Samsung's latest foldable smartphones to debut on August 11
Samsung will host its next Galaxy Unpacked launch event on August 11. The tech giant is expected to announce the all-new Galaxy Z Fold3 and Galaxy Z Flip3 foldable smartphones along with the Galaxy Watch4 series and Galaxy Buds2. The event will be live-streamed via Samsung's official website as well as across its social media accounts starting 10am ET (7:30pm IST). Here's our roundup.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 will feature an in-folding design, S Pen support, and an under-display camera. It will offer a 120Hz, 7.5-inch QHD+ Dynamic AMOLED main screen and a 6.2-inch HD+ AMOLED outer display. The Galaxy Z Flip3 will bear a clamshell-like dual-tone design with a 6.7-inch QHD+ AMOLED primary screen and a 1.9-inch secondary display. The duo will have a side-mounted fingerprint reader.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 will sport a 12MP main snapper, a 12MP ultra-wide lens, and a 12MP telephoto sensor. For selfies, there will be a 16MP under-display camera and a 10MP sensor on the cover screen. The Galaxy Z Flip3 will provide a 12MP primary sensor and a 12MP ultra-wide lens on the outer cover. Inside, there will be a 10MP selfie snapper.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 and Galaxy Z Flip3 will draw power from a Snapdragon 888 chipset, coupled with up to 16GB of RAM and up to 512GB of storage. The former will pack a 4,400mAh battery with 25W wired and 11W wireless fast-charging support, whereas the Flip3 will house a 3,300mAh battery with 15W wired and 9W wireless charging support.
As per the previous leaks, the Fold3 will range between KRW 1,900,000-1,999,000 (roughly Rs. 1,23,000-1,29,500) and the Flip3 will cost between KRW 1,200,000-1,280,000 (approximately Rs. 78,000-83,000). However, the official pricing and availability details will be announced at the August 11 launch event.