Galaxy Flip VS Fold Properties & Buy Guide

The highly anticipated foldable smartphones from Samsung were officially unveiled last night. They are Galaxy Z Flip 3 and Galaxy Z Fold 3. The Flip model is a slightly cheaper smartphone than the two models. What is the price, what are the features, here are the full details.

Highlights:

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 Introduced

The Galaxy Z Flip 3 model was also released

Both come with water resistant support

With the introduction of the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3, Samsung has reached another height in the foldable / foldable smartphone arena.

This new Samsung Foldables comes with many upgrades on the specs sheet as compared to the older models and also tries to be “more durable” than before.

2K display; 120W fast charging; SD 888 Plus! What Phone Is This Not Beast!

Also Microsoft and Google have received some great updates along with third party processors. So what features, what price, when will it first be available for purchase in India, here is the full details:

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3:

Galaxy Z Fold 3 goes ahead with its design protocol and opens like a book.

After opening it has a 7.6 inch QXGA + Dynamic AMOLED 2X Infiniti Flex display. Its display supports 120 Hz refresh rate.

When folded, you’ll see a 6.2-inch HD + dynamic AMOLED display, which also supports a 120Hz refresh rate.

This smartphone comes with a 4 megapixel selfie camera under the display, thus, the smartphone gets a truly bezel less design.

Its cover camera (secondary camera) is rated at 10 megapixels but it is not pulled into the screen.

GADGET

Like the Galaxy S21 phones it has triple rear cameras set in a vertical design. This system includes the main camera, ultra-white lens and telephoto lens: all are 12-megapixel cameras.

It is not only the first foldable smartphone to come with IPX8 water and dust resistance support but also the first foldable smartphone to come with S Pen support.

After the Galaxy S21 Ultra, this is the latest Galaxy phone to get the capability taken from the Note series.

This smartphone has a 4,400mAh battery that supports 25W fast charging and 10W wireless fast charging. It is available in two RAM / storage variants: 12GB / 256GB and 12GB / 512GB.

It runs Android 11 OS with Samsung One UI. Other features include a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, Base Unlock, WiFi 6E, 5G support, Samsung Bay and more.

The smartphone is available in Phantom Black, Phantom Green and Phantom Silver.

Galaxy Z Flip 3:

The Galaxy Z Flip 3 comes with the same clamshell design we saw when the first Z Flip came out. It has two displays: a 6.7-inch Full HD + Dynamic AMOLED 2X main display (120 Hz refresh rate) and a 1.9-inch Super AMOLED secondary display (housed on the exterior of the smartphone).

The smartphone comes with dual rear cameras (12 megapixel white and ultra wide cameras) and a 10 megapixel selfie camera. It comes in two RAM / Storage options: 8GB / 256GB and 8GB / 128GB.

It packs a slightly smaller 3,300mAh battery compared to the ZFold3.

It supports 15W wire and 10W wireless fast charging. It also comes with IPX8 certification and Samsung Pay. It is available in Cream, Green, Lavender and Phantom Black color options.

Both phones are powered by a 5Nm octa-core chip (mostly Snapdragon 888), supports reverse wireless charging, runs Android 11 OS with Samsung One UI and has stereo speakers.

Both the smartphones have Armor aluminum frame and come with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus.

Comes with new Flex Mode features like Multi-Active Window, Ability to join video calls via second screen and many more.

And these new Samsung foldable smartphones – to make things even easier for users – are being optimized to support apps provided by Google and Microsoft.

Price?

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 starts at around $584.99 , while the Galaxy Z Flip 3 starts at around $699.99.

The Indian prices of these are yet to be revealed but we expect the Galaxy Z Flip 3 to be below  .100 USD. 

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