On July 26th, Samsung will unveil new foldable devices at its Galaxy Unpacked event. Samsung is expected to launch the Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Galaxy Z Flip 5. The new foldables will likely go on sale in other markets, including India, soon after their debut. It has been reported that the Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Galaxy Z Flip 5 will be available in India by the end of the year.
According to 91mobiles Hindi, the Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Galaxy Z Flip 5 will go on sale in India on August 14th. Pre-orders for the foldable will begin on July 26th, according to the report. A leading Samsung retailer reportedly provided this information, and given the launch timeline, the expected dates seem reasonable.
Samsung has begun taking pre-orders for its upcoming devices. A refundable pre-reserve pass costs Rs 1,999. Samsung’s online store is also offering a Rs 5,000 e-voucher that you can use to purchase products.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold5:
The image is shown in Black as the first color option. There will also be more color options available from the company. As with the previous model, Samsung may sell the S Pen separately in the future.
The placement of the USB Type-C port, speaker grills, and microphone arrangements are similar to the last generation device. There is also a triple rear camera setup on the back, which is similar to the Galaxy Fold 4. The image shows that the Galaxy Fold 5 might have a slimmer bezel than the Galaxy Z Fold 4, which will increase the screen-to-body ratio and provide an immersive viewing experience.
Aside from these details, we don’t know much about the device from the image. With the exception of the slimmer bezel, the design is quite similar to the predecessor. Samsung will not be releasing a major design overhaul this year. It arrives in Phantom Black, Cream, and Icy Blue. The device measures 13.4 mm thick and weighs 253g.
The Galaxy Z Fold5 5G will sport the new two Dynamic AMOLED 2X displays of 7.6 inches with a resolution of 2176 x 1812 pixels (21.6:18 aspect ratio) with a 120Hz refresh rate. It comes with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus+ on top and there are secondary 6.2 inches FHD+ AMOLED display (2316 x 904p). The device comes with improved UTG glass this time.
The Galaxy Z Fold5 5G is indeed powered by SD 8 Gen 2 SoC coupled with 12GB RAM and 256GB/512GB/1TB internal storage space. It comes with triple rear cameras featuring 50MP with f / 1.8, 1.8 µm, OIS, 2PD, 12MP telephoto lens with f/2.4, OIS, with 3x optical zoom and 12MP ultra-wide sensor with 123-degrees FoV, f/2.2 aperture with LED flash.
There is a new 4MP under-display selfie camera on the internal display with an f/1.8 aperture. There is a 10MP selfie camera on the external display with an f/2.2 aperture. The Galaxy Z Fold5 5G is also certified with an IP68 rating making it dust and water-resistant. It also gets S-Pen support, wireless charging, and Dolby Atmos speakers.
The connectivity option includes a Single SIM with 4G LTE and VoLTE support, 5G, NFC, A-GPS, GLONASS, NaVIC, USB Type-C, Wifi-6, and Bluetooth 5.3. There is a side-mounted fingerprint scanner. The device runs on Android 13 with One UI 5.1 on top.
The Galaxy Z Fold5 ships with a 4400 mAh battery with 25W fast charging support and 15W wireless charging.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip5:
Based on the press render, we can see the device’s design, which confirms the large new cover display on the Galaxy Z Flip 5. The upcoming Flip model is rumored to have a taller 3.4-inch external display.
As compared to previous iterations, this is much larger. The display is even larger than the one found in the Oppo Find N2 Flip, which measures 3.26 inches. Under the cover display, the dual camera setup is housed horizontally. The device will likely be able to display more information and add more functionality due to the higher screen of real estate. It arrives in Lavender, Mint, Cream, and Graphite.
The new Galaxy Z Flip5 5G will sport the same 6.7 inches (2640 x 1080p) Dynamic AMOLED 2x foldable FHD+ display with a 120Hz refresh rate. It comes with Corning Gorilla Victus+ on top with a larger 3.4 inches (748 x 720p) OLED secondary HD display. It is now powered by SD 8 Gen 2 SoC coupled with 8GB RAM and 256GB/512GB internal storage.
The Galaxy Z Flip5 5G still features the same dual rear cameras with a 12MP main wide sensor with f/1.8 aperture, OIS, dual PD, and 12MP ultra-wide f/2.2 aperture with 123-degrees FoV and LED flash. There is the same 10MP selfie sensor with an aperture of f/2.4.
The Galaxy Z Flip5 5G features a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and gets an IPX8 rating making it dust and water-resistant. The connectivity option includes Dual SIM (1-eSIM+1-SIM) with Dual 4G LTE and VoLTE support, 5G, Dual-Band Wifi, A-GPS, GLONASS, Bluetooth 5.2, USB Type-C port, and NFC.
The device packs a 3700 mAh battery with 25W fast charging & 15W wireless charging. It runs on Android 13 with One UI 5.1 on top.