Samsung Galaxy Fold Pre-bookings To Commence Today (Photo Credit: File Photo)
Samsung Galaxy Fold was recently launched in India. It is to be noted that Samsung Galaxy Fold is company’s first foldable Android smartphone in the Indian market. Samsung will accept pre-bookings for the Galaxy Fold in India today. Yes, you read it right. Buyers can log onto Samsung's official online store at 12pm (noon) to purchase Galaxy Fold. It is to be noted that the buyers will have to pay the entire amount to grab the luxury phone. Samsung Galaxy Fold will also be available offline in 35 cities across select 315 outlets, including the iconic Samsung Opera House in Bengaluru. However, the shipments of Samsung Galaxy Fold will begin from October 20.
It is worth mentioning here that on October 4, the smartphone maker had sold 1,600 units of Samsung Galaxy Fold in flat 30 minutes.
Samsung Galaxy Fold: Price
The price for the lone 12GB RAM + 512GB storage variant of Samsung Galaxy Fold in India has been set at Rs 1,64,999. The phone comes in Cosmos Black colour option.
Samsung Galaxy Fold: Specifications
Samsung Galaxy Fold features two displays - with one flat screen featuring at the front and the second internal screen that sports a foldable design. While the front display has a 4.6-inch Super AMOLED panel with an HD+ (840x1960 pixels) resolutions and 21:9 aspect ratio, the foldable display includes a 7.3-inch Infinity Flex Dynamic AMOLED panel that has a QXGA+ (1536x2152 pixels) resolution with 4.2:3 aspect ratio.
Samsung Galaxy Fold runs Android 9 Pie with a tweaked One UI skin on top. The phone is powered by an octa-core SoC, paired with 12GB of RAM. It also comes with a 512GB of internal storage. Note that the storage is not expandable. On the imaging front, Samsung Galaxy Fold comes equipped with a triple rear camera setup, two cameras at the front, and a single selfie shooter on the cover.
On the back, the triple camera setup includes a 16-megapixel primary sensor with an ultra-wide f/2.2 lens and a 12-megapixel secondary sensor with Dual Pixel AF lens that supports OIS and variable f/1.5 to f/2.4 aperture. There is also a 12-megapixel telephoto tertiary sensor with PDAF, OIS, an f/2.4 lens that enables 2X optical zoom.
The front-facing dual camera setup features a 10-megapixel primary sensor with an f/2.2 lens and an 8-megapixel secondary RGB depth sensor with an f/1.9 lens. On the other hand, the cover of the phone includes a 10-megapixel sensor with an f/2.2 lens.
Connectivity options on the phone include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, and USB Type-C port. It comes with stereo speakers. Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light, barometer, geomagnetic, gyroscope, in-display fingerprint and proximity sensor.
It packs a dual battery that has a capacity of 4,380mAh and supports wired as well as wireless charging. Also, there is a Wireless PowerShare feature that enables reverse charging. The device measures 62.8x160.9x17.1 mm when folded and 117.9x160.9x7.6 mm when unfolded along with 276 grams of weight.