Samsung officially released the Galaxy Z Flip 5 Retro phone, and the new machine will be available for limited release in South Korea, the United Kingdom, Germany, Spain and Australia on November 1.
The Galaxy Z Flip 5 Retro is a nod to the legendary 2003 SGH-E700 flip phone, a legendary product and the first phone Samsung launched with a built-in antenna. Because of its excellent design, one Norwegian newspaper called it the “Mercedes of mobile phones.” The SGH-E700 played a key role in boosting Samsung’s position in the mobile phone industry at a time when Nokia dominated the mobile phone market.
The Galaxy Z Flip 5 Retro has some SGH-E700 elements, such as indigo and silver color schemes, and some nostalgic pixel graphics, UI and cityscape animations on its Flex Window exterior screen.
Samsung shipped the phone in a neat box with the Z Flip5 and E700 logos, a Flipsuit case with stickers featuring logos from different eras in Samsung’s history, and a Samsung E700 collectible card engraved with a unique serial number.
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip5 Retro is only available through Samsung’s official website, which has not yet provided pricing information.
Igeekphone found that the current Galaxy Z Flip 5 provides ice mint, cloud shadow gray, ice rose purple, star white, polar gray, wave blue, mountain green, daylight yellow a total of eight colors, its 8GB+256GB version 7499 yuan, 8GB+512GB version 8499 yuan.
Powered by a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy processor, the phone has an upgraded external screen size of 3.4 inches, an internal screen size of 6.7 inches, and a battery capacity of 3,700mah (typical value).