Samsung Galaxy Fold Might Be Released Next Month In India Along With Galaxy A80
Rishu Mayadev - Apr 22, 2019
Samsung is planning to launch the Galaxy Fold alongside the Galaxy A80 in India next month.
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As reported by BGR India, Galaxy Fold will allegedly be released in India next month. BGR provided the hint that Samsung may release Galaxy A80 in India along with Galaxy Fold. The report states that even though the tech company planned to release the handsets in India next month, the specific release date has not been decided yet. Reportedly, Samsung may organize a small launch event of the two smartphones rather than a big one.
As for the price of these devices, according to Chief Marketing Officer of Samsung India, the Galaxy A80 shall be priced from Rs. 45,000 to Rs. 50,000 in India. Nevertheless, the price of Galaxy Fold has not been revealed. Since Galaxy Fold is priced 1,980 dollars in the United States, the phone may cost from Rs. 1,25,000 to 1,50,000. Let's take an overview of the devices' specs.
Samsung Galaxy A80
Firstly, the most prominent feature on this handset is the motorized pop-up rotating main camera module. Galaxy A80 is equipped with a sliding frame, which enables a rotating camera system that can function as both rear and selfie cameras, including a 48MP + 8MP + TOF 3D cameras. This camera system also features panorama, LED flash and HDR.
Since this device is not equipped with a dedicated selfie camera, its screen is notch-free and bezel-less as well. The handset features 6.7-inch Super AMOLED screen and Full HD+ resolution.
This smartphone is equipped with Snapdragon 730 chipset. The handset only comes in one version worldwide with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. The handset runs on Android 9 Pie OS with Samsung's OneUI on top. The device also features a 3700mAh battery, with 25W fast battery charging.
Samsung Galaxy Fold
Samsung Galaxy Fold, the company's new foldable handset features two screens, one outside and one inside, which you can use by unfolding the phone. When folded, the device functions as a smartphone and when opened, it becomes a tablet. The outside screen is Super AMOLED, 4.6 inches in size and features 720 x 1680 pixels (21:9) resolution.
This device comes with a 6-camera system – 3 rear cameras, 1 front camera on the cover, and 2 front cameras on the inside. The triple camera setup for the rear-facing camera are 12-MP wide-angle (f/1.5 to f/2.4); 12-MP telephoto (f/2.4); 16-MP ultra-wide (f/2.2). The outside front camera has a 10MP configuration while the two inside cameras are 10MP + 8MP. The camera system also features LED flash, panorama, and HDR.
The foldable smartphone is equipped with Snapdragon 855 chipset. The phone is only available in one variant - 512GB storage and 12GB RAM. The Samsung Galaxy Fold features Android 9 Pie OS with One UI on top. As for customization, the operating system has been optimized to be suitable for the smartphone's folding characteristics. The handset comes with a 4,380mAh battery with 18W fast charging capability.