Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 / Flip 4 was released on August 10 this year, both are powered by the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset and support IPX8 waterproof. So, to solve users’ doubts about the resistance of the devices. Yesterday, Samsung shared a video of the assembly and testing of the two foldable phones in the factory, focusing on water resistance testing.
The promo follows the two folding devices going through automated machines that exploit possible vulnerabilities. There are evaluations of the screen’s touch sensitivity, camera performance, and wireless charging function.
However, the highlight of the video is the flexibility tests of the internal screen and the hinge of the Galaxy Z Fold 4. As well, both devices have the water-resistance put to the test by being immersed in a small tank.
In a press release, Samsung highlights that security is fundamental to the brand’s products. So, all the rigorous testing is intended to show that the devices withstand the wear and tear of everyday use.
As with the previous generation, the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 / Flip 4 has frames made with Armor Aluminum. According to the manufacturer, this type of aluminum alloy can be up to 10% stronger than traditional aluminum.
In relation to the Fold model, the newly launched device adopts a new hinge that uses a mechanism with interconnected teeth. In addition to making the device more compact and lightweight, the brand cites that the system has a lifespan of up to 200,000 folds.
Finally, several users have already ventured to test the IPX8 water resistance certification of Samsung’s new foldable. This means the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 / Flip 4 supports dives of up to 1.5 meters in fresh water for up to 30 minutes.