After a long period of teasing and whetting the appetites of its fans, Samsung on Wednesday took the wraps off its first foldable phone called the Galaxy Fold.
The gadget will begin at an incredible $1,980 and is set to hit the markets on April 26. It’ll hit Europe on May 3 and begin at €2,000. Samsung says it will sell both the LTE and 5G-fit variations, but in the US, the smartphone maker says AT&T and T-Mobile are its carrier partners for now.
The new Galaxy Fold Android smartphone-tablet cross breed at an occasion in San Francisco, where it additionally uncovered its new flagship Galaxy S10 telephones.
The Galaxy Fold comprises of two OLED shows: a 4.6-inch, 21:9, 1960×840-resolution that fills in as an increasingly conventional display, and a foldable 7.3-inch, 4.2:3, 2152×1536-resolution for what can be best described as the tablet mode.
OLED boards are known partially for their adaptability and flexibility, which for this situation enables users to close the Galaxy Fold like a book. Samsung says it uses a pivot framework with “multiple interlocking gears” to make the overlap, which the organization claims is—and without a doubt seems, by all accounts, to be, at first become blush—hidden view.
The littler display sits outwardly of the gadget for regular smartphone use. At the point when the telephone is completely spread out, the bigger, foldable presentation can be utilized like one of Samsung’s Android tablets. This setup contrasts from other early foldable telephone structures like that of the Royole FlexPai, which utilizes one major bendable external display.
The Galaxy Fold doesn’t overlap totally down the middle, be that as it may, so there is a little hole in the focal point of the gadget when it is shut. When it is collapsed, the smaller screen is encompassed by gigantic bezels. The bigger screen, in the interim, looks progressively like a cutting edge tablet, with a detectably lengthened indent in its upper right corner.
See more Galaxy F specifications below ;
|Display||Main display: 7.3” QXGA+ Dynamic AMOLED (4.2:3)|
Cover display: 4.6 ” HD+ Super AMOLED (21:9)
* Screen measured diagonally as a full rectangle without accounting for the rounded corners
|Camera||Cover camera||10MP Selfie Camera, F2.2|
|Rear triple camera||16MP Ultra Wide Camera, F2.2|
12MP Wide-angle Camera, Dual Pixel AF, OIS, F1.5/F2.4
12MP Telephoto Camera, PDAF, OIS, F2.4, 2X optical zoom
|Front dual camera||10MP Selfie Camera, F2.2|
8MP RGB Depth Camera, F1.9
|AP||7nm 64-bit Octa-core processor|
|Memory||12GB RAM(LPDDR4x), 512GB (UFS3.0)|
*User memory is less than the total memory due to storage of the operating system and software used to operate the device features. Actual user memory will vary depending on the operator and may change after software upgrades are performed.
|Battery||4,380mAh (typical)* |
Fast Charging compatible on wired and wirelessWired charging compatible with QC2.0 and AFC
Wireless charging compatible with WPC and PMA
* 4,380mAh (typical) refers to the typical value of the battery capacity as tested under third-party lab conditions. Typical value is the estimated average value considering the deviation in battery capacity among the battery samples. Rated (minimum) capacity is 4,275mAh. Actual battery life may vary depending on network environment, usage patterns and other factors.
|OS||Android 9.0 (Pie)|