Samsung Galaxy Z Flip - a clamshell with a flexible screen

13 February 2020

Samsung does not stop trying to make a foldable smartphone. There is a chance that it worked this time. The novelty is called the Galaxy Z Flip and surprises with its form factor.

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The device looks like a clamshell. Such cell phones were popular 15 years ago. However, Samsung does not think they are obsolete. There is no physical keyboard. Instead there is a flexible touch screen display.

Galaxy Z Flip is equipped with a 6.7-inch Dynamic AMOLED panel. The latter pleases with thin frames and a resolution of 2636 by 1080 pixels. Said corresponds to the format Full HD+.

Theconstruction is based on a special glass. No plastic. In this way, durability is guaranteed. Especially where the device folds in half.

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Another feature of the Galaxy Z Flip is an additional screen. It has a diagonal of 1.1 inches and is located on the outside. It displays useful information. For example, the current time, charge level and so on. It is possible not to open the phone unnecessarily.

There is a fingerprint scanner. It is located on the right side of the power button. As for performance, there is a Snapdragon 855 processor. The chip last year, but the flagship. It operates at a clock frequency of up to 2.95 GHz.

With memory full order. The amount of RAM is 8 GB. Complementing the configuration is a flash drive with a capacity of 256 GB. There is a lot of space, although there is no slot for microSD. No expansion is provided.

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What's the deal with shooting? The Galaxy Z Flip is equipped with a dual rear camera (12 MP + 12 MP). For selfies is responsible front lens at 10 MP. Support for facial recognition is announced.

In addition, the Galaxy Z Flip has a good battery. We are talking about the battery capacity of 3300 mAh. Available fast charging (wired and wireless). The device also powers other gadgets.

No problems with the Internet - thanks to the 4G LTE modem. Among other things, there is NFC and USB Type-C. In the role of the OS is the "fresh" Android 10 (with a proprietary One UI 2.0 shell).

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The price in Russia bites - 119,990 rubles. Sales will start on February 14, 2020.