Samsung, one of the pioneers of foldable phones, is bringing two new foldable devices to the market today.
Let’s start with the Galaxy Z Fold3 5G, which not only has an internal and external screen, but also the first on-screen camera, the first S Pen stylus support, and the first IP8X-rated waterproof support.
The Galaxy Z Fold3 5G uses a 6.2-inch outer screen/secondary screen, AMOLED 2X material panel, a resolution of 2260×832, a pixel density of 387PPI, a 120Hz high refresh rate, a peak brightness of 1500Nit, and a thickness of 14.4mm at the thinest point. The hinge is 16.0 mm and the machine weight is 271 grams.
The expanded interior/home screen is 7.6-inch, also AMOLED 2X, 2208×1768 resolution, 374PPI pixel density, the same 120Hz refresh rate, and supports the new Eco display technology, which is 29% brighter, with a peak of 1200NIT and a thickness of just 6.4mm.
Hinge, which is the core of the folding screen, adopting the subversive stealth design, also supports multiple angle fixed using adaptive split screen mode, parallel two tasks, fluctuation two parts of the screen can also split screen layout APP combination can be save, a key to open the next time, and the newly added fixed task bar on the side and don’t need to return to the main screen, you can switch different applications.
Dust-proof fiber technology has been upgraded, the hinge interior brush is shorter to keep out dust and other particulate matter, and Armor aluminum interior frame is available.
Samsung says the Galaxy Z Fold3 5G hinges are Bureau Veritas certified to withstand 200,000 opening and closing times.
At the top of the home screen is the new UDC Under Display Camera, which allocates a small number of pixels to expand the Display area, but it’s only 4 megapixels, 2.0 microns per pixel, and an F1.8 aperture.
The selfie camera on the outside screen has 10 megapixels, an aperture of F2.2 and a pixel size of 1.22 microns.
It has rear three camera, all 12 megapixels, including one ultra wide Angle, F2.2, 1.12 micron, one wide Angle, DPAF phase focus, OIS optical stabilization, F1.8, 1.8 micron, one telephoto, PDAF, OIS F2.4, 1.0 micron, overall supporting 2x optical zoom, 10X digital zoom. The surface is covered with Corning Gorilla DX glass.
For the first time in the Galaxy Fold series, the S Pen stylus is available in either the S Pen Standard or THE S Pen Pro, with an inner screen for optimized multitasking, such as video calls while recording a notebook.
This time around, the S Pen features a special design with a retractable nib, pressure sensing technology for more comfortable writing interaction, better protection of the internal home screen, and lower writing latency.
Other configurations include snapdragon 888 processor, 12GB RAM, 256/512GB storage, 4,400mah battery capacity, 25W wired fast charging, 4.5W wireless charging, Wi-Fi 6E(160MHz bandwidth /1024-QAM), Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, side fingerprint identification.
Galaxy Z Fold3 5G comes in three colors, meteorite Black, Yugu Green and Xuecheon Silver, and starts at $1,799.99.
Pre-orders will be made on August 11 and will go on sale on August 27 in the US, Europe and Japan, with a one-year free Samsung Care+ service.
Domestic users can pay attention to the first mover program, which will be launched on August 11, participate in and pre-order, so that they can use the new products in the first time and enjoy other pre-sale rights.