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Samsung Galaxy Fold

Samsung Galaxy Fold

from  $1980+
Samsung Galaxy Fold Review

Samsung Galaxy Fold Review

Posted   04.20.19
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70 Engadget Score
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.
70

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold is one of those devices that inspires adoration and annoyance at the same time. Its foldable design means you can carry around a tablet in your pocket and get plenty of work done along the way. Even after our testing was complete, we still found the Fold’s power and flexibility nothing short of intoxicating. As a commercial product, though, it leaves much to be desired. While closed, it’s chunky and clumsy, and we have serious concerns about how well its main screen will hold up over time. The Galaxy Fold offers a glimpse at the future of smartphones, but almost no one should consider buying one.

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Pros
  • Game-changing flexibility
  • Excellent performance
  • Solid battery life
Cons
  • Seriously expensive
  • Outer screen is of limited use
  • The inner screen’s durability is concerning
  • The software feels unpolished

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81
 
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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone
Operating system
Android
Screen size
7.3in
Internal memory
512GB
Camera
Yes
Type
Operating system
Screen size
Internal memory
Camera
Smartphone
Android
7.3in
512GB
Yes

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70 Engadget Score
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.
70

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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70
 

User Reviews

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James
I have had the Galaxy Fold 5G since October and it has rekindled my interest...read more
70
Ryan
I absolutely love the phone. The large display provides an excellent gaming...read more
10
Troy
Poor signal quality on esim and sim card doesn't matter which one calls been...read more
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