Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 Review: Foldable phones are the future

2020 has seen take move leaps and bounds. Samsung has especially released the excellent Galaxy Z Flip. For, more importantly, the Galaxy Z Fold 2. Since last year, folding screen mobile phones have come into the public eye, and the product form of smartphones has finally undergone some changes. Among many manufacturers, Samsung is the most actively searching for and making new folding screen mobile phones. Samsung has officially launched four mobiles with folding screens from the original Galaxy Fold to Z Flip, Two Z Flip 5G, and Z Fold 2.

This is not difficult to see from product nomenclature. To position the folding screen product line more clearly, Samsung similarly calls it the Galaxy Z series. Which further leads to two product lines. Namely horizontal folding bend chain and vertical folding flip. Subdivides Chain. Today, we mainly discuss the released Galaxy Z Fold 2.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 thickness comparison

Samsung galaxy fold 2 – Design |

The folding screen may be the “new species” in smartphones. The original folding is amazing enough, but more details are not so satisfactory at the initial exploration stage. After all, there is a gradual development and perfection of new things. process. However, the new Fold2 has not changed much in the overall design. But it has been adjusted in many details. Such as product technology, screens, frames, anklets, etc. At the same time, in the folding screen experience, Samsung Fold2 also brings many. Upgrade. it can be said. That the Galaxy Z Fold 2 has more overall finish and is ultimately a horizontal folding screen phone with an almost complete feel on the market.

This is the first impression of Galaxy Z Fold 2. That it is more sophisticated. The design has changed from a generation’s sleek style to today’s tough style. The body has a stronger sense of lines and a more business environment.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 show in 180 degree

For the internal screen, the L-shaped large bangs design is removed, and has a narrower frame design than the previous generation. Which is 27% narrower than the previous generation.

As a result, a more extreme full-screen display effect is brought in, further improving the visual impact and practicality of the internal screen. Internal screen Samsung uses the latest ultra-thin flexible glass (UTG) material. Which is more delicate and transparent than the previous generation screen. But the crease still exists, and this problem should not be resolved in a short period of time.

More Obtimized Design |

It is noteworthy that Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 has further improved and optimized the hinge. An invisible hinge design is adopted and combines the latest ultra-micro cutting technology. Which is combined with basic cam brake technology. Which can realize closing, unflow and multi-angle rotation stops.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 show camera preview and design

In terms of the dust-proof details of the hinge, Fold 2 introduces dust-proof fiber technology. Which can effectively reduce dust and other small foreign objects in the gap between the torso and hinges. It has been reported that the structural location of its dust-proof fiber is smaller than that of the Z flip.

Displays |

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 has a massive screen correction this time. The external screen has been upgraded from 4.6 inches to 6.2 inches. But the refresh rate is still 60Hz, and the resolution is 2260 * 816 pixels. In the front, the internal screen is 7.6 inches (previous generation 7.3 inches). The resolution is 2208 * 1768 pixels. Supports HDR10 + display and 120Hz high dynamic refresh rate.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 show display comparison

This internal screen uses the same LTPO technology as the Note 20 Ultra, and the refresh rate can be adjusted dynamically between 11–120 Hz. For example, it will drop to 11Hz while reading an article, and it will dynamically change from 24–120Hz when watching a video. It is 48–120 Hz.

 Fold 2 show screen in 180 degree

Samsung galaxy fold 2 Visual experience |

In terms of visual experience, both internal and external screens adopt a full-view single-hole design, and the center-mounted perforation visual experience is even better, and the screen-to-body ratio is greatly improved. Having a large external screen not only enhances the visual effect. Rather it makes control more comfortable. The external screen can eventually be used as a normal phone with a fish screen. Practicality is greatly improved, without the tense sense of generation under control.

Weight & Thickness |

From real shots, it’s not hard to see. Fold 2 is larger and heavier than the first-generation product, and the thickness has increased slightly. Typical data are as follows: Fold 2 weight 282g and has a thickness of 16.8 mm when folded. For comparison, the first generation folds weight of 263 grams, and the folding screen thickness is 15.5 mm.

Buttons, SIM card Trey |

In addition, we can also see in the above detailed real shots that Fold 2 has also made some adjustments in details such as buttons and SIM card tray compared to the first generation of products. Fold2 finally combines fingerprint and power button into one.

Samsung galaxy fold 2 Colors |

The Galaxy Z Fold 2 offers two color schemes. Pine smoke ink and smudge gold. Both color schemes use Ag glass technology. Compared to the first generation of mirror technology, fingerprints on mobile phones are less and more advanced in texture.

Samsung galaxy z fold 2 color shows Pine smoke ink and smudge gold

Hardware & Camera |

In terms of core hardware, the Galaxy Z Fold 2 is equipped with Snapdragon 865 Plus processor, SA / NSA supports dual-mode 5G. Built-in 12 GB LPDDR5 memory + 256/512 GB UFS 3.1 flash memory. The rear is still a three-camera combination, a 12-megapixel wide-angle main camera + 12-megapixel telephoto lens + 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens. The telephoto lens supports 2x optical zoom; Ultra-wide-angle lenses have an ultra-wide shooting angle of 123 °.

Fold 2 camera capture the photo

In terms of hardware, the Galaxy Z Fold 2 has nothing to complain about. Samsung has almost used the current top hardware on this product. The only regret is this. Samsung is still very conservative on the charging efficiency of mobile phones. Even though Qualcomm has released QC5.0. Fold 2 has not been improved in terms of fast charging.

Battery |

In terms of battery life, the Fold 2 has a built-in 4500mAh battery that supports up to 25W fast charge.

More About Samsung Galaxy z Fold 2

In addition, to design and screen upgrades, the Galaxy Z Fold 2 also brings upgrades to the interactive experience of folding screens. The full benefit of folding design and advantages of this large screen. This time, the interaction can be divided into two parts. Namely vertical interactive experience and multitasking split-screen experience.

The so-called vertical interactive experience. Users who have used Z Flip should have some understanding. Based on multi-angle rotation and application optimization, Fold 2 brings a more convenient and efficient experience. For example, when the screen is opened at a certain angle. So the camera interface can be divided into a viewfinder interface, a preview interface, and a functional area interface, and the preview interface can be previewed in real-time.

Multitasking |

In terms of multitasking, Fold2 can open multiple windows of the same application at the same time and can support up to 3 applications at the same time on the internal screen. In addition, the image or text the user is looking for. It can be pulled directly from one application to another. Which is more efficient in operation.

surf multitasking in Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2

Our Opinion |

Although the Galaxy Z Fold 2 is more than an improvement in product description and experience, it cannot be said. That it is only a product. Which meets its shortcomings. Because folding screens are a new category. Its development is a process of continuous exploration and innovation. We are inclined to define it as a fully developed product. In the current market, the Fold 2 should be the most complete and experience folding screen phone you can buy.

Price |

Of course, the current folding screen mobile phone is far more than mainstream flagship products due to high process difficulty and high hardware cost, and the price movement is in the thousands. Which discourages most consumers. The foreign version of the Galaxy Z Fold 2 starts at the US $ 1999. Which is around RMB 13,000. Bank of China pricing will be officially announced on 9 September. I believe that pricing will not only be high and low.

Samsung galaxy fold 2 price in India

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 price in India starts from ₹ 149,998. The lowest price of Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 is ₹ 149,998 at Amazon.

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