Samsung has launched its latest foldable smartphone the Galaxy Z Fold3 5G at its Galaxy Unpacked event, which is the successor to last year’s Galaxy Z Fold2. It has a 7.6-inch QXGA+ Infinity Flex Dynamic AMOLED 2X screen on the inside with a 120Hz adaptive refresh rate, Samsung Ultra-Thin Glass that’s 80% stronger, and it’s 29% brighter than the previous. It also has a 6.2-inch HD+ Dynamic AMOLED display that also has a 120Hz refresh rate, and these screens are protected by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus.
The company introduced its first phone that has a 4MP under-display camera on the inside, and there is a 10MP camera on the outside screen. The phone comes with an Armour Aluminium frame which is the strongest aluminum frame yet, as per the company. It also has IPX8 ratings, making it the first foldable phone with a water resistance rating, the same as the Z Flip3.
It has Flex mode features, which let you do more at once like joining a video call on the device’s top screen while checking meeting notes on the bottom. There is an updated Multi-Active Window, App Pair, and new Taskbar that can be used to quickly switch between apps without returning to the Home screen.
The Z Fold3 also supports S Pen, and the S Pen for Z Fold3 comes in two options - S Pen Fold Edition and S Pen Pro, both specially engineered retractable Pro tip with force limit technology to protect Z Fold3’s Main Screen for peace of mind while using the S Pen.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G Specifications -
|Display||7.3-inch (2208 x 1768 pixels) QXGA+ 22.5:18 Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display, 374ppi, 120Hz adaptive refresh rate, 900 nits(HBM), 1200 nits(peak), Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection|
|Second Display||6.2-inch (2268 x 832 pixels) 24.5:9) HD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Cover Display, 387ppi, 120Hz adaptive refresh rate, 1000 nits(HBM), 1500 nits(peak)|
|Processor||Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5nm Mobile Platform|
|RAM/Storage||12GB LPDDR5 RAM, 256GB / 512GB (UFS 3.1) storage|
|OS/UI||Android 11 with One UI 3.1|
|SIM||Dual SIM (nano + eSIM)|
|Rear Cameras||12MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.8 aperture, PDAF, OIS, 12MP Telephoto lens with f/2.4 aperture, PDAF, OIS, 2x optical zoom, up to 10x digital zoom, 12MP 120° Ultra Wide sensor with f/2.2 aperture, Super clear glass with Corning Gorilla Glass with DX|
|Features||Side-mounted Fingerprint sensor, Stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos, Water resistant (IPX8)|
|Dimensions||Folded: 67.1 x 158.2 x 16.0mm(Hinge) ~ 14.4mm (Sagging), Unfolded: 128.1 x 158.2 x 6.4mm|
|Connectivity||5G SA/NSA, Sub6 / mmWave, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 6E (2.4/5GHz), HE160, MIMO, 1024-QAM, Bluetooth 5.2 LE, Ultra Wide Band, GPS with GLONASS, USB Type-C (Gen 3.2), NFC, MST|
|Battery/Charger||4400mAh battery with 25W wired and 10W wireless (WPC and PMA) charging, 4.5W reverse wireless charging|
The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G comes in Phantom Black, Phantom Green, and Phantom Silver colors, and will be available from August 27th in the Global Market, and the pre-orders have started from today on Samsung.com. The India price will be announced soon.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G and S Pen Prices are -
- 12GB RAM/256GB storage version - $1799.99 (Rs. 1,33,660 approx.)
- 12GB RAM/512GB storage version - $1899.99 (Rs. 1,41,090 approx.)
- Z Fold S Pen - $49.99 (Rs. 3,710 approx.)
- S Pen Pro - $99.99 (Rs. 7,425 approx.)