Samsung announced the Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G phone alongside the beefiest Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G in the virtual Unpacked event 2021. These two smartphones sport different designs that follow last year’s design language. As Samsung unveiled two foldable phones, we will only talk about the Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G here. If you are interested to know about the other foldable phone, make sure to read our article on Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G.
Galaxy Z Flip 3 is the most affordable Samsung foldable phone released by the company. This folding phone looks more attractive and durable than the original Z Flip released in February 2020. The Z Flip 3 from Samsung comes with an IPX8 rating. The X in IPX8 indicates that it is not tested for dust resistance. Also, it can survive up to 30 minutes inside water. Undoubtedly, the new Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G phone packs some serious features that are described in the next few paragraphs.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G Specifications
The inner and outer display of the Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G features a 6.7-inch (2640 x 1080 pixels) and a 1.9-inch (60 x 512 pixels) Super AMOLED display for high-quality viewing experience. Remember, the exterior display shows widgets, notifications, battery, time, music, etc. The inner display comes with an upgraded refresh rate of 120Hz which is commendable. Samsung packs the powerful Snapdragon 888 chipset in the Z Flip 3 for top-notch performance. Let’s not forget that the successor of the original Flip runs on Android 11 and One UI 3.1. Also, this phone comes with 5G connectivity, Wi-Fi 6 compatibility, and Dolby Atmos stereo speakers for immersive sound.
As far as security and payments are concerned, there’s a side-mounted fingerprint sensor and Samsung Pay (Visa and Mastercard certified) in the Galaxy Z Flip 3.
Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G Camera and Battery
The Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G comes with a dual-rear camera setup of 12 MP (Ultra Wide), and 12 MP (Wide-angle). In the front, you’ll find a 10MP punch-hole camera that can take decent selfies. Other than this, there are several camera modes on the Z Flip 3 for a flagship-level camera experience.
That’s not all, this foldable flagship phone packs a 3300mAh battery and comes with 15W Fast Charging, 10W Wireless Charging, and Wireless Power Share feature. Please note that it does not come with a charger in the box, just like the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy S21 series.
Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G Price and Availability
The base variant of Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G (8GB RAM+128GB) is priced at $999, whereas the 256GB storage variant is available for $1050. Preorders for Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 start right from the day it was announced in the Unpacked event on August 11, 2021.
Z Flip 3 is available in four essential colors: Phantom Black, Cream, Green, and Lavender. Also, there are three Samsung.com exclusive colors: Gray, White, and Pink.
This impressive foldable 5G phone by Samsung will go on sale from August 27, 2021. Besides this, you can also get your hands on the latest Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G, Galaxy Buds 2, and two smartwatches that were announced the same day.
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