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Samsung sold 1,600 Galaxy Fold phones priced at Rs 1.6 lakh each in 30 mins in India

Samsung sold 1,600 Galaxy Fold phones priced at Rs 1.6 lakh each in 30 mins in India

Samsung Galaxy Fold: The pre-bookings are now closed in India. As per the report, the initial stock was limited to 1,600 units.

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Samsung has set a new record in the luxury smartphone segment with its latest offering Galaxy Fold. The company sold a total 1,600 units of Samsung Galaxy Fold premium phones in 30 minutes after pre-bookings were open on the official online store on Friday.

According to a report in news agency IANS, the buyers who pre-booked the phones also paid the entire amount - Rs 164,999 - upfront, which is another first in the super-premium smartphone segment. The buyers will get the phones delivered to them on October 20.  

Samsung Galaxy Fold pre-bookings are now closed in India. As per the report, the initial stock was limited to 1,600 units.  

Samsung Galaxy Fold comes with six cameras. There's a 16MP ultra-wide camera, a 12MO wide-angle camera and a 12MP telephoto camera at the back. On the front, the luxury phone has dual camera - a 10MP primary sensor and an 8MP RBG depth camera. Then there's the 10MP selfie camera.

As for display, the Samsung Galaxy Fold comes with a 4.6-inch single folding AMOLED display that expands to 7.3 inches when unfolded. The outer 21:9 screen has a resolution of 840x1960 and the unfolded screen has a resolution of 1,536 x 2,152. The Samsung Galaxy Fold is powered by a 7nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 octa-core SoC, paired with 12GB of RAM and 512GB storage.

Samsung has packed two batteries in the phone that are placed on the sides with a total capacity of 4,380mAh in the phone. The Galaxy Fold is equipped with fast charging and wireless charging support as well.

Also read: Samsung Galaxy Fold to launch today in India; check out expected price, specifications

Published on: Oct 05, 2019, 1:04 PM IST
Posted by: anwesha madhukalya, Oct 05, 2019, 1:04 PM IST