Samsung Galaxy Fold folding smartphone unveiled

Samsung took to Galaxy Unpacked 2019 event where it has announced its new Galaxy F Series smartphone. The mobile is dubbed as Galaxy Fold and sports a folding design. It was unveiled along with Galaxy S10 Series.

The Samsung Galaxy Fold features in 7.3-inch Infinity Flex display which folds into a compact device. There is a 4.6-inch cover display as well. Presence of larger screen allows powerful new ways of multi-tasking, watching videos, playing games etc.

Samsung-Galaxy-Fold_1To deliver this folding screen, Samsung invented a new polymer layer and created a display around 50% thinner than typical smartphone displays. It opens smoothly and naturally thanks to its new sophisticated highwith multiple interlocking gears.

Samsung Galaxy Fold packs in total of two batteries and its components are evenly distributed to offer total of 4380 mAh capacity

Samsung-Galaxy-Fold_4Samsung Galaxy Fold Specifications

  • Operating System: Android 9.0 Pie
  • Fingerprint Sensor: Yes, side mounted
  • Audio: Stereo speakers tuned by AKG, Dolby Atmos
  • Display:
    • Main Display: 7.3-inch Dynamic AMOLED QXGA+ display with 4.2:3 aspect ratio
    • Cover Display: 4.6-inch Super AMOLED screen with HD+ resolution, 21:9 aspect ratio
  • Chipset: 7nm 64-bit Octa-core Snapdragon 855 processor with Adreno 640 GPU
  • Memory: 12GB LPDDR4X RAM
  • Storage: 512GB UFS 3.0 (non expandable)
  • Cameras:
    • Cover camera: 10MP selfie shooter with F/2.2 Aperture
    • Front Dual cameras: 10MP (F/2.2) + 8MP (RGB Depth sensor, F/1.9)
    • Rear Triple cameras: 16MP (Ultra Wide angle, F/2.2) + 12MP (Wide angle, Dual Pixel AF, OIS, F/1.5-2.4) + 12MP (Telephoto, PDAF, OIS, F/2.4, 2X optical zoom)
  • Battery: 4380 mAh (Typical) with Fast charging (both wired and wireless. (compatible with QC2.0, AFC for wired and WPC and PMA for wireless)
  • Connectivity: 5G Sub6 / mmWave (28G, 39G), 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, Dual Band (2.4/5Ghz), VHT80 4×4 MIMO, Bluetooth V5.0, GPS/GLONASS, USB 3.1, NFC, MST

The Samsung Galaxy Fold will be available in Q2, 2019. It comes in Space Silver, Cosmos Black, Martian Green and Astro Blue colors. The Galaxy Fold 5G variant costs US$ 1980 (Rs. 1,40,750 approx.). it will be available in USA via AT&T and T-Mobile.