Samsung’s first folding phone, the Galaxy Fold, is all set to make its way to India. It was re-launched on September 5 and went on sale in South Korea on September 6. The company said that the Samsung Galaxy Fold would be made available in select countries including France, Germany, Singapore, the U.K., the U.S., and more in the coming weeks. Now, it is launching it in India. The Samsung Galaxy Fold’s price in India is expected to be revealed at the event.
Samsung Galaxy Fold launch in India
The Galaxy Fold launch will take place at 12 PM today, October 1. Samsung is expected to reveal the Galaxy Fold price in India at the event. We can presume that the phone will not be cheap.
Samsung Galaxy Fold specifications
The Galaxy Fold is a one-of-its-kind device. It features a 7.3-inch QXGA+ Dynamic AMOLED Display (4.2:3) Infinity Flex main display that has a resolution of 2152×1536 pixels. On the outside, the cover display has a 4.6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED display at 21:9 aspect ratio with a resolution of 1680×720 pixels. The folding phone is powered by a 7nm 64-bit octa-core processor, paired with 8GB RAM and 512GB of storage.
On the optics front, the Samsung Galaxy Fold has a total of six cameras: a triple rear camera setup consisting of a 16MP ultra-wide camera + a 12MP wide-angle camera with Super Dual Pixel + a 12MP telephoto camera, a 10MP selfie camera on the cover display, a dual front camera on the main display that consists of a 10MP shooter and an 8MP depth sensor. The rear camera features Dual OIS, 0.5x out and 2x in optical zoom, up to 10x digital zoom, HDR10+ recording, Tracking AF.
The Galaxy Fold packs a 4380mAh dual battery that has support for Fast Charging technology on both wired and wireless mediums. In the connectivity department, the Galaxy Fold has one eSIM and one Nano SIM, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax HE80 MIMO, 1024QAM Bluetooth 5.0, ANT+, USB Type-C, NFC, and Location (GPS, Galileo, Glonass, BeiDou). In terms of sensors, it comes with accelerometer, barometer, gyro sensor, geomagnetic sensor, hall sensor, proximity sensor, and an RGB light sensor.
Samsung Galaxy Fold price in India (expected)
The Samsung Galaxy Fold was announced for EUR 2,000 in Europe, which converts to Rs 1,55,788 approximately in India. It is priced at $1,980 in the US, which is around Rs 1.37 lakh here. Hence, it is expected to cost around Rs 1,50,000 in India.