On Wednesday, the South Korean tech giant during a virtual Galaxy Unpacked Event announced the Galaxy Z Flip 3 for $1,000 and the Galaxy Z Fold 3 for $1,800. Both have been super sexy and improved in terms of materials and design, making them more durable than their predecessors that were a bit expensive.
Galaxy Z Fold series and Galaxy Z Flip 3 series are one of the most unique smartphones one could ever have. Both phones are completely different for a diverse range of users. Samsung also dropped down the prices, now we have to see if users are ready to opt for these smartphones.
Galaxy Z Fold 3 lineup is just like a convertible tablet with an S pen. It has two 7.60″ Foldable Dynamic AMOLED with a refresh rate of 120Hz that supports HDR10 with 1768x2208px resolution and 374 pixels per inch density. Both displays are protected with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus.
This foldable smartphone is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888 5G (based on 5 nm technology) with Adreno 660 GPU. The base variant comes with 256GB of storage with 12GB RAM whereas the top of the line with 512GB with 12GB RAM and UFS 3.1.
has a triple camera setup at the back,
- Wide (main): 12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm, 1/1.76″, 1.8µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS
- Ultra wide angle: 12 MP, f/2.2, 123˚, 12mm, 1.12µm;
- Telephoto: 12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm, 1/3.6″, 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS, 2x optical zoom.
Whereas, the front camera is mounted under-display which is basically a 16MP sensor. The rear camera shoot videos of [email protected], [email protected]/240fps (gyro-EIS), [email protected] (gyro-EIS) with HDR10 while the Front camera supports video quality up to [email protected], [email protected] with gyro EIS (Electronic Image Stabilization)
It is rocking a massive 4400mAh battery that supports 25W fast charging, 11W wireless charging, and 4.5W reverse wireless charging.
Galaxy Z Flip 3 gives you the ultimate nostalgic feel of those old-school Samsung smartphones (that your grandpa used to have) with prime design and hardware of the latest generation.
Galaxy Z Flip 3 comes with 2x foldable dynamic screens with a 120Hz refresh rate that also supports HDR10+ with 426 pixels per inch density. It also has a secondary 1.9 inches Super AMOLED display at the back just like the Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra but with much practical stuff. The secondary display not just shows time and date but also displays weather, notifications, and music player controls. You can also take selfies from rear cameras.
It is powered with Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 888 5G (based on 5 nm technology) with Adreno 660 GPU. The base variant comes with 128GB of storage with 12GB RAM whereas the top of the line with 512GB with 12GB RAM and UFS 3.1.
Galaxy Z Fold 3 has a dual-camera setup at the back that doesn’t include a telephoto lens,
- 12 MP, f/1.8, 27mm (wide), 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS
- 12 MP, f/2.2, 123˚ (ultrawide), 1.12µm
Whereas, at the front, it has a 10 MP, f/2.4, 26mm (wide), 1.22µm. The rear camera shoots videos of [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/240fps, [email protected] with HDR10+ while the front camera only supports [email protected]
Galaxy Z Flip 3 comes with a 3300 mAh battery that also supports 25W fast charging, 11W wireless charging, and 4.5W reverse wireless charging. Samsung is already planning to introduce a rotating camera system in Galaxy Z Flip 4
Both Galaxy lineups run Android 11 with Samsung’s One UI 3.5. The fingerprint sensor is side-mounted underneath the power button.
No doubt these phones will have a great market, they are something different than the traditional smartphones, and more than that, the Samsung Galaxy Ecosystem is fun to use and almost every android user is used to it. They would love to go for these amazing lineups.
But in the end, it all depends upon the price tag. Not everyone has deep pockets, Right! That’s why Samsung dropped down the prices for these latest smartphones. The previous Galaxy Fold and Flip series were too expensive and didn’t perform well in the market.
Galaxy Z Flip 3 starts with the price of $999 for the base variant while the Galaxy Z Fold 3 starts with the price of $1799.
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