Samsung officially announced its first foldable smartphone named as Samsung Galaxy Fold at ‘Unpacked-2019’ event in San Francisco. Samsung will launch this foldable smartphone on April 26th, with a starting price of $1,980 (approx. Rs 1,40,500). The smartphone will be sold in both 4G LTE and 5G variants.
The Samsung Galaxy Fold has two screens. There is a 7.3-inch QXGA+ Infinity Flex Dynamic AMOLED display with 4:2:3 aspect ratio when the device is unfolded, and a 4.6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED display with 21:9 aspect ratio at front. Galaxy Fold has a side mounted fingerprint sensor and an AKG-tuned speaker at the bottom.
The Samsung Galaxy Fold is powered by a unrevealed 7nm processor, which is backed by 12GB RAM and 512GB internal storage. The smartphone runs Android 9.0 Pie with Samsung One UI on top. The device can support three running apps simultaneously on 7.3-inch screen with app continuity, which allows apps to take control of the display.
The Galaxy Fold comes with a six-camera setup – three rear cameras, two on the tablet display, and one front camera. The rear camera setup includes a 16MP ultra wide camera with f/2.2 aperture, 12MP camera with dual pixel AF and OIS, and finally a 12MP telephoto lens with PDAF, OIS and 2x optical zoom. Regarding the the front dual camera on top of the tablet display, there is a 10MP primary sensor with f/2.2 aperture and 8MP depth camera with f/1.9 aperture. Finally, there a 10MP selfie camera with f/2.2 aperture at the top of the cover display.
Samsung Galaxy Fold is fueled by two batteries that are placed at two sides of the smartphone, and offer a total capacity of 4380mAh. Samsung uses power share technology to charge other smartphone wirelessly. The Galaxy Fold will be available in four colors – Space Silver, Cosmos Black, Martian Green, and Astro Blue colors.