Samsung Galaxy Fold gets Re-Launch | Powerful Device But Very High Pricing

Sujan Koirala 1 Oct, 2019

Not only the competition between smartphones but the current smartphone market is also lucky to witness the crazy innovations in smartphones. Xiaomi’s Mi Mix Alpha is one of them with crazy wrapped around the display and Sharp Aquos Zero 2 is another with a 240Hz refresh rate. Folding phone is not a new concept but the current smartphone manufacturers are trying their best to re-engineered them in the best possible way. The latest Folding to launch in the market is the Samsung Galaxy Fold. This phone is launched today in India at the price INR. 1,64,999 (~Rs.2,65,999 Expected Price in Nepal of Samsung Galaxy Fold).  Also, check out the Official Samsung Galaxy Mobile Price in Nepal

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Overview

If we recall the timeline, Samsung Galaxy Fold has a long history with an interesting event. This Galaxy Fold was launched back in February 2019 and provided to Tech reporter for Review. Within a few days, the display of Galaxy Fold start to break and Samsung had to recall all the units and fix the issues. After Fixing the issue and re-engineered them, Galaxy Fold gets the second launch. After the European and American markets, this device has made its way to Asian and launched at the crazy expensive price. 

Keeping Galaxy Fold aside, another promising folding phone is Huawei Mate X. But due to the conflict with the US Government, Mate X is yet to get official launch. You can also check the comparison between Samsung Galaxy Fold Vs Huawei Mate X

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Talking about the display of Galaxy Fold, it has a dual-screen: one when the device is fold and next when the device is unfolded. It has a 4.6” Super AMOLED display outside of the phone with a 21:9 aspect ratio and 1680 x 720 pixels. When the device is unfolded, we got a larger screen of a 7.3-inch QXGA+ Dynamic AMOLED display. 

Talking about the camera, this Galaxy Fold has a total of 6 cameras. On the back, it has a triple camera setup in bumps which includes 12MP main sensor, 12MP Telephoto Lens and 16MP Ultra-wide sensor. This camera sensor includes features like HDR, LED Flash, Panorama and it shoots the video at 2160@60fps. 

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The Selfie camera when the device is unfolded has a dual camera sensor: 10MP main sensors and 8MP Depth Sensors. There is also a single camera of 10MP when the device is Folded. 

Samsung Galaxy Fold is a powerful device as it is fueled by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset. This octa-core processor is coupled with 12 GB of RAM and 512GB of onboard storage. As this massive internal storage will be more than enough, there is no further memory expansion. This folding phone is powered by a 4,380mAh battery with the support of 15W fast charging. It's running on Android 9.0 with One UI on the top. It supports the USB Type-C port and a fingerprint sensor on the power button. 

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Samsung Galaxy Fold Specifications

  • Display: 4.6-inch Super AMOLED; 7.3-inch QXGA+ Dynamic AMOLED
  • CPU: Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
  • RAM: 12 GB
  • ROM: 512 GB, No expansion
  • Rear Camera: 12MP main sensor, 12MP Telephoto Lens, 16MP Ultra-wide sensor
  • Front Camera: Dual 10MP main sensors + 8MP Depth Sensors, and Single 10MP 
  • Battery: 4,380mAh, 15W fast charging
  • OS: Android 9.0 with Samsung One UI
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass, and Barometer
  • Price in Nepal: ~Rs. 2.65 Lakhs( Expected )

Price and Availability

Samsung Galaxy Fold is an innovative device but sadly, one of the most expensive devices in the current smartphone market. Galaxy Fold is currently launched in India at the price of INR. 1,64,999. With this pricing, the possible price of the Samsung Galaxy Fold in Nepal will be ~Rs. 2.65 Lakhs. 

With very high pricing, this Samsung Galaxy Fold may not launch in Nepal. Mid-range and Premium Mid-range devices are popular in Nepal, so this might be the reason Samsung Nepal won't consider launching this device in Nepal and take huge risks.

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