The anticipated Galaxy Z Flip smartphone has appeared in a hand-on video that reveals the handset when it’s closed and absolutely open. As with its Fold sibling, the unannounced Galaxy Z Flip incorporates a versatile OLED panel that allows the cellphone to fold in half. In contrast to the Fold, nonetheless, this handset transforms from a typical smartphone right into a small clamshell mannequin.
There’s little doubt that folding telephones are the gadget of the long run, one thing arguably obligatory in gentle of the more and more huge cellphone display dimension. Folding smartphones will probably be significantly completely different than their flip cellphone ancestors, nonetheless, providing an all-screen expertise with the identical capabilities (and extra) as their non-folding counterparts.
In contrast to the Galaxy Fold, which is akin to a small pill when absolutely opened, the Galaxy Z Flip is anticipated to look extra like a Galaxy S10 that may fold in half horizontally, that means it’ll look considerably like a sealed sq. when closed. This design presents the standard cellphone expertise with the additional benefit of display safety (with out a separate protector) and a small, extra pocket-friendly dimension.
We’ve seen the Galaxy Z Flip seem in an rising variety of leaks in the weeks main as much as Samsung’s Unpacked 2020 occasion later this month. The mannequin is expected to feature a 6.7-inch show, stereo audio system, and help for wi-fi charging. Nevertheless, the cellphone isn’t anticipated to be supplied with 5G help, which can be a dealbreaker for some if the alleged $1,400 price ticket proves true.
Ben Geskin printed a tweet on Sunday displaying a short hands-on video of the Galaxy Z Flip cellphone, which does certainly seem like a big Galaxy smartphone that merely folds in half. Twin cameras are seen on the again of the handset, which appears that it might have some type of magnetic latch to maintain the cellphone closed. There’s additionally a small LCD on the again of the cellphone that reveals the date and time when the handset is closed.
Samsung is anticipated to announce the Galaxy Z Flip folding smartphone at its Unpacked occasion this month.