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Samsung Galaxy Fold

Specifications

Samsung Galaxy Fold
Samsung Galaxy Fold
Graphics adapter
Memory
12288 MB 
, LPDDR4x
Display
7.3 inch 12.6:9, 2152 x 1536 pixel 362 PPI, Capacitive touchscreens, both 10-point multitouch, Infinity Flex Display (Dynamic AMOLED, 7.3") and Super AMOLED (4.6"), Foldable 7.3-inch main display + 4.6-inch Super AMOLED display (21:9, 1,680 x 720), glossy: yes
Storage
512 GB UFS 3.0 Flash, 512 GB 
, , 460.3 GB free
Connections
1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, Audio Connections: USB Type-C, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: Accelerometer, Barometer, digital compass, G-Sensor, proximity sensor, DEX, OTG
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.0, GSM/GPRS/Edge: 850, 900, 1,800 and 1900 MHz. UMTS/HSPA+: Bands 1, 2, 4, 5, 8, 34, 39. LTE Cat. 18: Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 66, 38, 39, 40, 41. 5G: N78, 3,500 MHz., LTE, 5G, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 6.9 x 160.9 x 117.9 ( = 0.27 x 6.33 x 4.64 in)
Battery
4235 mAh Lithium-Ion, Two cells
Charging
wireless charging, fast charging / Quickcharge
Operating System
Android 9.0 Pie
Camera
Primary Camera: 12 MPix , f/1.5/f/2.4 variable aperture, 1.4 μm, 77°, Super Speed ​​Dual Pixels AF, OIS. 16 MPix ultra-wide-angle, f/2.2, 1.0 μm, 123°. 12 MPix 2x telephoto zoom, f/2.4, 1.0 μm, 45°, PDAF, OIS.
Secondary Camera: 10 MPix , f/2.2, 1.22 μm, 80°. 8 MPix RGB depth camera, f/1.9, 1.12 μm, 85°.
Additional features
Speakers: Dual speakers, Keyboard: Virtual, Aramid fibre cover, data cable, power adapter, OTG adapter, Galaxy Buds, SIM tool, documentation, One UI 1.5, 24 Months Warranty, Wireless PowerShare, 1-year Samsung Care+, SAR values: Body - 1.267 W/kg, Head - 0.542 W/kg., fanless
Weight
276 g ( = 9.74 oz / 0.61 pounds), Power Supply: 58 g ( = 2.05 oz / 0.13 pounds)
Price
2100 Euro

 

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Average Score: 77.27% - good
Average of 34 scores (from 112 reviews)
price: 69%, performance: 84%, features: 85%, display: 88% mobility: 87%, workmanship: 74%, ergonomy: 79%, emissions: 97%

Reviews for the Samsung Galaxy Fold

86.1% Samsung Galaxy Fold 5G Smartphone Review: A foldable handset with an air of confidence | Notebookcheck
The Galaxy Fold is the first commercially available foldable smartphone, a device that Samsung has revised after its failed launch earlier this year. Read on to find out whether the changes have been worthwhile and what the Galaxy Fold offers in this detailed review.
60% Samsung Galaxy Fold Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
As much as the Galaxy Fold is a look at what the next wave of smartphones might be, at this stage it’s hard to recommend that anyone, aside from those who simply must have the first-gen of everything, actually spend nearly £2000 on it. It’s impressive in a number of areas: great battery life, nice and productive software that actually makes some use of the bigger display and there are certain situations where having a tablet in smaller form-factor work.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/21/2019
Rating: Total score: 60%
Samsung Galaxy Fold Hands-on: Samsung At Its Best
Source: Unbox English
For those planning to get the device, you can expect VIP After Sales support for the device, which includes Free Pick-Up and Delivery should anything happen to the device, a 24-hour hotline, and a whole host of other perks; definitely a good thing given all the moolah people are going to drop for this device.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/18/2019
80% Samsung Galaxy Fold review: Folding masterpiece or fundamentally flawed?
Source: Pocket Lint English
Yes, some parts of the Fold aren't market leading, but this feels like the starting point for the next-gen of mobile devices. While other phone manufacturers squabble over incremental changes, Samsung has gone out and done something radical - and we love that.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/14/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
Galaxy Fold Review: Unfolding a new Segment
Source: The Mobile Indian English
The Galaxy Fold seems to be a step in the right direction. It is offering some new elements in the smartphone rather than adding on cosmetic changes which have become a norm in most of the smartphones launches nowadays. It has unfolded a new segment and going forward we might see consumers accepting it with open arms post the price correction because right now it is out of range for many consumers.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/13/2019
90% Samsung Galaxy Fold Review – The Future is Now
Source: Hitech Century English
The Samsung Galaxy Fold is a vision of the future wrought of metal and glass. The build quality surpasses anything that Samsung has made prior to this and the Infinity Flex screen is a beautiful representation of what will likely become commonplace in the future, offering unique use cases that blend the functionality of a phone and a tablet. There’s a few niggles here and there but they don’t detract from the Galaxy Fold’s next-generation design. If you’re looking for the most innovative phone currently available in the market and money is no object, the Galaxy Fold is it.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/09/2019
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 60% performance: 70% display: 80% mobility: 100% workmanship: 70%
Samsung Galaxy Fold long-term review
Source: GSM Arena English
The groundwork is already there, and there are many things to look forward to. Most notably, in the case on the Galaxy Fold, One UI 2. Fingers crossed on that end. If you're OK with this kind of uncertainty about the future and if you are willing to live with some other compromises, like the lack of a headphone jack on the phone as humongous as the Fold or with a pretty sizeable notch biting into the futuristic foldable display. Or the fact that you might have to re-train a lot of your existing smartphone muscle memory and re-think some use cases and habits. If you are up for all that, then there might just be room in your life for the Fold. Just be sure not to dive into it headfirst unprepared.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/08/2019
90% Samsung Galaxy Fold review: The fold has arrived, so have you
Source: The Indian Express English
This is a phone to flaunt because this is not a phone that is solving a problem that users have been bothered about for long. So you buy this phone to show the world you can afford what is the costliest smartphone around. Also, this is a phone that will make your work life easier, I wouldn’t say that about your other life because taking selfies for one, is not that easy here. Buy this phone if you want to show the world you have arrived.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/08/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
Samsung Galaxy Fold hands-on: Future of foldable device hinges on longevity
Source: Business Standard English
Overall, the Samsung Galaxy Fold seems quite robust for a device with one-of-its-kind bendable screen. However, it needs some polishing, especially with regard to its bendable screen and hinge mechanism, to become a better device that one could use as a daily driver. Until then, the phone looks more like a luxury device than a smartphone that makes life easy.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/08/2019
90% Samsung Galaxy Fold Review: 28 Days Later
Source: Ubergizmo English English
I’ve used the Galaxy Fold as my primary handset for ~4 weeks in and out of the country. The Samsung Galaxy Fold is the first major mobile device to deliver on the promise of foldable OLED displays: a pocketable tablet-like experience. Once the stuff of science fiction, the Galaxy Fold is now a real product.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/07/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
Samsung Galaxy Fold first impressions – Unfolding the Fabulously Folding Future
Source: Hitech Century English
After a quick whirl around the block, the ability to change the size of the display at will is growing on us with the small cover display being used for most notifications and quick calls and the larger display to enjoy content and gaming. After a few days, we’re even getting used to the weight and initial run-throughs even with heavy workloads still offer full-day battery life. Stay tuned for the full review when we put it through its paces! In the meantime, you can check it out at Samsung Experience stores nationwide or saunter on to their official website here for a closer look.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/06/2019
60% Galaxy Fold Review: The future is (almost) here
Source: Tom's Guide English
The Galaxy Fold feels like a phone from the future, and yet from a practical perspective it falls a bit short. When I was using Slack in one window, Gmail in another and Spotify in yet another on the 7.3-inch screen, I could see myself using my laptop less and a device like this more. I also liked being able to review and edit large documents on the go. And it’s just cool to close the whole thing up when you’re ready to walk way.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/05/2019
Rating: Total score: 60%
90% Samsung Galaxy Fold review: Show Off
Source: Good Gear Guide English
Ordinarily, I like to take at least a week - sometimes a little longer - using a smartphone as my daily-driver before penning a review. Give the device a little time to breathe and give myself some time to marinate in my thoughts about it. I meditate about the price. I play around with the key features. I think about the kind of person who would get the most out of any given product.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/31/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
50% Samsung Galaxy Fold Re-Review: Here We Go Again
Source: The Verge English
As for the Galaxy Fold, don’t buy one. But you should go to a store and play with one. As an experience, there’s a there there, if you know what I mean, even though the screen technology and software clearly aren’t there yet.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/30/2019
Rating: Total score: 50%
Review – Samsung Galaxy Fold: An out-of-this-world experience
Source: NLT English
I honestly love this phone. Can I even call it a phone? The Samsung Galaxy Fold is a special device that broke my preconception of what a handheld companion device can be. This device is practical as both hardware and software are made to complement each other.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/30/2019
Samsung's Galaxy Fold is very exciting, if not perfectly smooth
Source: Sydney Morning Herald English
The desire for bigger and bigger screens continues, but phones like the Note10+ push the limits of what's practical. The prospect of a device with a variable size screen — particularly a very large screen that can become small enough to go in your pocket or handbag — is an exciting one, and the Galaxy Fold shows that it works.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/30/2019
Samsung's $3000 folding phone to hit Australia next week
Source: Sydney Morning Herald English
A primary camera array made up of three lenses sits on the back of the device and can be used with the phone open or closed, while two forward-facing setups allow for selfies in either position too. The phone's software seamlessly extended apps from the front screen to the larger inner screen, although only certain supported apps will be able to go back the other way. The ability to run multiple apps at once is also limited to software that supports the feature.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/22/2019
81% Geek Review: Samsung Galaxy Fold
Source: Geek Culture English
Samsung tried its absolute best to create a smartphone/tablet hybrid that aims to straddle between the strengths of the two, and in most aspects, did admirably. However, if you’re looking for a top-performing device, though, this one’s not it, as it ultimately becomes a jack of all trades, master of none.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/21/2019
Rating: Total score: 81% price: 70% performance: 85% workmanship: 85%
70% The Samsung Galaxy Fold, again: Hard to love, even harder to hate
Source: Engadget English
Samsung’s Galaxy Fold is one of those devices that inspires adoration and annoyance at the same time. Its foldable design means you can carry around a tablet in your pocket and get plenty of work done along the way. The Fold’s power and flexibility nothing short of intoxicating, but as a commercial product, it leaves much to be desired. While closed, it’s chunky and clumsy, and we have serious concerns about how well its main screen will hold up over time -- our review unit's display developed dead and stuck pixels out of the blue, and we've seen a few other units with more pronounced blemishes. The Galaxy Fold offers a glimpse at the future of smartphones and gives Samsung a potent foundation to build on, but almost no one should consider buying one right now.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/14/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
Galaxy Fold: Thoughts After a Week of Folding My Phone
Source: Droid-Life English
In closing, the best way I can put it is, you want to play with this phone, but you don’t want to live with it as your daily driver. If it lived on my coffee table, such as a tablet would, it’s ideal. However, as soon as you leave the couch and venture outside, you realize the world is a very dangerous place for the Galaxy Fold. Again, I hope Samsung only improves upon what they’ve done here because we’re on the right track.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/04/2019
60% Galaxy Fold Review: The Future Is (Almost) Here
Source: Tom's Guide English
The Galaxy Fold feels like a phone from the future, and yet from a practical perspective it falls a bit short. When I was using Slack in one window, Gmail in another and Spotify in yet another on the 7.3-inch screen, I could see myself using my laptop less and a device like this more. I also liked being able to review and edit large documents on the go. And it’s just cool to close the whole thing up when you’re ready to walk way.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/04/2019
Rating: Total score: 60%
74% Samsung Galaxy Fold review:
Source: CNet English
It's unusual for a phone as new as the Galaxy Fold to be so battle-worn. In the course of its short life, the foldable phone went from the pinnacle of hype for our collective mobile future to cautionary tale about companies that rush to sell radical, under-tested technology. (Here's a brief history of what went wrong with Samsung's delicate plastic display.)
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/03/2019
Rating: Total score: 74% performance: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 60%
Samsung Galaxy Fold long-term review
Source: GSM Arena English
Mystery, promises, waves upon waves of hype, a couple of releases, revisions, disappointment and success, the Samsung Galaxy Fold is a story which pretty much reads like a novel at this point. And after all that, this unique roller coaster ride is still going on full steam. Only now, Samsung is letting people ride. For an arm and a leg, as the saying goes, but even so, if you are persistent and affluent enough, you can get your very own to have and use.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/03/2019
70% Samsung Galaxy Fold review
Source: Techradar English
The Galaxy Fold delivers a ‘wow’ factor that no other phone offers today, and yet we’d only recommend it to early adopters with a penchant for impressing their peers, and who have money to burn. It’s a technical marvel, with technical limitations, and it makes us hopeful for a more fully rounded sequel.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/02/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
60% Samsung Galaxy Fold
Source: PC Mag English
Samsung gets points for innovation with its Galaxy Fold. You can use this pricey device as a phone or a tablet, but it doesn't quite satisfy in either regard.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/01/2019
Rating: Total score: 60%
Samsung Galaxy Fold review: Day 4 – The epic conclusion and verdict
Source: Android Authority English
The Samsung Galaxy Fold carves a new path in the mobile space, as it is the first truly foldable phone to reach the market. Did Samsung get the basics right, is this the way foldable phones should work? The answer is both yes and no. Find out why we think so in our full Samsung Galaxy Fold review.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/27/2019
Galaxy Fold Review in Progress
Source: Tom's Guide English
You could call it one big do-over. The Galaxy Fold was supposed to usher in the foldable phone era with a bang, but Samsung had to go back to the drawing board after early review units exhibited durability issues. Now the improved Galaxy Fold is here, and I'm starting to put this nearly $2,000 futuristic status symbol through its paces. And it is indeed improved.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/26/2019
Ongoing Samsung Galaxy Fold review: Day 3 – Core capabilities tested
Source: Android Authority English
We’ve almost reached the finish line. We’ll wrap up our ongoing Samsung Galaxy Fold review in the days ahead and soon publish a single, full review with all the parts tied together — including our final verdict on the device!
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/26/2019
Samsung's Galaxy Fold is the first foldable luxury phone
Source: Yahoo English
The Galaxy Fold is a truly impressive piece of technology. It's leaps and bounds ahead of the current flat screen phones we use today, and smartphone makers hope it's the way forward for an industry that has seen sales stumble as consumers hold onto their devices longer. At $1,980, though, the Fold is not a smartphone designed for the average consumer. This is the Bugatti of smartphones — it has over-the-top design and capabilities and it’s far too pricey for most people to enjoy. If you're the kind of person who finds $100 dollar bills in your pockets like most people find singles, then the Fold is for you. For everyone else, hold off until Samsung can make the technology in the Fold available in mainstream products.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/26/2019
Ongoing Samsung Galaxy Fold review: Day 2 – Getting familiar with the Fold
Source: Android Authority English
As we continue to use the Samsung Galaxy Fold, we find new and interesting aspects of the phone to talk about. If you haven’t already, please be sure to check out our Day 1 look at the device, which covered our first impressions of the form factor, hardware, and display. In this installment, we’ll veer away from the hardware a bit to look at the software experience of the phone, which, let’s face it, is just as important as the hardware.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/25/2019
Ongoing Samsung Galaxy Fold review: Day 1 — Initial impressions
Source: Android Authority English
The Samsung Galaxy Fold takes some getting used to. It’s a touch ungainly when closed due to the chunky thickness. You can definitely feel it in your pocket as you walk around. The weight and blockiness both contribute here. It looks a bit gangly when closed, as it’s so narrow and long. I wasn’t able to develop a real rhythm with it in the first day. When should I use it open? When should I use it closed? Which apps work best on the outer or inner screens? Should I multitask in several windows, or hop between full-screen apps? If there’s one app that was harder to figure out than others, it was the camera. The results of the first wave of photos I took didn’t exactly turn out as I assumed they would. This kind of knowledge will come with time as people fold the Fold into their daily routines.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/24/2019
Hands-on: Samsung made these changes to the Galaxy Fold to improve its durability
Source: Hardware Zone English
It’s heartening to know that Samsung admitted that their original launch was premature, and then pushed it back to improve on it and make foldable phones a reality. I’m personally excited by foldable and dual-screen phones, and we’ll share our verdict of the phone as soon as we get our hands on one for review.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/10/2019
Samsung Galaxy Fold Hands-On: How Samsung ‘Fixed’ Its Foldable Phone
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
Overall, the Samsung Galaxy Fold is very much a first-generation device. For the price you'd have to pay for one if you choose to, you'd be getting a completely unique experience and the undeniable appeal of a 7.3-inch tablet in your pocket, but we can't yet weigh in on how practical this device will be for everyday use. We weren't able to feel how it fits into a pocket, but at 17.1mm thick folded, it won't be convenient. At 276g, it is also far heavier than your average smartphone.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/09/2019
Samsung Galaxy Fold – Australian First Look
Source: Ausdroid English
So would I buy one? I’m still undecided, but that’s a huge step forward from when I approached my review session, where I was pretty solidly convinced that it wasn’t even worth considering. Undoubtedly, the Galaxy Fold is never going to sell in massive numbers based just on that asking price alone. Still, while it’s an luxury priced item, it’s also an indulgently fun one at first glance.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/07/2019
Hands on: Samsung Galaxy Fold Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
Having used both versions of the Galaxy Fold it does seem, at this early stage, like the issues should now be fixed. Whether other issues will arise once people have used the device for an extended period remains to be seen and is always possible with a first-gen product.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/07/2019
Samsung Galaxy Fold review: Hands-on
Source: Techradar English
The Samsung Galaxy Fold ushers in an exciting new mobile form factor. It may have its negatives, which for some will rightly be a deal-breaker, but for those seeking the latest in cutting-edge technology the Fold should be top of your list.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/06/2019
Improved 2019 Samsung Galaxy Fold Details CONFIRMED!
Source: Tech ARP English
Its inward folding design lets the user fold the large 7.3-inch Infinity Flex display into a much smaller form factor. However, it places great stress on the seam. Would it be able to withstand being folded many times a day? Would it break into half, like a paper clip that has been unfolded and folded too many times?
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/06/2019
Samsung Galaxy Fold initial review: Folding masterpiece or fundamentally flawed?
Source: Pocket Lint English
In the Galaxy Fold, Samsung has created a really compelling first foldable device. We came away from our time with it wanting more, not worried about its issues at all. Having seen the 'fixed' device, we're now excited again to see what this device brings in real world use.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/05/2019
Samsung Galaxy Fold review: Hands-on
Source: PC Advisor English
This isn’t like the iPhone in 2007 when it was immediately obvious that all phones would end up looking like it. Samsung has made the Galaxy Fold because it can, not because it should. It means the Fold feels like a device that will end up limiting in practice despite the larger internal screen, particularly with the outside screen that is so user hostile. The design is revolutionary, of that there is no doubt. But it could be at the expense of everyday usability and affordability – this is a luxury device at a luxury price. That's a particularly big risk in the wake of well-publicised durability issues with the first wave of devices, and no guarantees that all the problems have been fixed. Until we review it fully, the Galaxy Fold looks like a tantalising example of where personal computing might go – but it is not there yet, and maybe this isn’t exactly what it should look like.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/05/2019
Galaxy Fold Review: A Bold Bet That Is Not Ready
Source: Tom's Guide English
The Galaxy Fold is what can happen when you try to be first to market with a new innovation. It’s not accurate to say that the Galaxy Fold was rushed, as Samsung says this design was 8 years in the making. But it is fair to say that Samsung didn’t spend enough time doing quality control testing with real users.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/05/2019
Samsung Galaxy Fold (unreleased original) hands-on review
Source: T3 English
Samsung Galaxy Fold is a phenomenal first foray into folding smartphones. It has a gorgeous, pliable 7.3-inch AMOLED display that makes reading ebooks, playing mobile games, and bingeing Game Of Thrones an absolute pleasure. Being able to carry around a small tablet in your pocket feels truly transformative. Granted, we're not sold on everything about the design – it's thick, and you can feel the crease as you run your fingertip across the display. However, the Galaxy Fold is ambitious and feels like it could completely change smartphone design in years to come. If you're willing to put up with some of its charmingly clunky first-generation foibles, this really is the future.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/02/2019
Hands on: Samsung Galaxy Fold review
Source: Techradar English
The Samsung Galaxy Fold ushers in an exciting new mobile form factor. It may have its negatives, which for some will rightly be a deal-breaker, but for those seeking the latest in cutting-edge technology the Fold should be top of your list.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/08/2019
Hands on: Samsung Galaxy Fold review
Source: Techradar English
The Samsung Galaxy Fold ushers in an exciting new mobile form factor. It may have its negatives, which for some will rightly be a deal-breaker, but for those seeking the latest in cutting-edge technology the Fold should be top of your list.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/25/2019
Samsung Galaxy Fold review: Hands-on
Source: PC Advisor English
Maybe there will always be compromises if your phone literally folds in half. Until we review it fully, the Galaxy Fold looks like a tantalising example of where personal computing might go – but it is not there yet, and maybe this isn’t exactly what it should look like.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/25/2019
Hands on: Samsung Galaxy Fold Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
I spent about an hour playing with the Galaxy Fold during a Samsung briefing event in London and while I don’t think it does everything right, it has certainly got me excited about the uses foldable phones can offer – even if this does feel like a true first-gen product. We should point out we did not have long enough to confirm reports of breaking screens ourselves.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/25/2019
Galaxy Fold Review: A Bold Bet That Is Not Ready
Source: Tom's Guide English
The Galaxy Fold is what can happen when you try to be first to market with a new innovation. It’s not accurate to say that the Galaxy Fold was rushed, as Samsung says this design was 8 years in the making. But it is fair to say that Samsung didn’t spend enough time doing quality control testing with real users.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/24/2019
Galaxy Fold Review: A Bold Bet That Is Not Ready
Source: Tom's Guide English
The Galaxy Fold is what can happen when you try to be first to market with a new innovation. It’s not accurate to say that the Galaxy Fold was rushed, as Samsung says this design was 8 years in the making. But it is fair to say that Samsung didn’t spend enough time doing quality control testing with real users.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/12/2019
Hands on: Samsung Galaxy Fold review
Source: Techradar English
The Samsung Galaxy Fold ushers in an exciting new mobile form factor. It may have its negatives, which for some will rightly be a deal-breaker, but for those seeking the latest in cutting-edge technology the Fold should be top of your list.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/28/2019
Galaxy Fold Review: A Bold Bet That Is Not Ready
Source: Tom's Guide English
The Galaxy Fold is what can happen when you try to be first to market with a new innovation. It’s not accurate to say that the Galaxy Fold was rushed, as Samsung says this design was 8 years in the making. But it is fair to say that Samsung didn’t spend enough time doing quality control testing with real users.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/24/2019
Samsung Galaxy Fold ‘review’: The future is (almost) here
Source: Sam Mobile English
There’s no doubt that the Galaxy Fold shows us the future of mobile devices, where we could have a tablet masquerading as a phone in our pockets. However, it’s not perfect at the moment, and Samsung has delayed the launch in order to fix the problems with the Fold. We believe Samsung was so focused on the complexities of folding a display and putting it in the hands of consumers that it lost sight of the basics and overall quality control somewhere along the way.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/28/2019
Samsung Galaxy Fold review
Source: GSM Arena English
It's rather easy with the Fold - if you want to own the next big thing on the mobile market in spite of its hefty price, many caveats, and potential issues lurking within - you either buy the Galaxy Fold or the Mate X. It's up to you to decide which folding form factor you like better. The Fold is like a prototype device you can buy a few months (or years) before its completely ready and it will show you a glimpse of the future. Perfect it is not. But a perfect show off it truly is.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/26/2019
Hands on: Samsung Galaxy Fold Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Galaxy Fold was originally supposed to be released on April 26 in the US and May 3 in the UK. This is no longer the case as Samsung has delayed release. We’ll update this page when we know more about a new release date.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/23/2019
Galaxy Fold Review: A Bold Bet That Is Not Ready
Source: Tom's Guide English
The Galaxy Fold is what can happen when you try to be first to market with a new innovation. It’s not accurate to say that the Galaxy Fold was rushed, as Samsung says this design was 8 years in the making. But it is fair to say that Samsung didn’t spend enough time doing quality control testing with real users.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/23/2019
Samsung Galaxy Fold hands on review
Source: Techradar English
The Samsung Galaxy Fold ushers in an exciting new mobile form factor. It may have its negatives, which for some will rightly be a deal-breaker, but for those seeking the latest in cutting-edge technology the Fold should be top of your list.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/22/2019
Galaxy Fold review: A lot of money for a prototype
Source: Engadget English
Samsung’s Galaxy Fold is one of those devices that inspires adoration and annoyance at the same time. Its foldable design means you can carry around a tablet in your pocket and get plenty of work done along the way. Even after our testing was complete, we still found the Fold’s power and flexibility nothing short of intoxicating. As a commercial product, though, it leaves much to be desired. While closed, it’s chunky and clumsy, and we have serious concerns about how well its main screen will hold up over time. The Galaxy Fold offers a glimpse at the future of smartphones, but almost no one should consider buying one.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/22/2019
40% Samsung Galaxy Fold Review: Broken Dream
Source: The Verge English
But it is worth thinking about. Even though I would never buy the Galaxy Fold and wouldn’t recommend anybody else does either, I’m going to keep thinking about it. Because there might be the start of something really new here, something really different.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/19/2019
Rating: Total score: 40%
Galaxy Fold Hands-on Review: Should You Buy or Skip?
Source: Tom's Guide English
The Galaxy Fold is a status symbol for people who want to be on the cutting edge of phones. And that's not necessarily a bad thing. If you're someone who travels a lot and like the idea of accessing a big screen whenever you want it, the Galaxy Fold could be worth the splurge. Depending on how you work, the Fold may even replace your laptop for short stretches.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/18/2019
Samsung Galaxy Fold hands-on: Amazing, and equally concerning (Update: Video!)
Source: Android Authority English
I quite enjoyed my time with the Galaxy Fold and it did indeed feel like the future of mobile devices. However, it would be an understatement to say these issues are a bit concerning. Swarms of people have already pre-ordered the device set to launch on April 26, and we’re eager to hear if these issues are widespread before we can recommend the device.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/17/2019
Samsung Galaxy Fold hands-on review
Source: Stuff TV English
But the Galaxy Fold is also a foldable phone that actually works as you’d expect it to, which is nothing short of miraculous given that it was only unveiled a few months ago. It feels built to last, and using a feature like App Continuity for the first time provides one of those all-too-rare wow moments.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/17/2019
Samsung Galaxy Fold review (early verdict): we're sold on the fold
Source: T3 English
Samsung Galaxy Fold is a phenomenal first foray into folding smartphones. It has a gorgeous, pliable 7.3-inch AMOLED display that makes reading ebooks, playing mobile games, and bingeing Game Of Thrones an absolute pleasure. Being able to carry around a small tablet in your pocket feels truly transformative. Granted, we're not sold on everything about the design – it's thick, and you can feel the crease as you run your fingertip across the display. However, the Galaxy Fold is ambitious and feels like it could completely change smartphone design in years to come. If you're willing to put up with some of its charmingly clunky first-generation foibles, this really is the future.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/17/2019
Samsung Galaxy Fold hands-on review
Source: GSM Arena English
There's certainly a dumb pun that involves folding and wrapping waiting for us somewhere in there, but let's spare ourselves the embarrassment. Let's just say that we really enjoyed the time we spent with the Galaxy Fold and it was a nice glimpse into the future of smartphones - a future you can experience now (or in a couple of weeks, same thing).
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/16/2019
Samsung Galaxy Fold Hands-On: Make Peace With a Crease
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
Perhaps the lesson from the first folding phone will be about the value of making devices smaller. Instead of doing origami on a tablet, imagine folding in half the phone you already own. "I don't just want bigger screens, I want being smart with the screens you have," Milanesi said. Welcome back, flip phones.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/16/2019
Samsung Galaxy Fold First Look: A Crease, a Click, and It's Thick
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
Samsung spent eight years developing the Galaxy Fold. Still, there are questions about durability. Samsung is trying to remove a crease that appears on the protective film above the screen after it's been folded about 10,000 times, Bloomberg News reported last month. The company has since released footage of machines repeatedly opening and closing the phone in what it dubbed an “extremity test” to assert its durability.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/16/2019
Making peace with a crease: hands on with Samsung's Galaxy Fold
Source: Sydney Morning Herald English
Samsung was right years ago about the trend toward larger-screen phones, which not that long ago we used to jokingly call "phablets." The Fold combats the distressing trend of people needing handles, like those stick-on circular PopSockets, just to firmly grip their phones. If it catches on, the Fold could be the beginning of an era where big phones really are just tablets. Perhaps the lesson from the first folding phone will be about the value of making devices smaller. Instead of doing origami on a tablet, imagine folding in half the phone you already own. Welcome back, flip phones.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/16/2019
Samsung Galaxy Fold Hands-on: Not just a tech demo
Source: Mobile Syrup English
Overall the device is far more polished and stable than I expected, both in terms of hardware and software. Android Pie and Samsung’s One UI seem to handle the Fold’s multiple displays with ease, the camera performance is top notch, and in general, the Fold feels well-made, despite its noticeable bulk. Still, it’s impossible to ignore the fact that the Fold is an incredibly pricey smartphone. While Canadian carriers and the final price haven’t officially been confirmed by Samsung yet, the Fold will likely cost somewhere in the $2,600 CAD ($1,980 USD) range.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/16/2019
Samsung Galaxy Fold review: Hands-on
Source: PC Advisor English
The Samsung Galaxy Fold is a bleeding-edge example of new technologies that is stunning on first glance. It is better than a prototype, but it’s also very much a first-generation device. We’re not sure whether to call it a smartphone or a tablet. The display on the outside of the Fold is comically poky and it doesn't fold flat but the inside is where the party’s at: that unfolded 7.3in OLED is stunning. But there is a notch and an always noticeable crease and bump. Spending this much money on the Galaxy Fold instead of a smartphone is like buying a first-class train ticket. It’s a fancier seat, but the experience is basically the same as everyone else’s and it’ll cost you two or three times as much.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/16/2019
Samsung Galaxy Fold initial review: Foldy McFoldface is here
Source: Pocket Lint English
In the Galaxy Fold, Samsung has created a really compelling first foldable device. We came away from our time with it wanting more, not worried about its issues at all. Perhaps the one thing that will put people off is that £1,800 price point. It's expensive.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/15/2019
Samsung Galaxy Fold hands-on: 10 minutes with this futuristic beauty
Source: Sam Mobile English
I wished I had more time to play with the Fold, because it felt like a device straight from the future. I was quite surprised by how refined everything felt for a first-generation product, including the software that Samsung has worked on directly with Google. Seeing a smartphone display fold and unfold in your hands is really something else, and I feel the Galaxy Fold is totally worth the asking price. In fact, I’m regretting my decision to buy the 1TB Galaxy S10+ after my Galaxy Fold hands-on; it’s that good!
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/15/2019
Galaxy Fold, one of the most exciting devices we've seen, arrives in two weeks
Source: CNet English
Samsung may have been the first major brand to announce a foldable phone, but the Galaxy Fold isn't in a field all its own. Unlike the Note family with its large screen and stylus, competing foldable phones are about to flood in.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/11/2019
Galaxy Fold: Samsung's foldable phone is one of the most exciting devices we've seen
Source: CNet English
The last two weeks have been incredible for phones. Life-changing, even. First, Samsung announced the Galaxy Fold, its first foldable phone. Then, Huawei let us go hands-on with its foldable Mate X, which made the foldable phone concept so much more real. But for me, the Galaxy Fold is still the one that started it all, and the one that has me so intrigued. It didn't help that the only real-life glimpse we got of it was behind exceptionally reflective glass.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/05/2019
[Review] Galaxy Fold: um começo difícil para um futuro brilhante
Source: Gizmodo English
No entanto, apesar de dar todos esses avisos, eu percebi uma coisa. Toda vez que eu tive que colocar o Fold de lado para testar alguma coisa ou fazer outra tarefa, eu mal podia esperar para abandonar meus trabalhos e voltar a usar o aparelho dobrável. Talvez ele não cause a mesma impressão em todo mundo, mas todo mundo que o recebeu ficou bastante impactado. O Galaxy Fold é um dispositivo que é difícil de curtir até que esteja realmente em suas mãos e, embora a Samsung tenha muito a fazer, ele já é um feito e tanto.
Positive: Big screen; support waterproof.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/28/2019

Foreign Reviews

Warum das Samsung Galaxy Fold nicht sein volles Potenzial entfaltet
Source: IT-Markt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/20/2019
Samsung Galaxy Fold Hier unterscheiden sich die Falthandys
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/15/2019
Hier unterscheiden sich die Falthandys
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 11/15/2019
80% Samsung Galaxy Fold 5G
Source: PCtipp.ch German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/05/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Samsung Galaxy Fold Eine komplizierte Liebe
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/01/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
94% Galaxy Fold 5G Sieht so die Handy-Zukunft aus?
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/31/2019
Rating: Total score: 94% performance: 97% features: 89% display: 99% mobility: 90%
Samsung Galaxy Fold ist überraschend gut
Source: n-tv German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/29/2019
Galaxy Fold Der Knick bleibt im Blick
Source: Spiegel Online German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/29/2019
Samsung Galaxy Fold Wenn Science-Fiction Realität wird
Source: Inside Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/11/2019
Samsung Galaxy Fold Liebe auf den ersten Knick
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/10/2019
88% Samsung Galaxy Fold, análisis: el día a día con un dispositivo plegable contado en cinco experiencias muy diferentes
Source: Xataka Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/31/2019
Rating: Total score: 88% performance: 95% display: 85% mobility: 90% workmanship: 85%
90% Análisis Del Samsung Galaxy Fold: Review Con Opinión, Características Y Opciones De Uso
Source: Movil Zona Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/25/2019
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 80% performance: 90% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90%
91% Samsung Galaxy Fold, análisis y opinión
Source: Computerhoy Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/25/2019
Rating: Total score: 91% features: 100% display: 100% mobility: 90% workmanship: 60%
Samsung Galaxy Fold, primeras impresiones: la sensación continua de sostener el móvil del futuro aunque quede trabajo por hacer
Source: Xataka Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; nice display; impressive design.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/17/2019
80% Samsung Galaxy Fold recensione: un amore complicato
Source: AndroidPit.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/31/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
79% Recensione Samsung Galaxy Fold (foto e video)
Source: AndroidWorld.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/07/2019
Rating: Total score: 79% price: 70% features: 85% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 80%
87% Recensione GALAXY FOLD lo SMARTPHONE PIEGHEVOLE
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/25/2019
Rating: Total score: 87% price: 65% display: 90% mobility: 89% workmanship: 79%
Samsung Galaxy Fold hands-on: amore a prima vista
Source: AndroidPit.it Italian IT→EN
Positive: Impressive design; solid workmanship. Negative: Thick; expensive.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/06/2019
Samsung Galaxy Fold, la nostra prova
Source: Panorama Italian IT→EN
Negative: Heavy and bulky; expensive.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/18/2019
80% Test du Samsung Galaxy Fold : un amour compliqué
Source: AndroidPit.fr French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/29/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
88% Test du Samsung Galaxy Fold : le premier smartphone pliable de l'histoire donne un bel aperçu du futur
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/08/2019
Rating: Total score: 88% performance: 100% mobility: 80%
90% Test du Samsung Galaxy Fold : le futur, c’est maintenant !
Source: Phonandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/04/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
70% Test - Samsung Galaxy Fold : une démonstration technique réussie mais perfectible
Source: CNet France French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/03/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Test du Samsung Galaxy Fold : le futur, c’est maintenant !
Source: Phonandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/17/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
On a essayé le Samsung Galaxy Fold : l'amour au premier regard
Source: AndroidPit.fr French FR→EN
Positive: Impressive design; solid workmanship. Negative: Thick.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/06/2019
Первый взгляд на Samsung Galaxy Fold: революционный смартфон с гибким экраном
Source: Zoom RU→EN
Positive: Big screen; nice display; impressive design; support 5G. Negative: Unsupported waterproof; high price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/28/2019
Обзор плюсов и минусов Samsung Galaxy Fold. Возможно, смартфон будущего
Source: Mega Obzor RU→EN
Positive: Big screen; impressive design; high performance; excellent cameras; decent speakers; long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/06/2019
Обзор Samsung Galaxy Fold: сгибаем первый складной смартфон
Source: Hi-Tech Mail RU→EN
Positive: Impressive design; solid workmanship. Negative: Expensive.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/16/2019
Mở hộp Samsung Galaxy Fold: Thiết kế gập trong ấn tượng, tặng kèm Galaxy Buds, cấu hình khủng, giá 50 triệu
Source: Cell Phones VN→EN
Positive: Impressive design; solid workmanship; powerful hardware; excellent display. Negative: Relatively high price; limited version.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/26/2019
Đánh giá thiết kế Samsung Galaxy Fold: cách mạng của ngành smartphone
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Big screen; nice display; impressive design; great built quality.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/24/2019
Trên tay Samsung Galaxy Fold: Quá đẹp, quá tuyệt vời!
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; solid workmanship; impressive device.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/23/2019
Đây là lý do khiến Galaxy Fold chiếm vị thế dẫn đầu trong thị trường siêu phẩm 2019
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Impressive design; great built quality; excellent display; high performance; nice cameras.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/22/2019
Galaxy Fold: Đáng yêu hay đáng ghét?
Source: Danviet VN→EN
Positive: Big screen; impressive design; dust avoiding.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/26/2019
Chi tiết Galaxy Fold bản hoàn thiện - trải nghiệm khác lạ
Source: Zing VN→EN
Positive: Impressive design; decent hardware; nice display; great cameras.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/07/2019
Đánh giá nhanh Samsung Galaxy Fold: Sự khởi đầu của kỷ nguyên smartphone màn hình gập
Source: Cell Phones VN→EN
Positive: Impressive design; powerful hardware; excellent cameras; solid workmanship. Negative: High price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/22/2019
Samsung Galaxy Fold thiết kế ấn tượng, nhỏ gọn như một cuốn sổ tay
Source: Sac Pin VN→EN
Positive: Impressive design; powerful hardware; nice performance; slim size. Negative: High price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/25/2019
70% Test Samsung Galaxy Fold
Source: Tek.no NO→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/23/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
TEST: Samsung Galaxy Fold
Source: Dinside NO→EN
Positive: Impressive design; nice cameras; great display; good hardware; large storage. Negative: High price; slow charging.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/23/2019
83% Test Samsung Galaxy Fold
Source: Lyd og Billede DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/30/2019
Rating: Total score: 83%
82% Anmeldelse af Samsung Galaxy Fold – en flot genstart
Source: Mobil DK DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/24/2019
Rating: Total score: 82% display: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 50%
Første test: 24 timer med Samsung Galaxy Fold
Source: Mobil DK DA→EN
Positive: Big screen; impressive design; solid workmanship.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/18/2019
74% Stort test: Vikbara Samsung Galaxy Fold – Ett första steg mot framtiden
Source: Mobil.se SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/24/2019
Rating: Total score: 74%

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Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

After a much long suspenseful wait, Samsung Electronic has finally announced the release of the Samsung Galaxy Fold, which is to be launched into the market of several selected countries. Samsung understands the niche market whereby people tend to look for better performing smartphone devices that allow them to carry out work while having fun at the same time. The Samsung Galaxy Fold is definitely in its own league. Whereas it markets its foldable screen as its main attraction point, the Samsung Galaxy Fold prides itself with myriads of other perks that will definitely entice smartphone users to make a purchase of the very model for their own. Proving to be one of the most sought-after brands in the marketing of smartphone mobile devices, Samsung’s release of the Samsung Galaxy Fold continues to prove worthy of its price point in so many aspects.

The Samsung Galaxy Fold gives users a different experience in terms of usage. When it is flipped shut, the device resembles a lengthy smartphone, which can be operated single-handedly while the user is on the go. Unfolding the Samsung Galaxy Fold device will display a colorful 7.3-inch Infinity Flex Display, which is an uncanny but direct transformation into a mobile palm-sized tablet of its own. This distinctly unique dual screen setup has proven to be a versatile in various ways, in which its practicality enables a more fluid multitasking experience. Watching videos and even viewing documents all at the same time may never be the same anymore with the help of this particularly intriguing foldable dual screen display feature. The camera setup for the Samsung Galaxy Fold is also definitely something to be reckoned with. The entire setup consists of a 10 MP Selfie Camera, which can be used while folded, as well as an additional Front Dual Camera with 10 MP and a 8 MP RGB Depth Camera.

In addition, the Wireless Powershare is a unique connectivity feature that the Samsung Galaxy Fold carries within the device. This Wireless Powershare feature enables any battery-powered Samsung devices to share their battery life with the Samsung Galaxy Fold. Samsung devices that utilizes WPC Qi wireless charging such as the Galaxy Note10, Note10+, and the S10e models are more than capable to bask in this shared feature. This can come in handy for Samsung users that have amassed a collection of the selfsame products for the preservation of battery life when grouped together for a common task.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Smartphones as we know them might have come a far way from what they used to be: from the O2, Palm and Dopod days to the first iPhone days and to the latest bunch with notches and bezel less displays. However, they have been looking pretty boring for the past few years. They might be curved and made of different materials, but smartphones today are pretty much the standard candy bar designed phones. Not long ago we had a variety of designs and styling like the Motorola RAZR, Nokia N series, and the sleek Sony Ericssons but there is nothing much to differentiate from various different brands and models these days. The flexible display has opened up a huge potential of designs for the future smartphone. The two first companies to release their models with flexible display to the mass market are Samsung and Huawei and they can’t be any more different in terms of design.

For a start, this technology doesn’t come cheap. The Galaxy Fold costs twice as much as the iPhone Xs. The Samsung Galaxy Fold has two screens. The outer screen is a 4.6 inch AMOLED screen with quite huge bezels around it. When unfolded, the inner 7.3 inch AMOLED Infinity Flex display can be seen. The Infinity Flex display is covered with an ultrathin polymer (plastic) that uses a new adhesive that Samsung developed to laminate the phone's many display layers so they can flex and fold hundreds of thousands of times. According to Samsung the hinge is constructed with interlocking gears, which is placed away in the casing. From its appearance, the Galaxy Fold doesn’t fold flat. When folded, a small gap remains at the hinge end. When unfolded, the apps go in full screen tablet mode. This works for many of the in-built apps and with Google’s native support for foldable displays coming soon, it may soon be available for all apps. In tablet mode, up to three apps can be fitted at the same time.

In total, the Galaxy Fold has 6 cameras, three in the back, two on the inside and one on the cover. The cover camera is a 10 MP sensor. At the rear is a 12 MP wide angle sensor with OIS, a 12 MP telephoto sensor with OIS, and a 16 MP ultra-wide angle lens. On the front is a 10 MP sensor and an 8 MP RGB depth camera. In terms of specs, the Galaxy Fold comes with the very best. Inside is a Snapdragon 855 processor with 12 GB of RAM and 512 GB internal memory. Unfortunately, it doesn’t feature an under display fingerprint scanner like many of today’s flagship but considering the design, it may not be so practical after all. It has 2 separate batteries in each side to provide a total of 4,380 mAh of battery power. The Galaxy Fold also supports wireless charging and fast charging. Like all foldable phones, the Samsung Galaxy Fold is not a phone aimed at the mass market yet. It remains as a futuristic phone made for tomorrow. Nevertheless, it is a bold attempt by Samsung to enter this market while it’s still in the research and development phase.

Qualcomm Adreno 640: Graphics chip for smartphones and tablets that is intergrated within the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC. Qualcomm claims that it is 20% faster than the Adreno 630 in the Snapdragon 845 SoC and offers 50% more compute units (ALUs).

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

855: High-end SoC for smartphones that was introduced in late 2018 and manufactured in 7 nm at TSMC. Integrates one “Prime Core” based on a modified ARM Cortex-A76 architecture clocked at up to 2.84 GHz. Three more performance cores are also based on the A76 but clock up to 2.42 GHz. Furthermore, four energy saving cores are integrated that are based on the ARM Cortex-A55 architecture and clock at up to 1.8 GHz. In addition to the processor cores, the SoC integrates a X24 LTE modem (up to 2 Gigbit download), a new Wi-Fi modem (Wi-Fi 6 ready, 60 GHz mmWave), Hexagon 690 DSP with new Tensor cores for AI processing, a Spectra 380 ISP with an integrated computer vision engine and an integrated LPDDR4x memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

7.3":

This display size is a threshold between tablets and smartphones. Most tablets have larger screen diagonals but a lot of smartphones offer such a big screen.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.276 kg:

This weight is typical for smartphones.


Samsung: The Samsung Group is composed of numerous international businesses, all united under the Samsung brand in South Korea. The meaning of the Korean word Samsung is "tristar" or "three stars". The Samsung brand is one of the most important brands of South Korea. Samsung is an international notebook manufacturer of medium size according market shares and reviews.

In 2015 and 2016, Samsung had a market share of around 24-25% in the global smartphone market and was undisputed market leader. In the laptop sector, Samsung is on the 8th place in the global manufacturer rankings from 2014-2016 with 1.7-2.7%.

 

In 2016 Samsung slipped into a crisis due to exploding smartphone batteries and a failed recall action.


77.27%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

Vivo NEX 3 5G
Adreno 640, Snapdragon 855+
Vivo Nex 3
Adreno 640, Snapdragon 855+

Devices with the same GPU

Meizu 16T
Adreno 640, Snapdragon 855, 6.5", 0.183 kg
Oppo Reno Ace
Adreno 640, Snapdragon 855+, 6.5", 0.2 kg
ZTE Numbia Red Magic 3S
Adreno 640, Snapdragon 855+, 6.65", 0.215 kg
Google Pixel 4 XL
Adreno 640, Snapdragon 855, 6.3", 0.193 kg
Google Pixel 4
Adreno 640, Snapdragon 855, 5.7", 0.162 kg
OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition
Adreno 640, Snapdragon 855+, 6.67", 0.206 kg
Oppo Realme X2 Pro
Adreno 640, Snapdragon 855+, 6.5", 0.199 kg
Vivo IQOO Pro
Adreno 640, Snapdragon 855+, 6.41", 0.215 kg
Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G
Adreno 640, Snapdragon 855+, 6.39", 0.196 kg
OnePlus 7 Pro 5G
Adreno 640, Snapdragon 855, 6.67", 0.206 kg
OnePlus 7T Pro
Adreno 640, Snapdragon 855+, 6.67", 0.206 kg
Samsung Galaxy A90 5G
Adreno 640, Snapdragon 855, 6.7", 0.206 kg
LG G8X ThinQ
Adreno 640, Snapdragon 855, 6.4", 0.192 kg
Sony Xperia 5
Adreno 640, Snapdragon 855, 6.1", 0.164 kg
OnePlus 7T
Adreno 640, Snapdragon 855+, 6.55", 0.19 kg
Asus ZenFone 6 Edition 30
Adreno 640, Snapdragon 855, 6.4", 0.19 kg
Meizu 16s Pro
Adreno 640, Snapdragon 855+, 6.2", 0.166 kg
ZTE Nubia Z20
Adreno 640, Snapdragon 855+, 6.42", 0.186 kg
Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro
Adreno 640, Snapdragon 855+, 6.39", 0.205 kg
Asus ROG Phone 2
Adreno 640, Snapdragon 855+, 6.59", 0.24 kg
Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro
Adreno 640, Snapdragon 855, 6.39", 0.191 kg
ZTE Nubia Red Magic 3
Adreno 640, Snapdragon 855, 6.65", 0.215 kg
Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G
Adreno 640, Snapdragon 855, 6.39", 0.255 kg
Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro
Adreno 640, Snapdragon 855, 6.39", 0.191 kg
Sharp Aquos R3
Adreno 640, Snapdragon 855, 6.2", 0.185 kg
Asus ZenFone 6 ZS630KL
Adreno 640, Snapdragon 855, 6.4", 0.19 kg
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