On August 5, Samsung will show the Galaxy Z Flip 5G along with the Galaxy Note 20 smartphones. This will not be a new model, but only a new version of the current one. Judging by the latest data from the TENAA database, no design changes are expected.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G design and specs revealed on TENAA
Also, the dimensions will not change – 167.3 x 73.6 x 7.2 mm with a weight of 183g. The smartphone will still have a small external screen with a diagonal of just over an inch. Cameras with a resolution of 12 megapixels will also remain in place.
Probably the only difference is the platform. TENAA talks about eight cores processor with a frequency of 3.09 GHz, that is, it seems that the new product will receive Snapdragon 865+. The amount of RAM and storage memory will not change – 8 and 256 GB, respectively.
So, we are waiting for only a slightly updated model with a new SoC that supports 5G networks. How much such a model will cost is unclear. On the one hand, the Snapdragon 865+ is more expensive than the Snapdragon 855, on the other hand, the Samsung margin on this device should initially have been rather big, so the company may not raise the prices.
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Here is a reminder of the specifications of the original Galaxy Z Flip:
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip specifications
- Display: 6.7-inch FULL HD+ (2636 x 1080 pixels) 21.5:9 Dynamic AMOLED Infinity Flex display, external/cover 1.1-inch (300 x 112 pixels) Super AMOLED display
- SoC: Octa-Core Snapdragon 855 Plus 7nm Mobile Platform (1 x 2.95 GHz Kryo 485 + 3 x 2.41GHz Kryo 485 + 4x 1.78GHz Kryo 485) with Adreno 640 GPU
- RAM/ROM: 8GB RAM with 256GB storage
- SIM: One eSIM and one Nano SIM
- Rear camera: 12MP (primary wide-angle) Super Speed dual pixel f/1.8 1.4μm Pixel Size + 12MP (ultra-wide) f/2.2 1.22μm Pixel Size; LED flash, HDR10+, OIS, Up to 8x digital zoom; Video: Up to 4K 60fps
- Front camera: 10MP f/2.4
- Sensors: Accelerometer, Barometer, Gyro sensor, Geomagnetic sensor, Hall sensor (digital, analog), Proximity sensor, RGB Light sensor, and Side-mounted fingerprint sensor
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps), ANT+, USB Type-C, NFC, GPS, Galileo, Glonass, BeiDou; Enhanced 2X2 MIMO, 5CA, LTE Cat.16 Up to 1.0Gbps Download, LTE Cat.13 Up to 150Mbps Upload, Up to 1.0Gbps Download / Up to 150Mbps Upload
- SIM: Nano-SIM + eSIM
- Security: Samsung Knox, secure folder, facial recognition
- Dimensions: Folded: 73.6 x 87.4 x 17.3 mm (Hinge) – 15.4mm (Sagging), Unfolded: 73.6 x 167.3 x 7.2 mm – 6.9mm (Screen); Weight: 183 grams
- Battery: 3300mAh battery with 15w fast charging, 9w Qi wireless charging
- Colors: Mirror Black, Mirror Purple, and Mirror Gold