Galaxy Z Fold 2 review: an extravagant success

9 sep. 2020
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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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  • How much should a folding phone cost?

    The VergeThe VergeAcum 4 luni
    • However much people are willing to pay for it.

      Chrisgalante45Chrisgalante45Acum 12 Zile
    • Depends. Anything too cheap I question how good it is. I also realize any newer model made from a successful company will be overpriced. That being said, I just received mine and so far I love it. I am not a techie just an average 60 yr old who likes the big screen, the option of using it opened or closed and knowing that I am getting a quality product. Did I mind paying the price? Of course, but was in need of a new phone and the Z Fold fit the bill.

      Sandy SSandy SAcum 24 Zile
    • 1-1.3K MAX!! otherwise it's out of the range of most folks EXTREME spending money and into the realm of the unreachable for the average consumer

      blaster915blaster915Acum lună
    • 1900 to 2100 depending on specs.

      Techquicky TvTechquicky TvAcum lună
    • @Chaitanya Patil how do u do that?

      Rebi JayRebi JayAcum 2 luni
  • how much here in ISRAEL

    Edna SanwenEdna SanwenAcum 7 Zile
  • I have the first fold, I love it no regrets! I have dropped it many times and no problems. Had it for over a year. I love it! I'm waiting to get this second one.

    Martyn NevarezMartyn NevarezAcum 8 Zile
  • I don't know what happened but I was watching a utube video on the front display and I full screened it and opened it and now when I pinch out the big display it goes full screen!!!! This just made this phone worth it i hated those huge black bars yaaaay

    Jason ElliotJason ElliotAcum 9 Zile
  • Waiting for the foldable camera

    Total irrelevancyTotal irrelevancyAcum 10 Zile
  • i just wanna emulate ds games

    creepysubsscreepysubssAcum 20 Zile
  • untile the galaxy z fold 10 s x or whatever they will get it right. see you in 10 years

    thezerogforcethezerogforceAcum lună
  • Lol and apple still can not divide their ipad screen by three piece

    Bình PhạmBình PhạmAcum lună
  • My husband bought me this phone, for my birthday. Its a fantastic phone.

    Karen YatesKaren YatesAcum 2 luni
  • That crease in the middle triggers my ocd....

    Jimmy PerrisJimmy PerrisAcum 2 luni
  • Stop complicating things ...Just let it be...Human are very petty about everything

    Alfred CookAlfred CookAcum 2 luni
  • The problem with waiting for the 4th or 5th version of a phone such as this, is new technology will be implemented onto it making it the first of some kind of new tech. The problem is that you can never keep up with technology and by the time the price drops for this phone years from now, it won't be supported lol. So I say go for it and buy this phone and enjoy. Just don't drop it 👍🏼

    Fishless RamboFishless RamboAcum 2 luni
  • I believe they could have done better especially with all the technology we have now..its huge and heavy I believe it can fall easily

    Artist BodoorArtist BodoorAcum 2 luni
  • Wry sense of a few seconds

    Nived ManojNived ManojAcum 2 luni
  • Facebook ruined landscape mode on my Kindle

    Lucky DudeLucky DudeAcum 2 luni
  • I think that's the best review I've ever watched. Thank you for that

    Meir GabayMeir GabayAcum 2 luni
  • Every Samsung phone can open two apps at once. I know it because I'm doing now on my s8.

    Another GamerAnother GamerAcum 2 luni
  • apple fold...realase date..2045🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

    Rafal MatysiakRafal MatysiakAcum 2 luni
  • Wow this is an awesome gadget, i cant wait to get a touch. from Zambia

    Ivie Goldsmith Lifewell I.N.GIvie Goldsmith Lifewell I.N.GAcum 2 luni
  • Let's count how many times this guy says "but" ... always very negative with Android devices

    Davi RochaDavi RochaAcum 2 luni
  • Why this reviewer is always much more critical to Android? Always highlighting only bad things

    Davi RochaDavi RochaAcum 2 luni
  • Im getting the escabar fold 2. Costs much less, and comes with a sample gram of coke.

    Romeo GRomeo GAcum 3 luni
  • This is a boring review geezus!

    Itzy ZazaItzy ZazaAcum 3 luni
  • Hey Dieter. I can get it from Samsung for £1400. Should I?

    Andy SwainAndy SwainAcum 3 luni
  • problem is the thickness when folded. Just too thick. The motorola Razr folding concept is just much better.

    samal90samal90Acum 3 luni
  • 3 grand in australia

    Dr Dean KosDr Dean KosAcum 3 luni
  • Cant wait until they throw a S Pen into it and get the camera behind the screen. I'm ready to pay for that.

    RJay790RJay790Acum 3 luni
  • 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.

    Greg PoeGreg PoeAcum 3 luni
  • democracy now

    Samara SilvaSamara SilvaAcum 3 luni
  • I see that Microsoft Surface Duo in the background.... LOL!!!!

    Dozierboy 3Dozierboy 3Acum 3 luni
  • Dude, I don't usually comment, but let's just say I had to like and comment this video!

    pooh herdpooh herdAcum 3 luni
  • How much pls tellme

    ሀዩነኝ የአንችውነሽ አፍቃሪ ማማዬ ኑሪልኝሀዩነኝ የአንችውነሽ አፍቃሪ ማማዬ ኑሪልኝAcum 3 luni
  • Well yeah, that's what we expected

    Manuel VegaManuel VegaAcum 3 luni
  • Love from my heart

    karina xavierkarina xavierAcum 3 luni
  • Harga samsung z fold 2

    Agus HariyantoAgus HariyantoAcum 3 luni
  • $2k for a crease ....Ummmm No !!!

    Matthew KleesMatthew KleesAcum 3 luni
  • I wanna watch this video all day

    Sofia PeixotoSofia PeixotoAcum 3 luni
  • I have watched/read dozens of reviews on this phone, and this is, by far, the best!

    Gregg SuitsGregg SuitsAcum 3 luni
  • Aint no body watch this!

    carla briebacarla briebaAcum 3 luni
  • Love this video

    Murilo SampaioMurilo SampaioAcum 3 luni
  • 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?

    nate bernanate bernaAcum 3 luni
  • its a total gimmick i love it and I'm buying it, its a total waste of money but its mine now

    aSpicyCowaSpicyCowAcum 3 luni
  • I just want to know what phone cases are gona protect it. Of if they will have a special one made?

    crew of the normandycrew of the normandyAcum 3 luni
  • :[ :[ :[

    Nazeha ahmedNazeha ahmedAcum 3 luni
  • Love jit

    Charles ConklinCharles ConklinAcum 3 luni
  • Best phone of 2020

    rahul mehrarahul mehraAcum 3 luni
  • I got the fold 2 for 1500 with a trade in. I'd say totally worth it

    Prison MikePrison MikeAcum 3 luni
  • Great phone + Fortnite! Nice

    Satan is a CommunistSatan is a CommunistAcum 3 luni
  • 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

    João ReisJoão ReisAcum 3 luni
  • This was a really fun & informative review. Thanks man

    EternalDestiny48EternalDestiny48Acum 3 luni
  • 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. -_-

    Kristen MoonKristen MoonAcum 3 luni
  • Safe and sound

    alejandra mirandaalejandra mirandaAcum 3 luni
  • Great video 👍

    Nunya BiznazzNunya BiznazzAcum 3 luni
  • It’s just a weird big object. Hah! That’s what she said.

    Il ItalianoIl ItalianoAcum 3 luni
  • Awesome review, Dieter.

    CIMA DreamCIMA DreamAcum 3 luni
  • flex mode is a major flex.

    ShyGuyShyGuyAcum 3 luni
  • Putting a Microsoft duo in the background is a very nice attention to detail.

    BenBenOyBenBenOyAcum 3 luni
  • Me complaining about the price of the phone Also me telling myself to get a better paying job

    Lee SunLee SunAcum 3 luni
  • Feel like I want the Surface Duo hardware design with Samsung internals if that makes sense.

    Alex CastilloAlex CastilloAcum 3 luni
  • 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.

    guestguestAcum 3 luni
  • If you could buy the Fold2 for 1250 then would you consider this phone a buy?

    Brandon VevericaBrandon VevericaAcum 3 luni
  • What white analog watch does Dieter wear in his videos?

    Gregory YentzGregory YentzAcum 3 luni
  • Bohn with Verge is like Tong with CNet, or Kai+Lok with DigitalRev, theres no replacing him...

    Matt KimballMatt KimballAcum 3 luni
  • Who cares about Facebook and its others apps? It is just stupid to buy a phone to use that stuff.

    ARKV îARKV îAcum 4 luni
  • 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

    Cade MichaelsCade MichaelsAcum 4 luni
  • This needs a stylus like the Note and I will definitely purchase this. But not until then

    J LJ LAcum 4 luni

    Lars FrostLars FrostAcum 4 luni
  • 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...

    Carlo de GuzmanCarlo de GuzmanAcum 4 luni
  • 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.

    Glenn CreechGlenn CreechAcum 4 luni
  • So strange, the Mate X 2 From Huawei was so much better than this in every regard... Damn you China Spyware and Trump Blockade!

    Kevin ParkerKevin ParkerAcum 4 luni
  • $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.

    USMC MSgtUSMC MSgtAcum 4 luni
  • No thanks.

    BrandonBrandonAcum 4 luni
  • "Should you buy this phone? No! Because price!" *laughs in 800 dollar trade in on my note10+ and carrier offers*

    Nathan SparksNathan SparksAcum 4 luni
    • @Sugar & Hunneeyy if you think you'll like it its worth it. I got mine when I made this comment, and im in love with it.

      Nathan SparksNathan SparksAcum 28 Zile
    • And my trade in 600, if I go to tmobi it might be cheaper but I cant customize the hinge like I want to.

      Sugar & HunneeyySugar & HunneeyyAcum 28 Zile
  • Well yeah, that's what we expected

    Steve GiardiniSteve GiardiniAcum 4 luni
  • 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

    mr xaviermr xavierAcum 4 luni
  • 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.

    cim888cim888Acum 4 luni
  • 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 😉

    Ryan LowRyan LowAcum 4 luni
  • It’s too small. Maybe a Z Fold Plus Plus...

    Timothy GraffiusTimothy GraffiusAcum 4 luni
  • I'd love to see how selfies compare with the zenfone 7 pro

    poikatiikeripoikatiikeriAcum 4 luni
  • 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! 😉👌🏻📱💯

    Alfredo DuránAlfredo DuránAcum 4 luni
  • 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.

    Norbert MayerNorbert MayerAcum 4 luni
  • Is it just me or is the audio out of sync?

    Mistah MannMistah MannAcum 4 luni
  • 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.

    Mike IvsinMike IvsinAcum 4 luni
  • 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

    Yak AttackYak AttackAcum 4 luni
  • 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.

    e marr3e marr3Acum 4 luni
  • Was going get the z but I bought the note 20 ultra.

    Syker VangSyker VangAcum 4 luni
  • does the call forwarding work on this one?

    Jorj TorresJorj TorresAcum 4 luni
  • 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!

    Sportster SicknessSportster SicknessAcum 4 luni
  • 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.

    JeikunJeikunAcum 4 luni
  • 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 :(

    Muhammad FurquanMuhammad FurquanAcum 4 luni
  • No thanks. Not at all practical or useful really.

    KoKaneKoKaneAcum 4 luni
  • that crease looks awful !

    Buff BarnabyBuff BarnabyAcum 4 luni
  • "weird big object" 😂

    Objective & DiligentObjective & DiligentAcum 4 luni
  • this phone is good ,however,why don't just buy an ipad instead?

    john.carimero leejohn.carimero leeAcum 4 luni
  • Video is good but you sound like a android hater🤨 which makes your points a bit biased😑😑

    JabranJabranAcum 4 luni
  • 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.

    Nicholas FitchettNicholas FitchettAcum 4 luni
  • 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.

    studivanstudivanAcum 4 luni
  • 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

    zoiuduuzoiuduuAcum 4 luni
  • I have the original fold and love it. Fold 2 looks legit but I think I'm going to try the surface duo next.

    Rodney ORodney OAcum 4 luni
  • Watching from my Zfold 2. Just came today & I'm in love already. 😁

    SB11SB11Acum 4 luni