Samsung announces its fourth generation Galaxy Z series foldable smartphones with the introduction of the Galaxy Z Flip 4 and Galaxy Z Fold 4. The new devices according to Samsung feature customisable form factors, tailored experiences, and upgraded performance. Which will intend open up new possibilities for users and deliver a comprehensive smartphone experience. Other devices introduced at the Samsung Unpacked event include the Galaxy Buds2 Pro and Galaxy Watch 5 series.
The new Galaxy Fold 4 comes with Android 12L created by Google for large-screen experiences, including foldable. The camera is upgraded with a 50MP wide lens and 30x Space Zoom lens that improves low-light images. It is powered by a 4nm Octa-Core Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 Mobile Platform Processor and is available in 256, 512 and 1TB storage options. It is also equipped with IPX8 water resistance and a 4400 mAh battery with 25-watt super-fast charging.
Pre-order for the Z Fold 4 begins on August 11 and will officially be available on August 26th. Retail price starts at USD 1799.99 globally. Across Africa, it sells at Ksh 256,999 in Kenya, and R37 999 in south Africa. The device comes in GreyGreen, Phantom Black, Beige and Burgundy colours.
Samsung says the Z Fold 4 is now slimmer and lighter and the S-Pen works with both screens. It adds that content is more immersive and distinctive on the 7.6-inch Dynamic AMOLED main screen display.
Thanks to Samsung’s partnerships with Google and Microsoft it brings new multitasking features to the device. Google apps, including Chrome and Gmail, now support drag-and-drop. This allows users to quickly copy and paste links, photos and more from one app to another. Microsoft’s full Office suite and Outlook also take advantage of the foldable display.
Galaxy Z Fold 4 specifications
|Main Screen||7.6-inch QXGA+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Infinity Flex Display (2176 x 1812, 21.6:18)|
120Hz adaptive refresh rate (1~120Hz)
|Cover Screen||6.2-inch HD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display (2316 x 904, 23.1:9)|
120Hz adaptive refresh rate (48~120Hz)
|Folded||67.1 x 155.1 x 15.8mm(Hinge) ~ 14.2mm(Sagging)|
|Unfolded||130.1 x 155.1 x 6.3mm|
|Front Camera||10MP Selfie Camera|
F2.2, Pixel size: 1.22μm, FOV: 85˚
|Under Display |
|4MP Under Display Camera|
F1.8, Pixel size: 2.0μm, FOV: 80˚
|Rear Tripple |
|12MP Ultra Wide Camera F2.2, Pixel size: 1.12μm, FOV: 123˚|
50MP Wide-angle Camera Dual Pixel AF, OIS, F1.8, Pixel size: 1.0μm, FOV: 85˚
10MP Telephoto Camera PDAF, F2.4, OIS, Pixel size: 1.0μm, FOV: 36˚
|Processor||4nm Octa-Core Processor 3.1GHz (Maximum Clock Speed) + 2.7GHz + 2.0GHz|
|Storage||12GB RAM with 256, 512, 1TB internal storage (UFS 3.1)|
|OS||Android 12L, One UI 4.1.1|
|Battery||4,400mAh (typical) dual battery|
|Network||5G, LTE, Wi-Fi 6E 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, Bluetooth v5.2|
|Colour||GreyGreen, Phantom Black, Beige, Burgundy|
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