Remember the good old days of flip phones, well Samsung has now redesigned, reimagined and re-innovate what we used to know as a flip phone with its new Samsung Galaxy Z flip. It was released during the Samsung Galaxy event of February where the new Samsung Galaxy S20 series was announced.
The new Samsung Galaxy Z Flip is a revolutionary mobile device aiming to shape the future of the smartphone. The Galaxy Z flip comes with a revolutionary flexible glass that gives the display good protection when folded and unfolded. When folded, the Z flip becomes amazingly compact that easily fits into your pocket or purse.
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip is the second-in-line of Samsung Foldable phone, coming after the previously released Galaxy Fold. However, the Z flip is different from all foldable phones that had been released. The Z flip can be folded to sit on its own giving you a hands-free video chat, also because it’s easy to hold and folds easily you get to take selfies the way it never has been before.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip: Review
Like the Galaxy S20 series, the Samsung Galaxy Z flip comes loaded with an Octa-core ( single 2.95 GHz Kryo 485 & Tripple 2.41 GHz Kryo 485 & Quad 1.78 GHz Kryo 485) CPU with Qualcomm SM8150 Snapdragon 855+ (7 nm) chipset. The memory is enough for all your multimedia needs at 256GB internal memory and 8GB of RAM with UFS 3.0 technology, it is with no card slot, so 256GB is all you’ve got with Z flip. The Graphic processor is an Adreno 640 clocked at 700 MHz.Galaxy Z flip, however, does not support 5G.
Design and Display
Galaxy Z flip is a beauty to behold when folded or unfolded. It weighs 183g, which is lighter than the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra. When folded it has a dimension of 87.4 x 73.6 x 17.3 mm, which fits very well into virtually any average pocket. When unfolded, the dimension becomes 167.3 x 73.6 x 7.2 mm, slightly longer than the S20 Ultra but the same wideness with S20+. The full display is 6.7 inches when unfolded. The display is made of Foldable Dynamic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors with 1080 x 2636 pixels in resolution.
Samsung Galaxy Z flip has a dual rear camera of 12MP wide and 12MP ultrawide cameras with an LED flash. The camera feature and OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) for Wide-angle Camera and Up to 8x digital zoom. Like the S20 and S20+, the front selfie camera is a 10MP camera featuring live focus and live focus Videos.
Z flip has a good battery power that will last you longer. It is loaded with a Non-removable Li-Po 3300 mAh battery
with a Fast battery charging 15W and Wireless charging.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip: Full Spec
|Dimension: ||151.7 x 69.1 x 7.9 mm|
|SIM Card Slot:||Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Type:||Dynamic AMOLED 2X capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Resolution:||1440 x 3200 pixels|
|OS:||Android 10.0; One UI 2|
|Chipset:||Exynos 990 (7 nm+)|
Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 (7 nm+)
|CPU:||Octa-core ( Dual 2.73 GHz Mongoose M5 & Dual 2.60 GHz Cortex-A76 & Quad 2.0 GHz Cortex-A55) |
Octa-core (Single 2.84 GHz Kryo 585 & Triple 2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & Quad 1.8 GHz Kryo 585)
|Card slot:||microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)|
|Internal:||128GB 8GB RAM, |
128GB 12GB RAM,
with UFS 3.0
|Main Camera:||12MP Ultra Wide,|
|Selfie Camera:||10 MP|
NETWORK AND COMMUNICATION
|4G LTE:||Yes (up to 150 Mbps downloads)|
Non-Standalone (NSA), Standalone (SA), Sub6 / mmWave
|WLAN:||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth :||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS:|| Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS|
|USB:||3.2, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|Capacity:||4000 mAh with Fast battery charging 15W|
|Talk time :||-|
|Colors:||Cosmic Grey, Cloud Blue, Cloud Pink, Cosmic White|
|Model Name:||SM-G980, SM-G980F, SM-G980F/DS|
|Sensors:||Fingerprint (under display, ultrasonic), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer|
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip: Price
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip was announced at the Samsung event on the 11th of February 2020, it was later released on the 14th of February. The price starts at around $1,380 (roughly 500,000 Nigerian Naira).
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