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Samsung Galaxy Fold

Samsung Galaxy Fold
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Brand: Samsung
Category: Mobiles
  • CPU Snapdragon 855 (7nm)
  • RAM 12 GB
  • Storage 512 GB
  • Display 7.3 inches Dynamic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
  • Camera Triple 12 MP + 12 MP + 16 MP
  • OS Android v9.0 (Pie)

Editor Rating

This rating is based on the features of the phone. We have considered all elements pf the phone - both hardware and software.

8.8
  • Battery 9 / 10
  • Camera 9 / 10
  • Value 7 / 10
  • Display 10 / 10

Samsung Galaxy Fold Price In Kenya

Samsung Galaxy Fold price in Kenya is KSh140,000.00 . This phone has four color options – Space Silver, Martian Green, Cosmos Black, and Astro Blue.  It has 12GB of RAM and 512GB onboard storage space. This phone features a 7.3 inches (foldable) display and has a triple-lens camera at the back with a 12 megapixels main lens. The selfie camera is 10 megapixels.

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Samsung Galaxy Fold - Specifications

General

Announced This indicates the month and year that the manufacture announced a given smartphone. Some phones phone are announced and released within a short period of time while sometimes it takes several months for certain phones to be officially launched after the announcement. February, 2019
Status Is this phone available in Kenya? Available means you can get it at various smartphone shops in the country. Coming soon means you will have to wait a little bit. Products marked as discontinued are those that are no longer available in local shops. We check several online and offline shops before marking products as discontinued to ensure that it’s really not available. Available

Design

Dimensions Unfolded: 160.9 x 117.9 x 6.9 mm
Folded: 160.9 x 62.9 x 15.5mm
Weight 263g
Colors Space Silver, Cosmos Black, Martian Green, Astro Blue

Network

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 46, 66(1700/2100), 71(600) - SM-F900U
SIM How many SIM cards can be used in a given phone at the same time? Well, most phones today support the use of two SIM cards. Others will only allow you to use one SIM card. This allows you to enjoy offers from Safaricom, Telkom, and others. You should also check whether a given device has a dedicated SIM card slot or if its hybrid. Hybrid means that the second SIM and the Micro SD share the same slot. With such a handset. You will have to choose between a second SIM and memory expansion via a micro SD. Nano SIM
Dual SIM Dual SIM

Display

Display Type There are many different types of display panels used in today’s phones. The displays you will find in modern smartphones include Liquid Crystal Display (LCD), In-Plane Switching Liquid Crystal Display (IPS-LCD), Organic Light-Emitting Diode (OLED) and Active-Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diode (AMOLED). IPS LCD displays are common in high-end and mid-range phones because they offer good color reproductions and have superior viewing angles. AMOLED displays consume less power compared to LCD displays and have very good contrast ratio. They are highly visible in areas with low light. Dynamic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen,
Size 7.3 inch
Secondary display; 4.6 inch
Resolution 1536 x 2152 pixels
Display Colors 16M colours
Pixel Density 365ppi
Touch Screen Yes, Multitouch

Media

Alert Types Vibration, ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes

Camera

Rear Triple 12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 27mm (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS + 12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.6", 1.0µm, AF, OIS, 2x optical zoom + 16 MP, f/2.2, 12mm (ultrawide), 1.0µm
Rear Camera Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@60fps, 1080p@60/240fps (gyro-EIS), 720p@960fps (gyro-EIS), HDR10
Selfie Dual 10 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1.22µm + 8 MP, f/1.9, 24mm (wide), 1.22µm, depth sensor
Cover camera: Single;10 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1.22µm
Selfie Camera Features HDR, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, gyro-EIS

Software

OS Are you looking for a phone powered by Google’s Android OS or Apple’s iOS? Android v9.0 (Pie)

Hardware

Chipset A chipset is basically an integrated circuit that brings together all the components of a computer on one chip. It also commonly referred to as the System on Chip (SoC). The chipset on a phone consists of the processor (CPU), memory controller, GPU (Graphics Processing Unit), modem and a few other controllers. They are all built-in this one chip, referred to as the chipset. Common chipsets installed in phones today include Qualcomm Snapdragon, MediaTek, Exynos (by Samsung) and Kirin (by Huawei). Snapdragon 855 (7nm)
CPU CPU is a circuit that executes computer programs. Your phone’s CPU is in charge of executing your apps. One of the main characteristics of the CPU is its clock rate. It is usually measured in Gigahertz (GHz). This is an important feature to look at when comparing phones with the same processor generation and family. The type of CPU on your phone has a big effect on your smartphone’s performance and user experience. Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3x2.41 GHz Kryo 485 & 4x1.78 GHz Kryo 485)
GPU Graphics Processing Unit, abbreviated GPU, is a circuit that accelerates your phone’s graphic output. They are very efficient in image manipulation. GPU’s are essential parts of chipsets. Today’s GPUs are very advanced as manufacturers are constantly pushing to make the best ever gaming phones. Adreno 640
RAM This is where apps along with their data reside while running. It is used by both the operating system and installed apps. RAM is very fast. It is temporary storage that loses all its data when the phone is switched off. 12 GB
Internal Storage 512 GB
Sensors Today’s handsets have multiple sensors. Budget phones may lack some sensors. Some may not have a fingerprints scanner, gyroscope, compass, etc. make sure the phone you want to buy has all the sensors you need. Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer

Connectivity

Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
Wi-fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct
Wi-fi Hotspot
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC

Data

GPRS
EDGE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (6CA) Cat18 1200/150 Mbps; 5G (2+ Gbps DL)

Battery

Placement Phone batteries are either removable or non-removable. Non-removable means that you can’t remove the battery without the help of a specialist without causing some sort of damage. Most of today’s phones have removable batteries. There are few smartphones with removable batteries. The key advantage of phones with removable batteries is the fact that you can replace a battery with a new one when it depreciates without the help of a specialist. Non-removable
Battery Type Li-Poly (Lithium Polymer)
Capacity 4380mAh (4235mAh 5G model)
Fast Charging Fast Charging Does it comes with a fast charging adapter? 15W Fast battery charging
Wireless Charging Wireless Charging (Inductive Charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an inductive coupling to an electrical device, which can then use that energy to charge batteries or run the device. 15W Fast wireless charging
15W Power bank/Reverse wireless charging

Samsung Galaxy Fold - Summary

  • Samsung Galaxy Fold comes with a large Foldable 7.3 inches Dynamic AMOLED display with a resolution of 1536 pixels by 2152 pixels resolution.  This device has four color options – Cosmos Black, Space Silver, Astro Blue, and Martian Green.
  • It can connect to 4G networks in the country provided by Telkom, Airtel, and Safaricom.
  • It is equipped with a triple-camera lens at the back with a 12 megapixels primary shooter.  The other lenses include a 16 megapixels ultra-wide lens and a 12 megapixels telephoto lens.
  • The front-facing snapper is a dual-lens camera with a 10 megapixels main lens and an 8 megapixels depth sensor. This foldable smartphone also has a single 10MP cover camera.
  • This phone offers many connectivity options including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS and USB 3.1 type C.
  • Samsung Fold comes with a fingerprint scanner. This scanner is mounted on the side.
  • This smartphone is equipped with a 4380mAh battery with 15W fast charging support. 
  • Samsung Galaxy Fold has 12GB of RAM and 512GB internal storage space. 
  • Snapdragon 855 powers this device. It runs on Android v9.0 Pie out of the package.

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