HarborFront

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Finally, bought the Fold and has been using it for about 2 weeks now

Speed-wise I can feel it's slightly faster than my ex-Note 10+ since it's using the SD855 but I still feel it's a bit slower than my Huawei Mate 20X. Weight-wise I find it's OK since I have been using my Huawei Mate 20X

As for the crease - don't look for it and don't look at it!

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As far as the OS and software they are the same like when you are using another android phone.

The difference is that I'm paying expensively for hardware technologies that many don't have at the moment. It is a device that integrates convenience and converging technologies. Yes, it is still a first gen device but the inward-folding polymer screen and the fold mechanism is something no other company can duplicate for now.

Am I proud to own the Fold? Yes, I'm.

Is it worth it? As an early adopter I would say yes.

Is the hassle in extra care and precautions in handling causing an issue? It actually increases my awareness of my surroundings when I use the Fold like not knocking into somebody/something or vice versa, watching for trips, holding tight, not getting spilled with liquids etc

Any shortfalls in the Fold that disappoints me? Yes. Releasing late, not using SD855+, not having better camera system, should come with 3D facial scan, buttonless/bezeless/notchless, in-screen speaker, under-screen ultrasonic fingerprint reader, use glass instead of polymer for screen and having the faster F2FS storage system like in its Note 10+ etc

Would I buy another similar device in future as an early adopter? Yes, if the technologies then can be proven to be better than now. See some examples mentioned above

FYI, plastic screen protectors are now available for the front screen, the internal screen and the rear cameras. Also, cases from Mont Blanc, UAG and Spigen are also available. BTW, the original case is slippery to hold

One thing. The replacement cost for the inner polymer screen is very expensive (US$585+) after the warranty period expires

Note - How to close the Fold?

Do NOT press on the screen to close the Fold. Samsung recommends to press the hinge to close it. I rather press on the rim on the inside slightly away from the hinge to close it. This is not to disturb the hinge.
 
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HarborFront

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I think G Fold is perfect for your hand since your hands are huge and still the phone look small.
I've trouble adapting to 6.1" phone fitting my pockets.
FYI, I have small hands. It's just that when folded I can have a good grip of it

At first i thought you have crack line on phone :ROFLMAO: (i saw only higher part of picture)
You mean the white line on the top left of the first picture? That's a reflection of the light shining on it

Not to scare you. So far 2 users in my country already facing a loose casing problem. Good news is that in one case the casing was replaced and fixed within 2 hrs by Samsung. That's premium service for owning the Fold

 
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Vasudev

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FYI, I have small hands. It's just that when folded I can have a good grip of it


You mean the white line on the top left of the first picture? That's a reflection of the light shining on it

Not to scare you. So far 2 users in my country already facing a loose casing problem. Good news is that in one case the casing was replaced and fixed within 2 hrs by Samsung. That's premium service for owning the Fold

So it was the camera perspective issue! I thought your hands were huge just like Hulk Hogan! In the picture it looked very big.