Samsung Galaxy Z Flip: Along with the Samsung Galaxy S20 series, Samsung also released their first clamshell smartphone (second foldable smartphone) and its the Galaxy Z flip. Although its a pretty expensive smartphone but its features are quite nice.
Getting a smartphone that folds in half is pretty cool. Motorola was the first to release a smartphone on this category which they called the Motorola Razr. Well, the durability of the Motorola Razr was questioned at first but we think its still a pretty great phone to buy,
In this article, we have put together the complete specifications of the Samsung Galaxy Z flip. After seen the paper features, we hope its enough to get you more details regarding this smartphone.
We have put together a summary of the specifications of the Galaxy Z flip below. As always, we are skipping all the technical grammars and sticking to user experience and expected performance. Just below the summary is the Galaxy Z flip complete specification table. We hope you like it.
Build and Display
The phone uses the Foldable Dynamic AMOLED display with a display size of 6.7 inches and a resolution of 1080 x 2636 pixels (~425 ppi density). It is build with Glass front, glass back (Gorilla Glass 6), aluminum frame. There is also the HDR10+ feature and a small cover display: 1.1″, Super AMOLED, 112 x 300 pixels.
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For its overlay, it uses the Ultra thin glass instead of the plastic overlay used in the Samsung Galaxy fold. Back and front, the phone is made of glass and it spot a premium design when it is fold and unfold.
Chipset, RAM and Internal Storage
The smartphone comes with a chipset manufactured by Qualcomm, the Qualcomm SM8150 Snapdragon 855+ (7 nm) and this is a high performing SOC. Coupled with the CPU and Adreno 640 GPU, one can expect this phone to perform incredible tasks with ease.
So far, the phone comes in a single variant of, 8GB RAM and 256GB Internal Storage. There is no space for external storage which means you have to make use of the internal storage provided.
Galaxy Z flip is definitely a flagship smartphone and it will do very well in terms of data processing, games and other heavy graphics related jobs.
Camera is one of the major feature people look out for in smartphones. This phones comes with a dual rear a camera, a 12 megapixel wide and 12 megapixel ultrawide. There is OIS and HDR10+ feature enabled and the phone can shoot 4k videos.
Up front is a 10 megapixel for selfie lovers. In summary, you should not expect too much from the phone camera but you can be sure it’ll get the job done.
Software and Battery
The phone run out of the box Android 10 pie which is really good. Galaxy Z flip is powered by a non removable 3300mAh battery with fast charge and wireless charging enabled. Charging the phone should not be much of a problem. We put together the full specifications of the Samsung Galaxy Z flip in the table below.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 2019 Specifications
|Technology||GSM / CDMA/ HSPA / LTE|
|2G Network||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2|
|3G Network||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100|
|Download Speed||HSPA, LTE-A|
|Dimensions||Unfolded: 167.3 x 73.6 x 7.2 mm|
Folded: 87.4 x 73.6 x 17.3 mm
|Weight||183 g (6.46 oz)|
|Build||Glass front, glass back (Gorilla Glass 6), aluminum frame|
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|Type||Foldable Dynamic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||6.7 inches, 101.6 cm2 (~82.5% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2636 pixels (~425 ppi density)|
Cover display: 1.1″, Super AMOLED, 112 x 300 pixels
|OS (Operating System)||Android 10.0; One UI 2|
|Chipset (Processor)||Qualcomm SM8150 Snapdragon 855+ (7 nm)|
|CPU Details||Octa-core (1×2.95 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.41 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.78 GHz Kryo 485)|
|GPU||Adreno 640 (700 MHz)|
|Card Slot (SD Card)||N/A|
|Internal Storage||256GB 8GB RAM|
|Single Camera||10 MP, f/2.0|
|Sound Enhancements||32-bit/384kHz audio|
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|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, LTEPP, BDS|
|USB||3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer|
|Battery||Non-removable Li-Po 3300 mAh battery|
|Fast Charging||Fast battery charging 15W|
|Colors||Mirror Black, Mirror Purple, Mirror Gold, Thom Browne Edition|
|Messages||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM|
|Games||Yes, Downloadable from Google Play store|
We expect to see more these smartphones in coming years. And just like every new technology, there are always room for improvement. We believe the new version of this phone will even be better.
This phone is yet to be announced for sale in the Nigeria market but we are guessing it will cost about N581,600 on arrival. As at now we can not say for sure if the phone will be sold in the Nigeria market. We’ll update this post when there is any news regarding this phone availability in the market.