Samsung Galaxy Fold vs Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 vs Microsoft Surface Duo

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

7.3 inches
7.6 inches
8.1 inches

Resolution:

2152 x 1536 pixels, 362 PPI
2208 x 1768 pixels, 372 PPI
2700 x 1800 pixels, 3:2 ratio, 401 PPI

Technology:

Dynamic AMOLED
Dynamic AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

85.79 %
89.00 %
71.93 %

Features:

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
360° folding, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), 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)
5.6 inches, 1800 x 1350 pixels, AMOLED, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Part of the main display

Rear cover display:

5.6 inches, 1350 pixels 1800 x, AMOLED, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Part of the main display

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SM8250-AB
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150

Processor:

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 3100 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Adreno 640
Adreno 650
Adreno 640

RAM:

12GB LPDDR4
12GB LPDDR5
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

512GB (UFS 3.0), available to use: 461.8 GB, not expandable
256GB (UFS 3.1), available to use: 220.5 GB, not expandable
128GB (UFS 3.0), not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI
Android (11, 10), Samsung One UI
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity:

4380 mAh
4500 mAh
3577 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
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
Fast charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 11.0W
Wired: 18.0W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Triple camera
Single camera, Doubles as a selfie camera

Main camera:

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
11 MP (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
Aperture size: F2.0

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:

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)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Features:

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

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)
7.36 x 5.72 x 0.19 inches (186.9 x 145.2 x 4.8 mm)

Folded:

(160.9 x 62.8 x 17.1 mm)
(159.2 x 68 x 16.8 mm)
(145.2 x 93.3 x 9.9 mm)

Weight:

9.74 oz (276.0 g)
9.95 oz (282.0 g)
8.82 oz (250.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5)

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

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

Colors:

Space silver, Cosmos black
Mystic black, Mystic bronze
Glacier

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)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 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)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46

UMTS:

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 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
LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes
Yes
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0, EDR
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

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

Features:

Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out
Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out
Charging, Headphones port, Video out

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC, ANT+
NFC, ANT+

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Aug 07, 2019
Oct 27, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMF900U
A3LSMF916U

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.41 W/kg
0.29 W/kg

Body:

0.66 W/kg
1.14 W/kg

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:

$ 1980
$ 2000
$ 1399

In The Box:

AC adapter (quick charge), USB-C cable, Galaxy Buds, Kevlar slim case, Quick Start Guide
Data Cable, Travel Adapter, Ejection Pin
Bumper (Color: Glacier), Power Supply (18w), Quick Start Guide, Warranty and Compliance Guide, SIM Ejector tool

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 20, 2019
Aug 05, 2020
Aug 12, 2020
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