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Samsung launch the new Galaxy Folder in South Korea for $255

Christian Jay Magowan  —  2 years ago ( Jul 29, 2015 )    |    Mobile

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Flip-phones while they become obsolete in major parts of the world it still lives in Asia, that is when you point your scopes to Japan and Korea and some selected markets where most of the users are still in love with the form factor. Today, after reintroducing the form-factor with the industries current Android operating system a couple of years back, Samsung not has a successor of the smartphone flip-phone with the new Samsung Galaxy Folder.

The Galaxy Folder comes with a 3.8-inch touchscreen display together with 8 GB of on-board storage with microSD card support of up to 128 GB. It’s equipped with a regular battery pack of 1800 mAh which is removable and can be replace with higher capacity power pack.

In terms of camera, The new Samsung Galaxy Folder includes a 8 Megapixel main camera and a standard 2.1 Megapixel snapper on the front. Unlike more clam-shell phones in the past, the Galaxy Folder and its predecessors are equipped with what is currently the OS of choice for Smartphones and that none other than the latest version of Android 5.1 Lollipop. The Galaxy Folder combines to compactness, the advantages of having a physical keys and its unique folding design with smartphone features. It just adds to the convenience for users to have such great features molded into one device.

Samsung may aggressively been marketing its smartphones outside of South Korean but the Galaxy Folder has its special place for its homeland people. The handset will only be available in South Korea for a price equivalent to $255 with no word for release to other markets.

Christian Jay Magowan

A Medtech by Profession and a big fan of gadgets and whatever technology has for the world. I scour for anything technology and science to provide you with what’s hot in this side of space.