We’ve all seen the countless rumors, and even a hands-on video, and now, it’s here, finally. Samsung has officially debuted its new foldable smartphone at Unpacked 2020.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip, Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Now Official: Oozing with Foldable Goodness!, Gadget Pilipinas, Gadget PilipinasGalaxy Z Flip reshapes the landscape of foldable smartphones – the symbol of Samsung’s commitment of leveraging advancements in technology and design to surprise and delight users.

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Designed for portability, it can simply flip into the size of a wallet, which makes it easy to fit in just about any pocket or bag. The hinge in itself is an engineering marvel, sophisticated and small to ensure that every fold is smooth and stable.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip, Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Now Official: Oozing with Foldable Goodness!, Gadget Pilipinas, Gadget PilipinasIt uses a 6.7-inch Dynamic AMOLED Infinity Flex display, which uses Samsung’s proprietary bendable Ultra Thin Glass, and a 1.1-inch Super AMOLED display for its cover, which shows the date, time, and battery status at a glance.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip, Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Now Official: Oozing with Foldable Goodness!, Gadget Pilipinas, Gadget PilipinasIt’s Samsung’s first ever 21.9:9 display, and the centered front camera layout also rids the need for a notch, eliminating any distractions to your view.

Giving the device its horsepower is a Snapdragon 855+ processor, backed by 8GB of RAM, and 256GB of storage.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip, Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Now Official: Oozing with Foldable Goodness!, Gadget Pilipinas, Gadget PilipinasThanks to its design, you can quickly capture high quality selfies with the rear camera – no need to unfold the device. You’ll also be able to enjoy 16:9 video recording, hands-free, no tripod, and capture spectacular Night Hyperlapse Videos or detailed low light stills with the dedicated Night Mode.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip, Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Now Official: Oozing with Foldable Goodness!, Gadget Pilipinas, Gadget PilipinasSamsung also worked closely with Google to design Flex Mode, in which the display splits to two 4-inch screens, giving you the flexibility of viewing images or content up top, while also controlling them at the bottom. Easily watch your YouTube clips on the other half, and search for other videos on the other.

Galaxy Z Flip runs on Android 10, and packs a 3,300mAh dual battery with wireless and wired fast-charging, as well as Wireless PowerShare.

Pricing, Pre-Order and Availability

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip is priced at PhP79,990.

Specifications

Main Display 6.7“ FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED Display(21.9:9)
Infinity Flex Display
2636 x 1080
425ppi
Cover Display 1.1“ Super AMOLED Display
300 x 112
303ppi
Dimensions Folded – 73.6 x 87.4 x 17.3mm (Hinge) – 15.4mm (Sagging)
Unfolded – 73.6 x 167.3 x 7.2mm – 6.9mm (Screen)
Weight 183g
Rear Camera 12MP Wide-Angle, Super Speed Dual Pixel AF, OIS, f/1.8
12MP Ultra-Wide, f/2.2
Zoom Up to 8X Digital Zoom
Video HDR10+ Recording
Front Camera 10MP
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+
RAM 8GB
Storage 256GB
Battery 3,300mAh
Charging Wired and Wireless Fast-Charging
Wireless PowerShare
OS Android 10
Connectivity Bluetooth 5
Sensors Capacitive Fingerprint sensor (side)
Accelerometer
Barometer
Gyro sensor
Geomagnetic sensor
Hall sensor (digital, analog)
Proximity sensor
RGB Light sensor
Authentication Lock Type: Pattern, PIN, Password
Biometric Lock Type: Fingerprint Sensor, Face Recognition
Audio Mono Speaker
Security Knox Platform
Virus and Malware Prevention (Powered by McAfee)
Secure Folder

 

Pricing and Launch Date

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip is priced at PhP79,990 and comes in two colors – Mirror Black and Mirror Purple.

Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.