Samsung Galaxy Z Flip is Samsung’s attempt at the clamshell type of foldable smartphones and not a successor to the infamous Samsung Galaxy Fold X. This device right here has a clamshell design with two display, one being the 6.7-inch and the other being a 1.1-inch at the back of the device.
It also uses a Snapdragon 855+ SoC with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. There two cameras at back and one at the front. A 3,300mAh battery powers this device with a 15W fast battery charging. Let’s see what else the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip has in store.
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G Key Specs
- 6.7-inch Foldable Dynamic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2636 pixels
- Android 10, 8GB Of RAM
- Snapdragon 855+, Octa-core 2.95GHz
- 256GB built-in storage
- 12MP + 12MP and a 10MP selfie camera
- 3,300mAh non-removable battery
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Design And Display
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip design is definitely something you don’t see every day, at least these days though. It has a foldable smartphone with a clamshell design which means that its folds like a flip phone. When Unfolded, you get to see the 6.7-inch foldable Dynamic AMOLED display which has an FHD+ resolution, 425ppi and uses a 20:9 aspect ratio. The display also supports HDR10+ contents too.
At the top of the display lies the punch hole housing the front-facing camera just below the speaker grill. Turning the device over to the back reveals the dual rear camera with an LED flash alongside the secondary 1.1-inch Super AMOLED display. There is no fingerprint sensor on the back of this device, neither is it on underneath the display, it is actually mounted on the side of this device.
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip has a Corning gorilla glass 6 both at the front, on top of the display, and at the back with an aluminium frame on the sides. It also weighs 183grams and measures 7.2mm when Unfolded and 17.3mm when folded. Colour options for this device includes Mirror Black, Mirror Purple and Mirror Gold.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Camera Review
The two cameras on the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip comprises of a two 12MP Sensors; one main camera with an f/1.8 aperture, dual pixel PDAF and OIS while the other one is an ultrawide camera with an f/2.2 aperture. The rear camera also comes equipped with an LED flash, HDR, Panorama and can shoot 2160p videos at 30/60fps, 1080p at 60/240fps and 720p at 960fps with HDR10+ support.
Coming over to the front of the device, we have a 10MP front-facing sensor for selfies. This camera has an f/2.4 aperture, PDAF and HDR with the ability to shoot 2160p videos at 30fps.
Hardware and Software
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip is rocking the Snapdragon 855+ SoC from Qualcomm which packs an octa-core processor clocked at 2.95GHz paired with an Adreno 640 GPU clocked at 700MHz. This is hooked up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. Unfortunately, there is no other RAM/Storage option and there is no microSD card slot here so you’ll have to make do with this.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip runs Samsung’s own One UI 2 out of the box which is based on the latest Android operating system version; Android 10. As you’d expect, this device comes with some tweaks in the software department to better make use of the flip and the secondary display. There is no 5G here.
Battery and Connectivity
A 3,300mAh battery brings this device life and also has a 15W fast charging as well as wireless charging. It also has a USB Type-C port for its charging and file transfer which supports USB On The Go as well.
The Samsung Galaxy Z flip has 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, dual-band WiFi, WiFi hotspot, WiFi Direct, NFC, FM Radio and GPS. No 3.5mm jack here.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Price and Availability
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip will set you back $1,699 for a piece. That is about N499,000 in Nigeria.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Full Specifications
- Dimension: 167.3 x 73.6 x 7.2 mm (Unfolded), 87.4 x 73.6 x 17.3 mm (Folded)
- Material: front/glass (Both Corning gorilla glass 6), aluminium frame
- Weight: 183grams
- SIM: Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM), eSIM
- Type: Foldable Dynamic AMOLED Capacitive touchscreen
- Size: 6.7-inch
- Screen Resolution: 20:9, 1080 x 2636 pixels, 240ppi
- Multi-touch: Yes
Software and performance
- Operating System: Android 10, One UI 2
- Chipset: Snapdragon 855+, Octa-core 2.95GHz
- RAM: 8GB RAM
- Internal Storage: 256GB – UFS 3.0
- Card Slot: No
- Rear Camera: 12MP + 12MP – LED flash, HDR, Panorama, PDAF
- Front camera: 10MP – HDR, PDAF
Network and Connectivity
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, hotspot
- Network 2G: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
- 3G: 2100 MHz
- 4G: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes
- USB: Yes, Type-C
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- Audio Jack: Yes
- Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (side-mounted)
- NFC: Yes
- GPS: Yes
- Sensors: Gravity, accelerometer, gyro, proximity and light Sensor
- Capacity: 3,300mAh Non-removable
- Type: Li-Po
- Fast Charging: Yes, 15W, wireless charging
- OTG Support: Yes