Samsung Galaxy Z Flip (Hands-on review) Dual-SIM 256GB Unlocked model is now available to buy in US via BH Photo store. The Samsung Z Flip phone packs an Infinity Flex Display that bends from the middle of the screen to provide the clamshell form factor. Taking advantage of its bending capabilities, the new Samsung Galaxy foldable phone has a Flex Mode that lets you use two apps in split screen mode when the phone is partially bent. It also has a small secondary cover screen for notifications, a dual rear camera setup, and a 3,300mAh battery.
Price and Availability
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip is priced at $1,380 for the sole 8GB RAM with 256GB storage Unlocked Dual-SIM model. The phone is offered in Mirror Black, and Mirror Purple color options for now, and, as mentioned, it is listed on the Bhphotovideo.com e-store. Deliveries of the Samsung Z Flip phone for customers will expect in 7-14 business days after order, suggesting the company has limited stocks for the Samsung galaxy foldable phone.
Samsung Z Flip Features, Specifications
Among the features, there’s a new Flex mode UI that lets the Galaxy Z Flip open at varied angles. Additionally, the small secondary screen comes with a swipe-to-see notification feature for scanning through all important notifications without opening the phone. The cover screen offers contextual continuity and lets you tap the notification to seamlessly transition to that app when you unfold your phone.
Another useful feature is the ability to take selfies by partially folding the Galaxy Z Flip and resting it on a surface, something that cannot be done with traditional phones. Other features include Samsung Pay, Samsung Health, Samsung Knox, and more. As mentioned, there’s also a Flex mode that allows users to use two apps at once.
Lastly, Samsung has added small nylon fibers on the edges of the hinge to repel dust, and the hinge is rated to open and close 200,000 times.
Talking about specifications, the dual-SIM (Nano + eSIM) Samsung Galaxy Z Flip runs on Android 10 with a tweaked version of OneUI and features a foldable 6.7-inch full-HD (1080×2636 pixels) Dynamic AMOLED Infinity Flex display with 21.9:9 aspect ratio and 425ppi pixel density. As mentioned, there is a secondary 1.1-inch (112×300 pixels) Super AMOLED display with a 303ppi pixel density. The phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ SoC, paired with 8GB of RAM. Internal storage is set at 256GB, and there’s no option to expand the storage further with a microSD card.
As for imaging options, the Samsung Z Flip phone has a dual-camera setup with a 12MP wide-angle camera (f/1.8, 1.4-micron pixels, 78-degree FoV) and a 12MP ultra-wide-angle camera (f/2.2, 1.12-micron pixels, 123-degree FoV, OIS). The company is also touting HDR10+ video recording. On the front, the phone sports a 10MP (f/2.4, 1.22-micron pixels, 80-degree FoV) camera for selfies and video calls.
The Galaxy Z Flip packs a 3,300mAh battery with fast charging support and has a single mono speaker. Connectivity options include Bluetooth v5.0, 4G LTE, USB Type-C, NFC, MST, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, and GPS (A-GPS). The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip weighs 183 grams, measures 87.4×73.6×17.33mm when folded, and 167.3×73.6×7.2mm when unfolded. The fingerprint sensor is situated on the side of the phone.