The South Korean brand Samsung earlier this year announced the launch of its second-generation foldable smartphone Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2. This device is the successor of the Samsung Galaxy Fold from last year. At the time of the launch, the company did not share the Indian pricing of the Fold 2. Without much delay, the company has announced the pricing and the availability details of the upcoming device. As per the company, the new foldable phone will be available for pre-orders starting September 14. Check out the pre-order details and launch offers.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 price and availability details
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 will now be available in India at Rs 1,49,999. The device will be up for pre-order starting September 14 at 12 noon onwards via Samsung.com and across leading retail stores in the country. The foldable phone will be available in two colour options Mystic Black and Mystic Bronze.
On the pre-booking of Fold 2, the company will be offering launch offers that includes:
- No-cost EMI for 12 months at Samsung Experience Store and Samsung.com
- YouTube Premium free for 4 months
- Microsoft office 365 available at a discount of 22%
In the US the device is available with a price tag of $1,999 that translates to Rs 1,48,300.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 specifications and features
The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 comes with a 7.6-inch Infinity-O Display with 1,768×2,208 pixels of resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate with a 22.5:18 aspect ratio. The outer display 6.2-inch Infinity-O Super AMOLED Infinity Flex Display cover screen with 816×2,260 pixels of resolution and a 25:9 aspect ratio. The company has also engineered the hinge on the Galaxy Z Fold 2 that now comes with a dedicated sweeper to help the users clear out debris using the elastic fibers. While there is UTG protection contrasting the plastic covering which was on its predecessor. It further includes a CAM Mechanism similar to Galaxy Z Flip that enables the phone to open it up at multiple angles which is an upgrade.
Powered by the top of the line octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SoC with 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB of UFS 3.1 non-expandable storage. In terms of imaging, there is a triple rear camera setup at the back of the phone which includes a 12-megapixel sensor with f/1.8 aperture supported by optical image stabilisation (OIS) for stable images. It further includes another 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens with f/2.2 aperture and a 2-megapixel telephoto lens with f/2.4 aperture. The setup is supported by 4K and slow-motion video recording at 960fps. whereas it also includes two 10-megapixel sensors with an f/2.2 aperture on the display as well as on the cover for taking selfies. More features include such as Auto Scene Optimisation, Bixby Vision, Group Selfie, HDR10+ Video, Live Focus, Panorama as well.
For the connectivity options, there is 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, UWB (Ultra-Wide Band), and a USB Type-C port. For sensors, the foldable device includes an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, gyroscope, magnetometer, proximity sensor, and an RGB sensor along with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. The tablet cum phone also includes stereo speakers tuned by AKG and Dolby Atmos. It houses a 4,500mAh battery supported by fast charging, wireless charging, and Wireless PowerShare as other charging options.
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