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Samsung’s foldable smartphone likely to cost a whopping Rs 1.25 lakhs

By: Rohan Pal, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi Last updated : June 14, 2018 5:07 pm

The smartphone that can also double up as a tablet will come with a price tag of $1,850, which roughly translate to a whopping Rs 1,25,180. If this is believed to be true, then this will Samsung’s most expensive smartphone ever. The phone is reported to be showcased at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2019.
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Samsung is long rumoured to be working on a foldable smartphone. Now, fresh leaks have emerged online revealing the price tag of the upcoming smartphone.

 

According to an analyst, the smartphone that can also double up as a tablet will come with a price tag of $1,850, which roughly translate to a whopping Rs 1,25,180. If this is believed to be true, then this will Samsung’s most expensive smartphone ever. The report further highlights that Samsung will receive the components for building the upcoming foldable phone in November this year and the brand will begin the assembly later on in the same month or at the beginning of December to meet the February deadline.

 

The phone is reported to be showcased at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2019. The report says that Samsung will show off the smartphone to carrier partners and other important personals behind closed doors at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2019, which is scheduled to take place in January ahead of its unveiling month.  The company may manufacture 300,000 to 500,000 units the device to see the market response.

 

Coming to the foldable smartphone, it is reported to feature a massive 7.3-inch display, which when folded, can shrink to a 4.5-inch screen. On the specifications front, the latest device could share a similar specs sheet of the Galaxy S10.

 

Previously, the foldable smartphone is reported to be known as Galaxy X.  Previous reports indicate that the phone now comes with a codename ‘Winner’, which was previously rumoured to be ‘Valley’. The prototypes of the smartphone were reported showcased at this year’s CES, which was held in Las Vegas. The report highlights that the prototype consisted of three OLED panels, each of the size of 3.5-inches. The front panel is made of two 3.5-inch screen, which folded out, can create a 7-inch screen. Further, the third screen panel is placed at the back, so users could use the display when the screen is folded.

 

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