The foldable phone is the third foldable phone introduced by Samsung, after the Galaxy Fold (available unlocked at BestBuy) and the compact Galaxy Z Flip. Although BTS did not appear in person at the event, they did appear via a short video, which showed RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V, and Jungkook unboxing the new device and testing its functionality.
Samsung has been tackling the “foldables” category in mobile devices for a few years (not to be confused with Motorola’s recent re-release of its popular Razr flip phone) and the Galaxy Z Fold2 features a virtually transparent design when is open, with an almost frameless edge-to-edge display. When folded, it is a pocket cell phone; when turned over, it’s basically a 7.6 inch portable tablet (which RM notices right away).
The guys are having fun testing out the camera in the unboxing clip as well, with J-Hope as a dedicated model. Samsung has yet to announce the exact camera specs for the new phone, but it is expected to be compliant with the recently announced Galaxy Note 20. large sensor. As Taehyung demonstrates in the unboxing clip (much to Hoseok’s delight), there is also a very powerful zoom feature, both when taking photos and when zooming in photos on the screen.
BTS unboxed the “Mystic Bronze” version of the device (as you can hear RM say 0:14 in the clip); Samsung will also present a “Mystic Black” version, as well as a limited edition collaboration with American fashion designer Thom Browne.
Pricing for the Galaxy Z Fold2 has yet to be announced, although it is expected to be slightly lower than the original Galaxy Fold’s $ 1980 price tag. The brand says full specs and pricing details will be announced in September, but BTS and Samsung fans can reserve the phone now on Samsung.com.
Book: Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 on Samsung.com
This isn’t the first time BTS has teamed up with Samsung and the pop freaks. The group released their own BTS versions of Samsung’s Galaxy S20 Plus phone and Galaxy Buds Plus earphones earlier this summer. The limited edition phone and earphones are still available online here.
Galaxy Buds Live wireless earphones, $ 169.99, available at Samsung
As for Samsung, the new phone was among the many new features unveiled by the brand this week. The electronics giant also announced a new Galaxy Watch3 (which can do everything from tracking steps to measuring blood pressure and oxygen levels) and the Galaxy Buds Live, which targets Apple’s dominance. in the wireless headphone market, with a new set of ergonomic headphones with bigger speakers for more defined sound and active noise cancellation to eliminate distractions. Everything comes packaged in a user-friendly $ 169 price tag. Galaxy Watch3 and Galaxy Buds Live are available to order now at Samsung.com.