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Samsung Galaxy Fold Review

Score: 11.61/10

Samsung Galaxy Fold is an absolutely amazing phone released more than a year ago, including a huge 7.3 inches display, an extremely powerful 2.84 GHz Octa-Core processor, and two cameras, a 12 MP back side camera and a 10 MP front facing camera. We will get a better understanding of this device's characteristics when we get into specific details.

Samsung made a very nice job making the Fold as lightweight as 9.74 oz. This phone is for sale in 2 colors, cosmos black and space silver. Though the Fold is only 6.33" long, it still manages to hold a 7.3" display. This cellphone is incredibly thin and comfortable, being just 0.27" thick.

Samsung designed the Samsung Galaxy Fold with an awesome 7.3 inches screen, and a 1536 x 2152 resolution, which makes everything look vivid and colorful.

Samsung equipped this cellphone with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chip, backed up by a very powerful 2840 MHz Octa-Core processing unit and a huge 12 GB of RAM. A great aspect of this device is its inmense 512 GB internal storage and although it doesn't count with an external SD slot, it it is more than enough to store lots of apps, games, songs, pictures and videos without having to worry about how much storage capacity is left.

The Fold provides wifi connection (and it can be provided to other devices around, as a mobile hotspot), 5G amazingly fast connection type, LTE-A 4G high speed connection type and also HSPA+ connection type (which is a bit slower 4G variation) and 3G fast internet connection, supported by HSDPA and HSUPA technologies. The Fold comes with 2 Nano SIM cards to be able to to use 2 different phone lines in the same phone.

The Fold is equipped with two cameras, a 12 mega-pixels back facing camera and a 10 MP front-facing camera. this cellphone's back facing camera lens has an aperture of F1.5 so it can capture very nice photographs even in dark environments. The Fold can also film 4K 3840x2160 videos at 60 fps, and slow motion videos in (HD) (1280x720) at 960 fps (32 times slower than normal videos). Additionally, the camera counts with auto-focus.

The Samsung Galaxy Fold also comes with a wide range of great features such as Fingerprint Reader, Facial recognition biometrics, Wireless charging system, Near Field Communication (NFC), Bluetooth (5.0, EDR ) and GPS Localization, and plenty of sensors like Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Barometer and Compass.

This phone features a 4380 mAh big capacity Li - Polymer non-removable battery, enough to provide this phone with an amazing battery duration. An issue to consider is that the Fold's battery isn't replaceable so you can't buy a new battery when it begins to have trouble holding its charge, even though with this big battery you will probably discard this cellphone before that becomes a real problem.

This phone is very overvalued considering it costs $ 1980, while other similar phones are a lot cheaper than that. If you are looking for a gamer phone, you love taking pictures, want this cellphone for work or are looking for a device to mostly use social networks, you will probably love this cellphone. When you buy this phone you also receive AC adapter (quick charge), Galaxy Buds, USB-C cable, Kevlar slim case and Quick Start Guide .





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Specifications

Device Type:Phone
Brand:Samsung
Operating System (OS):Android 9.0 Pie
Also Known As:Samsung Galaxy Fold 5G||Samsung SM-F900U
Dimensions:6.33 x 4.64 x 0.27 inchesMetric16.08 x 11.79 x 0.69 cmImperial
Weight:9.74 ouncesMetric276.12 gImperial
Colors:Cosmos black and Space silver
Accessories:AC adapter (quick charge), Galaxy Buds, Kevlar slim case, Quick Start Guide , USB-C cable
Release date:2019-09-27
Price:$ 1980.00

Display

Screen Type:Dynamic AMOLED
Size:7.3 inchesMetric18.5 cmImperial
Resolution:2152 x 1536 pixels
Pixel density:362 pixels per inchMetric142.52 pixels per cmImperial
Touch screen:No

Hardware

Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Processor:Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm (Octa-Core 2840 MHz)
RAM Memory:12 GB
Graphics Processor:Adreno 640
Internal Memory:512 GB
SD Card Slot:No SD card slot

Battery

Battery type:Li - Polymer
Removable:No
Capacity:4380 mAh
Wireless Charging:Yes

Camera

Back camera:12 megapixels
    Aperture:f/1.50
    Focal length:26mm (35mm equivalence)
    Sensor size:0.39 inches (1/2.55")
Front camera:10 megapixels
Max video resolution:3840 x 2160 (60 fps) (4K)
Max slow motion video:1280 x 720 (960 fps) (HD)
Camera features:Auto-Focus and Slow Motion Video (32 times slower)

Networks

Wi-Fi:Yes
    Mobile Hotspot:Yes
SIM Card Type:Nano SIM
Dual SIM:Yes
5G Bands:n78, Sub-6
LTE (4G) Bands:1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 14(700 PS), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46
UMTS Bands:Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Technologies:5G, LTE-A (4G), LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA and HSUPA

Other Features

Bluetooth:Version 5.0, EDR
GPS:Yes
NFC (Near Field Communication):Yes
Fingerprint ID:Yes
Face Unlock:Yes
Sensors:Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor