Just yesterday, an IANS newswire report suggested that Samsung is planning to launch the Galaxy Fold smartphone in India on October 1st. Today, the South Korean tech giant has officially announced that it is launching the handset an event on October 1st, just as IANS reported. The Samsung Galaxy Fold India launch event will take place in Gurgaon at 12 pm. The phone will arrive as the first foldable smartphone in the country.
Samsung Galaxy Fold specifications and features
Samsung Galaxy Fold was recently re-launched after the brand fixed the problems related to the display and build quality of the smartphone. The smartphone has a large 7.3-inch Dynamic AMOLED display on the inside and a smaller 4.6-inch Super AMOLED screen on the outside. Under the hood, the handset packs in a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor, which is accompanied by Adreno 640 graphics. The device is being offered with 12GB of RAM and 512GB of storage, and Android 9 Pie with OneUI to handle the software-side of the things.
Notably, the Samsung Galaxy Fold flaunts a whopping six cameras in total. There’s a triple 12MP + 12MP + 16MP camera setup at the rear, while there’s a dual 10MP + 8MP camera setup on the inside for selfies and video calling. There’s an additional 10MP image sensor above the smaller screen on the outside, which can also be used for selfies in the folded mode. Other highlights of the handset include 5G LTE, NFC, and a 4,380mAh battery with fast charging support.
Samsung Galaxy Fold price in India
While Samsung hasn’t yet officially announced the Galaxy Fold’s price in India, the rumour mill suggests that the handset could be offered between Rs 1.5 lakh and Rs 1.75lakh. We will have official details in just a week, so watch this space for regular updates.