In today’s post we are going to review the band new Galaxy Z Flip. So everyone knew this was coming. We knew we will be getting a Vertical Folding Phone from Samsung of some kind after plenty of leaks on the internet. And now that we have our hand on Galaxy Z we are going to analyze it.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Review:Specs, Price, Design
|Processor||Octa-core Snapdragon 855+|
|RAM / storage||8GB/256GB|
|Main Display||6.7-inch Dynamic AMOLED Infinity Flex|
|Display resolution||2,636 x 1,080 (21.9:9)|
|Rear cameras||12MP f/2.2 ultra-wide angle camera, 12MP f/1.8 wide-angle camera with Super Speed Dual Pixel AF and OIS|
|Front-facing camera||10MP f/2.4 camera|
|OS||Android 10 with One UI 2.0|
|Charging||USB-C, supports QuickCharge 2.0 and Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging|
|Dimensions||73.6 x 87.4 x 17.3-15.4mm (closed), 73.6 x 167.3 x 7.2-6.9mm (closed)|
Galaxy Z Flip Specs
Galaxy Z has some flagship internal unlike another folding phone like Moto Razor. Z Flip has snapdragon 855 processor, 8 Gigabyte of Ram, 256 Gigabyte of storage and combined 3300 Mph Battery with wireless charging. In Camera section you’ll get One 12 Megapixel Standard and One 12 Megapixel Ultra wide.
Z Flip Design
When seeing Z flip you’ll see they made some different design and material choices that make it a very different phone. The screen is now ultra-thin folding glass and not of plastics and you will feel it while swiping on your screen. its not soft plastic that you can damage with your fingernails. The Screen is 6.7 inch/21×9 Display, 1080p OLED 60HZ and it has hole punch out for selfie camera up top instead of a small notch.
The design definitely makes it feel like a Samsung flagship phone but the crease. The crease is the major issue, This crease is very noticeable theirs no way around it. Every time you go scrolling or swiping or using the UI you’re constantly moving over that crease and your constantly feeling the uneasiness.
So now when we close the phone the front cover display is other different choice. They put tiny 1-inch display on outside of fold. And really its only good for is time and seeing a preview of your notifications.
Samsung should have added some extra functionality on the outside like Razor has so, you can go into your notification and read stuff like your text and emails. But in the Z flip it will only tell you that you got a text or who it is from and if you want to open, it or read it you have to unfold the phone. If you double tap the power button you can open up your primary camera to take selfies.
Hinges are extremely important for folding phones and learning from your past hinges to make a better one is important. Samsung learned a lot from their first gen galaxy fold, and we can see that they came forward with second gen hinge.
Z flip has a very good hinge in fact one of the best hinge till date. Its nearly gapless and Samsung says they put a bunch of small fibers lake a brush inside this hinge to provide protection from getting anything accidentally inside the phone.
The hinge wight is also very nice you can easy open the fold with one hand much more easily. And it’s a three-step hinge meaning you can fold it half-way like a little laptop and set it down on a flat surface. It will let you use half of the screen at a time.
Samsung even built some of their app to take advantage of it including like Camera, Gallery and even google duo video calls. We think that in future it will be an open API and other developers will be able to change there app to use this fold.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Price –
In USA 256GB 8GB RAM Galaxy Z Flip will cost you around $2000. And in Europe it will cost you around € 1,480.
Some Small Details
The fingerprint reader is on the power button right below the volume buttons. And NO There is No Headphone Jack sorry if you thought there will be a jack slot. The Bezels are thick at first but you soon realize it is necessary to protect the glass when closing.
We are really curious what you guys think about z flip. For us its really fascinating, but it has be a little more than just fascinating to be worth $1380. There were rumors that they will be cost cutting to fight razor but it was just rumors.
I don’t know what to say about overall conclusion i think $1380 is way high for this phone right now. i think something more is needed. Anyway that’s all from us, Let us know what’s your take on Samsung Galaxy Z Flip in comment section. I hope this Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Review was helpful to you, Thanks for reading see you next time.