Samsung has launched yet another foldable phone, but in the US. The company has unveiled the device a few days ahead of the Galaxy Unpacked event, which will take place on August 5. The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G price starts at $1449,99, which is roughly Rs 1,08,200 in India. For the same price, the brand will be selling the lone 8GB RAM + 256GB storage option. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 Review: The first affordable Flip
The latest foldable phone will be available in carrier and unlocked versions starting August 7 in the US. It will go on sale in two color options, including Mystic Gray and Mystic Bronze. The sale will begin via AT&T, Best Buy, Samsung.com, T-Mobile, and Amazon.com. To recall, the 4G counterpart was launched for $1,380 (roughly Rs 98,400) in the US. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2021: Galaxy Z Fold 3, Galaxy Watch, more expected at August 11 event
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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G specifications
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G ships with Android 10. The device sports a 6.7-inch full-HD Dynamic AMOLED Infinity Flex display with a 21.9:9 aspect ratio, 425ppi. On the outer shell, there is a 1.1-inch Super AMOLED display with 303ppi. The foldable phone is powered by a 7nm Snapdragon 865+ octa-core SoC, with a maximum clock speed of 3.09GHz, paired with 8GB RAM and 256GB of inbuilt storage. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2's multitasking capabilities revealed
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip features a dual rear camera setup, including a 12-megapixel wide-angle camera with f/1.8 aperture and 1.4-micron pixels. It is assisted by a 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera with f/2.2 aperture and 1.12-micron pixels. On the front, there is a 10-megapixel camera with f/2.4aperture and 1.22-micron pixels.
In terms of connectivity, the smartphone supports 5G NSA/SA, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C, NFC, and GPS. One will also find a side-mounted fingerprint sensor on the newly launched Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G. It packs a 3,300mAh battery with support for fast charging and wireless charging. It comes with Flex mode UI as well as a ‘Hideaway Hinge’ too.