Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G goes official ahead of Galaxy Note 20 launch on Aug 5
Ahead of its Galaxy Unpacked event on August 5, Samsung has officially launched the Galaxy Z Flip 5G. As the name implies, the new smartphone comes with 5G support. It will be available in new Mystic Gray and Mystic Bronze colour options in select markets starting August 7, 2020.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G is priced at $1,449.99 ( ₹1,11,900 approximately). The launch price is slightly higher than the LTE version's $1,380 ( ₹1,02,967 approximately). In India, the LTE model of Galaxy Z Flip is available for a revised price of ₹1,08,999.
Apart from 5G support, Samsung Galaxy Z Flip comes with a slightly upgraded processor, Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+. Rest of the specifications of the phone has remained mostly the same.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G Specifications
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip comes with a 6.7-inch full HD+ Dynamic AMOLED display with 21:9:9 aspect ratio and Infinity Flex Display. The screen has full HD+ resolution and 425ppi pixel density. It also has the 1.1-inch Super AMOLED Display.
It features a 12-megapixel ultra-wide with f/2.2, 1.12um pixel size and 123-degree and a 12-megapixel wide-angle camera with f/1.8 aperture and 1.4um pixel size. At the front, the phone has a 10-megapixel sensor with f/2.4 aperture with 1.22um pixel size and 80-degree field of view.
For performance, Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G runs on an octa-core processor coupled with 8GB of RAM and 256GB built-in storage. It houses a 3,300mAh battery. Other key features of the phone include support for nano-SIM + e-SIM, Bluetooth 5.0, and fingerprint sensor.
Samsung Galaxy Note 20
It is worth noting that Samsung Galaxy Z Flip was expected to launch at the company's August 5 ‘Galaxy Unpacked' event. The early announcement is likely to bring the spotlight back on Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Note 20 series.
The new lineup is set to come with at least two versions, Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra. The successor to Galaxy Note 10 series is said to come with the latest processors, big camera upgrades, and enhanced S Pen functionalities. The premium Galaxy Note 20 Ultra will have an improved 108-megapixel camera as well.
Apart from Galaxy Note 20, Samsung is also expected to showcase Galaxy Watch 3 and Galaxy Buds at the upcoming event.