ABOUT THE NEW SAMSUNG FOLDABLE PHONE

Samsung Galaxy Fold is an upcoming Android foldable smartphone developed by Samsung Electronics. it will first be released in the United States on April 26, 2019,

The Samsung Galaxy Fold gave us our first genuine taste of a foldable phone when it propelled on February 20, 2019.

Landing close by a trio of new Galaxy S10 handsets, the Fold seemingly stole the show as Samsung flaunted the double screen, adaptable showcase toting handset out of the blue.

The Galaxy Fold is the main foldable phone from the firm, however prepare yourself. Samsung has clarified that the Galaxy Fold is a superior gadget, and it surely has the sticker price to back up that guarantee.

It also has its work cut out, as the Huawei Mate X launched just a few days later, offering up a potentially more tantalizing foldable proposition for a similarly sky-high price.

The Samsung Galaxy Fold isn’t a device for everyone – you’ll really need to be committed to owning the next generation of smartphones and accept any shortcomings it may have – but it does mark the start of an exciting new smartphone form factor which could explode over the next couple of years.

Samsung’s not let anyone touch the Galaxy Fold just yet, but we’ve got all the details you need to know about the phone right here.

Cut to the chase

  • What is it? Samsung’s first folding smartphone
  • When is it out? April 26 (US), May 3 (Europe)
  • What will it cost? $1,980 (€2,000)
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Samsung Galaxy Fold release date and price

The Samsung Galaxy Fold price is a staggering $1,980 (€2,000), making it comfortably more expensive than pretty much every other mainstream smartphone on the market.

Those are the only official prices we have right now; depending on whether you convert from USD or Euros you’re looking at a price in the region of £1,500-£1,700 in the UK, and AU$2,800-AU$3,200 in Australia.

The Samsung Galaxy Fold release date is April 26 in the US and May 3 in Europe.

Samsung Galaxy Fold design and displays

On the front of the Samsung Galaxy Fold there is a 4.6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED (21:9) display, but open the phone up and you’ll find a 7.3-inch QXGA+ (QHD+) Dynamic AMOLED (4.2:3) Infinity Flex display which transforms the phone into a tablet.

The Galaxy Fold will be available in four colors; Space Silver, Cosmos Black, Martian Green and Astro Blue. Depending on the color you choose, you will also be able to personalize the color of the hinge.

When folded in phone-mode, the Galaxy Fold certainly looks chunky, which could make it a little tricky to slip into a pocket.

There a stereo speakers, tuned by AKG, which should provide decent sound

On the side of the device you’ll find a fingerprint scanner, while inside there’s a battery (combining to offer 4,380mAh) in each half of the Samsung Galaxy Fold, which work together to offer one power source.

The Galaxy Fold can be charged wirelessly, and it supports Wireless PowerShare, allowing you to charge another device wirelessly by using the Fold as a charging mat.

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Samsung says a luxury device needs luxury packaging, and it’ll include a pair of its new wireless buds in the box.

Samsung Galaxy Fold specs and interface

The Samsung Galaxy Fold packs 12GB of RAM and a high-end 7nm processor, making it one of the most powerful phones on the market.

It also comes with 512GB of internal storage and support for UFS 3.0 (Universal Flash Storage), allowing the handset to read data even faster. There is no expandable storage option, though.

The Galaxy Fold runs Android 9 Pie, the latest software from Google, but Samsung has developed a unique interface over the top to work especially with the screens.

The vast folding screen bolsters three application performing multiple tasks, enabling you to have three applications open on the presentation in the meantime.

Application Continuity enables you to proceed your application experience as you crease between the two showcases.

Applications, for example, WhatsApp and Microsoft Office have been extraordinarily adjusted to work with the Galaxy Fold’s 7.3-inch show.

It has an aggregate of six cameras, with three on the back (16MP + 12MP + 12MP), a 10MP selfie snapper on the front and two (10MP + 8MP) over the 7.3-inch show inside the crease.

 

 

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