Samsung has now officially announced the upcoming Galaxy Z-Flip 5G. We have been getting to know about this smartphone for weeks now that this was coming. Also, the Samsung Galaxy Z-Flip 5G has not that much that you will barely see the changes.
Changes on new Galaxy Z-Flip 5G
Samsung Galaxy Z-Flip 5G has got a new processor: Snapdragon 865+ with a 5G modem. Basically, it is just an upgraded version of the Snapdragon 855+. Also, it gets new color skin: Mystic Grey and Mystic Bronze. And colors will be the only thing to know that the smartphone is 5G or not.
Also, 3.09 GHz CPU has been tipped on this new Z-Flip. And then there is some changes in GPU i.e. upgraded Adreno 650. There has been some changes on performance part that will give a smooth experience. Then for internal storage type, UFS 3.1 has been used where it was UFS 3.0 in old one. Other things are quite same and similar. Additionally, latest version of Wi-Fi technology has been used; Wi-Fi 6.
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Samsung Galaxy Z-Flip 5G Overview
Samsung Galaxy Z-Flip 5G features same 6.7” Foldable Dynamic AMOLED display. The main display panel has a resolution of 1080 x 2646 pixels with 425 ppi density. The cover display is 1.1” Super AMOLED having 112 x 300 pixels. The rear glass is protected by Gorilla Glass 6.
Furthermore, the display has the same punch hole cut out to hold the front camera. The front camera is of 10MP sensor with 26mm wide lens. Selfie camera features 4k video at 30fps. Additionally, there is a dual camera setup on the rear, where primary lens is of 12MP sensor with f/1.8 aperture. Supporting the primary lens there is another 12MP ultra-wide lens with 123° view-angle.
Galaxy Z-Flip 5G is powered by new Snapdragon 865+ 5G chipset which is of 3.09 GHz. The processor is based on 7nm fabrication process with support for 5G. Having Octa-core processor of 64-bit. The old version version of this smartphone had Snapdragon 855+ chipset. The Galaxy Z-Flip 5G is available in same 8 GB RAM configurations. The available 256 GB storage type has been upgraded to UFS 3.1.
The phone operates on same One UI 2 based on Android 10 version. The Qualcomm Adreno 620 has been replaced by Adreno 650 in the newer 5G version.
Getting no change in the battery segment, it packs a 3,300 mAh battery supporting same 15W Fast Charging. And it supports Fast Wireless Charging as well. Also, there is no 3.5mm headphone jack. So, one can use Type-C connector headphones or 3.5mm to Type-C convertor dock.
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Price and Availability
Samsung Galaxy Z-Flip 5G will be offered in two color option; Mystic Grey and Mystic Bronze. And it might be available for purchase after the launch event happening on August 2020. LTE version had the price tag of €1,093.45 which was around $1,084.
Likewise, the price of new 5G model might be a bit higher than usual one. India had the device available at INR 108,999 for SD 855+ model.
In Nepalese market we haven’t received the LTE SD 855+ model as well. So, we might get the newer variant directly. We can expect the device to be around Rs. 2 Lakhs for 8/256 GB variant.
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Samsung Galaxy Z-Flip 5G Full Specifications
|Display||6.7 inches 1.1 inches [Cover Display]|
|Front Camera||10 MP|
|Back Camera||12 + 12 MP|
|Internal Storage||256 GB|
|Price in Nepal||Rs. 1,89,999 (8/256 GB)*|
|Price in India||INR 1,08,999 (8/256 GB)*|
|Other Markets||€1,100* | $1,090*|
|Dimension||167.3 x 73.6 x 7.2 mm [Unfolded] 87.4 x 73.6 x 17.3 mm [Folded]|
|Build Material||Plastic Front, Glass Back, Aluminum Frame|
|Sim Slot||Dual SIM [SIM, eSIM]|
|Operating System||Android 10, One UI 2.0|
|Colors||Mystic Bronze, Mystic Grey|
|Size||6.7 inches 1.1 inches [Cover Display]|
|Type||Foldable Dynamic AMOLED Super AMOLED [Cover Display]|
|Resolution||1080 x 2636 pixels 112 x 300 pixels [Cover Display]|
|Pixel Density||~425 ppi|
|Refresh Rate||120 Hz|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 6|
|Lens||10 MP, f/2.4, Wide lens (26 mm)|
|Optical Image Stabilization||No|
|Lens||12 MP, f/1.8, Wide Lens (27 mm) 12 MP, f/2.2, Ultra-wide Lens (123˚)|
|Flash||Yes, LED Flash|
|Optical Image Stabilization||Yes|
|Autofocus||Yes, Dual Pixel PDAF|
|Video||[email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/240fps, [email protected]; gyro-EIS|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ (7 nm+)|
|Processor||Octa-core (1x3.09 GHz Kryo 585 & 3x2.40 GHz Kryo 585 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 585)|
|GPU||Qualcomm Adreno 650|
|Internal Storage||256 GB|
|Audio Features||32-bit/384kHz audio, Tuned by AKG|
|Wi-Fi Features||Dual-Band, Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO|
|USB Type||Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go|
|Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G|
|Charging||15W Fast charging|
|Wireless Charging||Yes, Fast Wireless Charging|