New York, US. The Soho district is the one chosen to witness the new ‘purple wave’ of Samsung , who presented their bet on folding phones in this new Unpacked 2022 : The Galaxy Z Fold 4 and the Galaxy Z Flip 4 , a couple of teams that have improved on the strength of their screens, battery life and productivity.
According to Mario Laffiite, Vice President of Institutional Relations at Samsung, the 5G market is promoting the use of this type of smartphone and they estimate to sell more than 75 million units in this vertical. But, what are the main novelties of this new family?
Galaxy Z Flip 4
Samsung’s smallest brother has been characterized as the most portable and compact of the Korean brand’s foldables. In this new installment, the phone maintains this compact philosophy and evolves it to the bezels, as they are narrower in this fourth generation.
The device has a 6.7-inch AMOLED screen, a 3,700 mAh battery that, unlike the Z Flip 3, allows super fast charging. In addition to having the latest generation, Snapdragon, 8+ Gen, a four-nanometer chipset that will allow better performance in the daily activities that the team does.
It has 8GB RAM, a 12 MP camera with improvements in night shots. It is also part of 90% of the brand’s equipment that has some recycled component.
Features of the Galaxy Z Fold 4
The premium equipment of this folding family has some features that stand out from the previous generation. One of them is the weight, since this new equipment weighs 263 grams. Its external screen is more versatile and its internal screen is wider, which helps in the productivity of users.
In addition, the Z Fold 4 has a 50MP camera and, like its brother, it has a latest generation Snapdragon 8+ Gen chipset that also helps the performance of the battery, which is 4,400 mAh.
Both devices have a new Gorilla Glass Victus+ protection layer, which promises to make the screen more resistant and extend the useful life of the product, as many users have reported that less than a year of using any of these devices, their screens have had breaks. that impair its performance.
During the first impressions we had with both teams, a greater resistance was perceived when folding the teams, as well as a greater variety of colors and finishes.
In the case of Z Flip 4 it will be available from August 26 for $999 and the Z Fold 4 will cost $1,799. The presale is now available on the Samsung page.
Counterpoint Research indicates that in the first quarter of 2022 there was a sales volume of 1.54 million units of folding phones in the world, an increase of 111% compared to the previous year.
However, it estimates that throughout 2022 smartphones of this type will reach sales of 16.6 million units, an increase of 82.9% compared to 2021. The Korean brand also ensures that users are looking for more personalized and consistent equipment. to hybrid work, so its Z Fold 4 is a candidate to be successful because it has a larger screen and a more powerful processor than past versions.