US customers can pre-order the Galaxy Fold starting today
Samsung has confirmed that it will allow US customers to pre-order the Galaxy Fold starting today. The United States will be one of the first markets to get the Galaxy Fold on April 26. Samsung had previously confirmed the release date on February 20 when the device was unveiled.
The company has also confirmed that the Galaxy S10 5G will be released in the country next month. This device has already been released in South Korea where mobile 5G networks have gone live. Verizon’s mobile 5G network is live in the United States. The Galaxy S10 5G will initially be exclusive to Big Red before availability expands to other carriers.
Pre-order Galaxy Fold starting today in the United States
Samsung has confirmed that starting today, those who registered for more information about the Galaxy Fold on Samsung.com will receive an “exclusive invitation” to be the first in line to reserve the Galaxy Fold. The company’s first foldable smartphone is priced at $1,980.
This should ensure that the customers receive their units on April 26. The device will also be available from carriers in the country. As previously reported, only AT&T and T-Mobile will sell it starting April 26. That’s also when the Galaxy Fold will be available from select Best Buy and Samsung Experience Stores in the country. The Galaxy Fold will be released in markets across Europe on May 3 after pre-orders open on April 26.
The United States is going to be the second market where the Galaxy S10 5G gets released. While Verizon is yet to confirm availability details, Samsung has confirmed that it will be out in May. A recent leak suggested that the Galaxy S10 5G may be released on Verizon come May 16.