Here’s When the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 will Launch in South Africa

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Samsung has officially unveiled its newest foldable smartphone – the Galaxy Z Fold 2 – which is expected to be available in South Africa from 25 September. The device will be priced at R49,999.
The smartphone is similar to the Galaxy Z Flip and Z Flip 5G which were released earlier this year but The Verge reports that this “marks Samsung’s first major refresh for its flagship foldable phone”.

“After releasing two foldable devices and listening to user feedback on the most requested upgrades and new features, Samsung unveils the Galaxy Z Fold 2 with meaningful innovations that offer users enhanced refinements and unique foldable user experiences,” says the tech company.

“Galaxy Z Fold 2 combines the portability and flexibility of a smartphone with the power and screen size of a tablet for ultimate productivity.”

The most notable improvement is the Galaxy Z Fold 2’s 6.2-inch screen covering the front of the device. It is powered by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 865 Plus processor and could come in mystic black, bronze or a limited edition Thom Browne edition.

“For users who seek a unique premium design, Samsung is again partnering with iconic New York fashion house Thom Browne to deliver a limited Galaxy Z Fold 2 Thom Browne Edition,” says Samsung.


“With Galaxy Z Fold 2, Samsung will continue to inspire all-new possibilities for the entire foldable category.”

Key Specifications:

  • Operating System – Android 10
  • Main Display – 7.6-inch 1,768 x 2,208 AMOLED 120Hz Foldable
  • Cover Display – 6.23-inch 816 x 2,260 AMOLED
  • Processor – Snapdragon 865+
  • RAM – 12GB
  • Storage – 256GB
  • Rear camera – 12MP + 12MP + 12MP
  • Front camera – 10MP (Cover), 10MP (Main Display)
  • Connectivity – Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, USB Type-C
  • Battery – 4,500mAh
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