Samsung Galaxy Fold 5G to Launch Soon in Korea; Now Register Your Interest
Samsung is all set to launch its first foldable phone, “the Galaxy Fold,” on April 26, 2019, with a price tag of $1,980. The smartphone was announced at the Galaxy Unpacked event on February 20, along with the Galaxy S10 lineup. However, the only 4G LTE version of the Galaxy Fold was expected to be available in markets from April 26 onwards. Now, it seems its 5G version, “the Galaxy Fold 5G,” will launch alongside the Galaxy Fold (4G LTE).
The “Register Your Interest” page for Galaxy Fold 5G is now open on Samsung’s (Korea) official website. Interested individuals can register their interest online by logging into their Samsung Electronics account to obtain early information about pre-sale dates & times, etc.
Recently, the Galaxy Fold 5G has also passed the Bluetooth SIG certification with a model number SM-F907N, which hints that the launch is approaching. As per the Bluetooth listing, the model number is compatible with the 5th-generation mobile communication system. Also, the end of the model number is N, which means Samsung is preparing Galaxy Fold for Korea (based on 5G connectivity). The version of the Bluetooth module is 5.0.
As per the previous report, Samsung Electronics Co-Chief Executive DJ Koh said at a press event that the price of the 5G chips is very high compared to the 4G chips, so the Galaxy Fold’s 5G version price will be high. The expected price range for the Galaxy Fold 5G is from 2.3 million won to 2.4 million won.
Talking about the specification of the Galaxy Fold, the phone has two displays – a 4.6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED display on the outside and a large 7.3-inch QXGA+ Dyanic AMOLED display on the inside when unfolded. A Snapdragon 855 processor powers the device, and it has 12GB RAM with 512GB internal storage. The smartphone packs a 4380mAh battery and supports fast charging. In the camera department, the device has six different camera modules: three on the back, two inside, and one on the front cover. You can learn more about the phone’s specifications here.