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Italy, Netherlands may have to wait: Samsung delays Galaxy Fold launch in smaller markets

US, UK, India, France, Germany, and South Korea will get the device in September.

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Jul 26, 2019, 01.21 PM IST
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Connectivity options on Samsung Galaxy Fold include WiFi, GPS and USB Type-C.
SEOUL: Samsung will launch its first foldable phone, Galaxy Fold, in September after having made improvements to its design. The phone's original release on April 26 was aborted after tech reviewers found it was not as durable as expected.

News portal GSMAreana on Thursday reported that the phone will initially be released only in major markets -- US, UK, India, France, Germany, and South Korea. The company was earlier preparing to launch the device in more markets, but now Italy and the Netherlands have been excluded from the list.

According to the South Korean tech major, after improvements, the phone has the protective layer over Infinity Flex Display extended beyond the bezel, thus, making it apparent that it is an "integral part of the display structure and not meant to be removed".

The premium smartphone comes with a 7nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 octa-core chipset, paired with 12GB RAM and 512GB onboard storage. It packs a 16MP + 12MP + 12MP triple rear camera set-up. The device also sports a 10MP camera for selfies.

Connectivity options on Samsung Galaxy Fold include WiFi, GPS and USB Type-C.

Samsung 'Unpacked' Event: Galaxy S10+, Foldable Phone, Active Smartwatch Steal The Show

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At the 2019 Samsung 'Unpacked' event in San Francisco, the tech giant unveiled its upcoming Galaxy S10 phones, 5G smartphone, Galaxy buds and smartwatches. The tech-heavy evening witnessed the launch of the world's first foldable phone. The Korean tech tycoon set the standards high for competition by taking the wraps off the world's first-ever 5G smartphone. But this is not where it ends. Samsung left tech geeks in awe of the new gadgets launched. Without much ado, take a look at the highlights of Samsung's 'Unpacked' event.
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