Revealed during the Samsung Unpacked online event a few weeks ago, the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 has been confirmed to be available nationwide starting October 2, 2020. The pre-order units from its online store event was sold out in mere hours, and the Korean tech giant just announced that their newest flagship smartphone will be available through telco partners Globe and Smart, as well as select Samsung Experience Stores.
Galaxy Z Fold2 Specs
Main Screen: 7.6″ QXGA+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display (22.5:18) Infinity Flex Display (2208 x 1768), 373ppi
Cover Screen: 6.2″ HD+ Super AMOLED Display (25:9), 2260 x 816, 386ppi
7nm 64-bit Octa-Core processor
12GB RAM with 256GB storage
Cover Camera: 10MP Selfie Camera
Front Camera: 10MP Selfie Camera
Rear Camera: 12MP Ultra Wide + 12MP Wide-angle Camera with Super Speed Dual Pixel AF + 12MP Telephoto, 2x optical zoom, 10x digital zoom
4500mAh Li-ion battery
Wired/Wireless fast charging
Side-mounted fingerprint sensor
Samsung’s third offering in the foldable smartphone market features an upgraded Infinity-O cover screen that shows essential alerts like email, maps, and can even display movies and other content. the 7.6-inch main screen has a notchless front camera with a 120Hz Super AMOLED display.
Samsung’s Hideaway Hinge makes a comeback with improvements, like having the space for the sweeper structure (to repel dust and unwanted particles) be even smaller than on the Galaxy Z Flip. To achieve this, Samsung developed new innovative sweeper technology to provide the same level of protection in a smaller space. The Galaxy Z Fold2 Hideaway Hinge features revolutionary slim cutting technology, modified fiber composition and adjusted fiber density.
The device also features and advanced Multi-Active Window to control your screen layout. With the Galaxy Z Fold2, you can open multiple files from the same app at the same time and view them side by side. The improved Multi-Window Tray allows the opening of multiple apps at once with the integration of App Pair and the Edge Panel to enjoy added convenience. With drag and drop, you can simply drag text, images and documents from one app to another for instant transfer. Now, you can also quickly screen capture in one app and transfer the captured image into another seamlessly with Split Screen Capture.
The Galaxy Z Fold2 is priced at P109,990 and comes with a premium pre-order bundle worth up to P52,100, which includes a 55” Crystal UHD Smart TV, a P2,000 e-voucher that can be used for a Samsung Leather Cover, and free 12 months Samsung Care+ worth P14,199 that provides device protection against accidental damage within one year of purchasing date.
The phone however, won’t come with the Galaxy Buds+ BTS Edition, but will come with wireless earphones.
For more information on the newest in-foldable device, visit the Samsung official website.