Introducing Galaxy Z Flip 5G: Express Yourself with a Stylish, 5G-Enabled Foldable Smartphone

on July 22, 2020
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Samsung changes the shape of 5G by bringing next-generation performance and connectivity to its latest foldable device

LONDON, UK July 22, 2020 – Today, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. introduced the Galaxy Z Flip 5G, a device that pairs the statement-making smartphone with the lightning-fast speeds of 5G to continue inspiring all-new mobile experiences.[1] With 5G networks expanding across the globe, people are now experiencing the impact 5G can have on the mobile experience, helping them share more, play more, and do more, faster.

   “At Samsung, we continue to put the power of 5G in millions of consumers’ hands. We continually demonstrate our commitment to make 5G more accessible to more people,” said Dr. TM Roh, President and Head of Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics. “We are excited to bring next-generation speed and connectivity to the Galaxy Z Flip which further expands our portfolio of 5G devices, empowering consumers with meaningful experiences to help them do more of what they love.”

 

Next Generation Performance

The Galaxy Z Flip introduced a stylish and compact form factor that reinforced Samsung’s ongoing commitment to expanding the foldable category. Now with 5G, the Galaxy Z Flip 5G can bring blazing-fast speeds to the palm-sized foldable device, making it easier than ever to stay connected with followers, friends, and family.

 

The Galaxy Z Flip 5G is the first device in Samsung’s Galaxy line-up to feature the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 865 Plus 5G Mobile Platform. This new platform maximizes the power of 5G with revved up performance to deliver faster and more efficient on-device processing with sharper imagery through improved graphics rendering.

 

Elevated Design & Style

The Galaxy Z Flip 5G brings the speed of 5G without added bulk, solidifying the device as one of the most stylish and compact 5G foldable smartphones available. Samsung added the components necessary to bring 5G connectivity to life while maintaining the Galaxy Z Flip’s sleek, bold form factor for ultimate portability. The Galaxy Z Flip 5G comes in two new premium colours including Mystic Grey and Mystic Bronze, all encased in glass with a haze finish that is soft to the touch while minimizing fingerprints.

 

Improved Foldable Experience

Since the Galaxy Z Flip first launched in February 2020, consumers have enjoyed using its revolutionary form factor to express themselves in new, imaginative ways—doing more, hands-free. Since then, Samsung has continually updated the experience for users to more easily capture, view, communicate and share content with friends and loved ones. Consumers can now get the best of the Galaxy Z Flip experience the upgraded features with the Galaxy Z Flip 5G.

 

Flex mode

Easily and simultaneously view and control content with the Galaxy Z Flip’s custom-built user experience, which utilises its unique forward folding form factor. When the device is free-standing, the display automatically splits into two 4-inch screens so you can view content on the top half of the display, and control on the bottom half[2].

 

  • YouTube with Flex mode – With Flex mode, enjoy watching your favorite YouTube channel hands-free. While streaming on the top half of your device, you can also browse, read descriptions, and comment on the bottom half. Plus, enjoy four months of YouTube Premium with your Galaxy Z Flip 5G for an uninterrupted experience[3].
  • Camera Update with Flex mode – Now it is even easier to shoot from higher and lower angles with the Galaxy Z Flip. Whether you want to capture low-angle action videos or vibrant birds-eye photos of your meal, simply double-tap in Flex mode to switch the camera’s preview window from the top to the bottom half of the device.

Multitasking

Effortlessly multi-task with Multi-Active Window by using the Multi-Window Tray to drag and drop the apps you want to use.[4]

 

  • App Pair – Seamlessly open and access two apps at once using App Pair in the Multi-Window Tray, so when you are ready to share photos with a friend, your Gallery and Messaging apps will open simultaneously
  • Multi-window Tray – The Multi-window Tray is now part of a more robust Edge Panel integration, for added convenience, providing access to more apps.

 

 

Availability

The Galaxy Z Flip 5G will be available in the UK in Mystic Grey and Mystic Bronze starting August 7, 2020. For more information about the Galaxy Z Flip 5G, please visit news.samsung.com/galaxy, www.samsungmobilepress.com or www.samsung.com/galaxy.

 

 

PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS

Galaxy Z Flip 5G Specifications
Display Main Display 6.7-inch FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED Display (21.9:9) Infinity Flex Display

2636 x 1080

425ppi

*Screen measured diagonally as a full rectangle without accounting for the rounded corners. The actual viewable area is smaller due to the rounded corners and camera hole.
Cover Display 1.1-inch Super AMOLED Display

300 x 112

303ppi

*Screen measured diagonally as a full rectangle without accounting for the rounded corners. The actual viewable area is smaller due to the rounded corners.
Dimension & Weight Folded 73.6 x 87.4 x 17.4mm (Hinge) – 15.4mm (Sagging)
Unfolded 73.6 x 167.3 x 7.2mm – 6.9mm (Screen)
*The thickness of Galaxy Z Flip when unfolded does not include the frame of the main display.
Weight 183 g
Camera Front Camera 10MP Selfie Camera: F2.4

Pixel size: 1.22μm

FOV: 80˚

Rear Dual   Camera 12MP Ultra Wide Camera: F2.2

Pixel size: 1.12μm

FOV: 123˚

12MP Wide-angle Camera: Super Speed Dual Pixel AF, OIS, F1.8

Pixel size: 1.4μm

FOV: 78˚

OIS for Rear Wide-angle Camera (Optical Image Stabilization)

Up to 8x digital zoom

HDR10+ recording

Tracking AF

AP 7㎚ 64-bit Octa-Core Processor

※ 3.09㎓ (Maximum Clock Speed) + 2.40㎓ + 1.80㎓

Memory 8GB RAM with 256GB internal storage
*Actual storage available may depend on pre-installed software.
Battery 3,300 mAh (typical) dual battery
*Typical value tested under third-party laboratory condition. Typical value is the estimated average value considering the deviation in battery capacity among the battery samples tested under IEC 61960 standard. Rated (minimum) capacity is 3204mAh [5]. Actual battery life may vary depending on network environment, usage patterns, and other factors.
Charging Fast Charging compatible via power cord and Wireless*

Wireless PowerShare**

*Wired charging compatible with QC2.0 and AFC. Wireless charging compatible with WPC

** Wireless PowerShare works with most Qi-Certified devices. Requires minimum 30% battery to share. Speed and power efficiency of charge varies by device. May not work with some accessories, covers, or other manufacturer’s devices. If you have trouble connecting or charging is slow, remove any cover from each device. May affect call reception or data services, depending on your network environment.

OS Android 10
Network 5G*: 5G Non-Standalone(NSA), 5G Standalone(SA), Sub6, Dynamic Spectrum Sharing(DSS)

LTE**: Enhanced 4X4 MIMO, Up to 6CA, LTE Cat.20

Up to 2.0Gbps Download / Up to 200Mbps Upload

* Requires optimal 5G network connection, available in select markets. Check with your carrier for availability and details. Download and streaming speeds may vary based on content provider, server connection and other factors.

**Actual speed may vary depending on country, carrier, and user environment.

Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4/5GHz), HE80, MIMO[6], 1024QAM

Bluetooth® v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps), USB Type-C, NFC, Location (GPS, Galileo, Glonass, BeiDou)

*Galileo and BeiDou coverage may be limited. BeiDou may not be available for certain countries.
SIM Card One eSIM and one Nano SIM
*SIM card sold separately. Availability may vary depending on country and carrier.

*eSIM requires a wireless service plan and allows you to activate a mobile network plan without the use of a nano SIM. eSIM availability may vary depending on software version, country and carrier. Check with your carrier if your mobile network plan supports eSIM.

Payment Samsung Pay

Credit & debit cards: Supports MST or/and NFC, Prepaid card, Global remittance, Transit, Memberships, Gift cards, Rewards

*Available in select countries. Features may vary depending on country and service providers.
Sensors Capacitive Fingerprint sensor (side), Accelerometer, Barometer, Gyro sensor, Geomagnetic sensor, Hall sensor (digital, analog), Proximity sensor, RGB Light sensor
Authentication Lock type: pattern, PIN, password

Biometric lock type: Fingerprint sensor, Face recognition

*Face recognition only available when unfolded with the Front Camera.
Audio Mono speaker

Surround sound for Bluetooth and earphones with Dolby Atmos technology (Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus included.)

UHQ 32-bit &DSD64/128 support

PCM: Up to 32 bits, DSD*: DSD64/128

 

Audio playback format: MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA, APE, DSF, DFF

 

Bluetooth

Dual Audio: connect two Bluetooth devices to the Galaxy Z Flip to play audio through the two devices simultaneously.

 

Scalable Codec: Enhanced Bluetooth connection under ambient radio frequency interference.

 

Recording

Recording quality is improved with the High AOP Mic that minimizes distortion in noisy environments.

*DSD64 and DSD128 playback can be limited depending on the file format.

*The two connected devices may exhibit a slight difference in sound output.

*Available only for certain accessories made by Samsung and AKG.

*AOP: Acoustic Overload Point

Video Video playback format

MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM

 

TV connection

Wireless: Smart View (screen mirroring 1080p at 30fps)

Security Knox platform: real-time monitoring and protection.

Virus, malware prevention. (Powered by McAfee)

Secure Folder: a secure space on the device to isolate and protect content such as apps, photos, movies, and private files.

*Virus and malware prevention solution providers may vary depending on country.
In the Box Galaxy Z Flip, Data Cable, Travel Adapter, Ejection Pin, Quick Start Guide, Earphones (USB Type-C) with sound by AKG
*Actual components, including earphone, may not be available depending on the model you purchase or the country or region you live in. Package and cover colour may vary depending on device colour.

 

*All specifications and descriptions provided herein may be different from the actual specifications and descriptions of the product. Samsung reserves the right to make changes to this web page and the contents herein, including without limitation, functionality, features, specifications, GUI, images, videos, benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, capabilities, and any other product information, without notice.

 

[1] 5G speeds vary and require optimal network and connection (factors include frequency, bandwidth, congestion); see carrier for availability.

[2] Flex mode is guaranteed to work from 75 to 115 degrees; a broader range of angles may be accessible for users depending on environment and use case.

[3] Promotion is open to participants in the United Kingdom & Republic of Ireland who purchase a Galaxy Z Flip 5G and activate between 00:01 (GMT) 30th April and 23:59 (GMT) 31 December 2020. Offer only available to customers who are not current YouTube Premium, YouTube Music Premium or Google Play Music subscribers, have not been YouTube Premium, YouTube Music Premium, or Google Play Music subscribers nor participated in a YouTube Premium, YouTube Music Premium or Google Play Music trial before. Offer must be redeemed by 23:59 (GMT) 31 January 2021.

[4] Multi Active Window works with select applications; compatible apps growing through third party developers.

[5] Revision has been made for a battery specification of the Product Specifications on October 15, 2020 to provide more accurate information.

[6] Revision has been made for connectivity specifications of the Product Specifications on September 15, 2020, to provide more accurate information.

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