Samsung has announced the third generation of folding devices in the Galaxy Unpacked Event. Samsung has launched two devices, Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3. For the first, both of the foldable devices have IPX8 water-resistant. Samsung claims that it has increased the durability of its flexible displays available on the new models by about 80 percent over the previous foldable by redesigning the layer structure and using a new protective film. Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 now also supports S Pen.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 Specification:
|Specification||Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3|
|Display (Primary)||7.3-inch (2208 x 1768 pixels) QXGA+ 22.5:18 Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display, 374ppi, 1200 nits(peak), Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection|
|Display (Secondary)||6.2-inch (2268 x 832 pixels) 24.5:9) HD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Cover Display, 387ppi, 120Hz|
|SoC||Qualcomm Snapdragon 888|
|Rear Camera||12MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.8 aperture, PDAF, OIS, 12MP Telephoto lens with f/2.4 aperture, PDAF, OIS, 2x optical zoom, up to 10x digital zoom, 12MP 120° Ultra Wide sensor with f/2.2 aperture, Super clear glass with Corning Gorilla Glass with DX|
|Front Camera||10MP cover front-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture
4MP Under display camera with f/1.8 aperture
|Battery & |
|4400 mAh with 25W wired and 10W wireless charging|
|Connectivity||5G SA/NSA, Sub6 / mmWave, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 6E (2.4/5GHz), HE160, MIMO, 1024-QAM, Bluetooth 5.2 LE, Ultra Wide Band, GPS with GLONASS, USB Type-C (Gen 3.2), NFC, MST|
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 features a 7.6-inch primary QXGA+ (2,208×1,768 pixels) Dynamic AMOLED 2X Infinity Flex Display. The display has a 120Hz refresh rate support, comes in a 22.5:18 aspect ratio. While the cover screen is a 6.2-inch HD+ (832×2,268 pixels) Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display with 120Hz adaptive refresh rate, 24.5:9 aspect ratio, and 387ppi pixel density. The screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC clocked at 2.84GHz. The device comes with 12GB LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB or 512GB of UFS 3.1 fast inbuild storage.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 has a triple camera setup consisting of a 12MP f/1.8 primary sensor and a 12MP f/2.2 123˚ultra-wide-sensor and a 12MP f/2.4 Telephoto lens. The phone also has a 4MP under-display camera on the inside, and there is a 10MP camera for the outside screen.
The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 also has S Pen support, and the S Pen for Z Fold 3 comes in two options: S Pen Fold Edition and S Pen Pro, both specially engineered retractable Pro tip with force limit technology to protect Z Fold 3’s Main Screen for peace of mind while using the S Pen.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 packs a 4400 mAh battery with support for 25W wired charging and 10W wireless (WPC and PMA) charging and 4.5W reverse wireless charging. On the connectivity side, it has support for 5G SA/NSA, Sub6 / mmWave, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 6E (2.4/5GHz), HE160, MIMO, 1024-QAM, Bluetooth 5.2 LE, Ultra Wide Band, GPS with GLONASS, USB Type-C (Gen 3.2), NFC, MST.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 Specification
|Specification||Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3|
|Display||6.7-inch FULL HD+ (2640 x 1080 pixels) 22:9 Dynamic AMOLED 2X Infinity Flex display, 120Hz.|
|Display (Cover)||1.9-inch (260 x 512 pixels) Super AMOLED display with 302ppi, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection|
|SoC||Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 888|
|Rear Camera||12MP (primary wide-angle) Super Speed dual pixel f/1.8 1.4μm Pixel Size + 12MP (ultra-wide) f/2.2 1.22μm Pixel Size|
|Front Camera||10MP f/2.4|
|Battery & |
|3300mAh battery with 15w fast charging, 10W Qi wireless charging, 4.5W reverse wireless charging|
|Connectivity||5G SA/NSA sub6 / mmWave, 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 ax (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1 LE , ANT+, USB Type-C, NFC, GPS|
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip features a 6.7-inch primary full-HD+ (1,080×2,640 pixels) Dynamic AMOLED 2X Infinity Flex Display with 120Hz adaptive refresh rate, 22:9 aspect ratio, and 425ppi pixel density. The phone also has a larger cover display of a 1.9-inch size that has 260×512 pixels resolution and 302ppi pixel density. The cover display of Z Flip 3 is bigger than that of the previous Z Flip.
Galaxy Z Flip3 is powered by a Snapdragon 888 Octa-Core Mobile Platform and is paired with 8GB LPDDR5 RAM and 128GB or 256GB of UFS 3.1 fast storage. It has an Armour Aluminium frame, which the company says is its strongest aluminum frame yet. The phone also has IPX8 ratings. It has upgraded Stereo Speakers with Dolby Atmos.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 has a dual rear camera setup consisting of a 12MP primary sensor with an f/1.8 wide-angle lens and OIS, along with a 12MP f/2.2 ultra-wide shooter. The camera lens has Corning Gorilla Glass with DX protection. The phone also comes with a 10MP selfie camera on top of its folding display, with an f/2.4 lens.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 comes with a 3,300mAh dual-cell battery that supports 15W fast charging and is compatible with Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 2.0. The phone also supports wireless charging and reverse wireless charging. On the connectivity side, it has support for 5G SA/NSA sub6 / mmWave, 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 ax (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1 LE, ANT+, USB Type-C, NFC, GPS.
Pricing and Availability
The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G comes in Phantom Black, Phantom Green, and Phantom Silver colors, is priced at $1799.99 (Rs. 1,33,660 approx.) for the base 12GB+256GB version and $1899.99 (Rs. 1,41,090 approx.) for the 12GB+512GB variant. The Z Fold S Pen costs $49.99 (Rs. 3,710 approx.), while the S Pen Pro is priced at $99.99 (Rs. 7,425 approx.).
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3 5G comes in Cream, Green, Lavender, and Phantom Black colors, is priced at $999.99 (Rs. 74,253 approx.) for the base 8GB+ 128GB variant, and $1099.99 (Rs. 81,694 approx.) for the 256GB model.
Both Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 will be available for purchase from August 27 in select markets around the world, including the US, Europe, and South Korea. Pre-orders will begin later today.