Samsung Electronics has unveiled the third generation Galaxy Z Fold 2 phone to the global market. The launch took place virtually on 1st September 2020 from the electronics manufacturer’s headquarters on Korea.
This is the second virtual launch that the global tech company has had in the last one month due to the Covid-19 global pandemic restrictions. Locally the virtual event was attended by tech enthusiasts who showed great anticipation for the devices availability in the Kenyan market.
Added value for users
The Galaxy Z Fold 2 is the most anticipated foldable phone to hit retail shelves this year. The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2, the successor to last year’s Galaxy Fold, has a full-size 6.2-inch front screen, giving users far more screen space.
But will come at a higher price Ksh233,000. It will be available for pre-orders from11th to 24th September 2020.
The main, internal display is now 7.6-inches with a 120Hz refresh rate. The internal display uses the same foldable glass that was used in the Galaxy Z Flip. The phone has a thinner gap between the display and reengineered technology between the hinge.
A key added value for users of the Galaxy Z Fold 2 is the one year accidental damage warranty. This will give users peace of mind that if they accidentally break the screen or damage the device in any other way they are covered for the repair expenses which is important for all smartphone users.
“The journey to reach the next generation of mobile is full of originality and innovation aimed at ensuring we enhance the overall user experience,” said Mr Seok Min Hong, Managing Director, Samsung Electronics East Africa.
Samsung has an open and collaborative approach to partnerships. Through a long-standing partnership with Google, Samsung established an open ecosystem for foldable devices. With this partnership, Samsung has fostered foldable UX innovation to realize the goal of creating the ultimate form factor. Furthermore, a trusted partnership with Microsoft, combined with the Galaxy Z Fold2’s advanced hardware and large screen experience, allows users to maximize their productivity in mobile environments.
With the Galaxy Z Fold2, users can access faster speeds thanks to its full 5G band compatibility, while the 4,500mAh All Day Battery and fast charging means you can do more without worrying about your battery life.
Galaxy Z Fold2 also offers Samsung DeX wireless connection for clutter free and wire free work productivity, while Ultra-Wide Band technology is integrated into the device making it quick and easy to share files, photos or videos with Nearby Share.
“We are changing the face of technology every day, this phone is the person who wants to do more, it’s for the person who is looking to integrate the phone and tablet into one device, it’s for the person who is always on the go which is why we also added the accidental damage warranty,” said Charles Kimari the Samsung East Africa Head of Integrated Mobile.
He said with the Galaxy Z Fold 2 Samsung is encouraging people to maximize their potential by doing all they can on one device.