Along with the release of the galaxy Z Fold 3, the company has also launched the new Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3. This smartphone is an upgrade over last year’s Z Flip 2. Now, let’s have a look at the specs, features of the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 along with availability, and expected price in Nepal.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 Overview:
Design and Display
Starting with appearance, the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 flaunts a 6.7-inch FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2x panel clocked at 120Hz and a 1.9-inch screen for notifications and quick settings. The second one is a Super AMOLED panel along with a 60Hz refresh rate and this phone is 4x bigger than the last-gen Flip. Users can easily customize this device in order to add the widgets of their likes.
Furthermore, for protection, there is a Gorilla Glass Victus protection on the front as well as on the rear side. However, the smaller screen has Gorilla Glass DX protection on the front. Similar to the Fold 3, the Flip 3 also has Armour Aluminium frames. Similarly, as per Samsung, with the PET coating on the main screen, its hardness is improved by 36%, and the hinge can live over 200,000 folds.
In terms of performance, The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 is nothing less than the Fold 3. It comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset coupled with 8GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 512GB of internal storage. Similarly, it boosts on Android 11 and comes pre-installed with OneUI 3.1.
Moving on to the cameras, this smartphone comes with two 12MP sensors – a primary f/1.8 lens with OIS and an ultra-wide lens with f/2.2 aperture. Additionally, the main screen comes with a 10MP lens on a punch-hole cutout.
Talking about the video quality in the smartphone, the rear camera is capable of shooting up to 4K videos @ up to 60fps. It also supports 4K Hyperlapse videos, 960fps super slow-mo at HD resolution, and 240fps slow-mo at 1080p.
Battery and Connectivity
In total, the device is fueled with a 3300mAh battery split into two halves – the upper body contains 930mAh, and the lower body with 2370mAh. Furthermore, the Z Flip 3 supports a 15W fast charger through a USB-C port along with 10W wireless charging. Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 also gets an IP68 certification for water and dust resistance.
In terms of connectivity, the smartphone includes dual-band Wi-Fi, GPS/AGPS/GLONASS, Nano-SIM, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, and eSIM. For biometrics, it comes with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor which is embedded in the power button. On the audio side, it comes with a stereo speaker setup with Dolby Atmos support.
Galaxy Z Flip 3 Price and Availability in Nepal
Bringing Samsung’s foldable below 1000-dollar marks, The Z Flip 3 price starts at USD 999. We expect the price of the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 to start at NPR 130,000 in Nepal when it launches here.
|Smartphone Model||Price in the US||Price in Nepal|
|Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3||USD 999||NPR 130,000|
What colors does Galaxy Z Flip3 5G come in?
Galaxy Z Flip3 5G comes in a variety of colors: four base colors and three exclusive colors. The four base colors are Phantom Black, Cream, Green, and Lavender. The exclusive colors are Gray, White, and Pink.
What’s inside the Galaxy Z Flip 3?
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset and has 8GB RAM. The phone can be purchased with either 128GB or 256GB UFS 3.1 internal storage. Other specifications include a 3,300mAh battery, 25W fast wired charging, Stereo speakers, and Gorilla Glass Victus protection.
Does the Galaxy Z Flip have a secondary display?
Yes, the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 has two displays. This includes a main internal display which is a foldable Dynamic AMOLED 2X screen with a 120Hz adaptive refresh rate. The panel can also provide a peak brightness of up to 1200 nits and supports HDR10+. It is an FHD+ panel with a resolution of 1080 x 2640 pixels (about 426 PPI).
Is the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 waterproof?
Not exactly. The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip comes with an IPX8 certification. This means it is resistant to water, although not completely waterproof. So, the device can handle any water splashes, some rain, or even a drop in the pool. It is water-resistant for up to 1.5 meters for 30 minutes. However, keeping the phone submerged for longer amounts of time may damage it. The phone is also still vulnerable to dust and debris, which can still get inside the hinge of the device and may compromise its functionality over time.
What kind of camera setup is present on the Galaxy Z Flip 3?
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 features a dual-camera setup on the outside. This includes two 12MP camera sensors. One of them is an f/1.8, 27mm wide sensor with Dual Pixel PDAF and OIS (optical image stabilization). The other is an f/2.2 ultra-wide sensor with a 123-degree field of view.
Does the Galaxy Flip have a fingerprint sensor?
Yes, the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip comes with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor on the power button. There is no in-display fingerprint scanner on the phone.
Can I wirelessly charge my Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3?
Yes, the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 does support wireless charging at 11W, apart from the 25W wired charging, which remains the fastest way to juice up your device. Additionally, the phone also supports reverse wireless charging at 4.5W, allowing it to wirelessly reverse charge accessories that support the tech, like a pair of Galaxy Buds.
Meanwhile, Check out the Galaxy Z Fold3 | Z Flip3 5G: Introduction Film | Samsung (Source: Samsung )