Samsung introduces a new category of smartphones Galaxy Fold
Samsung Electronics introduces Galaxy Fold – a foldable device, opening an entirely new category of mobile devices. Model Galaxy Fold features the world’s first curved Infinity edge-to-edge screen Flex Display with a diagonal of 7.3 inches, through which a smartphone can be folded into a compact device. Galaxy Fold opens to users a completely new user experience and great opportunities for multitasking.
«Today Samsung marks a new Chapter in the history of mobile innovation, pushing the boundaries of what is possible in modern smartphones. Model Galaxy Fold represents an entirely new category of devices, and offers unique opportunities thanks to flexible screen Infinity Display, Flex, – said the President and head of IT & Mobile Communications, Samsung Electronics Dong Jin Ko (DJ Koh). – We have created a Galaxy Fold for users who would like to see what premium folding device, is not limited to traditional smartphones».
Smartphone and tablet in one device
Galaxy Fold is a separate category of devices. In the unfolded form of the device is a smartphone with the biggest on the today screen. Galaxy Fold embodies innovations in the field of materials, design, and display technologies, which were created by Samsung for the past eight years since the release of the first prototype of a flexible screen Samsung in 2011.
New display materials: the Internal screen of the smartphone is not just flexible. It folds flat. Folding screen – the result of years of development and innovation. Samsung has created a new polymer layer and developed a screen that is almost twice thinner than screens of conventional smartphones. The new material makes the Galaxy Fold flexible, strong and durable.
Innovative hinge mechanism: Galaxy Fold open smoothly and naturally, like a book. Thanks to the innovative coupling module is easily folded into a flat compact unit. Module tucked inside the stylish body of the smartphone, protects internal display part and the flexion mechanism, ensuring smooth operation even under the most intensive use.
New design elements: Samsung pays maximum attention to every detail, each element that you see or touch from the screen to the body. The fingerprint scanner, placed on the end of the body, just where is usually your thumb when you hold the device in hand, allows you to easily unlock the smartphone. The smartphone is available in color options Silver, Space, Cosmos Black, Green Martian and Astro Blue, and engraved with the Samsung logo on the hinge complements the elegant design of the device.
Completely new experience
When developing the Galaxy Fold, Samsung engineers have sought to meet all the needs of modern smartphone users and to meet the demand for devices larger, more comfortable form factors. The device allows you to change the size of the screen in the moment when the user has a need. To make calls and reply to text messages enough to take out the phone from your pocket and use the touch screen on the front panel of the phone (cover display), but when you need simultaneous operation of multiple applications or need to zoom in (to view presentations, electronic journals, movies, content or augmented reality) – you can open the device and use with a large display.
A unique user interface designed specifically for the Galaxy Fold, opens new opportunities to fully utilize the full potential of the smartphone:
- Support for multiple Windows: you can keep open up to three active applications at the same time, no matter whether it is for work, for games or publish the content. With the new interface the user can browse through the latest offers Amazon Prime Video, learn review and feedback, invite your friends to join the viewing, sending a link to the trailer via messenger, all on one screen.
- Integrated support for two screens: the Interface provides the capability of switching from external screen to internal and Vice versa. When opening and closing apps Galaxy Fold automatically displayed on the screen with which the user works. For example, using the phone is folded, you can stay connected on Instagram thanks to a convenient scrolling news feeds with one hand. And if you want to take a picture, edit the photo or carefully study the post, you can discover the smartphone and work with a large screen.
Exceptional performance for foldable devices
Galaxy Fold has a powerful hardware platform. It is designed for active use and where you want improved performance.
Performance: Samsung has equipped the Galaxy Fold powerful processor (AP processor), a new generation and 12GB of RAM with a performance level PC. The smartphone comes with a specially designed complex power supply system with two batteries. Galaxy Fold also can be charged simultaneously charge other mobile devices through wireless technology back charging.
Exclusive multimedia: Galaxy Fold created for entertainment. Thanks to immersive image on the screen AMOLED Dynamic and crisp clean sound from stereo speakers that are configured by engineers AKG, favorite movies and games such as Asphalt 9, come to life and gain more saturated sound and color.
The most versatile camera system no matter what state your smartphone – folded or unfolded – the camera always ready to shoot, and you’ll never miss a moment. Due to the presence of six cameras, three of which are located in the back, two on the inside and one on the front side. This allows, for example, to use several applications during video calls.
To perform any task with the Galaxy Fold
Galaxy Fold is more than just a mobile device. The smartphone can be connected to Samsung DeX1, achieve powerful productivity at the level of modern PC. Personal assistant Bixby supports the new intelligent functions, including Bixby Routines, and the Samsung Knox technology will ensure the security of information and personal data of the user. Since purchases with Samsung Pay until the features of Samsung Health to monitor their physical condition and health, the owners of devices available all of the functions of the ecosystem Galaxy.
Galaxy Fold will be available for pre-order in Ukraine on the website of Samsung in the second quarter of 2019.
Specifications Galaxy Fold