If Samsung has to present many smartphones and accessories during its Galaxy Unpacked on August 5, the smartphone with foldable screen Galaxy Z Fold 2 could miss the call.
There will be no Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 in August
The Galaxy Unpacked event scheduled for August 5 will be an opportunity for Samsung to unveil many products. We will obviously find the Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra smartphone series, a 5G variant of the Galaxy Z Flip, Galaxy Tab S7/S7+ tablets, a Galaxy Watch 3 smartwatch and Galaxy Buds Live headphones.
We also expect it to be the time of presentation of the Galaxy Z Fold 2. It’s the new smartphone with a foldable screen. But, its official announcement in early August seems to be now compromised.
Max Weinbach, of XDA Developers, suggests that the smartphone might not be formalized. Its firmware is far from being ready to consider a launch in September.
This may not necessarily be a bad thing as there will be many products. And this will keep the focus on the high-end Galaxy Note 20 series. The Galaxy Z Fold 2 can be the subject of a presentation a little later, while few competitors are still able to launch a smartphone with a foldable display.
Galaxy Z Fold 2: The wait continues
Max believes that Samsung can’t launch a phone with zero information about it getting listed when an expected launch date is inching closer. However, he speculates that Samsung could showcase a teaser of Fold 2 at the end of the event on August 5 or completely ignore talking about it.
Either way, the mystery of the device continues and these changes make us speculate that Samsung might have positioned the device for a later September or an early October launch alongside the Fan Edition of the S20. The device, however, is starting to appear on the internet ever so slightly.
It was spotted at the 3C certification of China recently with a 25W charger. The device should have the model number SM-F9160 and come with a dual-battery configuration of 2,275 and 2,090mAh.
That being said, the Unpacked event on August 5 is confirmed and Note 20, Note 20 Ultra, Galaxy Z Flip 5G and Galaxy Buds Live TWS are expected to be the showstoppers. Let’s wait for more official news as we step ahead.
However, we will keep you updated regarding all the news of the upcoming second generation of the Samsung Galaxy foldable smartphone.