Galaxy Z Fold 2 pre-orders in India outperform the original model 4-to-1

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Samsung fans in India have had the option to pre-order the Galaxy Z Fold 2 since yesterday, September 14, and it looks like there are lot more people in India who are willing to adopt Samsung’s second-generation foldable device than they were in 2019. Samsung India has topped record pre-booking figures for the Galaxy Z Fold 2 within the first 24 hours on the market, and the company claims that demand for the second-gen model is four times higher compared to the original Galaxy Fold.

Samsung has put a lot of effort into making the Galaxy Z Fold 2 a success, not only from a technical perspective but also in regards to marketing. Customers who are willing to pre-order the Galaxy Z Fold 2 in India receive a 22% discount on Microsoft Office 365 Family Pack, 4 months of YouTube Premium for free, no-cost EMI, a one-time deductible price of INR 10,999 on Samsung Care+, and 24/7 access to Galaxy Z Premier Service.

People are warming up to foldables with the Galaxy Z Fold 2

Many people avoided the original Galaxy Fold for the simple fact that it was a first-generation device, but the Galaxy Z Fold 2 is Samsung’s third smartphone to boast a foldable display and it looks like the market is warming up to the concept.

Samsung appears to have a strong handle on the whole idea of foldable devices, and the Galaxy Z Fold 2 is proving that this emerging technology is here to stay. As a result, many foldable tech supporters who have been waiting for a Fold sequel are now joining the party, and this relatively high demand can be observed in India as well as other markets. The Galaxy Z Fold 2 had set new pre-order records in South Korea recently, and the Thom Browne Edition also exceeded expectations in various markets including Thailand, China, and South Korea.

In India, the Galaxy Z Fold 2 is available for pre-order for INR 149,999 ($2,036) but customers can drop the price by up to INR 76,340 ($1,036) with trade-in. The foldable is available with 256GB of storage in Mystic Bronze and Mystic Black. The device is in stock as of this writing but this could change at any moment.

Galaxy Z Fold 2 review

  • Model: SM-F916B
  • Dimensions: Folded: 159.2 x 68.0 x 16.8 mm
    Unfolded: 159.2 x 128.2 x 6.9 mm
  • Display: 7.6 inch / 193.04 mm Dynamic AMOLED 2X
  • CPU: Snapdragon 865+
  • Camera: 12MP

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