Samsung unveils Galaxy Folder phone with single touchscreen and Android 5.1 lollipop

The Flip Phones refuses to go away. The Samsung Galaxy Folder is the newbie to this form!

As technology is evolving gradually the design and build of the devices are also changing. Display screens have become much bigger and the earlier featured QWERTY keypad slide phone are fading away. But now it looks like the the nostalgic flip phones are the current trend in the gadgets world. Soon after LG has launched their LG Gentle flip phone, Samsung is all set to join the league with their contribution to the flip phone category.
The new Samsung Galaxy folder phone has been released in South Korea at KRW 297,000 which comes to approximately Rs. 16,350/- The availability of the device in other parts of the world is not yet confirmed. Chances are that the device might be released in India as well because the Galaxy Golden Flip phone was available in the Indian markets as well.

The Galaxy Folder features a 3.8 inch touchscreen single display which is in contrast to the previous models of the flip phones which had dual displays. The device is based on Android and not much information is available on the processor and the RAM. Dark Blue and White will be the available color variants for the dveice.

Samsung Galaxy Folder white

The storage capacity is of an 8GB internal one which can be expanded via microSD card. The device sports an 8 MP rear camera without flash along with the 2 MP selfie camera. The connectivity options on the device includes the regular 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and micro-USB. The Galaxy Folder bears an 1800mAh battery and is considered to be the successor of the flip hone launched by Galaxy in 2013.

Samsung Galaxy Folder Physical Keypad

Key Features

Display – 3.80-inch touchscreen display
Camera - 8 MP rear camera with 2 MP front snapper
Processor- Unknown
OS - Android
Storage - 8 GB, expandable via micro SD card.
Battery capacity - 1800mAh

Samsung Galaxy Folder Color Variants

Our Word
Quite a lot of people still prefer flip phones owing to its ergonomic design and the satisfying feel of flipping it open and snapping it shut after your use. When compared to the LG Gentle flip phone the Galaxy Folder phone doesn't seem to offer much at that price range. At Rs. 11,000 LG Gentle showcases a powerful processor and a 3 MP camera with flash along with 0.3 MP front camera. The battery capacity is also noteworthy.

The folding pattern along with latest Android features guarantees more power to a mid-level smartphone user. Despite the not so catchy specs the expandable memory and 3G connection may seem as a consolation for the user.
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Last updated on 29-07-2015. Published on 29-07-2015.
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