Update as of August 28:
Samsung Galaxy Folder 2 is definitely on cart for the Korean giant as they continue clamshell handsets. Powered with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, this phone has already got WiFi and FCC approval. Today it gets nearer to launch as Chinese telecom authority, TENAA has officially approved it.
The Samsung Galaxy Folder 2 SM-G1600 comes with 3.8 inch WVGA display with 800 x 480 pixels resolution. Samsung does it best to bring on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor with Adreno 308 GPU and 2 GB RAM. So expect some good benchmark results. It comes with 16 GB internal memory with a micro SD card slot which supports up to 200 GB memory card. It runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out of box and it has 8 mega pixel rear camera and 5 mega pixel front facing camera unit.
The above mention specs is via GFXBench listing of the device and FCC also confirms that it will carry 2000 mAh battery. So, all specifications except dimensions and weight are revealed, much earlier than official launch.
Samsung Galaxy Folder 2 Specifications
|Display: 3.8 inch 480 x 800 pixels touchscreen display|
|SoC: 1.4 GHz Quad Core Snapdragon 425 processor|
|2 Gigs of RAM|
|GPU: Adreno 308|
|Software: Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS|
|Dual SIM: Yes|
|Main Camera: 8 MP rear camera with LED Flash|
|Front Camera: 5 MP front facing camera|
|Front LED Flash: No|
|Storage: 16 GB Internal + Micro SD card slot, up to 200 GB|
|Connectivity: 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, WiFi tether|
|Battery: 2000 mAh Li-Polymer battery|
|Dimensions, Weight: –|
|Features: aGPS, FM Radio, 3.5 mm audio jack, micro USB v2.0|
|Sensors: Accelerometer, Gravity Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Light Sensor|
- Decent specs
- Decent battery life
Samsung Galaxy Folder 2 Price, Availability Info
The Galaxy Folder 2 might be launched with same pricing as that of first Galaxy Folder phone. So, you need to pay nothing less than $250 and since it visited FCC last month, it will launch in United States at some point of time. As of now TENAA approval in China means that it will soon see the official announcement.