Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 comes with 25W fast charger


Samsung is expected to announce four new high-end smartphones – Galaxy Fold 2, Galaxy Note 20, Galaxy Note 20 Ultra and Galaxy Z Flip 5G – next month. The design and functionality of some of these phones were leaked before the official announcement, but a few minor details were still missing. Now, the Galaxy Fold 2 5G has gone through China’s 3C certification process, revealing the specifications of its charger.The 5G variant of the Galaxy Fold 2 with model number SM-F9160 has received 3C certification, and supporting documentation reveals that Samsung’s foldable smartphone will be supplied with the EP-TA800 charger. The charger has a maximum output power of 9 V and 2.27 A or 11 V and 2.25 A, which gives a total output power of 25 W. It is the same charger that is supplied with the others high-end and mid-range smartphones from Samsung, including the Galaxy S20, Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy A71 series.

A 25 W charger is an advance over the 15 W fast charger of the first generation Galaxy Fold. It was revealed earlier that the Galaxy Fold 2 would be equipped with two batteries (2,275 mAh and 2,090 mAh), giving a combined battery capacity of 4,365 mAh. A recent report claimed that Samsung could only launch the Galaxy Fold 2 in a 5G variant. The Snapdragon 865+ processor could power the second generation Galaxy Fold device.

Galaxy Fold 2 Rumors

The Galaxy Fold 2 should have a larger screen at the front with a cutout for the selfie camera. Indoors, the device could sport a larger foldable 7.7 inch screen with a 120 Hz refresh screen, a perforated selfie camera and UTG (Ultra Thin Glass) protection. It could debut with Android 10 and One UI 2.5 ready to use. The foldable phone should be available in storage variants of 256 GB and 512 GB.

Similar to the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, the Galaxy Fold 2 could sport a triple camera configuration on the back with a 108 MP main camera, a periscope style optical zoom camera and an ultra wide angle camera. Other features can include stereo speakers, Samsung Pay, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C port, wireless charging and reverse wireless charging.


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