Samsung has just launched the much-awaited Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4 foldable device as the successor to the Samsung Galaxy Fold3 from last year. This along with other Samsung products like the Samsung Galaxy Flip4, Galaxy Watch 5 series, and the Galaxy Buds 2 Pro were launched at the Galaxy Unpacked event today.
Samsung has also got Bureau Veritas verification for 200,000 folds and unfolds, which tells about the durability of the new foldable device. The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4 looks like an incremental upgrade from the last gen device with a major upgrade coming in the form of the new Snapdragon SoC. Other improvements include an under-display camera, new software features and the Z Fold4 also supports S Pen.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4: Price and Availability
The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4 starts at $ 1,799 It will be available in Graygreen, Phantom Black, Beige colour options. The Indian price will be revealed shortly.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4: Features and Specifications
Starting off with the screen, the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4 offers a 7.6-inch inner foldable AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate and 1768 x 2208 pixel resolution. When folded, you interact with a 6.2-inch outer AMOLED display, which has a resolution of 832 x 2268, 120Hz refresh rate and 1300nits brightness. Under the hood, the Samsung foldable phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC with up to 12GB RAM and up to 512GB of storage.
In terms of cameras, the Galaxy Z Fold4 comes with a triple rear camera setup with a 50MP main lens with night vision, a 10MP secondary lens with a 3x telephoto lens (30x hybrid zoom), and a 12MP ultra-wide lens. There is a 4MP under-display camera and a 10MP cover camera for selfies. The Galaxy Z Fold4 comes with a 4,400mAh battery, which supports 25W fast charging, 11W wireless charging, and 4.5W reverse wireless charging. It also features a fingerprint scanner.
The phone runs on OneUI 4 out of the box based on Android 12 and as for the software, Samsung has added a bunch of new additions to take advantage of the big screen. Samsung has introduced a new taskbar which resembles while apps are open. The multi-window multitasking is made better thanks to the taskbar as it reduces the number of taps taken to go from one app to another and also to quit multi-window mode 一 now you just have to tap on a button. Lastly, the flex mode allows you to use optimised apps in a half-and-half manner.
Other features include Android 12L with One UI 4.1.1 skin, Wi-Fi 6E, 5G, 4G LTE, side fingerprint scanner, Samsung Knox, NFC, and IP68 rating.