Samsung confirms the arrival of the Samsung Galaxy Fold, one of the first smartphone with a foldable display.
First announced back in February 2019 in Samsung’s Unpacked event, the Samsung Galaxy Fold is the first foldable smartphone to be commercially available in the global market. It has a 7.3-inch foldable display that closes inwards. When closed you get a 4.6-inch display which is meant for basically calls and small tasks. The phone has been recently been launched and it is now available in US.
Samsung Galaxy Fold specs:
- Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor
- Adreno 640 graphics
- 12GB RAM
- 512GB internal storage, no microSD expansion
- 7.3-inch Super AMOLED display (1536 x 2152 pixels
- Cover display – 4.6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED display
- Triple Rear Cameras
12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS
12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.6″, 1.0µm, AF, OIS, 2x optical zoom
16 MP, f/2.2, 12mm (ultrawide)
- Selfie Cameras
10 MP, f/2.2, PDAF
8 MP, f/1.9, depth sensor
- Cover camera
10 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1.22µm
- 4G/LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, Side Mounted Fingerprint Scanner
- GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
- 4,380 mAh battery
- Android 9.0 Pie with Samsung One UI
The Samsung Galaxy Fold is one of the most expensive smartphone to be commercially available – $1,980. If our math is correct, the direct conversion to Philippine Peso is around Php 101,000 but with taxes and importation costs, the actual local price may be higher than expected. Let’s wait and see as to exactly when will it come and how much this phone is.
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