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Samsung Galaxy Fold

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Samsung Galaxy Fold review: specs and price

Samsung Galaxy Fold
Samsung Galaxy Fold
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Why is Samsung Galaxy Fold better than the average?

  • Battery power
    4380mAhvs2690.34mAh
  • CPU speed
    1 x 2.84GHz & 3 x 2.42GHz & 4 x 1.8GHzvs6.42GHz
  • Pixel density
    414ppivs325.22ppi
  • Screen size
    7.3"vs5.11"
  • RAM
    12GBvs2.37GB
  • Megapixels
    16MP & 12MP & 12MPvs11.83MP
  • Resolution
    1536 x 2152pxvs1195422.69px
  • Front camera megapixels
    10MP & 0MPvs5.57MP

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Samsung Galaxy Fold

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

For example

ZTE Axon 10 Pro 5G

2.Weather sealed
Samsung Galaxy Fold

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

3.has a QWERTY keyboard
Samsung Galaxy Fold

Text messaging is much faster due to a hardware keyboard.

For example

Crosscall Shark-X3

Display

1.resolution

1536 x 2152px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

414ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy Fold

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

4.screen size

7.3"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate X

8"

5. newer Gorilla Glass version

5

Best

Sony Xperia 1 Dual SIM

6

6.Has an AMOLED display
Samsung Galaxy Fold

AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Samsung Galaxy Fold

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

2.RAM speed

2133MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 855)

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

Umidigi One Max

3200MHz

3.DirectX version

12 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 855)

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

Best

Lenovo Z5 Pro 64GB

12

4.Has integrated graphics
Samsung Galaxy Fold

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

5.maximum memory bandwidth

31.79GB/s (Qualcomm Snapdragon 855)

This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.

Best

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB / 6GB RAM)

31.79GB/s

6.RAM

12GB

Best

Huawei Nova 4

128GB

Cameras

1.megapixels

16MP & 12MP & 12MP

Best

Xiaomi Mi 9

48 & 16 & 12MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Samsung Galaxy Fold

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

3.front camera megapixels

10MP & 0MP

Best

Huawei Honor 10i

32MP

4.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 60fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G

2160 x 60fps

5.widest aperture

f/2.4 & f/2.4 & f/2.2

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (128GB / 6GB RAM)

2.2 & 1.2f

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Samsung Galaxy Fold

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Fold

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Samsung Galaxy Fold

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

For example

Vivo X27

3.number of microphones

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

4.Has a radio
Samsung Galaxy Fold

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

For example

Lenovo Z5 Pro 64GB

5.Has dedicated media keys
Samsung Galaxy Fold

Phones with physical keyboards have dedicated media keys, such as: play, stop, next, previous, volume up/down, etc.

For example

Blu Vivo One Plus (2019)

Battery

1.battery power

4380mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.wireless charging
Samsung Galaxy Fold

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

3.has a removable battery
Samsung Galaxy Fold

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Punkt. MP02

4.Has an ultra power save mode
Samsung Galaxy Fold

The device can save battery by using just a black-and-white screen with a few basic icons. This means even with a small amount of battery, you can keep the device running for a long time.

For example

Oppo A7

5.Supports fast charging
Samsung Galaxy Fold

Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.

6.has a battery level indicator
Samsung Galaxy Fold

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Samsung Galaxy Fold

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

2.download speed

1200MBits/s

Best

Vivo iQOO

2000MBits/s

3.USB version

3

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Huawei Mate X

3.1

4.Has USB Type-C
Samsung Galaxy Fold

The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

5.has NFC
Samsung Galaxy Fold

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

6.has GPS
Samsung Galaxy Fold

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

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