Samsung's Foldable Phone Launches Next Week

Isaac Cain
February 12, 2019

So far, no one know exactly what Samsung's foldable device will look like. Retailer FTP Shop has the ceramic Galaxy S10 listed for VND 30,990,000, which translates to $1,333. This variant of the device will not only support 5G, according to rumors, but it will also ship with a ceramic backplate and 1TB of storage. The phone will be sold in a single 4GB RAM + 64GB version with a triple slot for accommodating two SIM cards and a MicroSD card at the same time.

There's also Korean text which wraps around an invisible block, hinting at a curved, foldable display on the the yet un-named Samsung foldable phone. Samsung was expected to launch its foldable phone - now called Galaxy Fold - on February 20 alongside the Galaxy S10 series smartphones. It seems more and more likely that the Ceramic Black variant of the Galaxy S10+ will become available a bit later than the rest of the pack, but all variants will be showcased on February 20.

In a teaser video for the event Samsung show a lot of folding, both in and out which may or may not be significant (we think not) and of course the tag line of "The Future Unfolds" is a dead giveaway that it is coming next week. The Galaxy S10e will be the most affordable Galaxy S10 handset, and the only one to ship with a side-facing fingerprint scanner, and a flat display.

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Though we did see the foldable phone at Samsung's annual Developer Conference in November, what we saw then was only a prototype device. Going by the leaked information, the forthcoming device will be retaining design elements of Galaxy M20.

There could also be a limited edition of the Samsung's Galaxy S10 Plus.

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