Samsung unveiled its new Galaxy Fold, a new foldable device giving birth to a new mobile category challenge in the mobile tech space.
According to the Chief Marketing Officer, Dudu Mokholo, “Galaxy Fold introduces a completely new category that unlocks new capabilities never seen before with our Infinity Flex Display.”
Adding that “We created Galaxy Fold for those who want to experience what a premium foldable device can do beyond the limitations of a traditional smartphone.”
The phone is made of a stunning 7.3-inch Dynamic AMOLED display that defies expectations. Made of a revolutionary polymer material layered for slim flexibility, it’s the largest Galaxy smartphone screen yet.
She said this while launching the smartphone in Accra, Ghana.
This new magic smartphone costs cool $1,980 (GHC10, 990).
12GB RAM with 512GB internal storage
- *Actual storage available may depend on pre-installed software.
LTE model: one eSIM and one Nano SIM
5G model: one Nano SIM
- *SIM card sold separately. Availability may vary depending on country and carrier.
- *eSIM supported on Galaxy Fold LTE models. eSIM requires a wireless service plan and allows you to activate a mobile network plan without the use of a nano-SIM. eSIM availability may vary depending on country and carrier. Check with your carrier if your mobile network plan supports eSIM. See below for a list of countries and carriers with eSIM support.
- Stereo speakers and bundled Galaxy Buds
- Surround sound with Dolby Atmos technology (Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus included.)
- *Earphones: Galaxy Buds are included in-box and are wireless in-ear buds that allow you to control your music without looking at your phone.
- Ultra high-quality audio Playback
- UHQ 32-bit &DSD64/128 support
- PCM: Up to 32 bits, DSD: DSD64/128
- *DSD64 and DSD128 playback can be limited depending on the file format.
- Audio playback format
- MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA, APE, DSF, DFF
- *The two connected devices may exhibit a slight difference in sound output.
Scalable Codec: Enhanced Bluetooth connection under ambient radio frequency interference.
- *Available only for certain accessories made by Samsung.
- Recording quality is improved with the High AOP Mic that minimizes distortion in noisy environments.
- *AOP: Acoustic Overload Point
- Video playback format
- MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM
- TV connection
- Wireless: Smart View (screen mirroring 1080p at 30fps)
- Wired: supports DisplayPort over USB type-C. Supports video out when connecting via HDMI Adapter. (DisplayPort 4K UHD at 60 fps)
Sensors & Buttons
- Capacitive Fingerprint sensor (side)
- Gyro sensor
- Geomagnetic sensor
- Hall sensor
- Proximity sensor
- RGB Light sensor
- Power key
- Volume key
- Bixby key
Galaxy Fold features the world’s first 7.3-inch Infinity Flex Display and it offers a new way to multitask, watch videos and play games.