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Samsung Galaxy Fold preorders begin from April 26 in Europe

27 March 2019 2

Samsung's Galaxy Fold was unveiled last month in February and is making its world debut in the US and Korea on April 26. The company will start taking pre-orders for the device in Europe in 15 markets including the UK, France, Germany, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Poland, Romania, Belgium, Netherlands, Austria, and Switzerland. The phone will start shipping in Europe from May 3.

The Galaxy Fold will cost a steep €2,000 in continental Europe, while in the UK it will sell for £1,800. Samsung is giving away a free pair of the new wireless Galaxy Buds along with a slim-design protective Kevlar case and one-year damage cover through Samsung Care+ for early buyers of the Samsung Galaxy Fold.

The Galaxy Fold has a flexible AMOLED display with unfolds into a 7.3-inch screen with 16:10 aspect ratio. It has a second 4.6-inch AMOLED display on the outside as well. The display folds and unfolds using a proprietary hinge and has a total of six cameras on the body of the phone.

Samsung Galaxy Fold will be available in Martian Green, Astro Blue, Space Silver, and Cosmos Black colours. If you place an order via Samsung's online store, you can select a made-to-order custom colour combo in dark silver or gold hinge. In the UK, EE is selling the Galaxy Fold in Space Silver and Cosmos Black colours.

Samsung has launched the Galaxy Fold in the US, UK, and Europe for now. However, the company had stated that it will be launching the phone globally in all countries including India. As of now, Samsung has not revealed when the phone will be launched in other markets.

Hadrian Baumann, Senior Vice President and Head of Sales, Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics Europe, said: ‘'The Galaxy Fold is the result of ten years of research, and represents a huge breakthrough in smartphone design and functionality. Continuing our legacy of display innovation, the Galaxy Fold will allow our customers to enjoy all the benefits of a bigger screen through a ground-breaking design that fits comfortably in your pocket."

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Samsung Galaxy Fold preorders begin from April 26 in Europe
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SophieAddison

Feels like Samsung is taking quite a while to set the ball rolling for the Galaxy Fold. The phone was unveiled in February. The pre-orders start from April 26. And shipping from May 3. This month is entirely dry.

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