Galaxy Z Fold 2 review: an extravagant success

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Samsung's back with the Galaxy Z Fold 2. Good news: no durability drama! It's well-made, fast, and feels sturdy. Bad news: it's still super expensive at $2,000 in the US. In this review, Dieter Bohn breaks down all the pros and cons to this little tablet phone thing.
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0:00 Intro
0:40 What Samsung fixed
2:27 Screen
4:32 Jelly scroll
5:12 Outer display
6:00 Big screen experience
8:25 Samsung’s system
10:00 Specs
10:45 Cameras
12:06 Outro
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The Verge ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
How much should a folding phone cost?
Matthew Mahony
Matthew Mahony 3 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
@Billy Norikey you are comparing apples with oranges
ZEE 8 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Id say around $1600. Lets not forget the fact that the phone is pretty much 2 phones in one! Hell the single screen phones are over $1000 so i get why samsung is charging $2000 for the fold 2!
King Coheed
King Coheed 11 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
A brand new Samsung Galaxy is usually around 600 without the folding/Phablet gimmick With the Gimmick, I'd pay around 1000-1200 for it
Charles Conklin
Charles Conklin 17 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
LsJ 7n ddh Irai
Charles Conklin
Charles Conklin 17 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
@EternalDestiny48 . ,☆▪︎¤《》¡¿♧◇♡♤□○°₩¥£€}{|\~`
Romeo G
Romeo G 3 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Im getting the escabar fold 2. Costs much less, and comes with a sample gram of coke.
Itzy Zaza
Itzy Zaza 4 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
This is a boring review geezus!
redacted 5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
£1600 in England. For just the fold. And I love it .
Andy Swain
Andy Swain 7 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Hey Dieter. I can get it from Samsung for £1400. Should I?
samal90 7 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
problem is the thickness when folded. Just too thick. The motorola Razr folding concept is just much better.
Dr Dean Kos
Dr Dean Kos 7 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
3 grand in australia
RJay790 7 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Cant wait until they throw a S Pen into it and get the camera behind the screen. I'm ready to pay for that.
Greg Poe
Greg Poe 10 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I have a tablet exclusively for comics, so I'm excited to replace it with a phone like this when it's affordable and has a better camera. Maybe in 3 years.
Samara Silva
Samara Silva 11 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
democracy now
Dozierboy 3
Dozierboy 3 11 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I see that Microsoft Surface Duo in the background.... LOL!!!!
pooh herd
pooh herd 11 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Dude, I don't usually comment, but let's just say I had to like and comment this video!
ሀዩነኝ የአንችውነሽ አፍቃሪ ማማዬ ኑሪልኝ
ሀዩነኝ የአንችውነሽ አፍቃሪ ማማዬ ኑሪልኝ 12 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
How much pls tellme
Manuel Vega
Manuel Vega 12 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Well yeah, that's what we expected
karina xavier
karina xavier 12 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Love from my heart
Agus Hariyanto
Agus Hariyanto 12 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Harga samsung z fold 2
Matthew Klees
Matthew Klees 13 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
$2k for a crease ....Ummmm No !!!
Sofia Peixoto
Sofia Peixoto 13 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I wanna watch this video all day
Gregg Suits
Gregg Suits 14 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I have watched/read dozens of reviews on this phone, and this is, by far, the best!
carla brieba
carla brieba 15 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Aint no body watch this!
Murilo Sampaio
Murilo Sampaio 15 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Love this video
nate berna
nate berna 15 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
So in phone form, its too thick and the screen is too thin. And in tablet form, its got a big crease down the middle and the software is kinda bad. Meanwhile you can get a really good phone and a really good tablet for around a grand. Why buy this thing?
aSpicyCow 16 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
its a total gimmick i love it and I'm buying it, its a total waste of money but its mine now
crew of the normandy
crew of the normandy 16 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I just want to know what phone cases are gona protect it. Of if they will have a special one made?
Nazeha ahmed
Nazeha ahmed 16 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
:[ :[ :[
Charles Conklin
Charles Conklin 17 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Love jit
rahul mehra
rahul mehra 18 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Best phone of 2020
Prison Mike
Prison Mike 20 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I got the fold 2 for 1500 with a trade in. I'd say totally worth it
Satan is a Communist
Satan is a Communist 21 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Great phone + Fortnite! Nice
João Reis
João Reis 22 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Is this a case of “my phone is bigger than yours” ? What a waste of money! Looks bad, the fold is noticeable, seems like a beta project , a work in progress, not a finished and solid nodes. Having a mobile phone and saying “it’s good for videos” it’s a bit weird . People are buying those huge TVs and is there really a reason to have a huge phone you carry on the pocket with such a screen? I have a 10 inch tablet and I always try to watch videos on my tv ... for gaming it’s nice ... for kids who won’t have this phone at all (at least mine won’t )... for reading ok, i find that is the main reason... although aren’t those 6 plus inches phones enough ? Honestly ? Too thick, too heavy , too expensive... unnecessary phone
EternalDestiny48 22 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
This was a really fun & informative review. Thanks man
Kristen Moon
Kristen Moon 22 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Ive had my galaxy fold simce launch. It's been fantastic. The only major complaint that I have is the phone deactivates my debit cards constantly because of the magnets. -_-
alejandra miranda
alejandra miranda 22 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Safe and sound
Nunya Biznazz
Nunya Biznazz 22 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Great video 👍
Il Italiano
Il Italiano 23 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
It’s just a weird big object. Hah! That’s what she said.
CIMA Dream
CIMA Dream 25 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Awesome review, Dieter.
flex215 28 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
flex mode is a major flex.
BenBenOy 28 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Putting a Microsoft duo in the background is a very nice attention to detail.
Lee Sun
Lee Sun 29 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Me complaining about the price of the phone Also me telling myself to get a better paying job
Alex Castillo
Alex Castillo ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Feel like I want the Surface Duo hardware design with Samsung internals if that makes sense.
guest ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Those who gripe about the price of the Fold are the same people who would gripe about the price of a Bentley or a Rolex or an Armani suit. Its a luxury item, for image and prestige. You buy it to be one of the first to have one like it.
Brandon Veverica
Brandon Veverica ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
If you could buy the Fold2 for 1250 then would you consider this phone a buy?
Gregory Yentz
Gregory Yentz ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
What white analog watch does Dieter wear in his videos?
Matt Kimball
Matt Kimball ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Bohn with Verge is like Tong with CNet, or Kai+Lok with DigitalRev, theres no replacing him...
AAKV K. ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Who cares about Facebook and its others apps? It is just stupid to buy a phone to use that stuff.
Cade Michaels
Cade Michaels ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Would be a half way decent review if it wasn't interrupted with a bunch of cameos of you virtue signaling. Take off the mask you tool
J L ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
This needs a stylus like the Note and I will definitely purchase this. But not until then
Lars Frost
Lars Frost ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Carlo de Guzman
Carlo de Guzman ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
i rather have a clam shell fold, but i also want a fold that opens up the size of mate 20x. yes, a folding (7.2 inch) mate 20x...
Glenn Creech
Glenn Creech ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Don't look at it as $2000. If your in market for flagship device which averages $1200 to $1400 anyhow, your only justifying what is it you are getting for the extra $600 to $800? That made my ordering easier to swallow.
Kevin Parker
Kevin Parker ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
So strange, the Mate X 2 From Huawei was so much better than this in every regard... Damn you China Spyware and Trump Blockade!
USMC MSgt ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
$2000.00 I could get 2 PlayStation 5’s and 2 Xbox series X and a games... then sell one of the Xbox series x and PS5 for 800.00 each... so no that fold is not worth it.
Brandon ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
No thanks.
Nathan Sparks
Nathan Sparks ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
"Should you buy this phone? No! Because price!" *laughs in 800 dollar trade in on my note10+ and carrier offers*
Steve Giardini
Steve Giardini ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Well yeah, that's what we expected
ghostofsparta86 kratos
ghostofsparta86 kratos ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Best phone to me ever just say stretch the screen a little bit more and pls pls pls add the spen🙏 it would compete the phone to me
cim888 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Even the apple fanboys at verge are hailing a Samsung product, gee took your time lads only took you guys 5 years...Welcome to the future. Commenting from me Z fold 2.
Ryan Low
Ryan Low ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Honest opinion... is it worth swapping from a Note 10+? I've looked at the specs for both and both are fairly identical, reviews for the Z fold are majority of the time positive with few issues and most sound like nit picking. I love my Note and I'll probably stay with it as long as Samsung continues to produce them. But the Fold is a nice flex 😉
Timothy S Graffius
Timothy S Graffius ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
It’s too small. Maybe a Z Fold Plus Plus...
poikatiikeri ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I'd love to see how selfies compare with the zenfone 7 pro
Alfredo Durán
Alfredo Durán ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
This version of SGS Fold is better achieved, but I see a downside to this phone, especially when the screen is displayed, it leaves a groove mark in the middle of it that is too noticeable and I don't like that, apart from its great and excessive daring price. I would rather lean towards the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra. IMHO! 😉👌🏻📱💯
Norbert Mayer
Norbert Mayer ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I got it with upgrade plus and I'm going to pay about 1/3 of the price in 12 months. Additionally I'm getting a free watch 3 as a preorder bonus. I'm going to sell it which will effectively push down the cost to 1/5 during 12 months.
Mistah Mann
Mistah Mann ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Is it just me or is the audio out of sync?
Mike Ivsin
Mike Ivsin ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I'd take a couple of guys, one using a reg phone 6 1/2" long and the second one with GFold2. Then run and see the best multi-screen solutions on both phones. Oh, a very good review.
Yak Attack
Yak Attack ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
But if you get a great deal on a trade in, it'll be worth it. My s10+ was worth $550 at best buy, making the fold 2 much cheaper. Still expensive, but not horribly bad
e marr3
e marr3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Eliminate the gap when closed and i'll pay $2000. Safeguarding the plastic top layer is the most important consideration next to battery life(not 2 selfie cameras). I think they've got a winner. It looks polished and well-engineered. I wish Apple was the company it used to be, where they'd they be the one's to create this. They execute well but no more cutting edge. It use to be a thrill to see what they cooked up next. I don't think they are worth their valuation and I own stock.
Syker Vang
Syker Vang ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Was going get the z but I bought the note 20 ultra.
Jorj Torres
Jorj Torres ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
does the call forwarding work on this one?
Sportster Sickness
Sportster Sickness ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Should you buy it... NO. Are you kidding, it's the most innovative phone since the iPhone One and of course the price is going to be high, there isn't a decent competitor in this category yet. Use the phone for a week and then tell me you wouldn't buy it!
Jeikun ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
2k for a phone is too much but ngl, Samsung is really killing it with the pre-order bonuses/trade in program. Traded in my s20 ultra, got a student discount, sold an old iPhone. ended up paying 900$ for it. wasn't planning on getting one but for 900$, which is still A LOT A LOT of money, isn't that terrible for something so innovative. edit: the pre-order bonuses ended last night but trade ins are still there and hasn't changed.
Muhammad Furquan
Muhammad Furquan ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Can't really see a price drop.....unless they launch a "lite" version with a sluggish processor and mediocre cameras, which won't really be a good purchase either. So, just like the communicators of old, only the rich businessmen or extravagant techies are the target segment for this phone :(
KoKane ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
No thanks. Not at all practical or useful really.
Buff Barnaby
Buff Barnaby ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
that crease looks awful !
Objective & Diligent
Objective & Diligent ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
"weird big object" 😂
john.carimero lee
john.carimero lee ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
this phone is good ,however,why don't just buy an ipad instead?
ClikFire ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
If Samsung can make the folded state experience look and feel indistinguishable from a regular smartphone than this would be the device to beat but still seems a big clunky.
Jabran ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Video is good but you sound like a android hater🤨 which makes your points a bit biased😑😑
Nicholas Fitchett
Nicholas Fitchett ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I've just decided to stay on AT&T next that way I don't feel bad trading in phones every year. Decision came down to Note 20 Ultra or Fold 2. Figured I would check out the folding scene.
studivan ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
The main display is not made out of glass, you can believe what you want but you can’t scratch glass with your fingernail and this phone you can.
zoiuduu ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
i wonder how a american like him would flip if they lived in my country, where a iphone 7 256gb is sold at 4.5 times the minimum wage, that would be the equivalent to him fliping on a iphone 7 for 5400 dollars lol
Rodney O
Rodney O ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I have the original fold and love it. Fold 2 looks legit but I think I'm going to try the surface duo next.
SB11 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Watching from my Zfold 2. Just came today & I'm in love already. 😁
Ryan B
Ryan B ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Such a beast!!
Cole Cadieux
Cole Cadieux ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Come on verge the fold display is made out plastic. Please relay the correct info
Citizen Dan
Citizen Dan ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
There is no way Nintendo survives this next wave of mobile. Great software/creator os storied Characters. But hardware window seems to be closing in.
mustard roshi
mustard roshi ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
2k$ is like 4 paychecks in my country.. 😭
mustard roshi
mustard roshi ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Tbh insta doesn't have a tablet mode on anything, even ipads lol
Nick Sarnelli
Nick Sarnelli ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Have the fold original since the day it came out has been my daily driver I haven't used middle screen with a screw driver but being my daily driver itbhas gone thru bumps and bruises it hit the ground a few times but no damage at all thank god it has the screen cover it came with
Peter Panda
Peter Panda ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Wrong...with that money I can get a note 20 ultra plus a tablet S6.
Kevin Collins
Kevin Collins ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
"Don't buy this for the cameras". For 2 GRAND it had better have one helluva rear camera! FAIL!!
Dipu Kumar
Dipu Kumar ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
please review galaxy tab s7 plus
gutenmuach ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Google please give some love to android etc! Felt like android need some big changes!
P2BK ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Don't even think of buying this cell!!! Its just bad
TheMagneticDude ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Do a giveaway of this!
Mariano Tufro
Mariano Tufro ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Well, Samsung did not deliver the pre-ordered Z Fold 2s in the UK as promised. Many customers (myself included) called Samsung to get an answer. We were told that they would be delivered on the 17th of September and then got a text message with dates ranging from end of September to early October. So I’m thinking about cancelling my order, as are many in the Samsung forum. Being lied to is not acceptable.
Jeewan Pawar
Jeewan Pawar ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Dow Jones MUST ADD in app
Beautiful Korea
Beautiful Korea ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I am so gonna buy this one (after 2 years for $300 at a second-hand store).
Peter CS
Peter CS ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
when you unfold that phone and the screen becomes 27 inch, i would buy it lol
Chris Ruben Skaar
Chris Ruben Skaar ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Great video review!
GRAv111 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
At 0:03 it reminds me so much of a Nintendo DS. This should be perfect with a ds emulator
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