Samsung, in today’s unpacked, announced the launch of Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 & Z Flip 3. Both foldables are Samsung’s top of the line folding flagships of 2021. Here is everything you need to know about the Z Flip 3.
Samsung Z Fold 3
The successor to the Z-Fold 2, the Galaxy Z Fold 3.
The Galaxy Z Fold 3 will be powered by the Snapdragon 888 SoC, with 12GB ram and 256/512GB storage.
It gets a 7.6-inch inner AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, HDR10+ support, and a layer of ultra-thin glass for protection with increased flexibility, it is also 80% stronger, and it’s 29% brighter than the Z Fold 2’s display. The cover display uses a smaller 6.2-inch AMOLED panel which is also getting 120Hz and has the same properties as the inner panel. There’s a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass to protect it from daily wear and tear.
We see a 4500mAh battery and 25w fast charging. This phone also gets Stereo Speaks to enhance your multimedia experience.
The Spen is here on the Galaxy Z Fold 3. Making it the first-ever foldable digitizer display. The responsiveness of the S-Pen has been increased by 40%. There’s no Bluetooth or gesture functionality on the Z Fold 3’s S Pen, but you can get that on the newly announced S Pen Pro. However, the cover display doesn’t support S Pen input.
The Z Fold 3 is now IPX8 water-resistant. which means it can be submerged in up to 1.5 meters of water for up to 30 minutes and come out of the ordeal without any damage
Other features include a side fingerprint sensor mounted on the power button, stereo speakers, and two physical SIM slots in addition to an eSIM.
We see a triple 12MP camera system at the back. There’s a 12MP F1.8 main camera that features Dual Pixel autofocus and OIS The second sensor gets a 12MP F2.2 ultra-wide camera and finally a 12MP 2x F2.4 telephoto camera.
The selfie camera is a 4MP under-display type camera on the inner panel, the UPC camera has a fairly large pixel size of 2 microns to make up for the low resolution so it should offer respectable image quality. While a regular 10MP hole punch remains on the outer display.
The Galaxy Z Fold 3 will be available for a price of $1799.99 (PKR 295,000) for the 12GB+256GB, and $1899.99 (PKR 311,000)for the 12GB+512GB variant.
Colour options will include Phantom Black, Phantom Green, and Phantom Silver.
The Z Fold S Pen, is a separate purchase, will cost $49.99 (PKR 8000), while the S Pen Pro comes in at $99.99 (PKR 16000).
This is the Samsung Galaxy Z-Fold 3. What do you think about the phone & the price? Share your thoughts in the comments below.