During the event Unpacked from 11 February, Samsung has lifted the veil on its new smartphone foldable, the Galaxy Z Flip. And, the firm seems to have learned from his mistakes.
Without further ado, here’s everything you need to know about the Z Flip, its price, its release date and its features.
When will be released the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip ?.
The Galaxy Z Flip has been announced on February 11, at the same time as the Galaxy S20, when the event Galaxy Unpacked. The Galaxy Fold of the last year has been revealed on February 20 and was originally scheduled to come out may 3 in Europe, before delays will return in the fall.
The Z-Flip is now on sale on the Fnac, Boulanger, on Bouygues it will be later in the day, and it is still in pre-order on Orange for delivery on or after 6 march 2020.
How much will it cost the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip ?.
The Z-Flip is not a phone that is affordable, it’s the least we can say, since it will be sold to 1380 $ in the United States. In France, it is marketed at a price of 1 500 €.
Regarding the colours, in France, the Z-Flip is available in Mirror Black, and Mirror and Mirror Purple, colour Mirror Gold being reserved only for some countries. Finally, it is also available in a special edition Tom Browne.
Design and technical specifications of the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip .
The most obvious thing about the Galaxy Z Flip, especially compared to the Fold is that it folds up vertically and not horizontally. This corresponds to the Motorola Razr and the style of countless phones to the valve of yesteryear.
The screen, once unfolded, measures 6.7 inches and has a very important ratio of 22:9 ; Samsung calls it Infinity Flex Display. This screen and a resolution Full HD+ (2636 × 1080) and works with the technology Dynamic AMOLED display. It is also more durable than the Fold thanks to a glass construction with ultra thin and plastic.
Unlike the Fold, the Z Flip has a tiny secondary screen Super AMOLED 1.1 inch, offering a modest resolution of 300×112 pixels. It is used mainly to verify the time, date, and the percentage of battery remaining without having to open the phone, but it can be used to handle incoming calls and as a viewfinder for taking photos with the primary sensor.
This camera is of 12 Mp, despite the rumors of 108 Mp, and offers an aperture of f/1.8. The Z Flip also has a secondary objective ultra-wide with the same resolution sensor. There’s a camera stand-alone of 10 Mp that is integrated with the screen as the other Samsung phones such as the Note 10.
The Z Flip, completely open, is multitasking, in fact you can place a video call and to write a message at the same time for example. This is made possible through a hinge is improved, which can be opened under different angles of folds just like a PC 2-in-1. This feature is called Flex mode and works for a variety of applications.
Under the hood, the Z Flip is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor 855+ and 8 Gb of RAM. It has 256 Gb of storage. What is a lot more than the Motorola Razr.
The power of the battery is 3300 mAh. Samsung has also included a fast charger 15W and the system PowerShare wireless. However, note that there is no headphone jack.
Here is a summary of the hardware of the Galaxy Z Flip :
Screen Flex Inifnity AMOLED dynamic FullHD+ of 6.7 inches.
1.1 inch Super AMOLED display.
12 Mp f1.8 Camera primary.
12 Mp f2.2 Camera ultra-wide.
10 Mp f2.4 Camera Infinity-O selfie.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+.
8 Gb of RAM.
256 Gb of storage.
Battery 3300 mAh.
Fast Charge 15W.
Wireless charging with the Wireless PowerShare.
87,4 x 73,6 x 15.4 mm folded.
167,9 x 74,6 x 6.9 mm unfolded.
Mirror Black, Mirror Purple, Mirror, Gold.