off, which ruined the display.