Samsung has revealed all the details about the Galaxy Z Fold 2, So let’s break down the specs and everything we know about the hinge, overall durability, water resistance, camera performance, multitasking and the intriguing Z Premier service.
Summary of the spec: A Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus chip, 12GB of RAM, 256GB of storage, 4,500mAh battery, and a triple-camera setup with a primary 12MP sensor.
Right off the bat, one downside to this new phone is that it is not water resistant. No IP rating unfortunately.
That being said, Unfold to immerse yourself in a tablet-sized 7.6-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X screen made from ultra-thin folding glass. It consists of layers of different materials, with redesigned formation of soft and rigid layers to better absorb external shock.
Designed for the Gamer in mind. Unload a whole new gaming experience.
Take advantage of fast response times and smooth action on the 120Hz Main Screen.9 Or hook up to a Bluetooth controller and Galaxy Buds Live with improved latency so you can game in real time.
When you can’t wait, fast charge
Plug in to Super Fast Charging and power up before you even miss your phone. Or set down on a charger harnessing Fast Wireless Charging 2.0 to quickly get back to 100%.13
The phone’s glass durability is based on high end tough reinforced with polished Corning Gorilla Glass Victus on the outside and a Corning Gorilla Glass Victus on the inside
Turn your camera into an intelligent tool to give you information about the world around you. Extra wide angle triple-camera setup with a primary 12MP sensor.
The screen when covered measures at 6.2 inches for easy one-handed use. You can watch a video, send off emails, or even split the screen into two with Multi-Active Window to do both at the same time.
The punch hole camera and minimised bezels, there’s no more notch — giving you a full view. Galaxy Z Fold2 5G fits two devices into one with rounded edges and a slim profile that fits comfortably in your hand. And with Fingerprint Scanner on the side, unlocking is as simple as adjusting your grip.
Just like with the first Galaxy fold, you can open multiple active windows at the same time.
Take full advantage of the tablet-sized main display with three apps at once.
You can even open two windows of the same app at once, then adjust the split as needed to put your focus where you need it.
Cool camera features when on what Samsung calls a Flex mode camera.
This awesome feature allows you to have a hands-free camera
When your phone is folded, the Camera app splits in half, putting the preview on the top and the controls on the bottom.
Simply adjust the fold angle to get hands-free video calls and group shots from a whole new perspective.10 You can even set the camera to hit the shutter when you wave your hand.
The Galaxy Z Fold2 5G boasts of another feature for video calls. Flex mode viewing allows you to hold you phone at an angle or not hold it at all. Simply fold it to use Flex view on the Main Screen and make a hands-free video call with Google Duo. Or flip it to Cover view on the front to comfortably watch your favourite show/movies/YouTube clip.
Moving content between apps has never been easier. With the Z fold 2 this is a simple action, made revolutionary on mobile.
No more going through different menus to move content from one app to another.
Drag and Drop between apps by Using your finger to easily when multitasking on the Cover Screen or Main Screen.
5G AND WIFI ENABLED
On the box of the phone Samsung has made sure to stamp a 5G logo on the box to notify you that this phone is WiFi with 5G ready for the next generation.
Streaming, download content and Connection to next-level entertainment with 5G at hyper fast speeds.
Some of the accessories that come with the new device include: Galaxy Watch3 Galaxy Buds Live, Wireless Charger Convertible.
Cases can be purchased as an added option. The cases available are in Leather and Aramid.
They also come in various such as Brown Black and Green.
Leather Cover Stunning soft leather is accentuated with aluminum buttons and microfiber lining for a sophisticated look and feel. The slim design protects your phone without adding bulk.2
Price tag comes at. $2000 for the U.S market, £1799 for the UK market to be shipped from September 2020. For the European Market the price tag is €1999