The Samsung Galaxy Fold: the world is in awe of the smartphone

The world’s media to share their impressions about “the future smartphone” Samsung Galaxy Fold

Evgeniy Opanasenko

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Обзор Samsung Galaxy Fold: мир в восторге от смартфона

World experts in mobile technology shared their impressions about the Samsung Galaxy Fold

Recently Samsung not only opened up pre-orders on the first foldable smartphone Galaxy Fold, but lifted the embargo on reviews, and the world’s media almost at the same time told of his impressions as to the new items. In a nutshell, a smartphone, contrary to fears, does not look like a draft or an unfinished prototype, and is a perfect product, though not without flaws.

The advantages of the Samsung Galaxy Fold will take great design, quality build, comfortable form factor and overall good impression about the smartphone-transformer “2 in 1” – view of the device becomes a tablet with a simple disclosure does not leave anyone indifferent.

Обзор Samsung Galaxy Fold: мир в восторге от смартфона

However, the Galaxy Fold there were obvious shortcomings. The first and the most significant – the price. 2000 dollars for a smartphone is a “bust”, despite the innovation. Also in the middle of the inner screen after a few openings remain crease. External 4,6-domovy the screen is very small and it is almost impossible to work. Nevertheless, the overall impression of the smartphone leaves for the most part positive and it’s good news for Samsung and foldable smartphones in General – their era has officially begun.

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Here is what they write about the Samsung Galaxy Fold browsers various reputable publications.

The Verge

The Verge editor Dieter bona surprised how easy a mobile device. He noted that the device leaves a pleasant impression is sharp, and tightly assembled device than in the photos – hinge firmly fixes it in the open state and is not loose when the screen is folded.

Обзор Samsung Galaxy Fold: мир в восторге от смартфона

Method of typing in Galaxu Fold

But software still needs to be done. But the most unpleasant crease on the internal screen, although in practice it is not so noticeable, however, but that the “victim” that had to go for a folding screen. By cons, the journalist took the inconvenience of use of some applications like YouTube. When viewing full screen video part of the screen is a cutout for the selfie camera.

CNet

Jessica Dolcourt from the website CNet called the Galaxy Fold smartphone premium level despite the fact that the screen is covered with plastic instead of glass, which is not typical device of this category. The journalist was pleased with the build quality and durability and the smooth operation of the hinge mechanism. She noted the convenience of using a smartphone when folded, is formed when a small elongated screen diagonal of 4.6 inches. According to the expert, on this screen conveniently monitor the incoming message and to adjust the frame for photography, but not to work.

Also Jessica was a little confused by the roughness on the bending place of the screen — it is visible, but not felt in a tactile way. Jessica reacted to the downside the lack of adaptation of some apps to the big screen and the lack of smartphone protection from water, which is the Galaxy S10.

TechRadar

Обзор Samsung Galaxy Fold: мир в восторге от смартфона

A 7.3-inch screen is very convenient to use

John makan with TechRadar praised the innovative design of the Galaxy Fold and said that he had received a positive impression of the device, but warned that there are some features that are able to push away from the purchase. Galaxy Fold according to the expert “thick and heavy”, according to its thickness and weight (17 mm, 263 g), it is almost the same as the two put on each other smartphones. The outer screen frame, and the internal roughness is clearly visible throughout the length of the bend.

USA Today

Обзор Samsung Galaxy Fold: мир в восторге от смартфона

Galaxy Fold was very thick and heavy – 17 mm and 263 g

USA Today reporters believe that the Galaxy Fold on their feelings like the old phones-clamshell. Opening and closing of the screen is exactly the same is accompanied by a characteristic sound of the contact between one part of the body with the other. Surprisingly, the visible crease on the screen is not felt by the finger and is slightly noticeable while playing games and watching videos.

Business Insider

Обзор Samsung Galaxy Fold: мир в восторге от смартфона

The internal screen is good for reading, playing games and watching videos

Journalists Business Insider found the external screen is too tiny, but was impressed by the capabilities of the Galaxy Fold as a tablet when you open the screen. The internal screen has an aspect ratio of 4,2:3 so good for reading, playing games and watching videos. Its size is enough to use three apps at the same time and it really works as expected.

Engadget

Обзор Samsung Galaxy Fold: мир в восторге от смартфона

Galaxy Fold, you can open and close with one hand

The journalist from Engadget, serlin low this smartphone reminded retro “cot” Motorola RAZR. Despite the impressive dimensions, Galaxy Fold, you can open and close with one hand – this step is comparable to relaksacija with toys antistress.

Android Central

Обзор Samsung Galaxy Fold: мир в восторге от смартфона

Galaxy Fold — a kind of miniature tablet that fits easily in almost any pocket

Journalist Android Central, Daniel Bader said that the Galaxy Fold — a kind of miniature tablet that fits easily in almost any pocket. He also liked the flicks that are coming out of the housing during opening and closing of the internal screen. And again, the disadvantages were classified as the surface roughness on the bending place of the screen, and also low sensitivity of a matrix to depression. Because of this, it is felt that the application is not as responsive as other flagship Samsung products.

See also the story about how the future of smartphones:

Recall that Google previously called smartphones that will receive the first firmware Android 10.0. Also recall that despite the high price foldable smartphones will collapse in price.

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