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Samsung rolls out latest foldable phones with same price tag to counter Apple

11:04 AM | 27 Jul, 2023
Samsung rolls out latest foldable phones with same price tag to counter Apple
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LONDON – The rivalry between iPhones and Andriod continues unabated with two phone companies Apple and Samsung continuing to introduce new and better phones.

In latest development, the leading Android phone company Samsung comes with its latest foldable devices Galaxy Z Flip5, and Galaxy Z Fold5, and stunned people by keeping prices the same, in contrast to the current trend in which companies raised prices with every latest model.

Samsung, besides offering new features, continues to woo fans, with its cutting-edge technology that offers foldable displays. Flip phones are said to be next big thing as people find them small enough to fit in the palm, while they offer same features like the other latest gadgets.

Foldable phones shares around 5pc of the global premium smartphone market, while the sector has moved from just 0.3pc in the last four years.

The latest clamshell Galaxy Z Flip5 has been offered at $999.99, while the Galaxy Z Fold5 is available at $1,799.99 in the US, as Samsung planned to woo Apple users.

The company made phones thinner than its last model by improving the hinge and increasing the cover screen. Both models come with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipsets, latest brains of mobile phones.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 2 March 2024

Pakistani rupee remains largely stable against USD and other currencies in the open market on March 2, 2024 (Saturday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.4 for buying and 282.3 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302.5 for buying and 305.5 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 354 for buying, and 359 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.3 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.5.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan – March 2, 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.4 282.3
Euro EUR 302.5 305.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354 359
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.3 77
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.5 75.3
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 737.97 745.97
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.23 40.63
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 901.62 910.62
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 168.97 170.97
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.54 26.84
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 27.13 27.43
Swedish Korona SEK 314.07 316.57
Swiss Franc CHF 314.07 316.57
Thai Bhat THB 7.74 7.89

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