Samsung Fascinate vs Samsung Galaxy Fold vs Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2

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Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

4.0 inches
7.3 inches
7.6 inches

Resolution:

800 x 480 pixels, 233 PPI
2152 x 1536 pixels, 362 PPI
2208 x 1768 pixels, 372 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Dynamic AMOLED
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

56.71 %
85.79 %
89.00 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)
Folding inside the device, HDR support, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Folding inside the device, 120Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Front cover display:

4.6 inches, 1680 x 720 pixels, Super AMOLED, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6)
6.2 inches, 2260 x 816 pixels, AMOLED, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)

Hardware

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 3
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SM8250-AB

Processor:

Single core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A8
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 3100 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

PowerVR SGX540
Adreno 640
Adreno 650

RAM:

0.4GB
12GB LPDDR4
12GB LPDDR5

ROM:

512 MB

Internal storage:

2GB
512GB (UFS 3.0), available to use: 461.8 GB, not expandable
256GB (UFS 3.1), available to use: 220.5 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (2.3, 2.2, 2.1)
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI
Android (11, 10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

1500 mAh
4380 mAh
4500 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 11.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Triple camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

5 MP (Autofocus)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.76"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm

Second camera:

12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.6"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.6"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera:

16 MP (Ultra-wide)
12 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 12 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features:

HDR, Continuous autofocus, EIS
HDR, Continuous autofocus, EIS

Front:

10 MP (Dual-Camera, Autofocus)
10 MP (EIS, HDR)

Folded:

10 MP
10 MP

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

4.92 x 2.53 x 0.39 inches (125 x 64 x 10 mm)
6.33 x 4.64 x 0.27 inches (160.9 x 117.9 x 6.9 mm)
6.27 x 5.05 x 0.27 inches (159.2 x 128.2 x 6.9 mm)

Folded:

(160.9 x 62.8 x 17.1 mm)
(159.2 x 68 x 16.8 mm)

Weight:

4.16 oz (118.0 g)
9.74 oz (276.0 g)
9.95 oz (282.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Space silver, Cosmos black
Mystic black, Mystic bronze

Cellular

5G:

SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 14(700 PS), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)
Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA
LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Screen mirroring:

DLNA
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

3.0
5.0, EDR
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out
Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out

Location:

GPS, E911
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Other:

Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+
NFC, ANT+

Hearing aid compatible:

M4
M4, T3

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 14, 2010
Aug 07, 2019
Oct 27, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSCHI500
A3LSMF900U
A3LSMF916U

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.57 W/kg
0.41 W/kg
0.29 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

0.52 W/kg
0.66 W/kg
1.14 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.20 W/kg
1.06 W/kg

Phablet:

3.98 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 200
$ 1980
$ 2000

In The Box:

AC adapter (quick charge), USB-C cable, Galaxy Buds, Kevlar slim case, Quick Start Guide
Data Cable, Travel Adapter, Ejection Pin

Availability

Officially announced:

Jun 28, 2010
Feb 20, 2019
Aug 05, 2020
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