Samsung today updated its product portfolio with the launch of two new smartphones. Today, during a virtual event, the company has officially introduced its new Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3. Both new foldable phones feature water-resistant IPX8 builds made from Samsung’s Armor Aluminum.
Both these smartphones are protected by Corning Gorilla Gloss. Samsung claims that it will increase the durability of flexible displays on both new models by about 80 percent compared to previous foldable models. Their layers have been redesigned and a new protective film has been used. Notably, S Pen support is provided in FoD Fold 3.
Tell us what’s special about both smartphones –
Specifications of Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3:
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 runs on Android 11. It has a 7.6-inch primary QXGA + (2,208×1,768 pixels) dynamic AMOLED 2X Infinity Flex display with 120Hz adaptive refresh rate and a 22.5: 18 aspect ratio. The phone has a 6.2-inch HD cover screen with a pixel density of 387 ppi. However, Samsung has increased the resolution this time for better performance. The new model’s cover screen has been upgraded with a 120Hz refresh rate. The standard model of this smartphone comes with 12GB of RAM. Its price in the US is $ 1,799.99 (approx. 1,33,600). This phone will be available in Phantom Black, Phantom Green and Phantom Silver Color options. It is offered with 12GB + 256GB plus 12GB + 512GB storage configurations.
Camera and other features:
As for the camera, it has a triple rear (rear) camera. The camera setup includes a 12-MP primary sensor f / 1.8 wide-angle lens and optical image stabilization (OIS), a 12-MP ultra-wide shooter and a dual camera setup with a 12 MP sensor camera. OIS supports. It only supports 2x optical zoom and HDR10 + recording. I mean, its video quality is even better. Up front, there is a 10MP selfie camera. Additionally, the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 also features an under-display camera at the top of its folding screen.
This phone comes with two different storage options that include 256GB and 512GB. Connectivity options include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.2, GPS / A-GPS, NFC, Ultra-Wideband (UWB) and USB Type-C port. The phone also comes with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. The company has also issued an ‘S’ pen with it.
Battery and Charging:
The smartphone packs a 4,400mAh dual cell battery that supports both wireless and wired charging. The battery is powered by a 25W fast charging support. When the phone’s dimensions (67.1×158.2x16mm) are folded and unlocked (128.1×158.2×6.4mm). It weighs 271 grams, which is 11 grams lighter than the 282 grams in the Galaxy Z Fold 2.
Specifications of Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3:
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 runs on Android 11. It has a 6.7-inch primary full-HD + (1,080×2,640 pixels) dynamic AMOLED 2X Infinity Flex display. It has a 120Hz adaptive refresh rate and a 22: 9 ratio. Its primary display size is similar to last year’s model. The phone also comes with a 1.9 inch large cover display. The phone comes with 8GB of RAM as standard. The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 starts at $ 999.99 (Rs. 74,200). The phone is introduced in Cream, Green, Gray, Lavender, Phantom Black, Pink and White.
Camera and other features:
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 Dual Rear Camera Setup It features a 12-megapixel primary sensor with a wide-angle lens and an OIS with a 12-megapixel ultra-wide shooter. The phone has a 10-megapixel selfie camera on the folding display. Overall, the camera setup of the Galaxy Z Flip 3 looks much like the Galaxy Z Flip.
The smartphone comes with 128GB and 256GB storage space. Connectivity options include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.2, GPS / A-GPS, NFC and USB Type-C port. The phone also has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. Other sensors include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, geomagnetic, gyrometer, hall sensor and proximity sensor.
The company has offered a 3,300mAh dual-cell battery on this flip phone that supports 15W fast charging. The phone also supports wireless charging and reverse wireless charging. It measures when folded (72.2×86.4×17.1mm) and unpacked (72.2×166.0x6.9mm). Its weight is 183 grams.
However, no information has been shared about the launch of these two smartphones in India. Customers who pre-order the phone get one year of Samsung Care + protection, which includes accidental damage. This includes replacing the screen, water damage and replacing the rear cover. Both these phones will be available for purchase from August 27 in select markets including the US, Europe and South Korea. Pre-orders start today.