Samsung SM-F9000, that is believed to be the upcoming Galaxy F or Galaxy Fold smartphone, has appeared on the database of China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (CMIIT).
Samsung has confirmed that it will be announcing Galaxy S10 series on February 20. Fresh information claims that the Galaxy Fold device will be made official at the same Unpacked 2019 event. Ahead of its launch, the first foldable phone from the company has bagged CMIIT approval which indicates that China could be one of the markets that will be receiving it.
Reports dating back to November 2018 had revealed that the Samsung SM-F900 model number may belong to the Galaxy Fold device. It was also found that the South Korean tech giant was testing the pre-productions of the Galaxy Fold in the U.S. with F900USQU0ARJ5 software build number. The SM-F900U, SM-F900F and SM-F900A variants that have surfaced in recent reports could respectively be the U.S., European and Asian edition of the Galaxy Fold foldable phone.
In November, Samsung had showcased the Infinity Flex Display at the Samsung Developers Conference. The Galaxy Fold foldable smartphone features the same 7.3-inch Infinity Flex Display which can be accessed when unfolded. On the outer side, it is equipped with a cover display of 4.6 inches.
The Galaxy Fold is expected to come with 512 GB of native storage. It may come with up to 6,000 mAh battery. The device is expected to be powered by Snapdragon 855 mobile platform. Multiple reports have claimed that only one million units of the Galaxy Fold phone will be produced. When it comes to pricing, it may cost around $1,800 and it could be available in black and silver color variants. The Galaxy Fold device was showcased behind closed doors at the recently held Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2019 in Las Vegas, U.S.