When it comes to competition launches, it is not our custom to cover all the events related to them in depth. But the Galaxy fold It's different: we're talking about a new paradigm in the smartphone world, and something that, if it works, Apple will have to chase it in the not too distant future.
So we follow the saga closely, going through its initial announcement, the postponement, the discovery of problems, Samsung's response, the promise of a definite arrival and finally its actual release in South Korea last week.
Now our friends from Infinite Loop arrived with one of the first unboxings Galaxy Fold available on the network we are not talking about the initial version, released press release a few months ago and later canceled, but the final version, already reviewed and available to Korean consumers!
The intrepid Junior Nannetti went to South Korea to get his hands on the pet and brought all the details about him to us. The Galaxy Fold case which, as highlighted by Samsung in every corner, is already compatible with the technology. 5G In addition to the usual elements, it comes with a pair of Galaxy Buds wireless headphones (notes, Apple!), as well as a special two-part case and a “certificate of possession” card. Just don't ask me what it's for.
Note also some precautions recommended by Samsung already in the initial setup of the device. The manufacturer asks users to avoid pressing the screen (plastic) too hard and do not apply extra protections, such as films as it is well known, the device already comes with a film itself, which was even one of the reasons for the cancellation of the version. smartphone (because Samsung “forgot” to warn you that the component should not be removed).
The Galaxy Fold 5G is now sold in South Korea in a unique configuration with 5G, 12GB RAM and 512GB of storage for 2.39 million pounds. wons the equivalent of $ 1.8 thousand, or about R $ 7.4 thousand. It is worth noting, however, that all the initial stock of the device is already depleted in his homeland; Now, just waiting for Samsung to manufacture more units of the phone or waiting for its release in the United States, promised for the coming weeks.