Samsung launches new premium foldable, durable smartphones

SAMSUNG yesterday unveiled two new smartphones, the Galaxy Z Fold3 5G and Galaxy Z Flip3 5G.

Both devices are premium foldable smartphones built with the craftsmanship and flagship innovations Samsung users have come to love and expect.

For those who need the ultimate device for productivity and immersive entertainment, the Z Fold3 is a true multitasking powerhouse with next level performance, an undisrupted 7.6-inch Infinity Flex Display and the first ever S Pen support on a foldable device.

On the other hand, for those looking for style with function, the Z Flip3 is an ideal device with its sleek, compact and pocketable design, enhanced camera features and a larger Cover Screen built for quick use on the go.

“With Galaxy Z Fold3 and Z Flip3, Samsung is once again redefining the possibilities with foldable smartphones that empower users with the flexibility and versatility needed for today’s fast-paced world,” said Dr. TM Roh, President and Head of Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics.

Built to last

One of the key improvements for both of these foldable smartphones is their durability.

The third generation of these Galaxy Z devices is built with unrivalled craftsmanship. For the first time ever on a foldable smartphone, Z Fold3 and Z Flip3 are equipped with IPX8 water resistance, so users no longer have to worry when caught in the rain.

Both devices are also built with the new Armor Aluminum—the strongest aluminum ever used on a Galaxy smartphone—along with the toughest Corning Gorilla Glass Victus to protect against scratches and accidental drops.

In addition, both devices include a new protective film made of stretchable PET and optimised display panel layers, resulting in a Main Screen that’s 80% more durable than previous devices.

The revolutionary Hideaway Hinge, first introduced on Galaxy Z Flip, enables the devices to stay in place at any angle for an innovative user experiences with Flex mode.

Z Fold3 and Z Flip3 were also put through a strenuous folding test, verified by Bureau Veritas, to withstand folding 200,000 times. Plus, they are equipped with the latest powerful 5nm AP and 5G band compatibility for the best experience inside and out.

A closer look at the Galaxy Z Fold3 5G

The Z Fold3 features a 7.6-inch Infinity Flex Display, offering users an uninterrupted viewing experience. With the Eco display technology, the screen is 29% brighter while consuming less energy. Thanks to the 120Hz adaptive refresh rate, users can also experience smoother scrolling on both the Main and Cover Screens.

Also, for the first time on the Galaxy Z series, Samsung is bringing its beloved Note series technology to Z Fold3—the S Pen functionality. Whether it’s for note-taking, checking off to-do lists or drawing illustrations, users will enjoy the intuitive feel of the S Pen Fold Edition or S Pen Pro.

Besides that, the Z Fold3 comes with enhanced Flex mode features that allows users to do more at once, such as joining a video call on the device’s top screen while checking meeting notes on the bottom. With a large device screen, multitasking or switching between apps becomes a breeze.

The Galaxy Z Fold3 5G comes in three timeless colours: Phantom Black, Phantom Green and Phantom Silver.

Fresh new vibes with the Galaxy Z Flip3 5G

Offering a balance of style, function and fun, the Z Flip3 comes with bold colour options like Cream, Green, Lavender and Phantom Black, as well as exclusive colours like Gray, Pink and White, only available on Samsung.com.

These smaller foldable smartphones also offer new stylish ring grips and strap cases, making it even easier to hold and fold the phone.

Additionally, the redesigned Cover Screen is four times larger, making it easier to view notifications and messages.

Packed with the latest Samsung camera features, users can take stunning selfies hands-free with Flex Mode. Or, they can keep the device folded and capture a quick photo or video from the Cover Screen.

Similar to the Z Fold3, this smartphone features a 120Hz adaptive refresh rate.

For those who spend a lot of time watching videos or shows, the Z Flip3 features upgraded Stereo Speakers with Dolby Atmos, for immersive sound with incredible quality. The Flex Mode Panel also allows users to enjoy convenient viewing experiences, like viewing a video on the top half of the screen, while controlling the volume and brightness on the bottom half.

On top of the two new foldable smartphones, Samsung also unveiled a few new products, including the Galaxy Buds2, Galaxy Watch4 and Galaxy Watch4 Classic.

The Galaxy Buds2 are Samsung’s smallest and lightest earbuds yet, boasting an iconic curved shape. It comes with dynamic two-way speakers, Active Noise Cancellation and three adjustable ambient sound levels. Users may choose from four contemporary colours: Graphite, White, Olive and Lavender.

The Galaxy Watch4 and Watch4 Classic, on the other hand, mark a new era for smartwatch innovation. They are the first smartwatches to feature the new Wear OS Powered by Samsung, built jointly with Google, and are equipped with One UI Watch, Samsung’s most intuitive user interface yet. All in all, these new devices have been completely redesigned to provide consumers with the best tools to manage their fitness and overall wellness.

Find out more about Samsung’s new devices on their website today: Galaxy Z Fold3 5G, Galaxy Z Flip3 5G, Galaxy Buds2, Galaxy Watch4, Galaxy Watch4 Classic.