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Samsung’s galaxy fold sold out in just 30 minutes in India. What makes this device so appealing?


Samsung’s galaxy fold had been making tremendous news all around the market. As this was Samsung’s first foldable phone, numerous speculations were made and lots of expectations built. There was generous curiosity among the people. On its arrival 1,600 Samsung’s galaxy fold was sold out in just 30 minutes in India. That is totally insane. This flagship from Samsung surely packs amazing features. The expected price of Galaxy Fold is under Rs 3,00,000.  So what makes this smartphone so tempting? Let’s have a look.

Samsung Galaxy Fold Key Specifications

Release Date September 2019
Display 7.3-inches, Dynamic AMOLED, 1536 x 2152 Pixels, HDR10+ Cover display: 4.6″, Super AMOLED, 720 x 1680 pixels
Chipset Snapdragon 855 (7 nm)
Memory 12 GB RAM, 512 GB internal storage
Primary Camera (Triple) 12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 27mm (wide), Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS + 12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), AF, OIS, 2x optical zoom + 16 MP, f/2.2, 12mm (ultrawide) Shoot videos: 2160p@60fps, 1080p@60/240fps (gyro-EIS), 720p@960fps (gyro-EIS), HDR10
Selfie Camera 10 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide) + 8 MP, f/1.9, 24mm (wide), depth sensor  Cover camera of 10 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide) Shoot videos: 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
OS and UI Android 9.0 (Pie)
Battery 4380mAh
Colors Available  Space Silver, Cosmos Black, Martian Green, Astro Blue
Samsung Galaxy Fold Price in Nepal Rs 3,00,000 (12/512 GB) [Expected under]

Design and Display

samsung-galaxy-fold-design Samsung galaxy fold was announced in February 2019. This is the first foldable phone with a flexible screen. Galaxy fold flaunts whopping 7.3-inches [1.4 times bigger than Samsung Galaxy Note 10+] HDR10+ Dynamic AMOLED touchscreen of 1536 x 2152 pixels. When the device is folded, it has Super AMOLED cover display of 4.6-inches of 720 x 1680 pixels which appears when the device is folded. The satisfying magnetic click on folding and unfolding the galaxy fold will surely be the head turner for people in the streets. As per the Samsung, galaxy fold is able to withstand more than 200,000 folds and unfolds. For instance, if you fold and unfold 100 times a day, this device would last for more than 5 years. The fingerprint sensor is embedded on the right edge of the lower half of the device when it’s closed. On the base of the fold, there is USB-C port on one half of the device while loudspeakers on the other half. Sorry, for headphone jack lover, there isn’t one this time.


samsung-galaxy-fold-camera Galaxy fold rock triple rear camera on the back aligned vertically followed by an LED flash. The triple camera setup has 12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 27mm (wide), Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS + 12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), AF, OIS, 2x optical zoom + 16 MP, f/2.2, 12mm (ultrawide). These camera lenses are quite impressive. You can shoot videos with these: 2160p@60fps, 1080p@60/240fps (gyro-EIS), 720p@960fps (gyro-EIS), HDR10. For the selfie camera, we have a dual-camera lens of 10 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide) + 8 MP, f/1.9, 24mm (wide), depth sensor. Also, we have a Cover camera of 10 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide). With these camera lenses, you can shoot videos: 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps. In total, you get 6 camera lenses. Yes, you heard it right six camera lenses.

Performance, Software, and Battery

samsung-galaxy-fold-gaming Samsung galaxy fold is powered by octa-core Snapdragon 855 (7nm), runs on Android 9 (Pie). Galaxy fold is fueled by massive 4380mAh battery. This is Samsung’s largest battery so far. To re-fuel this massive battery, there is Fast battery charging 15W, Fast wireless charging 15W and Power bank/Reverse wireless charging 9W. Galaxy fold comes in 12GB RAM and 512GB storage variant. However, there’s no card slot or the storage expansion. Big display with such great performance is great for gaming as well. This device may give a challenge to gaming smartphone like Nubia Red Magic 3. For the color variant, Galaxy Fold is available in Space Silver, Cosmos Black, Martian Green, Astro Blue. The overall performance of Galaxy Fold is great, strong processor chipset with high-end Adreno 640 GPU with massive 12GB RAM and great display is a true blessing.

Pros Cons
Monstrous 4380mAh battery Expensive
Snapdragon 855 (7 nm) chipset No 3.55mm audio jack
7.3 inches foldable display with HDR10+ Display is fragile
Great performance and display for gaming  

Price of Galaxy Fold in Nepal

Galaxy fold do not fail to impress us on the performance aspects. The HDR10+ display is something to have your eye on. The magnetic clicks on folding and unfolding the device, great processor chipset, 6 camera lens, Samsung biggest battery all of this under the hood is quite impressive. With all the fascinating features, the price of galaxy fold is also high. The price of Galaxy fold in India is INR 1,64,999. The expected price of Galaxy Fold in Nepal is Rs 3,00,000. Although this is just speculation it’s very high. this price may vary in the upcoming days. So, what do you think if Samsung Galaxy Fold?

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