Unpacked 2019 is live in San Francisco and the first phone Samsung unveiled is the Galaxy Fold! We all know what it does. It’s foldable from the middle so that you can unfold it to take a look at the massive 7.3-inch Infinity Flex Display that allows the phone itself to have a tablet-sized screen that can be folded to fit into a pocket.
The main display is a QXGA+ resolution (4.2:3), and when it’s folded, there’s a smaller 4.6-inchHD+ (12:9) display. The phone runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 (for the US versions) which is 7nm processor and 12 GB of RAM, 512GB storage. Samsung built two batteries on each side of the fold making the total battery capacity to 4,380 mAh.
Galaxy Fold has 6 Cameras!
Samsung Galaxy Fold has a total of 6 cameras – a triple camera setup on the back, two on the inside and one above the small screen. There’s a 16-megapixel ultrawide camera, alongside 12-megapixel wide-angle and telephoto cameras at the rear, and a 10-megapixel cover camera for selfies.
Use Three Apps Simultaneously on the Galaxy Fold!
With the Fold, you can work on three apps at once. Samsung is also working with companies like Microsoft and YouTube to release Galaxy-optimized apps. Apps like WhatsApp, Microsoft Office, and YouTube have all been optimized for the new display and modes, and Samsung has been working with Google to ensure Android 9 Pie fully supports this display. Samsung has also been working with Google to ensure Android 9 Pie fully supports this display.
Samsung is planning to launch the Galaxy Fold on April 26th, starting at $1,980. There will be both an LTE and 5G version of the Galaxy Fold. Samsung is even planning on launching the device in Europe on May 3rd, starting at 2,000 euros.
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