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Ruben Fields
September 14, 2020

This foldable phone will be available in two color variants, namely Mystic Black and Mystic Bronze in India. Pricing and pre-orders for the cutting-edge foldable flagship were quick to follow.

Nearly two weeks ago, Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy Z Fold2 with the pricing and pre-orders of this cutting-edge foldable flagship.

The Z Fold2 will retail for INR 1,49,999, which, directly converted, hovers right around the $2,000 mark - a surprisingly reasonable and well in-line price point.

Samsung claims to have worked on the hinge issues and launched the Galaxy Z Fold2 with a "hideaway hinge" that features sweeper fibres to provide better durability and dust resistance.

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In China, the price of the Galaxy Z Fold 2 Thom Browne Edition was set at 27,199 yuan (US$3,975), more than 700,000 won (US$588) higher than in South Korea. Powering it, we have a Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 shipset, paired with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of 64GB of on-board storage. Unlike the previous years, the Fold 2 doesn't cost more than the worldwide models. The new phone has a standard 6.2-inch outer screen but when unfolded, it grows to 7.6 inches.

The Galaxy Z Fold 2 is a bigger and bolder version of the Galaxy Fold from 2019. "It features a 10.4" TFT display with a resolution of 2000×1200 pixels and about 80% screen-to-body ratio.

For photos and videos, the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 comes with a triple rear camera setup that houses a 12-megapixel sensor with an f/1.8 lens, a 12-megapixel sensor with an f/2.2 ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 12-megapixel sensor with an f/2.4 telephoto lens. The inner display now makes use of a folding, super-thin layer of glass instead of plastic and the device is overall slimmer and more robust. This display has extremely narrow bezels and a small cutout for the selfie camera as well. It also comes with a 4,500mAh battery, with support for 25W fast wired and 11W fast wireless charging. Considered an engineering marvel, Galaxy Z Fold2 5G comes with a lot of changes in the design factor, making it more approachable and versatile for everyday life demands.

The smartphone packs 128GB internal storage which can be expanded further by installing a microSD card. For photography, you will get a 12-megapixel wide-angle lens with a 48-megapixel primary sensor, a 5-megapixel macro lens, and a 5-megapixel depth sensor. The punch-hole camera set-up is given in its front panel, while the L-shaped quad-camera set-up is given in the back panel.

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