Samsung’s another flagship “Galaxy Z Fold 2” is here
The Galaxy Z Fold 2 is packed with features and is a improved version of its predecessor. It comes with a 6.2” outer screen and a 7.6” inner display that looks like and gives a feel of a tablet in hand, but the moment you fold it, it becomes a 6.2” screen smartphone and all the inner display shifts to the outer 6.2” screen. Every part of this phone speaks for its self whether it is the display, hinges or the notch. This phone just seems like a thought converted to reality.
This new Samsung Flagship comes with latest chipset Snapdragon 865 that is a powerhouse itself and allows the phone to produce excellent performance. The Galaxy Z fold 2 comes with a huge RAM of 12GB that is more than enough for a smartphone.
If we talk about the internal storage of this phone, it comes with a massive 256GB of internal storage that is never ending for an average smartphone user.
The Front of the smartphone features a Punch Hole Camera and the display of the smartphone is 1536 x 2208 Pixels (~354 PPI) Full HD.
Samsung Galaxy Z fold 2 comes with a Triple Camera: 12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.76″, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS + 12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.6″, AF, OIS, 2x optical zoom + 12 MP, f/2.2, (ultrawide), 1/3.1″, LED Flash,
While the Front facing Camera is a 10 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/3″ + When Closed: 10 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/3″, HDR, Video (4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps, gyro-EIS).
Unlike its competitors it comes with a fingerprint unlock mechanism that is essential now a days. The Fingerprint reader on this device is located on the right side of the device below the Power button and works flawlessly.
Specifications of Samsung Galaxy Z fold 2
PKR 339,000 – USD $2130 Approx.
Android 10, One UI 2.1
Android 10 was launched back in 2019 with some new and improved features like
Smart Reply in all messaging apps
Enhanced location and privacy tools
Incognito mode for Google Maps
New parental controls
Edge-to-edge gestures etc.…
Dimensions in Unfolded form:(159.2 x 128.2 x 6.9 mm),
Dimensions in Folded form: (159.2 x 68 x 16.8 mm)
282 g (a bit heavier than GALAXY Z FOLD)
Dual Sim, Dual Standby (Nano-SIM)
Mystic Black, Mystic Bronze
Note: Color options may vary depending up on country/region.
Galaxy Z Fold 2 supports network bands up to 5G
Octa-core (1 x 3.09 GHz Kryo 585 + 3 x 2.42 GHz Kryo 585 + 4 x 1.8 GHz Kryo 585)
Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865+ (7 nm+)
Adreno 650 delivers up to 25% more performance boost from its predecessor Adreno 640.
Foldable Dynamic AMOLED 2X Capacitive Touchscreen, 16M Colors, Multitouch
1536 x 2208 Pixels (~354 PPI)
Outer Screen is protected by Gorilla Glass Victus but the inner screen is a bit fragile and prone to damages.
Additional Display Information
HDR10+, 120Hz refresh rate, Cover display: 6.23, Super AMOLED, (816 x 2260 pixels) + (25:9)
Built-in 256GB Built-in, 12GB RAM, UFS 3.1
SD Card is not supported by Galaxy Z Fold 2 because it comes with massive built in storage.
Triple Camera: 12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.76″, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS + 12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.6″, AF, OIS, 2x optical zoom + 12 MP, f/2.2, (ultrawide), 1/3.1″, LED Flash
Geo-tagging, touch focus, HDR, panorama, Video (4K@60fps, 1080p@60/240fps (gyro-EIS), 720p@960fps (gyro-EIS), HDR10
When Opened: 10 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/3″ + When Closed: 10 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/3″, HDR, Video (4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps, gyro-EIS)
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
v5.1 with A2DP, LE, apt-X HD
Yes + AGPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 is equipped with NFC (Near Field Communication) that is a wireless technology. It works with in a range or 4cm approx. It allows you to share small amount of data between two NFC powered devices if placed within the range.
GPRS, Edge, 3G (HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps), 4G (LTE-A (7CA) Cat20 2000/200 Mbps), 5G capable
Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Fingerprint (side mounted), Gyro, Proximity sensor
Accelerometer: Used to measure motion or speed.
Compass: Tells the direction you are headed to.
Fingerprint: Used to unlock the device and verify some in-app actions like payments etc.
Gyroscope: Provides additional information about turning and twisting of the device.
Proximity sensor: It detects when the user holds the phone to the ear and turns off the display to avoid accidental touches on the screen and reduce the battery consumption.
Barometer: It assists the GPS and also provides accurate altitude. E.g. floors climbed (to health app)
3.5mm Audio Jack, MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player, MP4/WMV/H.265 player, Speaker Phone
HTML5 provides an excellent web browsing experience to the user by making the webpages highly responsive, irrespective of the screen size.
SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified), Front Glass (Folded), Plastic front (unfolded), Glass back, Aluminum frame, ANT+, Bixby natural language commands and dictation, Samsung DeX (desktop experience support), Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Documet viewer, Photo video/editor
(Li-Po Non removable), 4500 mAh
Fast battery charging 25W, Fast wireless charging 11W, Reverse wireless charging 9W
According to user’s feedback, Galaxy Z Fold 2’s battery lasts for approx. 5 hours with continuous usage.
PKR 339,000 – USD $2130 Approx.