Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 Might Cost Half the Price of the Original

Samsung Galaxy Fold

The Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 is expected to feature an Ultra Thin Glass (UTG) display panel, which would fix some of the issues the original Fold had, namely the durability.

The UTG expected to be found in the Galaxy Fold 2 handset is said to be thinner than 100 microns or even 30 microns.

The company has submitted three trademark applications for the name “Ultra Thin Glass” with the EUIPO (European Union Intellectual Property Office) on December 9. The names are Samsung Ultra Thin Glass, Samsung UTG and UTG, LetsGoDigital reported recently.

The South Korean tech giant is expected to launch another foldable smartphone at the MWC in Barcelona by the end of February and it may cost around $1,000.

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This price would be interesting and make the foldable device available to all users.

The current Galaxy Fold handset is priced at nearly $2,000 which is not an amount most people are willing to pay and is not accessible to a larger segment of the population.

The company is planning to use a cheaper design for bringing down its price with just 256GB of internal storage, half of what the current Galaxy Fold offers at 512GB.