It looks like the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 will also receive a new protective glass Gorilla Glass Victus, which some sources call Gorilla Glass 7. The source claims that this glass will cover the outer screen of the device.
Recall that a recent drop test video has shown that the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra is phenomenally resistant to cracks on the glass when dropped, which, most likely, is precisely the merit of the new protective glass. So if Gorilla Glass Victus is indeed on the outer screen of the Galaxy Z Fold 2, then that’s a welcome. It’s a powerful new protection glass.
Most likely, the same glass will cover the backside of the device. But the internal flexible screen with such a material cannot implement it. Ultra-thin glass with a plastic layer on top will be used.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 appeared in a video and it’s not perfect
Samsung won the race for smartphones with foldable screens. But lost primarily to itself in terms of reliability and self-sufficiency of the technology. Only the lazy did not write about screen damage, dead pixels and imperfection of the Galaxy Fold hinge mechanism. And many more complained about the crease that forms at the fold and spoils the visual perception of the display. And it seems that the new Galaxy Z Fold 2 will not solve these problems.
Alas, today’s technology development has not allowed the company to solve the problem of “wrinkles” on the screen. In addition, videos showing the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 appeared on the network, where you can see that a distinct fold is visible at the fold. But do not forget that the second generation of a foldable smartphone is just a demonstration of technologies, an attempt to take one more step forward towards improving them. Also, there is no commercial interest in big sales, the goal is to test the technology and test the perception of users about the new form factor.
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Recall that at the August Unpacked event, the company only showed the Galaxy Z Fold 2. But it intends to make a full announcement on September 1, where it will tell about all the details. In addition, sales of the foldable device should start in the second half of September and can require about $2000.
It is worth to mention that recently, the company has revealed the Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra smartphones.