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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Smartphone

MSRP 1300 USDNEX score 72%

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Product Overview

Galaxy Z Flip is Samsung's new take on the foldable smartphone. It features a 6.7" foldable glass display as well as a new hinge mechanism that is elegant is more durable.

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Ratings

What we found**

Pros
  • Foldable display is fun to hold and use
  • Flexible design
  • Good battery life
Cons
  • Flip phone form factor isn't for everyone

What external reviewers found***

NEX score: 72% (not directly comparable across industries)
Pros
  • Decent performance
  • Solid performance
  • Good cameras
  • Good battery life
Cons
  • No foldable display
  • Lackluster cameras
  • No 5G support
  • Slow charging
  • No wireless charging
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Specifications

Connectivity

Ports
USB-C
Wireless Connectivity
WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC

Construction

Battery | Capacity
3300 mAh
Camera | Front
10 MP f/2.4
Camera | Rear | Ultra-Wide
12 MP f/2.2
Camera | Rear | Wide
12 MP f/1.8 OIS

Dimensions

Size | Depth
17.3mm Folded / 7.2mm Unfolded
Size | Height
87.4 mm Folded / 167.3 mm Unfolded
Size | Width
73.6 mm
Weight
183 g

Display

Display Diagonal
Main Display: 6.7", 2nd Display: 1.1"
Display Type
Main Display: Dynamic AMOLED, 2nd Display: Super AMOLED
Resolution
Main Display: 2636 x 1080, 425 ppi, 2nd Display: 300 x 112, 303 ppi

Function

Chipset
7nm 64-bit Octa-Core Processor
GPS
GPS
SIM
1 eSIM + 1 Nano SIM

Performance

Memory | Capacity
8 GB
Storage
256 GB

Production

Debut
2020-02-12

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3rd-Party Review Videos

External Reviews

cnet[1]

Sentiment Score 60%
Reviewers from cnet have found the following***:
The Galaxy Z Flip has dual 12-megapixel cameras and a 10- megapixel shooter inside. Samsung's camera sensors take better photos and give you more options than the Razr's. Single Take mode will take up to 10 photos and four videos when you select it and then hold the record button.
Find the original article here.
Pros
  • Sleek design
  • Foldable hinge
  • Long battery life
Cons
  • No foldable display
  • No wireless charging

nextpit[2]

Sentiment Score 66%
Reviewers from nextpit have found the following***:
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip has plenty of power thanks to the Snapdragon 855+ and under daily usage feels identical to use as the Galaxy S20. The camera quality is decent but not spectacular. For demanding games, you will be in better hands with the S20 and its 865 SoC. The Flip is never going to be appealing for mobile gamers anyway, not with that crease in the display.
Find the original article here.
Pros
  • Foldable design
  • Good battery life
  • Good cameras
Cons
  • No microSD card slot
  • Slow charging

notebookcheck[3]

Sentiment Score 68%
Reviewers from notebookcheck have found the following***:
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip has a 1.1-inch Super AMOLED display. In everyday life, it's usually bright enough outdoors to be able to read all the content on it. In summer, however, the viewfinder function might be of limited use. Dual audio is now hidden in the system and is activated when more than one speaker or pair of headphones are connected.
Find the original article here.
Pros
  • High-end SoC
  • Good battery life
  • Fast Wi-Fi
Cons
  • No aptX HD
  • No microSD card slot

pcmag[4]

Sentiment Score 72%
Reviewers from pcmag have found the following***:
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip is the first folding phone to really work. You can sit the phone in L-shaped or V-shaped mode, vertically or horizontally on a table. The most innovative thing about using the Z Flip as a camera is stability. The Z Flip has about the same performance as the $749 Galaxy S10.
Find the original article here.
Pros
  • Sleek design
  • Foldable form
  • Good battery life
Cons
  • No 5G support
  • No wireless charging

techadvisor[5]

Sentiment Score 76%
Reviewers from techadvisor have found the following***:
The Galaxy Z Flip is Samsung's first foldable phone. It has a 12Mp, f/1.8 lens with dual pixel autofocus and optical image stabilisation. There's no telephoto, no depth sensor, no time-of-flight, no nothin' You do at least get more software options though, with portrait, night mode, and even the Single Take mode seen on the S20 phones. The phone looks great, offers great performance and features, and is just plain cool.
Find the original article here.
Pros
  • Foldable design
  • Solid performance
  • Decent battery life
Cons
  • No MicroSD support
  • No telephoto, no time-of-flight

techradar[6]

Sentiment Score 71%
Reviewers from techradar have found the following***:
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip cameras are perfectly fine – and at the same time we're left wanting after reviewing the far superior Galaxy Note 20 Ultra camera. There are two cameras on the outside of the Z Flip, and both capture 12MP photos. There's a small cutout in the display for 10MP selfies when you have the phone unfolded. The battery life is either subpar or good enough, depending on how you look at things.
Find the original article here.
Pros
  • Foldable design
  • Good battery life
  • Good cameras
Cons
  • Subpar camera
  • No wireless charging
  • No microSD card slot

theverge[7]

Sentiment Score 69%
Reviewers from theverge have found the following***:
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip folds and has a 30-micron-thick glass screen and a plastic layer on top of that. It costs $1,380 for a phone with a camera that's a little meh, especially for the price. But after using it for nearly a week, it felt pretty normal.
Find the original article here.
Pros
  • Decent performance
  • Good battery life
  • Decent cameras
Cons
  • No headphone jack
  • No wireless charging

tomsguide[8]

Sentiment Score 74%
Reviewers from tomsguide have found the following***:
The Galaxy Z Flip keeps up with any app I threw at it, even demanding games like PUBG Mobile. Multitasking on the Z Flip is simply a matter of swiping right from the side of the screen to bring up a tray of apps that support the feature. It didn't take long to realize Samsung had built the most polished foldable phone yet.
Find the original article here.
Pros
  • Big, colorful screen
  • Flex Mode lets you select apps on different parts of the screen
  • Fast charging
Cons
  • Lackluster cameras
  • No wireless charging

trustedreviews[9]

Sentiment Score 79%
Reviewers from trustedreviews have found the following***:
With no Exynos chip version of the Z Flip, all models are equipped with the Snapdragon 855 Plus. The Z Flip only has a 3,300mAh cell, so it needs all the help it can get. It can get four hours of screen on time and still have about 30% power left. The split view software works well, but it’s not as useful on a tall folding screen as it is on the tablet-sized Galaxy Fold.
Find the original article here.
Pros
  • Foldable form factor
  • Good battery life
Cons
  • Slightly creaky display
  • No Bixby button

whathifi[10]

Sentiment Score 81%
Reviewers from whathifi have found the following***:
The Z Flip has a 6.7in AMOLED flexible glass display with a 2636x1080 resolution. It has a lower ppi (pixels per inch) ratio than the also just announced Samsung Galaxy S20 (425ppi compared to 566ppi) Under the skin is a Snapdragon 855+processor that's backed up with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of built-in storage. A double press fills the 1.1in display in the corner with a camera viewfinder so you can shamefully snap a selfie with just a quick wave at the screen.
Find the original article here.
Pros
  • Foldable design
  • Excellent battery life
  • Superb cameras
Cons
  • No HDR10+ support
  • No wireless charging

User Reviews

References

1. ^ Galaxy Z Flip review: Samsung's killer feature makes this flip phone shine. [cnet]. https://www.cnet.com/reviews/galaxy-z-flip-review-samsungs-killer-feature-makes-this-flip-phone-shine-review/. 2020-02-21. Retrieved 2021-03-22.
2. ^ Samsung Galaxy Z Flip review: bending it best. [nextpit]. https://www.nextpit.com/samsung-galaxy-z-flip-review. 2020-07-02. Retrieved 2021-03-22.
3. ^ Samsung Galaxy Z Flip review - The better foldable smartphone. [notebookcheck]. https://www.notebookcheck.net/Samsung-Galaxy-Z-Flip-review-The-better-foldable-smartphone.458678.0.html. 2020-03-24. Retrieved 2021-03-22.
4. ^ Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Review. [pcmag]. https://www.pcmag.com/reviews/samsung-galaxy-z-flip. 2020-02-19. Retrieved 2021-03-22.
5. ^ Samsung Galaxy Z Flip review. [techadvisor]. https://www.techadvisor.co.uk/review/samsung-galaxy-z-flip-3789905/. 2020-06-04. Retrieved 2021-03-22.
6. ^ Samsung Galaxy Z Flip review. [techradar]. https://www.techradar.com/reviews/samsung-galaxy-z-flip-review. 2020-12-16. Retrieved 2021-03-22.
7. ^ Samsung Galaxy Z Flip review: temper your expectations. [theverge]. https://www.theverge.com/2020/2/21/21146465/samsung-galaxy-z-flip-review-folding-glass-flip-phone-screen-camera-price. 2020-02-21. Retrieved 2021-03-22.
8. ^ Samsung Galaxy Z Flip review. [tomsguide]. https://www.tomsguide.com/reviews/samsung-galaxy-z-flip-review. 2021-02-01. Retrieved 2021-03-22.
9. ^ Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Review. [trustedreviews]. https://www.trustedreviews.com/reviews/samsung-galaxy-z-flip. Retrieved 2021-03-22.
10. ^ Hands on: Samsung Galaxy Z Flip review. [whathifi]. https://www.whathifi.com/reviews/samsung-galaxy-z-flip. 2020-02-12. Retrieved 2021-03-22.

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