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This is Samsung’s first foldable Smartphone (Galaxy Fold): A look at the specs and all you need to know

Galaxy fold is the first foldable smartphone to officially hit the ever demanding market with a glorious touch of quality by Samsung. In case you thought foldable smartphones are futuristic phones slated for the 22nd century! then, its high time you brace the Galaxy fold which was officially unveiled by Samsung earlier this week (Wednesday 20th February).

The new Galaxy Fold is a craze beyond thoughts as it proclaims out the glory of owning a Samsung S series device in your right hand. With the sip tots only dropping a slice of the device specification during the launch where a physical demo wasn’t exhibited to the press, Samsung’s foldable smartphone simply brings out the cool of the Korean brand trying to take over as the world’s biggest manufacturers.

At $1,980 ( Approx Kshs 196,297, UGX 7.2 million, TZshs 4.6 million) you get a brand new galaxy fold in your comfort zone, with its bittersweet specifications giving you a perfect boost away from the notch wagon. Nonetheless, these are the exclaimed Galaxy Fold specifications that speak louder than the device’s folding stunt sounds.

Display size, resolution4.6-inch Super AMOLED; 7.3-inch QXGA+ Dynamic AMOLED
Mobile softwareAndroid 9.0 with Samsung One UI
Camera16-megapixel (ultra wide-angle), 12-megapixel (wide-angle), 12-megapixel (telephoto)
Front-facing cameraTwo 10-megapixel, 8-megapixel 3D depth
ProcessorOcta-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Storage512GB
RAM12GB
Expandable storageNone
Battery4380
Fingerprint sensorRight side of phone
Special featuresFoldable display, wireless charging, fast charging
Price off-contract (USD)1980

Features you need to know

Unlike all other flagships we’ve evidenced from Manufacturers, Samsung’s new twist comes with 6 cameras on one phone. Amidst that, one galaxy fold holds 2 batteries to its favorable size. However much, manufacturers have always battled up to the grid for major flagships, the fold is a killer in its own league.

With only days to the Mobile world congress event(25th Feb), these are the features you really need to know on the Galaxy fold despite all the hype surrounding the Korean foldable smartphone.

  • Samsung’s Galaxy Fold is a 5G powered smartphone
  • It’s a Dual battery smartphone
  • The Galaxy fold holds over 6 Cameras to take pictures on the phone
  • It has a dual user interface and unique operating system to cope with two displays
  • The Galaxy fold folds two halves meaning its twice bigger than the usual smartphones
  • It’s priced at $1,980 making it a luxury companion to have

Given the fact that Samsung launched the Galaxy S10 and S10 plus on the same day as its foldable smartphone. The Ball is in your hands to choose whether to party with the luxury companion or go down low to at least $1000 for a Galaxy S10.

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