Samsung has already shown a new look Galaxy Z Fold 2. Now we are going to find out how much it costs for a foldable phone and all the missing specs.
Less than a month after following the Galaxy Fold at the August Unpacked event, Samsung is hosting a second online event today (September 1), telling us the rest of the story about the Galaxy Z fold. 2. Although we have seen the design changes made by Samsung to its latest foldable, we are still waiting for the official word on processor, camera specs, battery and price.
Here you can watch the Galaxy Z Fold 2 streaming event and we hope Samsung announces it.
When is the Galaxy Z Fold 2 live stream?
Samsung has launched the full unveiling of the Galaxy Z Fold 2 today, September 1 at 10am EDT / 7 am PDT. Like the unpacked event in August, it will be an online-only affair, with the ongoing coronavirus epidemic making large public meetings non-starter.
You will find the Galaxy Z Fold 2 live stream Samsung website. Samsung usually streams its product live via YouTube and when that happens, we embed the live feed here.
Galaxy Z Fold 2 Price and Availability
We still don’t know how much the Galaxy Z Fold 2 will cost – one of the biggest topics to be discussed during the Samsung Live event. But we know you can get the phone very quickly. Samsung said pre-orders for the Galaxy ZFold 2 will begin on Tuesday (September 1), probably shortly after the event.
Samsung is likely to announce the sale date of the Galaxy Z Fold 2. We ate that it would be in September.
In terms of price, the original Galactic fold 9 started at 1,980. Analysts expect the price of the new phone to be in the same ballpark, with performance expert Ross Young giving Samsung a new phone ranging from 7,780 to 9,980.
Galaxy Z Fold 2: As far as we know
Samsung talks about the design of the Galaxy Z Fold 2 for most of its August 5 unpacked event, which has bigger screens than before. The phone opens to reveal a 7.6-inch screen, a slight increase from the 7.3-inch display in the original Galaxy fold, which Samsung achieved by deleting the scratch for the front camera. The display now also has an ultra-thin glass layer, which adds a level of durability to the screen.
The exterior screen is now 6.2 inches wide, with full cover display. On the original fold it increased from 4.6 inches.
In addition to expanding the screens, Samsung has also taken several steps to improve the design of the Galaxy Z Fold 2, thus avoiding durability issues when launching the folder last year.
Galaxy Z Fold 2: What are we waiting to find out
Samsung has not told us which processor will power the Galaxy Z Fold 2, although all codes indicate that it will be Snapdragon 865 or Snapdragon 865 Plus. The next chipset was found on Samsung’s latest phones Galaxy Z Flip 5G.
We know the phone will have three rear cameras, but we are not sure what the specific optics are. Rumors suggest three 12-megapixel lenses – the main camera, the ultra wide shooter and the telephoto lens.
It is unclear how big a battery the Galaxy Z Fold 2 will hold, but some rumors suggest it may be smaller than the one that powers the original fold. This will be an interesting decision as the new fold will have 5G connectivity – both Snapdragon 865 variants will come with a 5G modem – and it can test the phone’s battery.