Samsung Galaxy Z Flip – a foldable device from Samsung launched. Along with the Galaxy S20 device family and Galaxy Buds Plus. It is the second ever foldable device after Samsung Galaxy Fold.
The Galaxy Z Flip is smaller handset that folds into half from a smartphone sized display. Rather than a fold out from a smartphone into a tablet sized display. It is a compact device that fits in everyone’s pocket and is cheaper than Galaxy Fold.
The Galaxy Z Flip is a regular smartphone with 6.7-inch infinity Flex display. With a Dynamic AMOLED panel having 21.9:9 aspect ratio when unfolded. The device consist of a punch-hole display which packs a selfie camera at the top. When the device is folded it becomes exactly half but twice as thick. There is a 1.1-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen display on the back of the device (front when it’s in folded state). That provides information like time, date, notification, etc. When the notification pops up in the folded state. By double tapping on it, the device will automatically open the notification when it’s unfolded.
The device comes in multiple colour – Mirror Purple, Mirror Black and Mirror Gold. It holds its position in multiple fold angle, which makes easier to take hands free selfies. Camera powered with 10MP dual pixel sensor of F/2.4 aperture lens and no tripod is needed. Rear dual camera consisting wide angle lens-12MP dual pixel sensor of F/1.8 aperture and 12MP ultra-wide lens of aperture F/2.2 on this device can also be used to take a selfie while the device is in folded state and the secondary display will act as a full-colour viewfinder.
On the processing side, the device is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus flagship chipset coupled with 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of UFS 3.0 for internal storage. On the software side Android 10 based One UI 2.0 will be used on this device. The device packs a 3,300 mAh battery and charging speeds are limited to 15W.
A set of stereo loudspeakers tuned by AKG, wireless charging, 4G connectivity, USB type C are some of the other features included in this handset.
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip is available at $1,380
Thom Browne Edition: Samsung Galaxy Z Flip
There is also a Thom Browne Edition of the Galaxy Z Flip featuring Brown’s iconic red, white and blue stripe design on a grey chassis. Matching accessories including Galaxy Buds Plus, a Galaxy Watch Active 2, case and a gift box will also be available with this edition. Samsung created this edition in collaboration with the iconic New York Fashion brand.
Thom Browne Edition Galaxy Z Flip is encased in glass having a matte look that is soft to the touch. Thom Browne world appears on the screen every time the phone is turned on or turned off. Customized app icons are also available along with custom wallpaper.
The handset are limited edition available in the selective markets. The Thom Browne Edition of Galaxy Z Flip will be officially launched in March. The pricing of this device hasn’t be disclosed yet but the customer has to pay premium price tag for this device in compare to Galaxy Z Flip.