Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G with 120Hz AMOLED display, Under display camera, Water resistant design, S Pen support announced

Samsung just announced the Galaxy Z Fold3 5G, the company’s latest foldable smartphone and the successor to last year’s Galaxy Z Fold2 at its Unpacked event, as expected. It features a 7.6-inch QXGA+ Infinity Flex Dynamic AMOLED 2X screen on the inside with 120Hz adaptive refresh rate, Samsung Ultra Thin Glass that’s 80% stronger, and it’s 29% brighter than the Z Fold 2’s display. It features a 6.2-inch HD+ Dynamic AMOLED display that also has 120Hz refresh rate. The screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus. The phone also has a 4MP under display camera on the inside, and there is a 10MP camera for the outside screen.

It has an Armour Aluminium frame, which the company says is its strongest aluminium frame yet. The phone also has IPX8 water resistance rating, same as the Z Flip3.  This has Flex mode features, which let you do more at once, such as joining a video call on the device’s top screen while checking meeting notes on the bottom. There is updated Multi-Active Window,  App Pair and  new Taskbar can be used to quickly switch between apps without returning to the Home screen.

The Z Fold3 also has S Pen support, and the S Pen for Z Fold3 comes in two options: S Pen Fold Edition and S Pen Pro, both specially engineered retractable Pro tip with force limit technology to protect Z Fold3’s Main Screen for peace of mind while using the S Pen.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G specifications

  • 7.6-inch (2208 x 1768 pixels) QXGA+ 22.5:18 Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display, 374ppi, 120Hz adaptive refresh rate, 900 nits(HBM), 1200 nits(peak)
  • 6.2-inch (2268 x 832 pixels) 24.5:9) HD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Cover Display, 387ppi, 120Hz adaptive refresh rate, 1000 nits(HBM), 1500 nits(peak), Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection
  • Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5nm Mobile Platform
  • 12GB LPDDR5 RAM, 256GB / 512GB (UFS 3.1) storage
  • Android 11 with One UI 3.1
  • Dual SIM (nano + eSIM)
  • 12MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.8 aperture, PDAF, OIS, 12MP Telephoto lens with f/2.4 aperture, PDAF, OIS, 2x optical zoom, up to 10x digital zoom, 12MP 120° Ultra Wide sensor with f/2.2 aperture, Super clear glass with Corning Gorilla Glass with DX
  • 10MP cover front-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture
  • 4MP Under display camera with f/1.8 aperture
  • Stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos
  • Side-mounted Fingerprint Sensor
  • Water resistant (IPX8)
  • Dimensions Folded: 67.1 x 158.2 x 16.0mm(Hinge) ~ 14.4mm (Sagging), Unfolded: 128.1 x 158.2 x 6.4mm; Weight: 271g
  • 5G SA/NSA, Sub6 / mmWave, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 6E (2.4/5GHz), HE160, MIMO, 1024-QAM, Bluetooth 5.2 LE, Ultra Wide Band, GPS with GLONASS, USB Type-C (Gen 3.2), NFC, MST
  • 4400mAh battery with 25W wired and 10W wireless (WPC and PMA) charging, 4.5W reverse wireless charging

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G comes in Phantom Black, Phantom Green, and Phantom Silver colours, is priced at $1799.99 (Rs. 1,33,660 approx.) for the base 12GB+256GB version and $1899.99 (Rs. 1,41,090 approx.) for the 12GB+512GB variant, with pre-orders starting today from and it will ship from August 27th globally.  The Z Fold S Pen costs $49.99 (Rs. 3,710 approx.), while the S Pen Pro is priced at $99.99 (Rs. 7,425 approx.). We should know the India price soon.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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