Samsung finally reveals its new foldable smartphone


On Wednesday Samsung announced more details about its foldable smartphone, called the Galaxy Fold. The phone was revealed at their Samsung Unpacked Event where they also announced famous Hip Hop rapper Cassper Nyovest as their brand Ambassador.

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Its said that the handset will have two versions: a 5G model and an LTE model. The handset will be available in Space Silver, Cosmos Black, Martian Green and Astro Blue colour schemes, and that customers will be able to customise the hinge colour too.

The device will come with the new Galaxy Buds as a freebie to Fold buyers, and pre-orders will be available on April 26. The Galaxy fold – which is able to fold into a tablet – is expected to be released in South Africa in May, but local pricing has not been released yet. It is expected to cost $1,980 or roughly R27,500 in the US.

Design and display

  • The Fold features two screens: a 4.6-inch, HD+ Super AMOLED outer display with a 21:9 aspect ratio,
  • 7.3-inch, QXGA+ Dynamic AMOLED inner “Infinity Flex” display with a 4.2:3 aspect ratio
  • Both screens feature rounded corners.

Specs, camera and features

  • It has a 7nm 64-bit octa-core processor and
  • a whopping 12GB of RAM, as well as 512GB of internal storage.
  • There’s not one but two batteries − one on each side − that will work in tandem. The Fold’s total battery capacity is 4380mAh.
  • AKG-tuned speakers are on board, too, as well as a side-mounted fingerprint sensor and UFS 3.0 support.
  • There’s no microSD card slot.
  • The Fold runs a special version of Android Pie that Samsung revealed in November 2018.
  •  The fold has six cameras. On the rear you’ll find a 16-megapixel, f/2.2 ultra-wide camera, a 12-megapixel wide-angle camera and a 12-megapixel telephoto sensor; on the inside is a 10-megapixel f/2.2 camera and an 8-megapixel f/1.9 RGB depth camera; on the front sits a 10-megapixel f/2.2 sensor.

Read More: Business Insider


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