Earlier this year, the South Korean electronics giant Samsung unveiled the long rumored foldable smartphone and it is dubbed as Samsung Galaxy Fold. The company is gearing up to kick-off the sale of the smartphone later this month. Well, today we got information that the company may launch the device in India very soon.
According to the source, the South Korean giant is gearing up to launch the Galaxy Fold in India in the second half of May. The source does not reveal any information about the pricing but the device is priced at $1,980 in the USA and that means it will be very expensive in the Indian market.
Specifications of Galaxy Fold
It has a book like the foldable design. The smaller display has a size of just 4.3 inch with HD+ (1960 x 840) resolution and 21:9 aspect ratio. Unfolding the larger display, it has a size of 7.3 inch with resolution of Full HD+ (2152 x 1536 and 16:10 aspect ratio. It comes with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 octa core processor that’s built on 7mm process along with Adreno 640 GPU. It has 12GB of massive RAM and 512GB of internal storage.
On the camera department, it has exact same camera setup as Galaxy S10+. The primary is a 12MP sensor with f/1.5 dual aperture lens and dual pixel OIS. Secondary is also a 12MP sensor but with f/2.4 telephoto 2x zoom lens, autofocus, and OIS. Lastly the third one is 16MP sensor with f/2.2 ultra wide angle (133) lens but with fixed focus. It can record videos up to 4K at 60fps, 1080p at 240fps, and 720p at 960fps. On the front there is a 10MP sensor with f/1.9 lens and Dual Pixel PDAF, and also a secondary 8MP depth sensor with f/2.2 lens and dual pixel autofocus. This device also has 4K video recording option from front camera. Other camera features are AR Emojis, Stickers, and live focus. Now here comes a difference with a 6th camera. Yes, a 10MP sensor with f/2.2 lens is placed above the smaller display, so that you can take selfie even with the phone being folded.
This Galaxy Fold runs on Android 9.0 Pie out of the box with Samsung’s One UI on top. It packs two sets of batteries within that makes the power of 4380mAh combined together. It has fast charging support, but no wireless charging is present. It ha single speaker with Dolby ATMOS support and 32-bit 3.5mm headphone jack. The fingerprint sensor is placed at the side. Also because of the foldable technology, this is the first smartphone to have three-way multitasking. This means it can open three apps simultaneously on the screen. For connectivity, it has 4G, dual band Wi-FI, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC, aptX HD, and Type-C port.