Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 2 to feature an IP rating

Nowadays, smartphone makers are trying to offer handsets with IP ratings, which ensures durability as well as dust and water resistance. However, consumers have concerns with foldable phones for a long time when it comes to protection against external impacts.

In order to deliver a durable and long-lasting foldable smartphone experience, Samsung significantly worked on its models like the Galaxy Z Fold 2 and Galaxy Z Flip equips Ultra-Thin Glass foldable display as well as a solid hinge. Now, it looks like the company’s next-gen folding phones could be more durable compared to the previous generations.

According to SamMobile, the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 2 will become the first foldables from Samsung to feature an IP rating. The IP (Ingress Protection) rating ensures the dust and water resistance of an electronic gadget. Although these phones might not feature the IP68 rating of the Galaxy S21 Ultra, it indicates a major improvement in the durability department.

As per the previous reports, Samsung could launch the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 2 somewhere in July this year. Furthermore, recently it is reported that the company started the firmware development of its upcoming foldable models, which will exclusively come with Android 11-based One UI 3.5 out of the box.

Adding to this, a tipster has recently disclosed that the Galaxy Z Fold 3 will not be powered by Snapdragon 888 and Exynos 2100. Therefore, it’s most expected to equip a new Exynos processor with an AMD GPU. In addition, it could feature a slightly smaller cover display compared to its predecessor.


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