Samsung announces the Galaxy Z Flip foldable smartphone
At the Samsung Unpacked event, not only did tech giant Samsung showcase the S20 series of smartphones, but they also announced the Galazy Z Flip. This device is the company’s second-generation foldable phone following the Galaxy Fold released last year. This time around, the phone thankfully folds across a horizontal axis rather than a vertical one. It looks more like a clamshell phone from back in the day, and looks to be more comfortable in the hand as opposed to the Galaxy Fold, which looks very awkward when closed.
Having a folding smartphone does present new challenges, and Samsung combined its folding glass, Hideaway Hinge, and custom-built UI and UX to create a new experience to interacting with a smart device from the ground up. And yes, the Z Flip is operational in different folding angles, so you can take photos while it’s folded up, halfway open, and fully open. Now, there’s no need to prop your phone up properly when taking a hands-free photo. Just open the Z Flip halfway and take timed photos no problem! You can even split-screen the Z Flip, where you are able to see photos and videos on the top half of the screen and have controls on the bottom half.
Check out the specs of the Z Flip
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ processor
- 6.7-inch Full HD+ Dynamic AMOLED display, Infinity Flex Display, 2636×1080
- 1.1″ Super AMOLED Display, 300×112
- 8GB RAM
- 256GB Internal storage
- 12MP wide-angle camera, f1.8 + 12MP Ultra wide camera f2.2
- 10MP selfie camera, f2.4
- Side fingerprint scanner
- Wireless PowerShare, Wireless Charging
- LTE, Dual SIM (1x Nano SIM, 1x eSim)
- Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS
- Type C port
- Android 10 with OneUI
Smart is offering a pre-order for the Z Flip at Php3,499 per month with a one-time cash out of Php15,310 for the device under Signature Plan L, which comes with monthly 15GB data; unlimited texts to all networks; unlimited on-net calls; and 150 minutes of calls to all networks – under a 24-month contract. To know more, visit Smart’s Galaxy Z Flip page here.
The Galaxy Z Flip will be available in limited quantities in Mirror Purple and Mirror Black, starting February 21, 2020. For more information about Galaxy Z Flip, please visit news.samsung.com/galaxy, samsungmobilepress.com or samsung.com/galaxy.
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