Samsung is rumoured to introduce the Galaxy Z Flip 3 later this year. The rumour mill claims that Samsung’s next foldable smartphone will launch in July 2021. Ahead of the launch event, several key details of the upcoming Galaxy Z Flip have leaked online. The latest report reveals that Samsung will release some protective covers for its upcoming foldable phone. According to LetsGoDigital, Samsung has developed protective cases for the Z Flip 3. The report is based on a patent filed with the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO). The patent images show various options for protecting the hinge against drops and bumps. Let’s take a look at the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 rumours, specifications, etc.
Samsung to make protective cases for Galaxy Z Flip 3 to protect against drops and bumps
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 could arrive in July 2021. The company could launch the foldable phone with protective cases as an accessory.
According to a LetsGoDigital report, Samsung had filed a patent in October 2020. The patent titled ‘Protective cover for foldable electronic device’ was granted in April 2021. It includes images that show various options for protecting the foldable phone against drops and bumps.
Samsung is likely to launch three different types of covers. Two out of the three have a hard construction. The third case is made up of a flexible, soft fabric. The cases are built in a way that they can contract or expand when the device is folded or unfolded. The hard cases have a curved surface around the hinge area. Samsung is also working on making something similar for the Z Fold 3.
Galaxy Z Flip 3 price
According to our source, the upcoming Z Flip 3 will be the most affordable under the Flip series. As per the current pricing bracket, the foldable smartphone will be priced between USD1000-1200. One of the internal teams is pushing for the USD 1,099 (roughly Rs 81,100) price tag.
Galaxy Z Flip 3 specifications
The Z Flip 3 render images had leaked earlier this week. It revealed that the foldable phone will have a larger 1.1-inch cover display. The camera module alignment has also shifted. According to the leaked images, the foldable phone will have a dual-camera setup placed vertically. Previous reports suggested that the upcoming Flip will have a 12MP + 12MP camera setup on the back. The device, codenamed Bloom 2, will have a 10MP front camera inside the hole-punch folding display.
On the inside, it will have a 6.7-inch foldable display. Both, the front and back, will come with a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass Victus. The device is likely to come with some sort of ingress protection.
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