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The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G has set new pre-booking records within 24 hours of launch in India, the South Korean smartphone maker claimed on Tuesday afternoon. The company had opened the pre-bookings of this second-gen foldable smartphone on September 14 and within 24 hours, received four times pre-bookings for Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G as compared to Galaxy Fold, Samsung’s first foldable smartphone launched in 2019. 

This is interesting as the Galaxy Fold 2 is priced at Rs 1,49,999 in India – a price that not everyone can pay for a smartphone. Last year’s Fold was priced at Rs 1.64 lakh.  

Consumers pre-booking Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G get these offers –  

  • No-cost EMI for 12 months at Samsung Experience Store and Samsung.com  
  • You Tube Premium free for 4 months  
  • Microsoft office 365 available at a discount of 22%  
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G features  

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 runs on Android 10 with One UI 2.5 on top and features a 7.6-inch full-HD+ foldable, dynamic AMOLED Infinity-O Display with a 120Hz refresh rate and 22.5:18 aspect ratio. There is also a 6.2-inch Super AMOLED Infinity Flex Display with 816×2,260 pixels resolution and 25:9 aspect ratio on the cover.    

The smartphone is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SoC, coupled with 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM. You’ll also get 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage that isn’t expandable via microSD card.   

For photos and videos, the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 comes with the triple rear camera setup that houses a 12-megapixel sensor with an f/1.8 lens, a 12-megapixel sensor with an f/2.2 ultra-wide-angle lens and a 12-megapixel sensor with an f/2.4 telephoto lens. The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 also comes with 10-megapixel selfie camera sensors on both cover screen as well as main display with an f/2.2 lens.    

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 packs a 4,500mAh battery that supports fast charging, wireless charging, and Wireless PowerShare.