Samsung Announces Galaxy Z Flip Foldable Smartphone For $1,380

Galaxy Z Flip

At its Unpacked 2020 event, Samsung has launched Galaxy Z Flip, its second foldable smartphone after Samsung Galaxy Fold. The first edition of  Samsung Galaxy Fold faced a severe backlash after its foldable screen started chipping on the hinges. In its second step towards foldable smartphone, Samsung has finally unveiled Galaxy Z Flip.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip features a 6.7-inch foldable OLED display that folds and turns the smartphone into a clamshell-sized device which is easy to tuck into a pocket.

Galaxy Z Flip also features a 1.1-inch OLED cover display as the second display for showing notifications when the smartphone is folded. You can also use this second display as the viewfinder for the smartphone’s fold Z Flip

For making it easy to fold, Samsung has incorporated a dual CAM mechanism for offering a Hideaway Hinge which, it says, can stay open at a range of angles, like a laptop screen.

Samsung says that Galaxy Z Flip comes with the “Infinity Flex Display” featuring Samsung’s proprietary bendable Ultra Thin Glass (UTG).

As for the camera, the Galaxy Z Flip has arrived with a 10MP F2.4 camera on the front for clicking selfies and a dual rear camera setup with a 12MP ultra-wide camera and a 12MP wide-angle camera. There is also a night mode to click photos in dark conditions.

One of the highlighting features of Galaxy Z Flip is, what Samsung calls “Flex Mode” which splits the screen into two 4-inches screens for viewing images and YouTube videos.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip has been priced at $1,380 and will be available from February 14 in purple and black color options. The foldable smartphone from Samsung will be available in the US and Korea initially.

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