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

 

Cover Display

 

4.6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED
21:9 aspect ratio

Main Display 7.3-inch QXGA+ Dynamic AMOLED
4.2:3 aspect ratio
Processor 7nm 64-bit octa-core SoC
RAM 12GB (LPDDR4x)
Storage 512GB (UFS3.0)
Cameras Cover camera: 10MP selfie camera, ƒ2.2 aperture

Rear triple cameras:
16MP ultra-wide camera, ƒ2.2 aperture
12MP wide-angle camera, Dual Pixel autofocus, OIS, ƒ1.5/ƒ2.4 apertures
12MP telephoto camera, PDAF, OIS, ƒ2.4, 2X optical zoom

Front dual cameras:
10MP selfie camera, ƒ2.2 aperture
8MP RGB depth camera, ƒ1.9 aperture

Battery 4,380mAh
Fast charging compatible on wired and wireless
Wired charging compatible with QC2.0 and AFC
WPC and PMA wireless charging
Software Android 9 Pie
Network 4G LTE
5G NR
Connectivity Bluetooth 5.0
Wi-Fi 6
GPS