Here, finally, it comes. Everyone was waiting for the new release from Samsung, on Wednesday in the unpacking event held in San Francisco, Samsung released its new phone called “Galaxy Fold”. Seriously!!, it’s amazing, now we are having the foldable phone dream getting true.
Samsung Galaxy Fold Specifications
Let’s look at the specifications of Galaxy Fold. The device comes with a 4.6-inch display when folded, and a full 7.3-inch display when unfolded into a tablet. When folded, the screen is 4.58 inches and has a 21:9 aspect ratio, it has a resolution of 840 by 1960, with a screen density of 420 dpi while the main display, the bigger screen you see when unfolding the phone, is 7.3 inches and has a 4.2:3 aspect ratio with the resolution of 1536 by 2152, having a screen density of 420 dpi. The starting price for the Galaxy fold is $1980 and it will be made available by 26th of April.
When it comes to color, you will get this phone in four colors named Cosmos Black, Space Silver, Martian Green, and Astro Blue. Included preinstalled applications in Galaxy Fold comprise YouTube, Netflix, Microsoft Office, and Facebook which are well optimized and Samsung has been working with Google to ensure Android 9 Pie fully supports this display.
In Galaxy Fold, you will get 12 gigabytes of RAM and batteries on each side of the foldable phone combined in the Android operating system to represent a total of 4,380 mAh as mentioned by Justin Denison who is the senior vice president of mobile marketing in Samsung. When it comes to the camera, for which everyone is interested, I think, Galaxy Fold comes with six cameras, with three on the back, one on the front and two inside.
The three rear cameras are a 12-megapixel wide-angle camera, a 12-megapixel telephoto camera, and a 16-megapixel ultra-wide camera. The two cameras inside are a 10-megapixel selfie camera and an 8-megapixel depth camera. The camera on the front is also a 10-megapixel selfie camera.
Justin Denison also quoted that the phone will come in two versions, with a 4G and a 5G edition. In Galaxy Fold you will not get a microSD slot and comes with 512GB of memory and it has the fingerprint scanner on the side of the device.
Everyone must be thinking of foldable screen, it’s amazing I know, Galaxy Fold uses a new screen technology called Infinity Flex Display that lets you repeatedly open and close the device without degrading screen. This phone is very compact smartphone when closed and a more expansive tablet when fully opened, applications in Galaxy Fold smoothly and continuously transit between the display sizes, letting you pick up on the tablet where you left off on the smartphone.
You can use three active apps through Multi-Active Window feature provided in Samsung Galaxy Fold while the device is unfolded. Everyone in the phone industry is experimenting with foldable devices, major makers of Android phones are working on foldable devices. Even Google has said it’s committed to providing Android support for foldable designs.