Samsung’s Galaxy Fold, its first foldable screen phone comes to India. The phone is powered by Snapdragon 855 processor, 12GB RAM, 512GB UFS 3.0 internal storage, 4380mAh battery and has a six-camera setup. The cover camera features a 10-megapixel f/2.2 sensor; 16-megapixel ultra-wide, 12-megapixel wide-angle dual pixel, 12-megapixel telephoto at the back; and 10-megapixel selfie along with 8-megapixel RGB depth camera on the front. The phone, however, runs on Android Pie (9.0).
Galaxy Fold has a dual display, the front cover screen is a 4.6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED which is used when the device is folded and the large screen of 7.3-inch which is revealed when opened like a book. According to Samsung, the Infinity Flex display used internally does not just bend but also folds, it also features a new polymer layer that has enabled Samsung to create a display around 50 percent thinner compared to a regular smartphone screen.
The phone is priced at a whopping Rs. 164,999. With this price tag, Samsung bundles Galaxy Earbuds free in the box. Besides, it also delivers the phone via a concierge. For owners for Galaxy Fold, Samsung will provide a dedicated 24×7 expert available on call. Samsung offers Infinity Flex Display Protection for one year that covers one-time accidental damage, genuine parts, expert repair service, and Galaxy Fold’s display for Rs. 10,500.
Galaxy Fold bookings will open from 4 October and deliveries will begin 20 October, the phone is available in Cosmos Black colour. Pre-bookings can be done on Samsung’s official online store, Samsung Shop, and offline in 35 cities across select 315 outlets, including the Samsung Opera House in Bengaluru.