Samsung being Samsung it has never stopped us from getting surprises in the world of electronics specially in mobile phone. Next to Apple iPhone’s market, Samsung always kept its name ranking in second beating all the other brands. Samsung is a South Korean company which is famous for its electronic appliances. Samsung uses Android operating system and in some of its designs it uses its own operating system Tizen too. Samsung has a collection of 294 products alone in mobile devices so far.
So here comes Samsung’s new product that is Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Announced on 11th and Released February 14, 2020. Its a foldable phone and getting kicked off within its initial days itself. The pre orders and online orders are so high. And almost all the retail stores across the United States have sold out the prior collection. So as usual they product is hitting off the market.
First thing we can notice when we get the box packaging itself an ‘A’ grade. As it’s classy in black. Which makes it more attractive. Pushing it to to open the box reveals another case saying it’s fold. Underneath that in a cover you get a case and glass which is for the protection of phone which is appreciable.Then you get a manual about the phone and the comes the phone.
|NETWORK||Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|BODY||Dimensions||Unfolded: 167.3 x 73.6 x 7.2 mm
Folded: 87.4 x 73.6 x 17.3 mm
|Weight||183 g (6.46 oz)|
|Build||Glass front, glass back (Gorilla Glass 6), aluminum frame|
|Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)|
|DISPLAY||Type||Foldable Dynamic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||6.7 inches, 101.6 cm2 (~82.5% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2636 pixels (~425 ppi density)|
Cover display: 1.1″, Super AMOLED, 112 x 300 pixels
|PLATFORM||OS||Android 10.0; One UI 2|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SM8150 Snapdragon 855+ (7 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (1×2.95 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.41 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.78 GHz Kryo 485)|
|GPU||Adreno 640 (700 MHz)|
|Internal||256GB 8GB RAM|
|MAIN CAMERA||Triple||12 MP, f/1.8, 27mm (wide), 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS
12 MP, f/2.2, 12mm (ultrawide), 1.12µm
|Features||LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|Video||[email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/240fps, [email protected], HDR10+|
|SELFIE CAMERA||Single||10 MP, f/2.4, 26mm (wide), 1.22µm, PDAF|
Tuned by AKG
|COMMS||WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS|
|USB||3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go|
|FEATURES||Sensors||Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer|
|BATTERY||Non-removable Li-Po 3300 mAh battery|
|Charging||Fast battery charging 15W
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip has been tested more than 200,000 times, which makes up with 200 folds per day for three years. This assures you that you can use this product for three years even if you fold it 200 times a day. This has 2 separate usable zones. It can camera view up and control panel down or one half for one app and other half for another app which is cool. The moment it is folded it looks like a wallet which can be kept inside your pockets. For a woman’s jeans it’s super easy. Though it’s display is small it is large enough to enjoy the content. And the best part is you don’t need to on the screen of your phone to check date, time or percentage of your battery it appears in your outer screen micro display . This is a big advantage as it doesn’t allow us to get distracted in our phone all the time.
This micro display captures high quality pictures selfies and videos even without entering the phone and it’s too single take by this mode it takes pictures and videos for you and you don’t need have a look on them until it captures.
And this phone is too risky to hold and open by one hand as one accident can make you loose US – $1,380, Europe – €1,480, UK – £1,300. This flip has more similarities with last year’s S10 more than this year’s S20. And the camera too from S10 series. This phone does not cope up with 5G, if you are buying in 2020 and planning it for a long time usage mostly probably after 2022 you are going to have an connectivity problem in Internet.
You can feel a crease in the middle because of the fold which might feel uncomfortable for some users. But this phone didn’t come nowhere out of the blue and for a second generation phone it is very good. And this is the best foldable currently out there. Samsung didn’t make it for a massive market to earn much profit.
Its not a very good preference for a techie or a casual user.
Samsung has achieved three things by this product one is people’s attention next to Apple, though it won’t win in selling numbers it will surely win people’s heart. Secondly it will win the heart of people who are in love with foldable phones. And they succeeded in this folding product though the first one didn’t sell well. This product made Samsung more cooler than ever by the Koreans.
By Zulaiha Ziyard