Galaxy Round unboxing video appears, shows oddly shaped battery

Galaxy Round unboxing video appears, shows oddly shaped battery
Samsung Galaxy Round is the first handset announced with flexible OLED display, and if you have been curious how does the retail box and the image under the battery cover appear, now is your chance.

An unboxing video popped up that shows there are two batteries in the retail box, and those look much more elongated and two-piece compared to most typical rectangular units we've seen, which might have something to do with the curved nature of the handset. 

What else is under that battery cover? See for yourself in the video below, but the rest of it looks pretty orthodox, as if you've pried open the back cover of a Note 3, for instance.


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Galaxy Round
  • Display 5.7" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, Quad-core, 2300 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2800 mAh

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10 Comments

1. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Yes, obviously it is sized according to Round's shape.

2. seanwhat

Posts: 321; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

There are two batteries because one is a spare. That second paragraph of this article need something changing before people are mislead.

3. Firedrops

Posts: 254; Member since: Sep 06, 2011

I don't find the shape of the battery anywhere near odd enough to warrant an entire article to highlight it.

4. Sondae

Posts: 291; Member since: Jan 02, 2013

So expensive and yet thick.

7. Yaldabaoth

Posts: 42; Member since: Jun 06, 2012

Not unlike my ex-wife.

5. kylehudsons

Posts: 53; Member since: Apr 04, 2012

FYI, phones in South Korea always come with 2 batteries for the phone that has a removable back... So, nothing weird over here.... BTW other countries should follow this trend considering that not all Smartphones can get 24 hour lifetime per charge.... I love staying here.... HAHA....

6. c.sanchez

Posts: 16; Member since: Mar 26, 2013

If this was the note 3 I would give up my HTC one. But forget it I'm not giving up for an ugly low brightness pentile display and plastic

8. DaHarder

Posts: 177; Member since: Oct 10, 2009

Hmmm... You certainly appear awfully desperate to justify your owning a fragile, dent/scratch prone device (HTC One) that is vastly inferior in battery life, features, SoC capability, storage potential, camera quality, RAM amount, et al. to the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. Have Fun With That.

9. ZPM101

Posts: 36; Member since: Apr 12, 2010

Uh Oh, I think someone made someone angry. Better eat your Cheerios, you'll feel better.

10. andynaija

Posts: 1247; Member since: Sep 08, 2012

The back cover looks really nice.

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