The Galaxy Z Flip 3 has just been formalized by Samsung during the Unpacked event. Samsung has revealed its spec sheet, design, photo capabilities, and more. So, what can we expect from this new generation of clamshell smartphones?
Almost two years after unveiling the Galaxy Z Fold, the world’s first successful foldable smartphone, Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy Z Flip 3, his brand new clamshell smartphone. The smartphone has been at the heart of multiple rumors for months, both on its technical sheet and its design. But then, what to expect?
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The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3, a worthy successor?
Now let’s talk about the detail that often annoys the price. We have good news to tell you: the Korean firm has indeed lowered the price of the Galaxy Z Flip 3 compared to its predecessors: it costs “only” 1059 € for its 128 GB version and € 1109 for its 256 GB version.
In terms of technical specifications, the Galaxy Z Flip 3 is equipped with the Snapdragon 888, one of the best SoCs on the market which already equips the Huawei P50 and P50 Pro, most OnePlus smartphones, as well as the Samsung Galaxy S21 range. . Compatible with 5G, it comes with 8 GB of RAM.
According to our colleagues from Phonandroid, a benchmark spotted on Geekbench raises the Galaxy Z Flip 3 well beyond its predecessor, with 1,015 single-core and 3,161 multi-core (compared to 946 and 3,033 on the Snapdragon 865+). On the other hand, it is less powerful than the Samsung S21 Ultra and its Exynos 2100, which still hits the mark.
The Galaxy Z Flip 3 is also equipped with a 6.7 ″ AMOLED main screen, a resolution of 2640 x 1080 pixels and a refresh rate of 120 Hz. The second screen is 1.9 ″ Is four times the size of the old one. The latter allows you to display the time, notifications or widgets on the fly. The background and appearance of the clock are editable.
The Galaxy Z Flip 3 also benefits from a 3300 mAh battery, the same capacity as the Galaxy Z Flip, promising many hours of battery life. On the other hand, it will be necessary forget the presence of a charger in the box. It does, however, have the IPX8 certification, making it the first water resistant foldable.
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Photo level, the new foldable smartphone is equipped with a 10 megapixel selfie camera on the front. Housed behind a large black stripe on the back, there is an ultra-wide-angle sensor and a 12 MP wide-angle sensor, both offering 12 megapixels.
Finally, this one is up 80% more resistant than its predecessor, according to the South Korean giant. The smartphone’s overall repairability index is 7.6. The Galaxy Z Flip 3 is available in four colors: Phantom Black, Green, Lavender and Cream, with the exclusive Pink, White and Gray if you order from the Samsung site.