Samsung first launched its foldable smartphone in February 2019 in a packed event in San Francisco. However, due to complaints from its early users about peeling off a film from its foldable screen which made the foldable smartphone unusable. After that, Samsung made several improvements in the device and now it has launched its flagship foldable smartphone commercially.
The premium smartphone is the first foldable device sold officially in India. It comes with a hefty price tag of Rs 1,64,999. The device comes with a 7.3-inch foldable internal screen and a 4.6-inch external display. The hinge is placed in the middle with interlocked gears for a smooth closing and opening of the device while keeping the device durable.
The folding Samsung smartphone comes loaded with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor. To handle all your gaming and multitasking it is loaded with a 12GB RAM and 512GB of storage which is using the fast UFS 3.0 standard. To power all the sophisticated hardware, it is equipped with two batteries on the inside to pack a total power of 4,380mAh.
The foldable device offers three-way multitasking when the screen is opened. WhatsApp, MS Office, and YouTube premium are some of the apps which support this feature. More apps are expected to follow soon. The foldable smartphone’s app continuity feature expands the user interface when you move from small to the large screen and vice versa. Samsung has worked closely with Android developers to make this feature bug free.
The foldable device comes with an unprecedented 6 number of cameras to provide you camera access while you are using it folded or unfolded. It has 2 cameras on the inside, three on the back and one on the side. The back cameras are 16-MP ultra-wide camera with an f/2.2 aperture, a 12-MP wide-angle camera, with Dual Pixel AF, OIS, and variable f/1.5 to f/2.4 aperture; and the third one is a 12-MP telephoto camera with PDAF, OIS, an f/2.4 aperture, and 2X optical zoom.
The front dual camera comes with a 10-MP f/2.2 primary sensor and an 8-MP RBG depth camera with an f/1.9 aperture. The cover camera on the side is a 10-MP selfie cam with an f/2.2 aperture.