Samsung introduced a smartphone-transformer: photo of the “monster” Galaxy Fold

Samsung представила смартфон-трансформер: фото "монстра" Galaxy Fold

The Corporation Samsung presented the revolutionary novelty among smartphones

Those who follow the latest developments in the world of technology know that Samsung will show at the presentation of the Galaxy Unpacked foldable device, but expect to see it towards the end of the event. To the surprise of many, the company decided to start with the Galaxy Fold – the first smartphone manufacturer that opens a new line of revolutionary smartphones Samsung.

Like the prototype, which first appeared in November last year at the conference for developers SDC 2018, Galaxy Fold in the folded position is a smartphone in the usual form factor, equipped with a 4.6-inch display with a resolution of 1960×840 pixels.

Samsung представила смартфон-трансформер: фото "монстра" Galaxy Fold

Inside there is a Flex Infinity display with a size of 7.3 inches and a resolution 2152×1536 pixels, which allows you to turn it into a small tablet, just open the device like a book. Both screens have the same density of 420 dpi.

When folded the thickness of the device is 17 mm, in the clear and 6.9 mm. It is even less than the new flagship. For Galaxy Fold was created by a special hinge system with multiple locking mechanisms, hidden in the back of the unit. Galaxy Fold is equipped with a Snapdragon processor 855 and 12 GB of RAM. As the drive uses 512 GB of flash memory standard UFS 3.0, which is twice as fast as UFS 2.1. Powered smartphone from two batteries with a total capacity is 4380 mAh.

Samsung представила смартфон-трансформер: фото "монстра" Galaxy Fold

Galaxy Fold is equipped with six cameras from three sides – front and back folded, and the inner side in the open state. The main camera system consists of a 16-megapixel module with a wide-angle lens with an aperture of f/2.2, 12-megapixel module with a lens aperture of f/2.4 and optical stabilization and a 12-megapixel camera with variable aperture of f/1.5 to f/2.4. The double selfie camera permissions 10 and 8 MP. Folded available is 10-megapixel front camera with f/2.2 aperture.

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Samsung представила смартфон-трансформер: фото "монстра" Galaxy Fold

Now the most interesting – how does the Galaxy Fold? The device uses a system of continuous operation of the application when switching between modes, tablet and smartphone. Apps like WhatsApp, Microsoft Office, YouTube and other major programs optimized for these modes.

During the presentation demonstrated the operation of Google Maps. The application is correctly displayed on both the external and internal screens, although, admittedly, did not start the first time. It was also seen a small image distortion in the bend.

Galaxy Fold supports multitasking, which can run up to three apps at the same time. Thus, it seems that drag across the screen, running programs are clearly fixed in their places.

Galaxy Fold will go on sale April 26. The smartphone will be available in versions of LTE and 5G. Its cost starts from $1 980 (53 547 USD). Expensive, but this is the price for innovation.

Recall that the Samsung Galaxy M30 will get an important feature.

As reported Politeka, Samsung showed a smartphone in an exclusive color.

Politeka also wrote that Samsung will release a unique device.

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