Bad news! Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 6 may not get camera upgrade; check what tipster suggests

According to a recent leak, Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 6 may not see significant camera upgrades this time around.

| Updated on: Oct 24 2023, 13:50 IST
Samsung Galaxy A34 5G quick review: Premium vibes
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1/10 Samsung Galaxy A34 Design: With a minimalistic approach, Samsung has done an excellent job of replicating the latest premium Galaxy S23-like design on a mid-range smartphone. Plus, Galaxy A34 gets IP67 water and resistance ratings.  (Divya / HT Tech)
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2/10 Samsung Galaxy A34 Display: It has a 6.6-inch Super AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate which manages to bring vibrant colours, deep blacks, and wide viewing angles. Well, a major letdown is the teardrop notch and thick bezels. (Divya / HT Tech)
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3/10 Samsung Galaxy A34 Performance: The phone packs the MediaTek Dimensity 1080 chipset, capable of handling a wide range of tasks effortlessly. It smoothly ran graphics-heavy games like Asphalt 9 and Call of Duty: Mobile at medium settings, even for gaming. (Divya / HT Tech)
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4/10 Samsung Galaxy A34 software: It comes with OneUI 5.1 based on Android 13 out-of-the-box. The Galaxy A34 offers a smooth and efficient user experience with quick app loading times. However, there are some pre-installed apps, which can be uninstalled, if needed. (Divya / HT Tech)
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5/10 Samsung Galaxy A34 Cameras: It boasts a 48MP + 8MP + 5MP triple camera setup. In daylight, it captures images with abundant detail and contrast with a slight colour boost. Portraits are one of its strengths with near to accurate edge detection. While it still has room for improvement in low-light conditions.  (Divya / HT Tech)
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6/10 Samsung Galaxy A34 selfie camera: With a 13MP front camera, it captures detailed and true-to-life photos in natural light. However, under artificial lighting or at night, some noise may be present. (Divya / HT Tech)
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7/10 Samsung Galaxy A34 Battery: With the 5000mAh battery, it can easily survive more than a day. Another limitation is the 25W charging speed, which takes around 1 hour and 30 minutes to fuel up the phone from 0-100%.  (Divya / HT Tech)
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8/10 Samsung Galaxy A34 sound and connectivity: It gets stereo speakers which have support for Dolby Atmos offering loud and clear sound. However, you will not find any 3.5mm audio jack. The 5G connectivity has been satisfactory too, you will get good internet speed and the absence of call drops.  (Divya / HT Tech)
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9/10 Verdict: At Rs. 30999, the Samsung Galaxy A34 comes with 4 Years of OS Updates, overall satisfactory performance, decent cameras, and good battery life – it has definitely emerged as a great option to consider.  (Divya / HT Tech)
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10/10 However, some letdowns such as outdated dew-drop display and slow charging are some factors that you should consider before going with Galaxy A34. (Divya / HT Tech)
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 6
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Reports suggest the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 6 could adopt a new form factor with a wider front display (Bloomberg)

Samsung has launched its highly anticipated Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Z Flip 5 this year. These premium models have been in the market for months now and speculation about the next year's models has already started. Read here to know what leaks and rumors are suggesting about the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 6 camera upgrade:

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 6 camera speculations

According to recent leaks, Galaxy Z Fold 6 is on the horizon, but fans of the innovative foldable device may not see significant camera upgrades this time around. As per the reports by Tom's Guide, renowned leaker IceUniverse has suggested that the Z Fold 6 might not introduce major camera enhancements, potentially maintaining the camera setup from its predecessor, the Galaxy Z Fold 5. The current Z Fold 5 features a 50MP main camera, a 12MP ultrawide camera, a 10MP 3x telephoto camera, a 10MP outer selfie camera, and a 4MP inner under-display selfie camera.

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However, the absence of camera hardware upgrades doesn't rule out the possibility of improvements through software enhancements. Notably, trends show that Samsung retains camera sensors across multiple phone generations and focuses more on refining existing technology.

Despite the uncertainty regarding camera upgrades, Samsung appears to be working on other significant changes for the Galaxy Z Fold 6. The device might feature a thinner profile. Additionally, reports suggest the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 6 could adopt a new form factor with a wider front display.

Excitingly, there's even talk of a more affordable "Lite" model, providing a budget-friendly alternative to the full-featured Z Fold. The Galaxy Z Fold 6 is expected to launch next summer, likely at a Galaxy Unpacked event in late July or early August. Its smaller counterpart, the Galaxy Z Flip 6, is expected to be unveiled alongside it, with rumors suggesting possible camera upgrades for the Z Flip. Samsung enthusiasts and tech aficionados alike will be eagerly awaiting these releases to see how the company plans to maintain its position in the foldable smartphone market.

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First Published Date: 24 Oct, 13:50 IST