Samsung has launched two new foldable phones in the form of the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3.
After weeks of leaks and rumours, Samsung has finally launched its new foldable phones for 2021. The company has launched two new devices in the form of the Galaxy Z Flip 3 and the Galaxy Z Fold 3. These are the latest foldable phones in the country, and have been launched with an interesting feature set, as well as top-of-the-line hardware fit for flagship phones.
While the Z Flip 3 is the successor to the Galaxy Z Flip from last year, the Z Fold 3 comes as an upgrade on the Z Fold 2 launched in 2020. Of the two, the Z Fold 3 offers the more impressive specifications, including better cameras.
The Galaxy Z Fold 3 features a 6.2-inch AMOLED display on the outside that supports a resolution in 2262x832 pixels. Inside, the Galaxy Z Fold 3 comes with a a 7.6-inch foldable AMOLED panel which supports a resolution of 2208x1768 pixels. The display also hides a 4MP in-display camera. Compared to the Z Fold 2, the phone gets faster refresh rates on both the screens as they support 120Hz refresh rate.
Under the hood, the Galaxy Z Fold 3 is powered by Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 888 SoC. This is paired to 12GB of RAM and 256GB of UFS 3.1 internal storage. The foldable smartphone packs a 4,400mAh battery that supports 25W charging. In terms of optics, it comes with a triple 12MP camera set-up, with an ultra-wide, telephoto and wide-angle lens. The cover camera on the device is a 10MP lens, while the under-display lens on the device is a 4MP lens.
The phone has been launched in three new colours -- Phantom Black, Phantom Green and Phantom Silver. The phone has been announced to start at a retail price of $1,799.
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 is a flip device that comes with a 6.7-inch foldable AMOLED display offering support for a resolution of 2640x1080 pixels. This display supports a fast refresh rate of 120Hz refresh rate. When the device is folded, the user is exposed to a 1.9-inch AMOLED display that supports 512x260 pixels resolution.
Underneath, we again have the Snapdragon 888 chipset, paired with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. The battery pack on board is a 3,300mAh pac k with support for 15W fast charging. In terms of optics, the phone gets a 10-megapixel selfie shooter and a dual lens set-up at the back -- a 12-megapixel + 12-megapixel lens set-up.
The Galaxy Z Flip 3 is available in multiple colours including Cream, Green, Lavendar, Phantom Black starting at $999. There will also be three additional colours -- Gray, White and Pink available exclusively through Samsung.com.
|Release Date:||16 Aug 2021|
|Variant:||256 GB/12 GB RAM , 512 GB/12 GB RAM|