Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3 5G Launched With Larger Cover Display: Specs & Price

At its Galaxy Unpacked event, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Z Flip3 5G, the company’s next-generation flip phone. It features a 6.7-inch FULL HD+ Dynamic AMOLED main display with a 22:9 aspect ratio and has Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection. The Infinity Flex display has proprietary bendable Ultra-Thin Glass (UTG). The screen also has 120Hz adaptive refresh rate.

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There is a 1.9-inch external/cover Super AMOLED display that can show more content, compared to 1.1-inch in the predecessor. It has an Armour Aluminium frame, which the company says is its strongest aluminium frame yet.

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The phone also has IPX8 ratings, making it the first foldable phone with water resistance rating.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3 5G IPX8 ratings

Coming to the internals, the Galaxy Z Flip3 is powered by a  Snapdragon 888  Octa-Core Mobile Platform and is paired with 8GB of RAM. On the optics front, the Z Flip sports a dual rear camera setup and is a combination of 12MP (primary) wide-angle camera with f/1.8 aperture and a secondary 12MP ultra-wide angle camera with f/2.2 aperture, same as the predecessor, but the camera lens has Corning Gorilla Glass with DX protection.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3 5G using rear camera and display

The front camera is a 10MP shooter with f/2.4 aperture. It runs on Android 11 and has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner. Lastly, it packs a 3300mAh battery with fast charging support.

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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3 5G specifications

Network Properties

  • 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • CDMA 800 / 1900
  • 3G bands:
    • HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
    • HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
  • CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
  • 4G bands: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48, 66, 71
  • 5G bands: 2, 5, 25, 41, 66, 71, 260, 261 SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (6CA) Cat20 2000/200 Mbps, 5G

Launch

  • Announced: 2021, August 11
  • Status: Exp. release 2021, September

Design

  • Dimensions:
    • Unfolded: 166 x 72.2 x 6.9 mm
    • Folded: 86.4 x 72.2 x 15.9-17.1 mm
  • Weight: 183 g (6.46 oz)
  • Build: Plastic front, glass back (Gorilla Glass Victus), aluminum frame
  • Colors: Phantom Black, Green Lavender, Cream, White, Pink, Gray
  • SIM: Nano-SIM, eSIM
  • IPX8 water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)

Display

  • Type: Foldable Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz, HDR10+, 1200 nits (peak)
  • Size: 6.7 inches, 101.5 cm2 (~84.7% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2640 pixels (~426 ppi density)
  • Cover display: Super AMOLED, 1.9 inches, 260 x 512 pixels

Operating System

  • Android 11, One UI 3.5

Hardware

  • Chipset: Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4×1.80 GHz Kryo 680)
  • GPU: Adreno 660
  • Storage: 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
  • Memory Card slot: No
  • UFS 3.1

Cameras

  • Main Camera: Dual
    • 12 MP, f/1.8, 27mm (wide), 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS
    • 12 MP, f/2.2, 123˚ (ultrawide), 1.12µm
  • Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
  • Video: 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@60/240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR10+
  • Selfie Camera: Single – 10 MP, f/2.4, 26mm (wide), 1.22µm
  • Features: HDR
  • Video: 4K@30fps

Multimedia

  • Radio: No
  • Loudspeaker: Yes, with stereo speakers
  • Audio 3.5mm jack: No
  • 32-bit/384kHz audio
  • Tuned by AKG

Connectivity

  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: 5.1, A2DP, LE
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
  • NFC: Yes
  • USB: USB Type-C 3.1, USB On-The-Go

Features

  • Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
  • Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)

Battery

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Li-Po 3300 mAh, non-removable
  • Charging: Fast charging 25W
  • Fast wireless charging 11W
  • Reverse wireless charging 4.5W

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3 5G Price and Availability

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3 5G comes in Cream, Green, Lavender and Phantom Black colors, is priced at;

  • 8GB + 128GB model costs $999.99
  • 8GB + 256GB model costs $1099.99

Orders on Samsung.com will get to choose Gray, White and Pink colors as well. It is available to order and goes on sale globally starting from August 27.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3 5G cases

There is also a line of colorful cases with metal rings or leather straps that act as holders for better device handling. They are seven in total and will be sold separately.

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