Samsung Unveils 5G-Enabled Foldable Smartphone – the Galaxy Z Flip 5G

UTC by Bhushan Akolkar · 3 min read
Samsung Unveils 5G-Enabled Foldable Smartphone – the Galaxy Z Flip 5G
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The new Samsung’s foldable smartphone offering – Galaxy Z Flip – comes with the next-generation powerful 5G cellular capabilities. The smartphone features the latest chipset capabilities with ultra-portability and bold form factor.

Get back the good old days of using a flip phone with latest foldable 5G smartphone offering! Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (KRX: 005930) unveiled its new 5G foldable smartphone – Galaxy Z Flip 5G with all new mobile experiences.

As said, the smartphone will come with the next-generation cellular capabilities of 5G supporting lightning-fast data speeds. With rapidly rising internet usage worldwide, the demand for 5G networks continues to grow. Big tech and telecommunication companies have also heavily tested their 5G services.

Thus, it could prove to a smart move by the South Korean tech giant to bring an early offering in the market. However, the extra performance of the Galaxy Z Flip 5G will cost $1,450. Dr. TM Roh, President and Head of Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics, said:

“At Samsung, we continue to put the power of 5G in millions of consumers’ hands. We continually demonstrate our commitment to make 5G more accessible to more people. We are excited to bring next-generation speed and connectivity to the Galaxy Z Flip which further expands our portfolio of 5G devices, empowering consumers with meaningful experiences to help them do more of what they love.”

Design, Specs and Performance

Samsung has been working for a while to expand its foldable smartphone category. The design for the Galaxy Z Flip 5G is very much in line with it. The smartphone easily flips and folds into a unique pocket-friendly device. Besides, it also opens up to work as a full-screen handset. The handset bold form-factor also provides ultimate portability.

The Galaxy Z Flip 5G comes in two color options – Mystic Gray and Mystic Bronze – encased in glass and a haze finish. Apart from the unique design elements, the smartphone packs a powerful performance featuring the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus 5G Mobile Platform.

The latest Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM) platform delivers faster and efficient on-device processing along with improved graphics rendering. The Galaxy Z Flip 5G also comes with a 1.1-inch Super AMOLED cover display along with an inner 6.7-inch FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED Display. It features two camera lenses – a 12-megapixel wide-angle lens and a 12-megapixel ultra-wide lens.

Additionally, the handset also hosts some unique features like the Flex Mode that splits the screen functionality into two different viewing experiences. Besides, the handset also comes with a range of other multi-tasking features.

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G will be available in the U.S. through different channel partners like AT&T, Best Buy, Samsung.com, T-Mobile and Amazon.com.

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Bhushan Akolkar

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