The Galaxy Fold smartphone, the first foldable phone from Samsung, has been announced more than one month ago and it will be available on the market shortly.
The Galaxy Fold promises to be one of the most advanced smartphones on the market, Samsung bragging itself with the multi-tasking features of the phone, presenting three apps running at the same time.
Thanks to a listing in the GeekBench database, we now have the answer to the question: How powerful is the Galaxy Fold ?
Samsung Galaxy Fold appeared in the GeekBench database as Samsung SM-F900F which suggests that this is the codename of the international version of the foldable phone. Despite the fact that the Fold will arrive in this configuration in all European countries, we’re dealing with a phone based on the Snapdragon 855 chipset from Qualcomm, a 7nm octa-core. The Galaxy S10 is available in Europe with the Exynos 9820 8nm chipset, which is more advanced in some cases.
Geekbench also reveals the fact that the Galaxy Fold will arrive with 12 GB of RAM memory, just like the Galaxy S10+. At this time its unclear whether the Galaxy Fold will also get the 1 TB flash storage based on UFS 3.0 technology which was announced by Samsung soon after the release of the Galaxy S10 smartphones.
This impressive hardware platform manages to get some pretty regular scores in Geekbench tests. With single-core performance of 3.418 points and Multi-Core performance of 9703 points, the Galaxy Fold doesn’t manage to surpass the iPhone 8 and iPhone X smartphones, which was released almost two years ago. However, these performance tests do not tell the full story because in some cases the Apple smartphones might be faster. Still, the 10% different in performance shouldn’t be very obvious in day to day use.
The new Galaxy Fold from Samsung will arrive in stores in South Korea and the United States on April 26, 2019, while the international version of the Fold will arrive on May 3rd and the $2000 price tag of the Galaxy Fold will surely make people think twice before buying it