Samsung has just presented the fourth generation of foldable smartphones. The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 and the Z Fold 4 resemble the third generation foldable devices, but still come on board with the necessary innovations.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 is the modern variant of a folding device with a foldable screen in between. According to Samsung, this device is the ultimate self-expression tool that allows you to take videos or photos from different angles by partially folding the smartphone and activating FlexCam. From the Cover Screen, you can perform various tasks without opening your phone, including calling and texting.
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 has a 6.7″ FHD+ amoled screen with a refresh rate of 120Hz and a resolution of 2,640 by 1,080 pixels. The Cover Screen on the outside has a 1.9-inch AMOLED screen with a resolution of 260 by 512 pixels. On board we find a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, 8 GB RAM and 128 GB, 256 GB or 512 GB storage memory. On the back you have dual cameras, namely a main camera of twelve megapixels with optical image stabilization (f/1.8) and an ultra-wide-angle camera of twelve megapixels (f/2.2). The selfie camera on the front has ten megapixels (f/2.4). The battery has a capacity of 3,700 mAh and can be charged with 25W. The device runs on Android 12 with One UI 4.1.1.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4
The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 looks like the predecessor, but comes with Android 12L that has been specially adapted for larger mobile devices. Multitasking is more intuitive with new swipes, windows or screen sharing. You will also find a full Microsoft Office suite on board. The device is IPX8 water resistant and has an Armor Aluminum frame. Samsung says it has improved the durability of the device and thanks in part to Corning Gorilla Glass Victus, the device should be better able to withstand a knock.
The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 has a 7.6-inch (2,176 by 1,812 pixels) AMOLED screen and a 120Hz refresh rate. The Cover Screen is also a 6.2-inch (2,316 by 904 pixels) fully AMOLED display, also with a 120Hz refresh rate. Here too we find a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 on board, but with 12 GB of RAM and 256 GB, 512 GB or 1 TB storage memory. There are three cameras on the back: a 50-megapixel main camera (Dual Pixel AF, OIS, f/1.8), a 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera (f/2.2) and a 10-megapixel telephoto camera (PDAF, f/2.4, OIS and 30x Space). Zoom). The battery has a capacity of 4,400 mAH and can be charged with 25W. The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 runs on Android 12L This is a special version of Android 12 for mobile devices with larger screens.
Prices and availability
Pre-orders start on August 10 and delivery on August 11. The Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Standing Cover with Pen case are available in Graygreen, Beige and Phantom Black. The Galaxy Z Flip 4 comes in Pink Gold, Blue, Bora Purple and Graphite, but can also be put together in a Bespoke Edition with glass colors and frame options in 75 combinations.
- Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4: 1799 euros (256 GB), 1919 euros (512GB) and 2159 euros (1TB).
- Samsung Z Flip 4: 1099 euros (128 GB), 1159 euros (256 GB) and 1279 euros (512 GB).