Samsung Galaxy Fold (Android foldable phone)

Samsung Galaxy Fold aka Samsung Galaxy F Quick Specs: Android 9.0 folding phone, announced February 2019, features a 7.3 inches Infinity Flex foldable display, 4.6 inches Cover display, 512 GB internal memory, 12 GB RAM, options of Snapdragon 855 or Exynos 9820 processor, 4380 mAh battery, Fast Charge, NFC.

Samsung Galaxy Fold Specs and Features

Samsung Galaxy F foldable phone

Wireless Network and Software

  • 2G mobile network: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz; CDMA 800 / 1900 / TD-SCDMA
  • 3G mobile network: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 MHz; CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
  • 4G mobile network: LTE bands 1(2100 / 2(1900) / 3(1800) / 4(1700/2100) / 5(850) / 7(2600) / 8(900) / 12(700) / 13(700) / 17(700) / 18(800) / 19(800) / 20(800) / 25(1900) / 26(850) / 28(700) / 34(2000) / 38(2600) / 39(1900) / 40(2300) / 41(2500)
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM, 4G VoLTE
  • Software / OS: Android 9 Pie + One UI

Design, Form Factor and Appearance

  • Dimensions: Unfolded: 160.9 x 117.9 x 6.9 mm; Folded: 160.9 x 62.9 x 15.5 mm
  • Weight: 263 g
  • Unfolded Display: 7.3 inches, 2152 x 1536 pixels, open; 4.8 inches cover display, Dynamic AMOLED display
  • Folded Display: 4.6 inches, 720 x 1680 pixels, Super AMOLED.
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (under-display), Face Recognition, Gravity Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Accelerator, Proximity Sensor, Light Sensor, Gyroscope, E-Compass
  • Colours: Space Silver. Cosmos Black. Martian Green. Astro Blue.
Samsung Galaxy Fold - Samsung Galaxy F
Samsung Galaxy Fold – Samsung Galaxy F

Internal Hardware Specs

  • Processor Type: 64-bit Octa-core 2.9 GHz Kryo 385
  • Processor Name: Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 (USA); Exynos 9820 (global)
  • Graphics Processor: Adreno 640
  • RAM: 12 GB
  • Internal Storage: 512 GB (UFS 3.0)
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 512 GB

Photography and Video Recording

  • Rear Camera: 12 MP + 12 MP + 16 MP triple camera, LED flash, 2160p@60fps, 1080p@60/240fps (gyro-EIS), 720p@960fps
  • Inner Camera: 10 MP + 8 MP dual camera, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps

Multimedia Playback

  • Music Support: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC + / MP3 / AMR – NB / WB / APE
  • Audio: 3.5 mm audio jack; Stereo speakers.
  • Loudspeaker: Mono
  • Video Support: H.264/MP4/MPEG4 player
  • FM Radio: No

Connectivity Features

  • Bluetooth: v5.0, A2DP
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, hotspot
  • GPS: Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, Galileo
  • USB: microUSB v3.1; Type-C 1.0 reversible connector; USB-OTG
  • NFC: Yes, Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)

Miscellaneous Specs and Features

  • Battery Charging: 15W QuickCharge Fast battery charging; fast wireless charging; reverse wireless charging.
  • Battery Type and Capacity: Non-Removable Lithium-Polymer 4380 mAh
  • Announced: February 20, 2019
  • Availability: September 6, 2019.

Samsung foldable phone, Samsung Galaxy Fold

Samsung Galaxy Fold (Samsung Galaxy F) Price and Availability

The manufacturer’s recommended retail price is $1980 (USA) and €2,000 (Europe), and pre-order starts on the 26th of April 2019. In Nigeria, the recommended retail price is ₦830,000.

Samsung Galaxy Fold News and Updates

samsung galaxy fold pre-order

April 2019: A number of reviewers, who had units of the Samsung Galaxy Fold sent to them, reported that the screens of their review units broke within a few days of the devices being in their use [1].

Samsung immediately followed that up by postponing the Galaxy Fold’s launch date and recalling the review units sent out.

June 2019:  Best Buy and AT&T canceled their Samsung Galaxy Fold pre-orders, and announced full refunds for those who had paid for the devices. Reason? The launch of the device was taking too long.

September 2019: The new, improved Galaxy Fold finally started shipping. Here is a hands-on video.

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References

  1. Reviewers report broken Samsung Galaxy Fold screens; launch date postponed.
Samsung Galaxy Fold (Android foldable phone)
Samsung Galaxy F foldable phone

Samsung Galaxy Fold, Android 9.0 folding phone, announced Feb 2019, features 7.3 inches Infinity Flex foldable display, 4.6 inches Cover display, 512 GB memory.

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