- Samsung has confirmed its plans of releasing Galaxy Note 20 series and Galaxy Fold 2 in the second half of 2020
- The company has said that release would happen as planned and it will not be hampered due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
- The next-gen Galaxy phones are touted to release with a host of new features including the 5G support and upgraded chipsets.
Putting an end to speculations, smartphone manufacturer Samsung has confirmed its plans of releasing Galaxy Note 20 series and Galaxy Fold 2 in the second half of 2020. The company has said that release would happen as planned and it will not be hampered due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier, it was being speculated that the two phones by Samsung will be launched in August 2020 but the new report states that the Galaxy Note 20 and the Galaxy Fold 2 will arrive in the second half of the year.
"We are preparing our new Note as well as the foldable launch as scheduled and we are looking forward to providing the market with even a more competitive product," Jong-min Lee, Electronics director, Samsung was quoted by 91Mobiles as saying. The next-gen Galaxy phones are touted to release with a host of new features including the 5G support and upgraded chipsets.
So let us have a look at the speculated specifications and prices of Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 and Samsung Galaxy Note 20 series.
Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 specifications and price
The Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 will be the third foldable device by Samsung. As per the new leaks, the Galaxy Fold 2 will flaunt the same design as its predecessor but will be slightly bigger than the Galaxy Fold. The phone will feature a 7.59-inch screen with 2213x1689 resolution and a refresh rate of 120Hz. However, in terms of weight, the Galaxy Fold 2 will be 15% lighter than its elder sibling. It will weight around 229 grams while the Fold is slightly clunky at 263 grams.
There have been new claims about its camera. Tipster Ross Young claimed the phone will feature a triple camera setup on the rear. The camera island would comprise of 64-megapixel primary sensor along with a 12-megapixel ultra-wide sensor and another 12-megapixel lens -- which could be a telephoto lens.
Interestingly, despite the bigger screen and advanced features, the Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 will be $100 cheaper than the predecessor, which could mean that the phone will be priced around Rs 1, 42,000 in India. The phone will also not come with support for the S-Pen contrary to previous claims.
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 series specifications
The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 is rumored to feature a 6.9 punch-hole Dynamic AMOLED display with a refresh rate of 120Hz. The phone will be powered by Snapdragon 865+/ Exynos 992 SoCs. The phone might feature a triple-camera setup on the rear which could comprise of a 108-megapixel camera along with a 48 megapixel and a 12-megapixel camera. It might feature a 40-megapixel front camera.