At the Galaxy Unpacked Event today, Samsung has officially launched the most awaited Galaxy Z Flip 4 smartphone, alongside the Galaxy Z Fold 4. The new clamshell foldable smartphone comes with some advanced technologies including hardware as well as software.
It has a slightly larger rear display and bigger battery life when compared to the predecessor Galaxy Z Flip 3. On the other hand, it equips the most latest Qualcomm flagship processor and the foldable-specified One UI 4.1.1 software system.
Below you can check the specifications, availability, and prices of this new smartphone in detail.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 specifications:
The new Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 comes with a 6.7 inches Dynamic AMOLED 2x display that offers a 1080 x 2640 pixels resolution. The display supports a 120Hz refresh rate and uses an improved ultra-thin glass as a protective cover.
On the back side, the device has a small display that is capable of not only displaying the notification and other common information but can also be used as a full-surface viewfinder for the main cameras for self-portraits, replying to text messages, making calls, and access Samsung Pay. This displays a 1.9 inches AMOLED screen with 512 x 269 pixels resolution, which is a bit larger than the predecessor.
The device is powered by a 4nm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset which is the improved version of the current top processors from Qualcomm. This chipset is paired with 8GB RAM that comes in three memory variants – 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB.
The Galaxy Z Flip 4 introduces all-new One UI 4.1.1 custom software skin which is based on Android 12L. The new version is specially customized for foldable phones and thus, offers some advanced features to take the foldable experience to the next level.
On the other hand, the smartphone supports the company’s new software update policy which is four major Android 0S upgrades and 5 years of security patches.
The camera department of the phone is amazing as well, the device has the same camera specs as the previous version but with improved quality.
It features two rear cameras consisting of a 12MP primary camera with OIS support and another 12MP camera for ultra-wide angle shots. For selfies and video chats, it has a 10MP shooter on the front side.
The new clamshell foldable phone equips a 3,700mAh battery that can easily last longer and can be charged with the 25W fast charger. It also supports 15W wireless fast charging.
Connectivity and other features:
The phone comes with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner along with the support for eSIM, IPX8 water resistance rating, a nano-SIM slot, Bluetooth 5.2, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, NFC, and USB-C.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 availability and price:
Samsung gives four primary color options for the device, such as Grey Green, Bora Purple, Graphite, and Pink Gold. Meanwhile, it also has a total of 75 Bespoke editions to allow customers to completely control the look of their device.
The device is available for pre-order from today and the sale will start on August 26. The price starts at $999.
Customers who pre-order Galaxy Z Flip 4 between August 10 and August 25 will receive a complimentary memory upgrade to double the storage. At the same time, there’s also $900 off with eligible trade-in, and a Silicone Ring Case or Strap Case.
Samsung announces Galaxy S23 FE release date in France
Back in October, Samsung introduced the Galaxy S23 FE smartphone. Since then, the company has sequentially expanded the phone’s market-wise availability. Now, Samsung announced the release date of Galaxy S23 FE in France.
Samsung will release the Galaxy S23 FE in France on December 8, 2023. The company is highlighting the phone’s camera and videography skills along with battery and design. As shown in the image, the Galaxy S23 FE will be available in four colors: Purple, Black, White and Mint.
The Galaxy S23 FE is expected to come pre-loaded with Android 14-based One UI 6.0 software. In initial launch markets, the device was shipped with One UI 5.1, powered by Android 13. Moreover, the S23 FE France unit will be powered by Exynos 2200 chipset.
Samsung will produce 4nm AI chips for Hanwha
Samsung and Hanwha partner to produce cutting-edge AI chips. Hanwha subsidiary Vision Next’s AI semiconductors will be mass-produced at Samsung’s 4nm process technology.
The company has expanded its base for high-tech, high-tech processes, and Hanwha has secured a growth engine for the semiconductor business, which has been selected as a future growth engine.
According to a report, Samsung plans to mass produce Vision Next AI semiconductors using the 4nm (nanometer) process. It is planned to begin mass production as early as the first half of next year.
This move is expected to become the basis for cooperation between the foundry and fabless of leading domestic companies. This is because Samsung can increase its foundry status by expanding its 4nm customer base, and Hanwha can increase its semiconductor business capabilities.
Galaxy S23 Ultra slips out of bestseller club, iPhone tsunami continues [Q3 2023]
A new report shows that Samsung’s Galaxy A14 continues to lead the Android market globally. While the Apple iPhone’s tsunami continued, the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra slipped out of bestseller club in the third quarter of the year.
Apple’s iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Pro Max, and iPhone 14 Pro were the bestsellers in Q3 2023. Notably, the iPhone 13 jumped to the fourth rank as its sales were high during the festival sales in India. From fifth to eighth, Samsung’s A series phones are listed on the chart.
Samsung’s Galaxy A14 LTE was the best-selling Android smartphone globally in Q3 2023. This phone’s 5G variant ranked 2nd in the Android market, while sixth in all categories. The Galaxy A54 and affordable Galaxy A04e secured seventh and eighth spots in the chart.
The most notable thing is that Samsung’s Galaxy S23 Ultra flagship slipped out of the top 10 bestseller club. It came as a big disappointment for Samsung as it’s preparing to unveil the Galaxy S24 Ultra alongside the S24 and S24 Plus in January next year.