Samsung has appeared a 'Vertical Folding' folding smartphone 'Galaxy Z Flip', what kind of model is it?

The 'Vertical Folding' Folding Smartphone, which Samsung had previously unveiled the

concept , was announced as the ' Galaxy Z Flip '. It is a slightly different compact model than Galaxy Fold , Samsung's first foldable smartphone.

Galaxy Z Flip Folding Glass Smartphone | Samsung US

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip: new foldable phone unveiled at Unpacked 2020-The Verge

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip first look: folding glass changes everything-The Verge

Galaxy Z Flip is a vertical folding smartphone that can be used by opening the screen, even though it is compact enough to fit in your pocket.

You can see how the appearance of Galaxy Z Flip is finished in one shot by watching the following movie.

Galaxy Z Flip: Official Launch Film-YouTube

On the back is a 12 megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera and a dual camera with the same 12 megapixel wide-angle camera.


'Samsung' logo on the hinge. The hinge uses a unique mechanism called 'Hideaway Hinge' inspired by the lotus, and the folding angle can be adjusted, and the unique sweeper technology can remove dirt and dust from the hinge. For this reason, it seems that the company is taking all possible measures against '

Failure derived from hinge ' which was a Galaxy Fold for review. However, the international media The Verge states, 'You need to make sure that the new hinge works exactly as Samsung says.'

The display uses a 6.7-inch organic EL display.

When closed, it is very compact and almost square. The body weight is 183g.

On the side is a USB-C port for charging and ...

There is a power button. The power button is equipped with a fingerprint authentication sensor.

The resolution is 2636 × 1080 pixels and the pixel density is 425ppi. The aspect ratio is 21.9: 9.

Because it is equipped with the Galaxy Series's first folding glass screen 'Samsung Ultra Thin Glass', it seems unlikely that the

protective sheet layer was peeled off on the day of getting the Galaxy Fold for review. According to Samsung, Samsung Ultra Thin Glass can withstand 200,000 folds.

The body color is mirror purple and mirror black.

The folding angle can be adjusted freely, so that the Galaxy Z Flip can stand alone without a special stand or tripod as shown below.

Next to the rear camera is a 1.1-inch sub-display for notifications that used to be a folding phone. Therefore, it is possible to display notifications of calls, emails, and apps with icons and text.

This sub-display can also be used as a camera viewfinder.

On the front is a 10 megapixel camera.

At the heart is a 64-bit octa-core processor

Snapdragon 855 Plus , manufactured using a 7nm process, with 8GB of memory (RAM) and 256GB of storage. The battery capacity is 3300 mAh, and the battery will not run out even if it is used all day. The OS uses a custom version of Android 10, but does not support 5G, the next-generation communication standard.

In addition, you can use the portrait display to open two apps at the same time for multitasking. In that case, the screen is split into two at the center hinge. The same applies when the body is bent. If the screen is split into two, the size of one display will be 4 inches.

The Verge can not specifically emphasize how the Galaxy Z Flip's `` Hideaway Hinge '' differs from foldable smartphones such as Galaxy Fold and Motorola Razr, but the Galaxy Z Flip's hinge is very sophisticated It has evolved to be more solid, no squeaks, and has a very smooth operation.The Samsung Flip's impressive workmanship caused Samsung's first foldable smartphone to start with a

breakage report That's very disappointing. '

However, The Verge states, 'Galaxy Fold and Motorola Razr also seemed very promising at the time of release, so Samsung could launch the Galaxy Z Flip on Valentine's Day without a pre-order or media review. It can be considered a bad sign, 'he said, saying that the Galaxy Z Flip cannot be accurately evaluated until it has been used for a long time.

Still pointing out that some of the drawbacks of the foldable smartphone have been improved, not only the hinge part that was a major cause of the previous failure, but also `` body size that was too large even when folded '' and `` display bezel 'Reducing the size of parts' and 'the evolution from plastic screens to glass screens' are major advances.

A close-up photo of the Galaxy Z Flip Samsung Ultra Thin Glass, which can withstand 200,000 foldings.

The folds on the Galaxy Fold were evident from a distance, but the Galaxy Z Flip was very seamless.

The hands-on movie of Galaxy Z Flip by The Verge can be checked from the following.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip hands-on-YouTube

The Galaxy Z Flip is scheduled to be released in the United States on February 14, 2020, and the price is $ 1380 (about 150,000 yen).

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