Samsung has finally raised the curtains off of the latest iteration of its foldable smartphone — the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3. It has improved the design and fragility and is Samsung’s first smartphone to boast an under-display camera. Here, let’s have a look at the specs, features, of the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 along with availability, and expected price in Nepal.
Samsung Z Fold 3 Overview:
Design and Display
The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 flaunts a 6.2-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X outer screen having HD+ 2260 × 832 pixels resolution. Similarly, a 7.6-inches QXGA+ Dynamic AMOLED 2 X main display has FHD+ 2208 × 1768 pixels resolution. Furthermore, the main screen is also HDR10+ certified. Fortunately, on both sides, the Fold 3’s screen has a 120Hz refresh rate.
Maintaining the Adaptive refresh rate, the cover display as well as the main display, can dynamically adjust the refresh rate on the basis of the content on the screen. For protection, the exterior screen and the rear cover are covered with a Gorilla Glass Victus. The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 comes with three color options – Phantom Black, Phantom Green, and Phantom Silver.
Talking about the design, the rear panel comes with a new look having the pill-shaped camera arrangement. The hinge is made up of Armor Aluminum that is 10% more long-lasting to protect the interior parts of the hinge.
In addition, this time, the Fold gets an official IPX8 certification for water resistance which is the first time ever on a foldable device. All of this adds up to make Fold 3 80% more long-lasting than Fold 2.
Performance and Memory
Moving on to the memory, the Fold 3 comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset coupled with 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 512GB of UFS 3.1 storage. On the software side, it runs on Android 11-based OneUI 3.1.
The Z Fold 3 is Samsung’s first phone that houses an under-display camera. On the top-right corner of the main display, there’s a 4MP lens.
Similarly, the smartphone comes with a triple camera cutout led by a 12MP primary camera which is complemented by a 12MP ultra-wide and a 12MP telephoto lens. Here, both the primary and telephoto cameras get OIS support. Moreover, a punch-hole in the cover display has a 10MP sensor with an f/2.2 aperture.
Battery and Connectivity
The Z Fold 3 is fueled with a 4400mAh battery that charges with a 25W adapter through the USB Type-C port. It also supports 10W wireless charging along with 4.5W reverse wireless charging. Moving on to biometrics, it has a side-mounted capacitive fingerprint sensor. It also supports an S-pen which is specifically designed for the fold. The pen has a 15mm tip and weighs 8 grams.
Talking about the connectivity, the device includes Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, Wi-Fi 6, Galileo, and NFC. Moving on to the audio, it has a stereo speaker setup with Dolby Atmos.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 Price and Availability in Nepal
In the US, The Fold 3 retail starts at $1799.99. If and when it launches in Nepal, we expect the price of the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 to start around NPR 230,000.
|Smartphone Model||Price in the US||Price in Nepal|
|Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 (256GB)||USD 1799.99||NPR 230,000|
|Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 (512GB)||USD 1899.99||NPR 245,000|
What colors does the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 come in?
The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 comes with three color options – Phantom Black, Phantom Green, and Phantom Silver.
Is Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 water-resistant?
The Fold gets an official IPX8 certification for water resistance which is the first time ever on a foldable device. All of this adds up to make Fold 3 80% more long-lasting than Fold 2.
Does Samsung Galaxy Z Fold support wireless charging?
The Z Fold 3 is fueled with a 4400mAh battery that charges with a 25W adapter through the USB Type-C port. It also supports 10W wireless charging along with 4.5W reverse wireless charging.
How many cameras does Galaxy Z Fold3 5G have?
Galaxy Z Fold3 5G has a camera system consisting of a total of five cameras. On the Front Cover is the 10MP Selfie Camera, and on the Back Cover, you’ll find the triple Rear Camera, with a 12MP Ultra Wide Camera, 12MP Wide-angle Camera, and 12MP Telephoto Camera. The Main Screen has a 4MP Under Display Camera.
Does Galaxy Z Fold3 5G have 5G?
Yes, Galaxy Z Fold3 5G supports 5G connectivity, so if you have a 5G data plan with your carrier, you can use Galaxy Z Fold3 5G to download and upload at Hyperfast data speeds.
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