Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 may have a cheaper, 256GB version

Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 may have a cheaper, 256GB version
Foldable phones with flexible displays are impressive and novel, but they’re still very expensive. For example, the original Samsung Galaxy Fold still costs $2000, making it too expensive for many people. However, Samsung might change things a bit with its Galaxy Fold 2 model.

According to SamMobile, the Korean company is considering two different storage options for the Fold 2, the successor to the Galaxy Fold. Apart from the regular 512GB variant which will match the capacity of the original Fold, Samsung may launch a cheaper, 256GB model. Exact price figures aren’t being mentioned. The cheaper, 256GB version will probably shed between $100 and $200 from the price of the 512GB model, judging by how storage affects the price in current Samsung flagships.

Rumors about the Galaxy Fold 2 surfaced at the beginning of 2020 when a Korean tech media shared some insights about the device. Apparently, it will feature more refined bezels, a new hinge mechanism, and a larger second screen. The main fold-in type display will also see an increase in size from 7.3 to 7.7 inches, and the strange notch in the upper right corner will transform into a cutout of the Infinity-O variety.

There is also information that the Galaxy Fold 2 will have an S Pen, just like the expected Note 20 model and its predecessors. Samsung wants to use the Ultra Thin Glass seen in the Z Flip to make the Fold 2 more scratch resistant and S pen friendly. It's not all good news, though. An anonymous official said that the "Galaxy Fold 2 is not able to employ high-pixel cameras because it is thick." What this means is we probably won't see the 108-megapixel sensor of the Galaxy S20 Ultra in the new Fold 2.

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Galaxy Fold 2
  • Display 7.6 inches
    2213 x 1689 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP (Quad camera)
    10 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, 12GB RAM
  • Storage 256GB, expandable
  • Battery 4500 mAh
  • OS Android 10
    Samsung One UI

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