Samsung Galaxy Z Flip launched with clamshell design, Snapdragon 855 Plus SoC, and more

“Samsung Galaxy Z Flip comes with a foldable screen that bends vertically and has a foldable 6.67-inch display and a small Cover Display”

Samsung has launched the Galaxy Z Flip, which is its second-gen foldable smartphone succeeding last year’s Galaxy Fold. The handset was unveiled alongside the vendor’s all-new Galaxy S20 series and Galaxy Buds+. The new Galaxy Z Flip comes with a clamshell design, which seems to be inspired by Moto RAZR 2019, and sports a foldable screen that shuts vertically like a flip phone instead of horizontally. The phone has a smaller form factor compared to its predecessor and features a total of three cameras instead of six. The Galaxy Z Flip has Qualcomm’s gaming-centric Snapdragon 855 Plus SoC ticking at its core and a tiny cover display alongside the dual rear cameras to view notifications such as calls or messages.

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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip price

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip price has been set at $1,380 (~Rs 98,500) in the US market. It will come in Mirror Black, Mirror Purple, and Mirror Gold colours options, with sales starting February 14th.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip specifications

The Galaxy Z Flip sports a 6.7-inch Super AMOLED Infinity-O display with a hinge at the back to vertically unfold it like a flip phone. As with the Fold, the handset’s screen doesn’t fold completely and shows a crease in the middle when the device is unfolded. The display bears 2636 x 1080 resolution and a centre-aligned punch-hole cutout for the selfie camera. The cover of the Galaxy Z Flip features a tiny 1.06-inch secondary colour display for notifications. The small display is placed next to the dual-camera setup, which comprises of a 12MP primary sensor featuring 1.4-micron pixels and f/1.8 aperture and a secondary 123-degree ultra-wide-angle sensor with f/2.2 aperture and 1.12-micron pixel size.

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For selfies and video chats, the Galaxy Z Flip sports a 10MP selfie shooter on the front. The phone runs Android 10-based custom software out of the box. There will be Flex Mode to give you a software experience that is designed for the clamshell look.

Other features include a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, Snapdragon 855+ SoC, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB storage onboard. The Galaxy Z Flip’s entire setup is driven by a combined 3,300mAh battery, which is backed by 15W wired fast charging and 9W wireless charging support.

Key Specs

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus | 8 GBProcessor
6.7 inches Display
12 MP + 12 MPRear camera
10 MPSelfie camera
3300 mAh Battery
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Price
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Rs. 83,900.00
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