With the launch of FlexPai, Royole became the first company to release a foldable phone. However, the device was limited to China and thus it did not add much to the company’s popularity. The Chinese manufacturer is back again with the second-generation FlexPai. The glimpse of the device was first revealed back in March and now the company has released complete specs of the new foldable phone. Let’s learn more about the specs, features, expected price & availability of Royole FlexPai 2 in Nepal.
Royole FlexPai 2 Overview
Design and Display
As with all of the first-generation foldable phones, the original FlexPai also suffered durability issues. Royole has tried to improve it with the new 3S Hinge. The new hinge is made up of aircraft-grade aluminum titanium alloy and liquid metal. This helps the company adopt light and wear-resistant design. The hinge allows the user to unfold the device up to 180-degree without any gap.
Royole has adopted the 3rd Generation Cicada Wing display with a bending radius of 1mm for FlexPai 2. For people questioning the durability of the device, Royole claims that each display has gone through 1.8 million bends. Royole claims that it is the brightest OLED panel in the smartphone industry right now. When unfolded, the display measures 7.8-inch at a 4:3 aspect ratio. When folded users can choose to use the 5.5-inch screen or the 5.4-inch secondary display.
Performance and Memory
Royole FlexPai 2 is a true flagship inside out. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 865. Back when the device was first unveiled in March, the newer Snapdragon 865+ did not exist. It is a 5G processor with support for both SA and NSA network. The device is available in two memory configurations. The base model features 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. The premium model pairs 12GB of RAM with 512GB of internal storage. Royole has used LPDDR45 RAM and UFS 3.0 storage for faster operation.
The device ships with Android 10 but with Royole’s own custom skin on top. Water OS 2.0 is optimized to make the Royole FlexPai 2 more interactive. It allows the device to accommodate three different apps on the skin and run them at once. When folded, the short-cuts are positioned on the edge of the screen that lets the user open the app of their choice using a single touch.
Royole FlexPai 2 flaunts a quad-camera setup. The 64MP primary shooter uses a 1/1.72” sensor, 6P lens with an aperture of f/1.9. Accompanying it is a 16MP ultra-wide sensor with a 116-degree of Field of View. The device also sports an 8MP telephoto lens that offers up to 3X optical zoom. The fourth camera is a 32MP portrait lens. It is to be used to capture selfies. The four cameras are arranged vertically with the flash residing just below them.
Rest of the specs
The whole setup is backed by a 4450mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging technology in compliance with Quick Charge 4.0. In addition to nine different 5G bands, the device supports Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, and USB 3.1 Type-C for connectivity. Royole has also managed to fit in stereo speakers. There is a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for biometrics.
Royole FlexPai 2 Specifications:
– Unfolded: 186.2 x 133.8 x 6.3mm
– Folded: 89.4 x 133.8 x 12.8mm
- Weight: 339g
- Hinge: Royole’s Proprietary 3S Hinge
- Display Technology: 3rd Generation Cicada Wing Fully Flexible Display
- Main Display: 7.8-inches Flexible AMOLED, 1920 x 1440 pixels
– Main Display: 5.5-inch, 1440 x 900 pixels
– Secondary Display: 5.4-inch, 1440 x 810 pixels
- Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 865; 7nm Mobile Platform
- RAM: 8/12GB
- Main Camera: Quad-camera;
– 64 MP, f/8.9 primary shooter
– 8 MP, f/2.2 telephoto
– 16MP, f/2.2 ultra-wide
– 32MP, f/2.0 portrait camera
– LED flash
- Storage: 256 / 512GB (non-expandable)
- Software: Android 10 with WaterOS 2.0
- Fingerprint sensor: Yes (side-mounted)
- Connectivity: Dual-SIM (Nano), Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac/ax, Bluetooth 5.0, USB 3.1 Type-C
- Battery: 4,450mAh battery; 18W QC 4.0 Charging
- Colors: Midnight Black, Sunrise Gold, Cosmic Gray
Royole FlexPai 2 Price in Nepal and Availability
Royole FlexPai 2 will go on sale in China starting from September 25 with a starting price of 9,988 Yuan for the 8/256GB variant. Though the official launch in Nepal seems unlikely, one might get their hands on Royole FlexPai 2 through unofficial channels for a starting price of NPR 185,000.
|Royole FlexPai 2 Variants||Price in China||Price in Nepal (Converted)|
|8/256GB||9,988 Yuan||NPR 172,460|
|12/512GB||11,588 Yuan||NPR 200,090|
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