The Galaxy Z Fold5 and Galaxy Z Flip5 appears to have recently been keeping the rumor mills busy. It has been gaining attraction online, tech enthusiasts are eagerly anticipating Samsung’s latest innovations in the foldable smartphone market. The two upcoming folding smartphones will replace the current Galaxy Z Fold4 and Flip4 models, promising substantial improvements that will enhance the user experience and durability without compromising on design.

Samsung Galaxy Fold4 and Galaxy Flip4

Twitter insider Ice Universe has offered insights into the latest rumors surrounding the upcoming Samsung’s foldables. He is one of the popular insiders in the smartphone industry and has a good track record of leaking details about products before the official announcement. So, check out some of the most significant changes that we expect to characterize these foldables.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold5 and Flipz To Have A New Hinge

Oppo Find N vs Galaxy Z Fold
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Galaxy Z Fold5

One of the most significant differences between the Galaxy Z Fold5 and its predecessor, the Fold 4, will be the hinge. Samsung has reportedly opted for a drop solution that will reduce the visibility of the crease in the center.

This transition will decrease the thickness of the device from 15.8-14.2mm to approximately 13mm. Moreover, both sides of the foldable should close like a book, leaving no space between them.

The upcoming foldable is expected to have almost identical dimensions to the current generation, with a mere 0.2mm difference. The device’s weight is also expected to be lighter, at 254 grams, which is nine grams less than the Galaxy Z Fold4. Additionally, the external display of the device will reportedly remain at 6.2 inches and will not undergo any significant changes.

Other notable features that are expected to be included in the Galaxy Z Fold5 are a new technology for the touch screen, Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 mobile platform, IPX8 water resistance, and ISOCELL GN3 main sensor (not the ISOCELL HP2 found on the Galaxy S23 Ultra).

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold5 Specs (Rumored):

  • external display: 6.2″
  • new technology for the touch screen
  • hinge: teardrop
  • mobile platform: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
  • resistance: IPX8
  • thickness: about 13mm
  • weight: 254g

Galaxy Z Flip5

The Galaxy Z Flip5 is the second foldable smartphone to launch by Samsung next summer. Similar to the Galaxy Z Fold5, the Z Flip5 is also expected to feature a teardrop hinge. As for the displays, the leaker claims that the internal one will be narrower, but no further details have been shared.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4

Meanwhile, the external display will reportedly be almost square at 3.4 inches. If the rumors are true, this would be a substantial upgrade from the external display of the Galaxy Z Flip 4, which measures just 1.9 inches. With an almost double diagonal, the screen would occupy a good part of the external body.

Also, other expected features of the Galaxy Z Flip5 include a new technology for the touch screen, Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 mobile platform, IPX8 water resistance, and a teardrop hinge.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip5 rumored specs

  • external display: 3.4″ square
  • internal display: narrower than the current one
  • new technology for the touch screen
  • mobile platform: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
  • hinge: teardrop
  • water resistance: IPX8

In conclusion, the rumors surrounding the Galaxy Z Fold5 and Z Flip5 have tech enthusiasts eagerly anticipating the latest foldable smartphones from Samsung. So, if the rumors are true, the upcoming devices promise to offer significant improvements in user experience, durability, and design.

The most important feature is the new hinge that will be gap free. Just like what Xiaomi, Huawei and Oppo offer in their foldable devices. It remains to see whether these rumors will materialize into reality. But the anticipation for the devices is undoubtedly building up.

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