If we were to name some of the top phone brands that never cease to blow our minds away, one of the first that comes to mind will be SAMSUNG. They have done it again.
With the technology they have just introduced to us, they have taken us into the future and given us a hint of what to expect for the next generation of phones. The phone, in particular, is the SAMSUNG Galaxy Z Fold2. Trust me you are going to enjoy this ride.
This is no ordinary smartphone because not only is it a phone, it can unfold and transform into a tablet with a second screen at the back. If that is not the future knocking, I don’t know what is.
Being the successor of the SAMSUNG Galaxy Fold, it was revealed on 5 August, 2020 along with some other SAMSUNG related items. Those items I will talk about in other posts. The pricing was also released on a later date, 1 September, 2020.
It currently costs around $1,200 – $2,000. Very pricey, but worth every single penny because of the versatility of the phone along with it’s amazing specs. Let’s get into the details.
SAMSUNG Galaxy Z Fold2 Specs
Compatible networks: 2G,3G,4G,4G LTE,5G.
The phone has a wide range of networks that it can work with, so there is no worry if you don’t have 5G or 4G. SAMSUNG has you covered.
6.27 in (Height)
5.05 in (Width)
6.27 in (Height)
2.7 in (Width)
As stated earlier, the phone can be folded and unfolded to form either a phone or a tablet. SAMSUNG Galaxy Z Fold2 gives you the ability to multi task on your device. You can open different applications on the screen at the same time, watch a movie while browsing or chatting, video chat with friends while doing other things.
And for my gaming friends, the largeness of this device will give you so much joy to play any game. It weighs 282g; not heavy at all for the size of the phone and pretty comfy and firm in your hands.
The operating system is a smooth running Android 10. Of course, it is not the latest but there is no doubt about the smoothness in operation of the phone.
System on chip – Qualcomm, snapdragon 865+
CPU – Octa-core ( 1×3.09 GHz , 3×2.42 GHz and 4×1.8 GHz ) kyro 585
GPU Adreno 650
Memory – 12GB LPDDR5
Storage – 256 or 512GB
As you can see, the device will run as smoothly as any possibly can. You will have more than enough space to download or do whatever you want on your phone.
Battery – 4500 mAh
Guaranteed long lasting battery that allows you to optimize the use of your phone to the fullest for long hours.
Sensors – Accelerometer
Fingerprint scanner (side mounted)
The fingerprint scanner is placed on the side of the phone for easy access and comfort.
Display – Dynamic AMOLED 2X
2208 x 1768, 7.6 in
5:4 ratio, HDR10+ ,373 ppi
120 Hz refresh rate
External display – Super AMOLED
2260 x 816, 6.23 in
25:9 ration, 3.86 ppi, HDR10+
You don’t need to worry about the graphics because it will be like watching a movie at the highest quality everytime you look at your phone.
Rear Camera – 12MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide)
12MP,f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto)
12MP, f/2.2,12mm (Ultrawide)
Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS, gyro EIS, HDR, 2x optical zoom
4k@ 60 fps 1080p@ 60/240 Fps, 720p@ 960 Fps, HDR10+
Front Camera – 10MP, f/2.2, 26mm
4k@ 60fps, 1080fps @ 30fps
As we all know, SAMSUNG never disappoints with the quality of their camera. You will enjoy clear pictures and videos and all the extra little details.
Sound – Dolby Atmos stereo speakers
Connectivity – Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, low-energy, aptX HD Wi-Fi 802.11.
If the SAMSUNG Galaxy Z Fold2 foldable phone does not impress you, I don’t know what does. As for payment, they have different plans set up for you so you don’t have to pay at once.
The SAMSUNG Galaxy Z Fold2 is a brilliant step into the future.
Price of Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 in Nigeria
If you are interested in picking one up, you need to have ₦895,000 ready somewhere. Not cheap. The future doesn’t come cheap.