Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2

 

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2

The Samsung Company has launched its latest foldable smartphone; Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2, on 1st September 2020. This smartphone is available in all the major markets worldwide.

The Samsung Company has taken the review of its folded smartphone, Samsung Galaxy Fold, seriously and brought Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 with refined improvements.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 smartphone packs two screens; i.e.; a 7.6 inches foldable AMOLED Infinity Flex Display and a 6.23 inches secondary screen on the outer cover. When it comes to the camera, the smartphone has a 10 MP Selfie Camera and Triple Rear Camera (12MP Ultra Wide Camera, 12MP Wide-angle Camera, and 12MP Telephoto Camera).

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 smartphone is powered by Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ processor and comes with 12 GB of RAM. This phone runs Android 10 and is powered by a 4500mAh battery. It supports wireless charging and proprietary fast charging.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 is launched in two colors, Mystic Black and Mystic Bronze. The dimensions of this smartphone are 159.20 X 128.20 X 6.90 mm (height x width x thickness) when unfolded and 159.20 X 68.0 X 16.8 mm (height x width x thickness) when folded.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2

Brand

Samsung

Model

Galaxy Z Fold 2

Device Type

Smartphone

 

Dimension

Folded: 159.2 x 68.0 x 16.8mm (Hinge) - 13.8mm (Sagging)

Unfolded: 159.2 x 128.2 x 6.9mm (Frame) - 6.0mm (Screen)

Weight

282g

 

Display Type

 

Main Screen

           7.6'' QXGA+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X (22.5:18) Infinity Flex Display (2208x1768)

           373ppi

           HDR10+ certified

           120Hz refresh rate

           Measured diagonally, the screen size is 7.6" in a full rectangle and 7.5" accounting for the rounded corners. The actual viewable area is smaller due to the rounded corners and camera hole.

           120Hz display is only available on Main Screen.

            

Cover Screen

 

           6.2'' HD+ Super AMOLED Display (25:9) (2260x816)

           386ppi

           Measured diagonally, the screen size is 6.2" in a full rectangle and 6.2" accounting for the rounded corners. The actual viewable area is smaller due to the rounded corners and camera hole.

Cover Camera

10MP Selfie Camera

Pixel size: 1.22μm

FOV: 80˚

F.No (aperture): F2.2

Front Camera

10MP Selfie Camera

Pixel size: 1.22μm

FOV: 80˚

F.No (aperture): F2.2

 

Rear Camera

 

Triple camera

1. 12MP Ultra Wide Camera

Pixel size: 1.12μm

FOV: 123˚

F.No (aperture): F2.2

2. 12MP Wide-angle Camera

SuperSpeed Dual Pixel AF, OIS

Pixel size: 1.8μm

FOV: 83˚

F.No (aperture): F1.8

3.  12MP Telephoto Camera

PDAF, OIS

Pixel size: 1.0μm

FOV: 45˚

F.No (aperture): F2.4

           Dual OIS

           0.5x out and 2x in optical zoom

           Up to 10x digital zoom

           HDR10+ recording

           Tracking AF

Intelligent features

            

           Scene Optimizer

           Shot suggestions

           Flaw Detection

Camera modes

           Single Take

          Rear Cam Selfie

           Dual Preview

           Photo

           Video

           Pro

           Panorama

           Food

           Night

           Live focus

           Live focus Video

           Pro Video

           Super Slow-mo

           Slow-motion

           Hyperlapse

Useful features

 

Camera settings bar

           VDIS (Video Digital Image Stabilization)

           Full view

           Timer

            

Camera settings menu

           HDR (High Dynamic Range)

           Gridlines

           Floating Shutter button

           Motion photos

           Location tags

           Quick launch

            

AR features

           AR Doodle

 

Video
Recording

 

Resolution

           4K UHD video recording at 60 fps (3840x2160)

           1080p FHD video recording at 60 fps (1920x1080)

           720p HD video recording at 30 fps (1280x720)

            

Shooting speed

           Super steady

           Super Slow-mo 720p video support at 960 fps

           Slow motion 1080p video support at 240 fps

           Hyperlapse 1080p video support

            

Other

           HDR10+ recording

           VDIS (Video Digital Image Stabilization)

           Auto framing

           Digital zoom up to 8x

           High CRI LED Flash

           Tracking AF

           Playback zoom

           Video location tags

           Zoom-In Mic

           Microphone Control (Pro Video only)

           HEVC (High Efficiency Video coding)

           HDR10+ recording is currently in beta and only available on the rear camera. Quality may vary based on sharing platform and playback environment; HDR10+ color is only available on supported devices or platforms.

           Certain resolutions and ratios may not be supported with Auto framing. Certain functions may not be available when Auto framing is on. Only people can be recognized, and there is a limit to how many people may be recognized.

           Super Slow-mo only supports HD resolution. Users can record approximately 1 second of video captured at 480 fps and digitally enhance the video to 960 fps with approximately 32 seconds of playback. Playback time can be edited in a Super Slow-mo player.

           Super steady is only available when shooting in Full HD.

 

Battery
Capacity

            

           4500mAh (typical) dual battery

           Typical value tested under third-party laboratory conditions. The typical value is the estimated average value considering the deviation in battery capacity among the battery samples tested under IEC 61960 standard. Rated (minimum) capacity is 4365mAh. Actual battery life may vary depending on the network environment, usage patterns, and other factors.

Charging

            

           Fast Charging compatible on wired and wireless

           Wireless PowerShare

           Wired charging compatible with QC2.0 and AFC, Wireless charging compatible with WPC and PMA.

           Wireless PowerShare is limited to Samsung or other brands smartphones with Qi wireless charging, such as Galaxy Z Fold2, Galaxy Note20, Galaxy Note20 Ultra, Galaxy S20, S20+, S20 Ultra, Z Flip, Note10, Note10+, S10e, S10, S10+, Fold, S9, S9+, S8, S8+, S8 Active, S7, S7 Edge, S7 Active, S6, S6 Edge, S6 Active, S6 edge+, Note9, Note8, Note FE, Note5, and wearables such as Galaxy Buds Live, Galaxy Watch3, Galaxy Watch Active2, Galaxy Watch Active, Gear Sport, Gear S3, Galaxy Watch, and Galaxy Buds. If battery power is lower than 30% Wireless PowerShare may not function. May not work with certain accessories, covers, other brand devices, or some Samsung wearables. May affect call reception or data services, depending on your network environment.

Network & Connectivity

 

5G

           5G Non-Standalone (NSA), Standalone (SA), Sub6 / mmWave

            

LTE

           Enhanced 4x4 MIMO, 7CA, LAA, LTE Cat.20

           Up to 2.0Gbps Download / Up to 200Mbps Upload

            

Wi-Fi

           Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, HE80, MIMO, 1024-QAM

            

Bluetooth

           Bluetooth® v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps), USB Type-C, NFC, Location (GPS, Galileo, Glonass, BeiDou)

            

Ultra-Wide Band

           Actual speed may vary depending on country, carrier, and user environment.

           Requires optimal 5G connection. Actual speed may vary depending on country, carrier, and user environment.

           Galileo and BeiDou coverage may be limited. BeiDou may not be available for certain countries.

 

AP

           7 64-bit Octa-Core Processor  3.09 (Maximum Clock Speed) + 2.40 + 1.80

           May vary depending on country and carrier.

Memory

           
12GB RAM with 512GB internal storage (UFS 3.1)

           12GB RAM with 256GB internal storage (UFS 3.1)

           *512GB internal storage is only available in select markets including mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. Actual storage availability may depend on pre-installed software.

Expandable
Memory & SIM Card

           One eSIM and one Nano SIM

           SIM cards sold separately. Availability may vary depending on country and carrier.

           eSIM requires a wireless service plan and allows you to activate a mobile network plan without the use of a nano-SIM. eSIM availability may vary depending on the software version, country, and carrier. Check with your carrier if your mobile network plan supports eSIM.

 

OS

           Android 10

Audio

 

Stereo speakers and Earphones sound by AKG

           Surround sound with Dolby Atmos technology (Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus included.)

Ultra high-quality audio playback

           UHQ 32-bit & DSD64/128 support

           PCM: Up to 32 bits, DSD: DSD64/128

DSD64 and DSD128 playback can be limited depending on the file format.

Audio playback format

           MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA, APE, DSF, DFF

Bluetooth

           Dual Audio: connect two Bluetooth devices to the Galaxy Z Fold2 to play audio through the two devices simultaneously.

The two connected devices may exhibit a slight difference in sound output.

           Scalable Codec: Enhanced Bluetooth connection under ambient radio frequency interference.

Available only for certain accessories made by Samsung.

Recording

           Recording quality is improved with the High AOP Mic that minimizes distortion in noisy environments.

AOP: Acoustic Overload Point

Video

 

Video playback format

           MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM

            

TV connection

           Wireless: Smart View (screen mirroring 1080p at 30 fps)

           Wired: Supports DisplayPort over USB type-C. Supports video out when connecting via HDMI Adapter. (DisplayPort 4K UHD at 60 fps)

 

Sensors & Buttons

 

Sensors

           Capacitive Fingerprint sensor (side)

           Accelerometer

           Barometer

           Gyro sensor

           Geomagnetic sensor

           Hall sensor

           Proximity sensor

           Light sensor

Buttons

           Power key

           Volume key

Security

            

           Knox platform: real-time monitoring and protection.

           Virus, malware prevention (powered by McAfee).

           Secure Folder: a secure space on the device to isolate and protect content such as apps, photos, movies, and private files.

           Virus and malware prevention solution providers may vary depending on the country. Availability may vary by market and carrier.

Authentication

            

           Lock type: pattern, PIN, password

           Biometric lock type: Fingerprint, Face recognition

           Galaxy Z Fold2 has a Capacitive Fingerprint sensor on the side.

 

Intelligent Performance

           Intelligent Performance Enhancer

Bixby

 

Bixby Vision

           Translate

           Discover

           Shopping

           Wine

           QR code

           Scene describer

           Object Identifier

           Text Reader

           Color detector

Bixby Routines

           Available functions and features may vary depending on the country.

           Bixby service availability may vary depending on the country. Bixby recognizes select languages and certain accents/dialects. Availability of Bixby features and content providers may vary depending on country or language. Data/Wi-Fi required to fully operate Bixby features.

           Bixby Vision service availability may vary depending on country or device. The user interface may change and differ by device. Availability of Bixby Vision features and content providers may vary depending on the country. All information, content, or images herein are provided by third parties and such content may not be accurate nor reflect the most updated information.

           Translation speed may vary depending on the internet connection and word count. This function is limited to selected languages. For the full list of languages please visit http://www.samsung.com/global/galaxy/apps/bixby/vision/.

           The wine search feature is provided in English (US) and Mandarin Chinese, other languages to be supported.

           Bixby Routines Driving routine only available in cars with Bluetooth capabilities.

           Bixby Routines requires access to Samsung Account input and customized service prior to using the usage pattern analysis based service.

Accessibility Features

 

To continue making our technology accessible to everyone, Samsung has developed and applied a variety of technical solutions. With solutions for vision, hearing, dexterity, and interaction, people with disabilities may also use some of our new and exciting features.

Voice Assistant

High contrast theme, font, keyboard, and Internet

Color inversion, adjustment, lens

Magnifier window, widget

Sound detectors

Hearing aid support

Left/right sound balance

Mono audio

Mute all sounds

Live Transcribe/Caption on Android

Amplify ambient sound

Universal switch

Assistant menu

Interaction control

Touch settings (Tap duration, Ignore repeated touches, Touch and hold delay)

Mouse and Physical keyboard (Click after pointer stops, Sticky keys, Slow keys, Bounce keys)

Direct access

Flash notification

In the Box

            

          Galaxy Z Fold2

           Data Cable

           Travel Adapter

           Ejection Pin

           Quick Start Guide

           Earphones (USB Type-C) with sound by AKG

           Galaxy Z Premier Service Leaflet

           Brand Story Leaflet

           Actual components, including earphones, may not be available depending on the model you purchase or the country or region you live in. Package and cover color may vary depending on device color.

           If using a screen protector, it is recommended to use a Samsung product for better fingerprint recognition.

Compatible
Galaxy Wearables

           Galaxy Watch3, Galaxy Watch Active2, Galaxy Watch Active, Galaxy Watch, Gear Sport, Gear S3, Gear S2

           Galaxy Fit, Galaxy Fit e, Gear Fit2, Gear Fit2 Pro

           Galaxy Buds Live, Galaxy Buds+, Galaxy Buds, Gear IconX, Gear IconX (2018)

           Wearable devices and accessories sold separately. Model and color availability may vary by country or carrier.

 


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