At the company’s Unpacked event this week, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4.
According to reports, the South Korean smartphone manufacturer is this year drastically reducing the repair cost under the Samsung Care+ subscription plan to entice customers to acquire the new foldable handsets.
Coverage for spill drops, and broken displays are included in the Samsung Care+ plan. The new foldable phones’ shattered screens could be replaced by eligible customers for $29 (roughly Rs. 2,300).
The Samsung foldable phones have a year of Samsung Care+ accidental damage insurance.
The devices are protected from accidental damage, including screen replacement, water damage, and back cover replacement, as indicated.
After the warranty time, users must pay the entire cost to repair a foldable screen, nevertheless.
According to The Verge, the price to mend a cracked screen on the new Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4 starts at $29 today.
For customers with the $11 (about Rs. 800) per month Samsung Care+ plan, the screen repair for the older Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 costs $249 (approximately Rs. 19,800) outside of the normal warranty.
According to the Samsung Support page, these models’ out-of-warranty screen repairs can cost up to $480 (about Rs. 38,200) without Samsung Care+.
With only small improvements over their predecessors, the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3, the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4, and Galaxy Z Flip 4 are scheduled to go on sale in the coming weeks.
In India, pre-ordering for the gadgets will begin on August 16 at 12:00. (noon). The Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC from Qualcomm powers both of the new smartphones, which also enable a variable refresh rate.
Both the display and the back glass are protected by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus Plus, and they have an IPX8 rating for water and dust resistance.
Starting prices for the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 are $1,799.99 (approximately Rs. 1,42,700), while those for the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 are $999. (roughly Rs. 79,000).