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Samsung and EE bring Galaxy Fold 5G to the UK

on September 5, 2019
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The Galaxy Fold 5G will be available to purchase from EE and Samsung Experience Stores from 18th September and can be experienced at Samsung KX, Harrods and Selfridges.

LONDON, UK – 5th September 2019 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. has today announced that the Galaxy Fold 5G will be available to buy from 18th September in the UK via an exclusive operator partnership with EE, as well as from Samsung Experience Stores. The device will also be displayed at Samsung KX, Harrods and Selfridges for customers to experience.

 

The Galaxy Fold 5G, which will be available in Cosmos Black and Space Silver, pushes the boundaries of innovation and introduces a whole new smartphone category. Armed with 5G network capabilities[1], the Galaxy Fold 5G is a device built for the future.

 

Breakthrough materials and a revised, sophisticated hinging mechanism makes the device flexible, whilst maintaining its elegant design that delivers a book-like fold. Featuring the world’s first foldable 7.3-inch Dynamic AMOLED Infinity Flex Display, the Galaxy Fold 5G turns into an ultra-slim compact device when closed.

 

The Galaxy Fold 5G’s App Continuity feature allows intuitive, seamless app transitions between the phone’s cover and the Infinity Flex main display, collaborating with Google to enable an ecosystem of apps that are simple and easy to use. The Galaxy Fold 5G features Samsung’s largest ever smartphone screen, with a Multi-Active Window that allows users to easily multi-task across three open apps at once.

 

As the exclusive network partner for the Galaxy Fold 5G, EE was the first network to launch 5G and has been ranked the best mobile network in the UK for six years running with the UK’s largest 4G network. Meaning customers can get the best experience whether streaming HD content, gaming or multi-tasking with different online apps on the go. EE’s 5G network is live today in London, Birmingham, Manchester, Belfast, Edinburgh and Cardiff and will be extending to a further ten cities across the UK by the end of the year. EE 5G customers have seen an average increase in speeds of around 100-150Mbps, and peak speeds of faster than one gigabit per second on Samsung Galaxy S10 5G smartphones.

 

Conor Pierce, Corporate Vice President, Samsung UK and Ireland said: “Samsung is immensely proud to bring the new Galaxy Fold 5G to the UK with our exclusive partner, EE. A decade on from our first Galaxy smartphone, we’ve pushed the boundaries of innovation to the next level by unveiling our most iconic device yet. Now with future-ready 5G capabilities, we’ve changed the face of the smartphone as we know it; we can’t wait to unfold even more exciting possibilities with this innovative device”.

 

Marc Allera, CEO of BT’s Consumer division, said: “The new Galaxy Fold 5G offers EE customers a completely new smartphone experience, all on the UK’s first 5G network and best 4G network six years running. With our new EE unlimited plans and swappable benefits like BT Sport and Amazon Prime, our customers can enjoy their favourite TV, film, sport, games and new experiences on the Galaxy Fold 5G’s impressive display, all with the fastest speeds in more places than on any other network.”

 

Pricing and Availability

The Samsung Galaxy Fold 5G will be available from Samsung at an RRP of £1,900 and all devices will come with wireless Galaxy Buds and a Galaxy Fold 5G Aramid case. EE price plans will be announced in due course.

 

For more information, please visit www.samsungmobilepress.com, news.samsung.com/uk and www.samsung.com/uk

 

Galaxy Fold Specifications

Galaxy Fold 5G
Display Main Display*

– 7.3” QXGA+ Dynamic AMOLED Display (4.2:3) Infinity Flex Display (2152*1536), 362ppi

Cover Display**

– 4.6” HD+ Super AMOLED Display (21:9), 720*1680, 399ppi

‘*Main display: Screen measured diagonally as a full rectangle without accounting for the rounded corners and the upper cutout. Actual viewable area is less due to the rounded corners and the upper cutout.
**Cover display: Screen measured diagonally as a full rectangle without accounting for the rounded corners. Actual viewable area is less due to the rounded corners.

Body Folded: 62.8 x 160.9 x 17.1mm (Hinge) ~ 15.7mm(Sagging), 276g

Unfolded: 117.9 x 160.9 x 7.6mm(Frame) ~ 6.9mm(Screen) , 276g

Camera Cover Camera 10MP Selfie Camera : F2.2, Pixel size: 1.22μm, FOV: 80˚
Front Dual Camera 10MP Selfie Camera: F2.2, Pixel size: 1.22μm, FOV: 80˚
8MP RGB Depth Camera, F1.9, Pixel Size: 1.12μm, FOV: 85˚
Rear Triple Camera 16MP Ultra Wide Camera: F2.2, Pixel size: 1.0μm, FOV: 123˚

12MP Wide-angle Camera : Super Speed Dual Pixel AF, OIS, F1.5/F2.4, Pixel size: 1.4μm, FOV: 77˚
12MP Telephoto Camera : PDAF, F2.4, OIS, Pixel size: 1.0μm, FOV: 45˚
Dual OIS, 0.5x out and 2x in optical zoom, Up to 10x digital zoom, HDR10+ recording, Tracking AF

AP 7㎚ 64-bit Octa-Core Processor (2.84㎓ + 2.41㎓ + 1.78㎓)
Memory 12GB RAM with 512GB internal storage (UFS3.0)
*Actual storage available may depend on pre-installed software
Battery 4235mAh (typical) dual battery*

‘*Typical value tested under third-party laboratory condition. Typical value is the estimated average value considering the deviation in battery capacity among the battery samples tested under IEC 61960 standard. Rated (minimum) capacity is 4135mAh. Actual battery life may vary depending on network environment, usage patterns and other factors. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com.

Charging Fast Charging compatible on wired and wireless*
Wireless PowerShare***Wired charging compatible with QC2.0 and AFC, Wireless charging compatible with WPC and PMA
**Wireless PowerShare is limited to Samsung or other brand smartphones with WPC Qi wireless charging, such as Galaxy S10e, S10, S10+ S9, S9+, S8, S8+, S8 Active, S7, S7 edge, S7 Active, S6, S6 edge, S6 Active, S6 edge+, Note9, Note8, Note FE, Note5, and wearables such as Galaxy Watch Active, Gear Sport, Gear S3, Galaxy Watch, and Galaxy Buds. May not work with certain accessories, covers, or other brand devices. May affect call reception or data services, depending on your network environment.
OS Android 9 (Pie)
Network LTE: Enhanced 2X2 MIMO, 6CA, LAA, LTE Cat.18
– Up to 1.2Gbps Download / Up to 150Mbps Upload5G: Non-Standalone (NSA), Sub6
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax HE80 MIMO, 1024QAM

Bluetooth® v 5.0, ANT+, USB type-C, NFC, Location (GPS, Galileo, Glonass, BeiDou)
*Galileo and BeiDou coverage may be limited. BeiDou may not be available for certain countries.

SIM Card One Nano SIM
*Availability may vary depending on carrier.
*SIM card sold separately.
Payment(Samsung Pay) Credit & debit cards: supports MST and/or NFC
Membership cards, Gift cards, Transit cards, Reward point service
Sensors Capacitive Fingerprint sensor (side), Accelerometer, Barometer, Gyro sensor, Geomagnetic sensor, Hall sensor, Proximity sensor, RGB Light sensor
Authentication Lock type: pattern, PIN, password
Biometric lock type: Fingerprint sensor, Face recognition
*Galaxy Fold has a Capacitive Fingerprint sensor on the side.
Audio Stereo speakers and bundled Galaxy Buds

Surround sound with Dolby Atmos technology (Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus included.)
UHQ 32-bit &DSD64/128 support*, PCM: Up to 32 bits, DSD: DSD64/128
Audio playback format : MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA, APE, DSF, DFF

*DSD64 and DSD128 playback can be limited depending on the file format.

Video Video playback format: MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM
TV connection: Wireless: Smart View (screen mirroring 1080p at 30fps) / Wired: supports DisplayPort over USB type-C. Supports video out when connecting via HDMI Adapter. (DisplayPort 4K UHD at 60 fps)
In the Box Galaxy Fold, Galaxy Buds, Data Cable, Travel Adapter, Ejection Pin, USB Connector (OTG), Quick Start Guide, Aramid Fibre Cover

 

*All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice.

 

*All specifications and descriptions provided herein may be different from the actual specifications and descriptions of the product. Samsung reserves the right to make changes to this page and the contents herein, including without limitation, functionality, features, specifications, GUI, images, videos, benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, capabilities, and any other product information, without notice.

 

[1] 5G functionality requires compatible network connection.

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