Engadget Podcast: Are Samsung's foldables getting stale?

Now that there's real competition in the US, the Z Flip 5 and Z Fold 5 need to regain their edge.


This week, Cherlynn and Sam are joined by noted foldables lover Michael Fisher (aka Mr Mobile) to talk all about their respective reviews of Samsung’s latest products. Why are our hosts more excited for the Galaxy Z Flip 5 than the Z Fold 5? Is Samsung coasting? Then, we discuss the latest happenings in X vs Threads, as well as a bunch of lighthearted news in tech this week.

Listen below or subscribe on your podcast app of choice. If you've got suggestions or topics you'd like covered on the show, be sure to email us or drop a note in the comments! And be sure to check out our other podcasts, the Morning After and Engadget News!



  • Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Fold 5 reviews with Mr Mobile – 1:22

  • Will Elon actually pay for lawsuits related to posts on X? – 41:32

  • Threads is getting a website and search – 49:16

  • Slack UI changes are coming to your workspace soon – 54:31

  • MrBeast is getting countersued for $100m – 1:03:21

  • Working on – 1:13:55

  • Pop culture picks – 1:19:52

Hosts: Cherlynn Low and Sam Rutherford
Guest: Michael Fisher (aka TheMrMobile)
Producer: Ben Ellman
Music: Dale North and Terrence O'Brien

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