Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3 5G Crowned One of TIME Best Inventions of 2021

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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – 23 February 2022 –  The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3 5G has been recognised as one of the TIME Best Inventions of 2021. The ground-breaking foldable device was named amongst TIME’s 100 Best Inventions that are making the world better, smarter and a bit more fun.





To assemble its 2021 list, TIME solicited nominations from its editors and correspondents from around the world, evaluating each contender on key factors, including originality, creativity, efficacy, ambition, and impact. Galaxy Z Flip3 5G fits right in thanks to its innovative, compact folding design, enhanced Cover Screen features and competitive pricing.



“We’re honoured to be recognised by the illustrious line-up of experts assembled by Time and are pleased to say that the reaction from consumers has been equally rewarding. With the Galaxy Z Flip3 5G we’re redefining the possibilities with foldable smartphones to empower users with the flexibility and versatility needed for today’s fast-paced world. The Galaxy Z Flip3 5G was designed to unlock new ways to maximise and enjoy every moment and it’s good to know that Time’s panel have recognised the original and creative ways this has been achieved. “said Justin Hume, Director: Integrated Mobility at Samsung South Africa.



In South Africa, the Galaxy Z Flip3 5G is turning heads, wherever it’s been used. As noted by TIME, the “Galaxy Z Flip 5G is as compact as devices from two decades ago, only instead of a tiny display and physical dial pad, you get a vibrant 6.7-in. display – with another screen on the front cover so you can easily read messages or screen calls when it’s closed.” Designed to provide you with more ways to express yourself, it includes a large customisable Cover Screen to let you do more without needing to open the device, incredible camera features and a sleek, compact design.



Available in a sophisticated range of bold colour options, the Galaxy Z Flip3 5G has been designed to allow personalised self-expression without limits, before it seamlessly fits back into your pocket. It also offers Samsung’s most durable, connected, and expansive foldable experiences ever. Building on a legacy of impeccable craftsmanship, they are equipped with water-resistance1, Corning® Gorilla® Glass Victus™, Armour Aluminium, an optimised panel layer, and an improved protective film2. You can now make a statement with one of the most stylish and versatile inventions ever created. Find out more about the must-see Galaxy Z Flip3 5G here.


1.Galaxy Z Flip3 5G is rated as IPX8. IPX8 is based on test conditions for submersion in up to 1.5 meters of freshwater for up to 30 minutes. Not advised for beach or pool use. Not dust-resistant.

2.Do not remove the protective film on the Main Screen

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