Just last week, I wrote a post on the Foldable Phones to expect this year Foldable Phones to expect this year 2019. According to the article, one of the OEM’s to expect the foldable phones from is Samsung.
Finally, Samsung has officially introduced its foldable smartphone, and it is called the Samsung Galaxy Fold. Here are some of the features.
It comes with a 7.3-inch QXGA+ Dynamic AMOLED 4.2:3 aspect ratio Infinity Flex Display, which folds into a compact device with a 4.6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED 21:9 aspect ratio cover display.
The Galaxy Fold has Samsung’s largest-ever smartphone display, and according to Samsung, it has been in development over eight years following the debut of Samsung’s first flexible display prototype in 2011.
It is powered by Snapdragon 855 with 12GB of RAM, triple rear cameras and dual front cameras, similar to the S10+, it also has a 10-megapixel camera for the front cover display.
It has two batteries for a total of 4,380mAh battery and comes with support for wired and wireless fast charging. It has a Multi-Active Window lets you open up to three active apps simultaneously on the main display so you can surf, text, work, watch and share easily.
Here is a video trailer from Samsung about the Galaxy Fold.
Specifications of Samsung Galaxy Fold
Display: 7.3-inch QXGA+ Dynamic AMOLED 4.2:3 aspect ratio main display, 4.6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED 21:9 aspect ratio cover display
Chipset: Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 7nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 640 GPU
RAM+ROM: 12GB RAM, 512GB storage (UFS 2.1)
Operating System: Android 9.0 (Pie)
Camera: 12MP Dual Pixel rear camera with LED Flash, 12MP Telephoto lens with 45° FoV, f/2.4 aperture, 16MP 123° Ultra Wide sensor with f/2.2 aperture with 0.5X/2X optical zoom, up to 10X digital zoom
10MP Dual Pixel front-facing camera with 80° wide-angle lens, f/1.9 aperture, secondary 8MP depth sensor with f/2.2 aperture, 90° FoV
10MP cover camera with f/2.2 aperture
Stereo speakers tuned by AKG, Dolby Atmos
Sensor: Side-mounted Fingerprint Sensor
Network: 5G Sub6 / mmWave (28G, 39G), 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ax (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 4×4 MIMO, Bluetooth 5, GPS with GLONASS, USB 3.1, NFC, MST
Battery: 4,380mAh battery with fast Charging both on wired and wireless (WPC and PMA) charging.
Price: $1,980 (₦716,760)