Have you seen Samsung’s P20,000 phone? It comes with a folding screen!


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Samsung Galaxy Fold |© The Verge

Samsung has been working on a phone with a folding screen for a while now. Yesterday (February 20th 2019) at the Samsung Unpacked event the world got to see that phone for the first time.

The revolutionary Galaxy Fold features a regular 4.6 inch Super AMOLED screen which unfolds into a huge 7.3-inch tablet screen. The phone impressively transforms from a tablet to phone smoothly. The Fold packs a 12GB RAM, 512GB internal storage and 2 batteries with a combined capacity of 4,380mAh.

Samsung Galaxy Fold features 6 Camera Lenses | © GSM Arena

As if that’s not enough the Galaxy Fold has 6 cameras, a rear triple camera system similar to the S10 and S10 Plus. Then a front-facing camera when the phone is folded. The last two are part of a dual camera system when the phone is in tablet mode. The Galaxy Fold will launch in four colours starting at $1980 in the US, which is about P20,000. The Galaxy Fold is expected to be available on April 26th.

Galaxy Fold Colours |© GSM Arena

Samsung Galaxy S10 & S10 Plus
The South Korean tech giant also announced their long-awaited Galaxy S10 and S10 Plus devices. The S10 costs a lot less than the P20,000 Galaxy Fold, launching at around P9,000. The S10 is already available for pre orders around the world and will start shipping March 8th 2019.

If you are wondering what features this new Galaxy device you are in for a thrill. A 6.1 inch AMOLED screen for the base S10, while the S10+ will feature a 6.4 inch Quad HD+ screen. Let’s talk storage, the S10 will feature a 128GB – 512GB internal memory. While the S10 Plus will have a 1TB storage capacity, Yes! you heard that right. The RAM on the S10 and S10 Plus are just as impressive, with 8GB or 12GB options. We will know for sure which option is launched in Botswana once the are available in stores.

Samsung Galaxy S10 & S10 Plus Trip Camera | © The Verge

Let’s get down to everyone’s favourite feature on the Galaxy phone range, the camera. The S10 and S10 Plus will blow you away with the rear three-lens camera system, 2 12 Megapixel lenses with a 16 Megapixel telephoto lens. The S10 Camera is pretty much like carrying a bag of Camera lenses on the back of your phone. For the front cameras expect a 10 and 8 Megapixel
dual camera system for taking stunning selfies on the S10 Plus and a 10 Megapixel single camera for the S10.

The S10 and S10 Plus will feature the latest Android 9 Pie, layered with Samsung’s One UI for a focused clean experience. The Galaxy S10, 10 Plus and Fold will all come in 4G and 5G variations.

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