At the Galaxy Unpacked presentation on Wednesday, the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 was introduced. According to numerous leaks and rumors, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC powers the new clamshell foldable smartphone, as expected.
It serves as the Galaxy Z Flip 3’s replacement and features Samsung’s Armor Aluminum frames, making it water-resistant to IPX8 standards. On the display and back glass of the Galaxy Z Flip 4, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus Plus protection is included.
Samsung has included the FlexCam function in the Galaxy Z Flip 4 for taking pictures and films hands-free in addition to the Flex mode, where apps will automatically change to fit the folded screen. There is a 3,700mAh battery powering it.
The Cost and Availability of The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 costs $999 when new (roughly Rs. 79,000). There will be three RAM + storage variants available for the phone: 8GB + 128GB, 8GB + 256GB, and 8GB + 512GB. The phone will be offered in Blue, Bora Purple, Graphite, and Pink Gold color options.
On August 26, a few markets around the world will start selling the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4. There are still several unknowns regarding the Galaxy Z Flip 4’s availability and price in India.
Information About the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 dual-SIM (Nano + eSIM) device runs Android 12.0.1 with OneUI 4.1.1 on top. The device has a primary 6.7-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,640 pixels) Dynamic AMOLED 2X Infinity Flex Display with a 120Hz adaptive refresh rate and 22:9 aspect ratio.
The size of the main display is very similar to the design from the previous year. The 1.9-inch Super AMOLED display has a resolution of 260 x 512 pixels.
Users of the Galaxy Z Flip 4 will be able to view two apps in split-screen mode when the phone is partially bent thanks to the Flex Mode. According to Samsung, users may do a variety of things from the exterior display, like answer calls, respond to texts, and unlock cars.
The octa-core 4nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC and 8GB of RAM power the new clamshell foldable smartphone. Similar to the Galaxy Z Flip 3’s optics, the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 has a similar set-up.
The new smartphone boasts a dual back camera setup with a 12-megapixel ultra-wide main sensor, an f/2.2 lens, and a 123-degree field of view, as well as a 12-megapixel wide-angle camera, an f/1.8 lens, an 83-degree field of view, and support for optical image stabilization (OIS).
On top of its foldable display, the Galaxy Z Flip 4 sports a 10-megapixel selfie camera with an f/2.4 lens and an 80-degree field of vision for taking pictures of oneself.
In addition to Flex mode, which automatically scales programs to accommodate the folded screen, Samsung has included a new FlexCam function on the Galaxy Z Flip 4 that enables users to take pictures and movies while holding the phone vertically.
FlexCam, according to the business, is optimized for social media sites controlled by Meta, including Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp. The Galaxy Z Flip 4’s Quick Shot function makes it possible to rapidly double-click the Side Key when the device is folded to access the camera.
Three storage options with internal storage of up to 512GB are offered for the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4. A USB Type-C port, Bluetooth v5.2, GPS/A-GPS, NFC, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, and 5G are among the available connectivity choices.
The onboard sensors include an accelerometer, barometer, gyro, geomagnetic, hall, proximity, and light sensors. Additionally, the phone has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for security.
On the Galaxy Z Flip 4, Samsung has included a 3,700mAh battery that enables 25W rapid charging. The battery is reportedly capable of charging from empty to 50% in just 30 minutes. Furthermore, the phone is compatible with Wireless PowerShare and Fast Wireless Charging 2.0.
Its folded dimensions are 71.9 x 84.9 x 17.1mm, while its unfolded dimensions are 71.9 x 165.2 x 6.9mm. Its mass is 187 grams. The Galaxy Z Flip 4 weighs a little bit more than the Galaxy Z Flip 3’s 183 grams. The redesigned device’s hinge is now smaller, measuring 1.2mm.
The Galaxy Z Flip 4 is composed of Samsung’s Armor Aluminum and, like the previous generation, is water-resistant to an IPX8 rating.