There has been a rumor going around for some time that Samsung is going to offer custom hinge colors for the Galaxy Z Fold 2. A recent leak had also highlighted this possibility and now Samsung has confirmed it through renders uploaded on its own website.
It's not surprising that these media assets have been spotted on Samsung's website. The company has its Unpacked Part 2 virtual event lined up for September 1st. The event will be entirely focused on the Galaxy Z Fold 2.
Galaxy Z Fold 2 custom hinge colors revealed by Samsung
Customization will only be available for the Hideaway Hinge, not the base colors, which include Mystic Bronze and Mystic Black. Customers will be able to select one of four different color options for the hinge. They include Platinum Silver, Rich Gold, Ruby Red and Sapphire Blue.
An earlier report has suggested that the company will allow custom hinge colors on orders that are placed on Samsung.com only. This will be a great way for Samsung to have customers purchase its latest foldable smartphone through its own sales channel. It's unlikely that there would be an additional charge for the custom colors.
What's not known at this point in time, though, is whether this option will be offered in all markets where the Galaxy Z Fold 2 or just a select few. This should become clear once the device goes on sale later this month. Samsung will confirm the release date on September 1, which is also when it opens up the pre-orders for the device.
If reports out of South Korea are believed, the Galaxy Z Fold 2 will be released in Samsung's home country on September 18. It's possible that the device may also be made available in other countries on that day.