Samsung just unveiled its fourth generation of foldable smartphones, and a few other improvements have been added to this flagship form factor. Here’s what you need to know.
One of the most exciting developments in recent years in the smartphone market is the emergence of foldable phones, which offer greater capabilities than standard devices thanks to their unique form factor. The Galaxy Z Fold 4 could take those possibilities even further with some potential improvements, so read the official specs and pricing for this new device.
The Fold 4 was announced on August 10 at a livestream event that you can rewatch in the video embedded below. Pre-orders are activated immediately, and the release date is August 26.
Just like last year, the new Galaxy Z Fold is very expensive. After all, it boasts high-end specs all wrapped up in a rather bold form factor that’s still pretty good.
Galaxy Z Fold 4 price starts from $1,799 / £1,649 For the 256GB model, it goes up to £1,769 for the 512GB model, all the way to £2019 if you want 1TB of storage.
The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 measures 67.1 x 155.1 x 15.8 mm when folded, and expands to 130.1 x 155.1 x 6.3 mm when fully opened. It weighs 263 grams overall.
The external AMOLED screen is 6.2 inches and has an adaptive refresh rate of 120 Hz, while the larger internal screen is 7.6 inches, has a resolution of 2176 x 1812 pixels and has a fully adaptive refresh rate of 120 Hz.
The rear camera module provides three sensors in total; 12MP ultra-wide lens, 50MP main camera, 10MP telephoto sensor with 3x optical zoom. Below the internal screen, you will find a 4MP selfie camera.
This device is powered by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 chipset, and all three storage options feature 12GB of RAM.
The battery capacity is 4400mAh, and this is backed by 2W fast charging which Samsung claims can give you a 50% charge in about 30 minutes.