- Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 is likely to launch in July 2023.
- The foldable phone is tipped to sport a bigger cover display.
- There will be a slightly flat frame and a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.
Samsung might launch two new foldable phones later this year. The Galaxy Z Fold 5 will be the company’s top-of-the-line foldable phone. It will be accompanied by another foldable, the Galaxy Z Flip 5. Samsung has not confirmed any details about the Galaxy Z Flip 5 or Fold 5 launch timeline. However, as per the rumour mill, the Galaxy Unpacked event for the Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Fold 5 might be held in July. We are still a few months away from the rumoured launch timeline. Meanwhile, rumours mill of key details about the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 are now rife.
The clamshell-style foldable phone’s design renders have leaked online. A new leak by tipster OnLeaks and MediaPeanut has revealed the key design changes coming to the Samsung foldable phone later this year. Let’s take a look at the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 design renders, specifications and other details revealed so far.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 Design Renders: What’s New?
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 will come with some key design changes over the Z Flip 4. It is likely to debut in July 2023 in various markets. Ahead of the launch, the new leak by OnLeaks suggests that the Galaxy Z Flip 5 might get the biggest cover display on any Galaxy Z Flip series phone yet. The tipster shared the design renders and also revealed some key specs.
According to the design images, almost half of the rear panel is covered by the outer display. The rest of the space is occupied by the dual-camera setup and an LED flash module. It is worth noting that the cover screen, as per the renders, is not edge-to-edge. There is some space around the cover display, which could be to protect it from accidental touch or drops.
The report claims that the outer display is 3.4 inches tall. The foldable display on the inside will be 6.7 inches tall. The bezels are fairly thin around the foldable display. The foldable phone, when in an unfolded state, measures 165 x 71.8 x 6.7mm, according to the report.
Other details about the Galaxy Z Flip 5 have leaked online. The foldable display is said to offer a Full HD+ resolution. Its AMOLED display will support a 120Hz refresh rate. There is a hole-punch cutout at the top centre for the front camera. Samsung is also said to use a new waterdrop hinge mechanism to reduce the gap between the display when folded.
Under the hood, the phone is likely to feature the custom-developed Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC for Galaxy, which has a peak clock speed of 3.36GHz. it might launch with at least 8GB of RAM, as per a Geekbench listing. The phone will also launch with Android 13 out of the box. It will have a layer of One UI 5 on top.
The camera specs are unknown. Samsung might launch the clamshell foldable with a 12MP main camera and a 12MP ultra-wide sensor. If the main camera does get an upgrade, it might feature a 50MP main camera. The foldable phone will support 25W fast charging. It is unknown if the phone will pack the same 3700mAh battery found in the Flip 4 or if there are any changes under the hood. The Galaxy Z Flip 5 is tipped to be available in Beige, Grey, Light Green and Light Pink colour options.