It has been quite a long wait, but its finally here – Foldable Smart Phone. Samsung just took the drapes off their newest flexible device – The Samsung Galaxy Fold. Samsung was putting off the foldable phone idea until they overcame the evident obstacles that come with a flexible display. However, from the pictures and videos of their launch, it seems they have nailed it.
As the name suggests, the phone comes with a foldable display. It actually comes with a two-display setup with 4.6 inches on the exterior and a 7.3-inch Infinity Flex display on the inside. Samsung has crafted three apps support specifically for multitasking – WhatsApp, Microsoft Office and Facebook are optimized for this phone with additional apps under development. The Galaxy Fold comes with a 7nm processor with 12GB of RAM and a 512GB of inbuilt storage. A 4380 mAh – Two battery setup is separated by a hinge that houses multiple interlocking gears. There’s a 16-megapixel ultra-wide camera, alongside 12-megapixel wide-angle and telephoto camera at the back with a 10-megapixel cover camera for selfies.
Samsung Galaxy Fold will be available starting April 26thwith price tag of whopping $1,980. In this throat cutting competition, Samsung isn’t the only smartphone maker to create a foldable device. Xiaomi has recently teased its upcoming development while LG too has something under development. One thing is for sure 2019 should see some revolutionary foldable tech.
Samsung Galaxy Fold: Specifications
4.6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED
|Main Display||7.3-inch QXGA+ Dynamic AMOLED
4.2:3 aspect ratio
|Processor||7nm 64-bit octa-core SoC|
|Cameras||Cover camera: 10MP selfie camera, ƒ2.2 aperture
Rear triple cameras:
Front dual cameras:
Fast charging compatible on wired and wireless
Wired charging compatible with QC2.0 and AFC
WPC and PMA wireless charging
|Software||Android 9 Pie|