Samsung has officially announced the start date for sales of the Galaxy Fold foldable smartphone in Russia.
From October 4th to 7th, every resident of Russia who wants to purchase one of the most unusual devices on the market will be able to pre-order. This can be done in any Samsung branded store, on the company's official website, as well as in MVideo stores. Sales will start on October 25th.
It is reported that the cost of the smartphone will be 159,990 rubles. Buyers will be able to choose between black and silver body color. The kit will come with wireless headphones, as well as a stylish Kevlar case, to match the device itself. Also, all purchasers will be provided with round-the-clock support and special warranty conditions. For example, they will be able to replace a screen that has received mechanical damage at a reduced cost - for 9,500 rubles.
Also, on October 4-5, everyone will be able to get acquainted with the new product by visiting the Crocus Expo center. There will be an exhibition "M.Video Electronics Show". Entrance to the event is free.
Limited parties Galaxy Fold already on sale in Korea, Singapore, UK, Germany and France. The device aroused an increased interest of consumers, its sales went very well. Fold was purchased both for themselves and for resale - the smartphone can already be bought in markets where it has not yet been presented. At the same time, they ask for it up to $5000.
Meanwhile, the first independent tests of the device appeared on the Web. So, the SquareTrade resource stated that its specialists managed to open the device 120,000 times, despite the fact that the company claims 200,000 times. And the first defects on the screen began to appear after 18,500 folds.