The USA model of the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 just bagged FCC approval in the US. The approval confirmed that the incoming Galaxy Z Fold 4 will feature a Qualcomm chipset presumably, the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1.
The model number of the USA Galaxy Z Fold 4 spotted on FCC is SM-F936U. According to the FCC documents, the Galaxy Z Fold 4 features a Qualcomm Gen 2 Smart Transmit technology. This confirms that the device will have a Qualcomm chipset.
Going by the history of the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3, the US model of the Galaxy Z Fold 4 will be launched in other countries as well. Some of the details revealed by the FCC include network connectivity features ranging from 2G to 5G and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/n/ac/ax, NFC, and Bluetooth.
The charging test of the Galaxy Z Fold 4 was carried out by FCC using a 25W Samsung wall charger and a 15W “EP-N5100” Wireless Charging Pad.
Galaxy Z Fold 4 is here to fight the competitions
The FCC application did not include details about the launch date of the device. But according to some rumors, Samsung has plans of announcing the Galaxy Z Fold 4 on August 10. And this device will be battling the likes of vivo X Fold and OPPO Find N.
Since the release of the Galaxy Z Fold 3, the foldable market has seen some new foldable phones. Samsung has launched its Galaxy A and M-series and there might not be a Galaxy Note phone this year. So, the company is betting on the incoming Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Z Flip 4 to drive sales for the last quarter of the year.
The Galaxy Z Fold 4 is expected to also have support for S PEN and should also have some level of water and dust resistance. The Galaxy Z Flip 4 is not spotted on FCC yet but it’s just a matter of time now.
We expect to see more details of the 2022 foldable duos in the coming weeks. But for now, do you think the Galaxy Z Fold 4 can rival and even beat the vivo X Fold and OPPO Find N foldable?