Samsung Galaxy Fold Unpacked 2023: Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Galaxy Z Flip 5

Samsung recently unveiled its latest foldable smartphones, the Galaxy Z Fold 5 and the Galaxy Z Flip 5, during the highly-anticipated Galaxy Unpacked 2023 event in Seoul, South Korea. These cutting-edge devices are set to revolutionize the mobile industry with their impressive features and design.

Galaxy Z Fold 5 – Pre-order now available!

The Galaxy Z Fold 5 is now available for pre-order in various regions, including the United States, with official availability starting on August 11. Early birds can secure their units right away by placing a pre-order. The base model of the Galaxy Z Fold 5 is priced at (around Rs 1,47,570) $1,800, offering excellent value for its premium capabilities.

Storage and Color Options

Customers have the option to choose from three storage variants – 256GB, 512GB, and a whopping 1TB, all coupled with 12GB of RAM, ensuring seamless performance. Additionally, the Galaxy Z Fold 5 comes in three attractive color options: Icy Blue, Phantom Black, and Cream, catering to different style preferences.

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Enhanced Display Features

Samsung has upgraded the Galaxy Z Fold 5’s displays to enhance user experience. The device now boasts a larger 6.2-inch cover screen with a Dynamic AMOLED panel, featuring a high resolution of 2316 x 904 pixels and an impressive 120Hz refresh rate, providing vibrant visuals and smooth navigation. The primary display has also been expanded to 7.6 inches, featuring a Dynamic AMOLED panel with a resolution of 2176 x 1812 pixels and a 120Hz refresh rate, resulting in an immersive viewing experience.

Slimmer Design and Innovative Camera

Compared to its predecessor, the Galaxy Z Fold 5 is 2.4mm thinner, making it more portable and easy to handle. Samsung has also introduced an under-display camera, cleverly integrated to ensure minimal interruption while messaging or watching videos. The Galaxy Z Fold 5 is compatible with the company’s S Pen, providing an additional level of convenience for users who love taking notes or sketching on their smartphones. The Galaxy Z Fold 5 ships with One UI 5.1.1 software that’s based on Android 13 out of the box. It’s likely to receive four major Android OS updates.

Galaxy Z Fold 5 Specs:

SoCSnapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy (4nm)
Display7.6-inch AMOLED main screen, 6.2-inch AMOLED cover screen, both with 120Hz adaptive refresh rate
Storage256GB, 512GB, 1TB
Battery4,400mAh dual battery
Operating SystemOne UI 5.1.1 (Android 13)
Front Camera10MP cover camera, 4MP under-display main screen camera
Rear Cameras12MP ultrawide, 50MP wide-angle, 10MP telephoto
ConnectivitySIM and eSIM
Dimensions (Folded)6.1 x 2.64 x 0.53 inches
Dimensions (Unfolded)6.1 x 5.11 x 0.24 inches
ColorsIcy Blue, Phantom Black, Cream (Samsung exclusive: Gray, Blue)
Weight8.92 ounces (252.88g)
ChargingUp to 50% in 30 minutes (25W wired), Fast Wireless Charging 2.0, Wireless PowerShare
IP RatingIPX8
PriceStarting at $1,800
Micro SD Card SupportNo
Stylus TypeS Pen Fold Edition (sold separately)
SecuritySamsung Knox, Samsung Knox Vault

Galaxy Z Flip 5

Samsung has officially revealed its latest innovation, the Galaxy Z Flip 5, and it comes with some notable upgrades. One of the first noticeable changes is the significantly larger 3.4-inch cover display that extends from the hinge to the dual cameras, providing a more immersive experience.

The Galaxy Z Flip 5 has been designed to fold completely flat, offering improved convenience. Under the hood, it features an upgraded Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset for enhanced performance. The inner display remains unchanged, featuring a 6.7-inch OLED panel with a 1080p resolution and an impressive 1 ~ 120Hz refresh rate. On the outside, there’s a 720p OLED screen with a standard 60Hz refresh rate.

Samsung has ensured the Flip 5 is well-protected, with an IPX8 rating similar to its predecessor, making it resistant to full water immersion up to 1.5 meters for 30 minutes. The device comes with 8GB of RAM and 256GB and 512GB, is powered by a 3,700mAh battery. Running on Android 13-based One UI 5.1.1, it offers a seamless user experience.


Galaxy Z Flip 5 Cover display

The Galaxy Z Flip 5 allows users to run select apps on its cover display, including popular ones like Netflix, YouTube, Google Maps, WhatsApp, and Messages.

Galaxy Z Flip 5 Color

For personalization, the device is available in Mint, Graphite Cream, and Lavender shades. Those purchasing from Samsung’s online store get the additional color options of Blue, Gray, Green, and Yellow.

Galaxy Z Flip 5 Connectivity

Connectivity-wise, the Flip 5 is packed with features, including Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.3, dual-SIM 5G, eSIM support, NFC, and USB Type-C.

Galaxy Z Flip 5 Software

With the device launching on Android 13, Samsung has promised updates up to at least Android 17, ensuring users enjoy the latest features and security enhancements until at least July 2028.

Galaxy Z Flip 5 Specs:

SoCSnapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy (4nm)
Display6.7-inch Full HD+ Dynamic AMOLED internal display with 120Hz refresh rate, 3.4-inch 720x748p external display
Storage128GB, 256GB, 512GB
Operating SystemAndroid 13 / One UI 5.1
Camera (Rear, Front)12MP f/1.8 main camera, 12MP f/2.2 ultra-wide outside camera, 10MP selfie camera
Front Camera10MP selfie camera
Rear Cameras12MP f/1.8 main camera, 12MP f/2.2 ultra-wide outside camera
Connectivity5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.3
Dimensions (Folded)3.35 x 2.83 x 0.59 inches
Dimensions (Unfolded)6.5 x 2.83 x 0.27 inches
ColorsMint, Graphite, Cream, Lavender, Gray, Blue, Green, Yellow
Weight6.6 ounces
ChargingUp to 50% in 30 minutes (25W wired), Wireless PowerShare
IP RatingIPX8


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