Samsung's foldable Galaxy F phone could have 6000mAh battery

Samsung's flagship Galaxy F foldable smartphone could feature not one, but two batteries totaling 6000mAh.

@anthony256
Published Mon, Dec 17 2018 9:13 PM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:49 AM CST

Samsung is set to stun the world with the release of its foldable smartphone currently known as the Galaxy F sometime in early 2019, and every week or two we hear more rumors that begin to form a more solid picture of what to expect from the company.

Samsung's foldable Galaxy F phone could have 6000mAh battery | TweakTown.com

Now the latest to add to this growing pile of news is research firm CGS-CIMB Group releasing new information on the purported Galaxy F, a foldable smartphone that will reportedly feature dual batteries (one behind each display) that will offer a combined 5000-6000mAh. We've previously heard Samsung could charge up to $1800 for the new foldable smartphone, so one would expect mega specs in all areas.

CIMB also said that the foldable smartphone market will not be huge in 2019, but rather begin snowballing in 2020 and beyond, a move that will help inject new life into the stagnant smartphone market. CIMB says that 4 million foldable smartphjones will ship in 2019, but this number will increase to 39 million units in 2022.

These numbers suggest that foldable smartphones will account for 1.3% of total smartphones in 2019, to a much larger 9.2% slice of the smartphone pie by 2020. These numbers should only increase in magnitude as the years pass. CIMB is expecting Samsung to launch both the next-gen Galaxy S10 and Galaxy F at the same time in February 2019, but Samsung could surprise and host a separate launch event for the Galaxy F, something I want to see.

Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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