Back in August 2021, Samsung introduced the third-generation foldable smartphone lineup, which includes Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3. Going ahead, the Korean tech giant is now preparing to launch the delayed Galaxy S21 FE in January 2022, followed by the anticipated S22 series in February 2022.
Meanwhile, concept creator HoiINDI just shared a collection of Galaxy Z Flip 4 renders that are based on early leaks and rumors about Samsung’s next clamshell-type foldable smartphone. The device is expected to make its official debut in the second half of next year, meanwhile, you can check out the stunning concept below.
— HoiINDI (@HoiIndi) December 14, 2021
Galaxy Z Flip 4
Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip 3 comes at a hot price tag, which is quietly reduced than its predecessor. When it comes to upgrades, the company offers several new features and capabilities such as IPX8 rating for dust and water resistance, 120Hz refresh rate, and larger cover display.
According to an earlier report by TheElec, the Korean phone maker aims to produce around 10 million units of Galaxy Z Flip 4 and Galaxy Z Fold 4 in Q3 and Q4 of 2022. This big aim hints that Samsung wishes to ship at least 10 million units of its next-generation foldable devices.
Google confirms Galaxy S23 FE coming in two SoC variants
Google Play Console database confirmed that Samsung’s Galaxy S23 FE will be available in two SoC variants. The company is about to introduce a handful of new Fan Edition products including a smartphone, two tablets, and a pair of wireless earbuds.
In a recent development, Samsung’s Galaxy S23 FE surfaced on the Google Play Console database, which not only confirmed that two SoC variants are coming but an image of the phone also got shared. The device will have Exynos 2200 and Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chips, based on market/region.
In addition, the S23 Fan Edition will bring 8GB of RAM, well, at least one of its variants will. It’s easily possible this will be the only RAM variant, though. Android 13 is also confirmed, while One UI 5.1 will be included on top of it as well as eligibility of 4 OS plus 5 years of security updates.
Here’s when Samsung Galaxy Z Fold rival by OnePlus going official!
OnePlus will launch its first foldable smartphone – the OnePlus Open on October 19. A reliable source revealed the launch date, following OnePlus’ announcement about the “soon” arrival of its first foldable handset.
The upcoming OnePlus Open reportedly features a form factor of OPPO Find N2. After Google’s Pixel Fold, the OnePlus Open will compete with Samsung, which has dominated the international foldable market.
Notably, the Chinese phone maker kicked out China’s BOE in favor of Samsung Display. This decision led the vendor delay the unveiling of the foldable phone as major change in its OLED panel supply chain.
OnePlus today announced that #OnePlusOpen is launching “soon”
Now let me tell you what soon means: The very first foldable smartphone from @OnePlus is launching October 19th! 🗓️
I’m truly excited about this device!
— Max Jambor (@MaxJmb) September 20, 2023
Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 on Samsung Galaxy S24 Plus gains sequential improvement
Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S24 Plus featuring the unreleased Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 for Galaxy processor visited Geekbench. Following its first appearance on the benchmark platform in late July, the Galaxy S24 Plus scored slightly better points in the fresh test.
According to the input, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 for Galaxy, powering the Galaxy S24 Plus, scored 2240 points and 6743 points in Geekbench 6’s single-core and multi-core tests. For reference, the device reached up to 2242/6730 and 2233/6661 as of July 2023.
The South Korean tech giant will also introduce the Exynos 2400-powered Galaxy S24 and Galaxy S24 Plus. These variants will be available in certain markets including Europe, with the Galaxy S24 Ultra only equipped with the Snapdragon chipset.