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Samsung is in hot water again for its nearly $2,000 Galaxy Fold hybrid smartphone/tablet, before it even goes on the market. USA TODAY

Samsung has reportedly cancelled press events for its Galaxy Fold smartphone that had been scheduled in China this week. The move comes just days after the new folding phone, priced at nearly $2,000, has had some issues with screens .

The South Korean tech giant over the weekend postponed press events planned for Tuesday and Wednesday in Hong Kong and Shanghai, respectively, according to several media reports. 

No reason was provided for the cancelation of the Hong Kong event, , Engadget senior editor, who is based in Hong Kong