The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G is the successor of the Galaxy Z Fold smartphone that was announced last year. The phone is now available and its currently the most expensive smartphone from Samsung so far. It packs a good camera setup, a powerful processor, and a generous inbuilt storage unit.
Design And Display
The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G has a premium and a classic looking body built with a glass on the folded front and plastic when unfolded. You will get a glass panel and an aluminum frame. It measures 159.2 x 128.2 x 6.9 mm in dimension when unfolded and 159.2 x 68 x 16.8 mm in dimension when folded and weighs 279 grams.
It has a screen display size of 7.6 inches under Foldable Dynamic AMOLED 2X capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1768 x 2208 pixels and 372 PPI density. The cover screen is 6.23 inches in size and it has Super AMOLED and 816 x 2260 pixels resolution.
As for the camera setup, the Samsung Z Fold 2 5G has a triple camera setup. The camera consist of 12 MP main snapper, another 12 MP telephoto lens and lastly is another 12 MP ultrawide camera. The camera features LED flash, HDR, panorama, and can record 4K@60fps, 1080p@60/240fps (gyro-EIS), 720p@960fps (gyro-EIS), HDR10 videos. The front camera and the cover camera are both 10 MP and they support HDR and 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps, gyro-EIS videos.
Hardware And Software
Powering the foldable flagship smartphone is a Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865+ chipset built on 7nm+ process technology. The SOC has an octa-core processor clocking at 1×3.09 GHz Kryo 585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 585. It has Adreno 650 for graphics and runs on an Android 10 operating system with One UI 2.5 on top.
Storage Capacity And Sensors
The inbuilt storage on the phone is a generous 256GB and 12GB RAM. It lacks support for the micro SDcard. Meanwhile, the sensors available are Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, and barometer.
Battery Power And Network Connectivity
The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G has a massive battery of 4500 mAh with fast charging. The juicer also packs wireless and reverse charging technology. The network on the single Nano-SIM includes 5G and 4G LTE networks. Others are Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, NFC, A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS and 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G Full Specifications
|Model Name||Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G|
|Announced||2020, August 05|
|Network Type||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE|
|2G Network||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2|
|3G Network||HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100|
|Network Speed||HSPA, LTE-A / 5G|
|Body Build||Glass front (folded), plastic front (unfolded), glass back, aluminum frame|
|Body Dimensions||Unfolded: 159.2 x 128.2 x 6.9 mm
Folded: 159.2 x 68 x 16.8 mm
|Body Weight||279 g|
|Body Colors||Mystic Bronze, Mystic Black|
|Display Type||Foldable Dynamic AMOLED 2X capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Display Size||7.6 inches|
|Display Resolution||1768 x 2208 pixels|
|Display Pixel Density||372 ppi density|
|Display Screen Protection||Yes Corning Gorilla|
|Primary Camera||12MP + 12MP + 12MP|
|Secondary Camera||10 megapixel|
|Video||4K@60fps, 1080p@60/240fps (gyro-EIS), 720p@960fps (gyro-EIS), HDR10|
|Camera Features||LED flash, panorama, HDR|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865+ (7 nm+)|
|CPU||Octa-core (1×3.09 GHz Kryo 585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 585)|
|Graphics processor (GPU)||Adreno 650|
|System Internal Memory||12GB RAM|
|Internal Storage||256 GB|
|Storage Card Slot||No|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer|
|Wi-Fi||Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct|
|Bluetooth||Yes, 5.0, A2DP|
|USB Type||Type – C|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS|
|Battery Type||Li-Po Battery|
|Battery Capacity||4500 mAh battery|
|Battery Talk Time||–|
|Battery Music Play Time||–|
|Audio Playback||Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC|
|Video Playback||Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player|
|Alert Types||Vibration, MP3, WAV ringtones|
|Ring Tones||MP3, WAV|
|Loudspeaker||Yes, with stereo speakers|
|Messaging||SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email|
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G Price And Availability
The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G will sell for 2000 EUR and will be available in Mystic Bronze, and Mystic Black colors.