Here is everything you need to know about the Galaxy Z Fold 2.
Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy Z Fold 2 at the Galaxy Unpacked 2020. The Z Fold 2 is a follow up to the first-generation Galaxy Fold and comes with massive improvements.Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 specificationsAt first glance, the cover screen has gotten bigger. It is now a 6.2-inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 2260 x 816 pixels. This exterior screen has a 60Hz refresh rate. You get a tiny hole-punch cutout on the top-centre portion of the display for the 10MP front camera.
Unfold the Galaxy Z Fold 2 and you get a bigger 7.6-inch Dynamic AMOLED Ultra-Thin Glass foldable screen with a 2,208 x 1,768 resolution. It has a 120Hz refresh rate. Like the cover screen, the screen on the inside has a punch-hole on the upper-right corner for a second 10MP selfie camera.
Both the cover screen and the inner foldable screen feature support for HDR10+.
The original Fold was surrounded by controversies for its not-so-dust-resistant hinge design. Samsung claims to have worked on the issue and launched the Galaxy Z Fold 2 with a ‘hideaway hinge’ that features sweeper fibres to provide better durability and dust resistance.
Under the hood, the Z Fold 2 has an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus chipset, based on 7nm architecture. The processor is paired with Adreno 650 GPU for graphics and comes with 12GB LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB internal storage.
There is a 4,500 mAh battery with 25W fast charging, 11W fast charging and reverse wireless charging support.
For optics, there is a triple-camera system on the back with a 12MP sensor at the helm. The other camera sensors include a 12MP ultra-wide lens and a 12MP f/2.4 telephoto lens.
The foldable smartphone has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner for biometric unlock.
Like the Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra, Galaxy Z Fold 2 runs on Android 10-based One UI 2.0.Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2's pricing and availability details will be unveiled soon.