Samsung Galaxy Fold 2, Galaxy Z Flip likely to cost same as predecessors
Representative imageNEW DELHI: South Korean tech giant Samsung is all set to launch its next-generation foldable smartphone — Galaxy Fold 2 and the 5G variant of Galaxy Z Flip at its Galaxy Unpacked event on August 5. Now a new report has surfaced online revealing that the company will not be increasing the price of both smartphones. As reported by ETNews, the company will not be increasing the price of both the smartphones and they will cost the same as their predecessors. This means that the Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 will launch at $1,980 (Rs 1,48,200), while the Galaxy Z Flip 5G will be priced at $1,380 (Rs 1,03,300). Samsung has also confirmed that it will start taking pre-orders for Galaxy Z Flip 5G from July 22. The company made this announcement on the Chinese social media platform Weibo. Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 is expected to sport a 7.7-inch display inside with a 120Hz refresh rate and a 6.23-inch display on the outside. This will be the first foldable smartphone of the company which will have a display with a 120Hz refresh rate. On the other hand, it is expected that the 5G variant of the Galaxy Z Flip will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ processor. Recently, TM Roh, president and head of mobile communications business, Samsung Electronics, revealed that the company will launch five new products at its Unpacked event. “At this summer’s Galaxy Unpacked, we’ll be introducing five new power devices. These devices deliver on our vision to be the innovator of new mobile experiences that flow seamlessly and continuously wherever we go,” said Roh in a post on Samsung’s website. Samsung will launch the Galaxy Note 20 series, Galaxy Fold 2, Galaxy Buds Live, Galaxy Watch 3 and Galaxy Tab S7 at the event.