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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G with water resistant design, SD888 SoC announced

Along Galaxy Z Flip3 5G, Samsung has also unveiled its new Fold series foldable smartphone called Galaxy Z Fold3 5G. It was introduced at Unpacked event.

The Galaxy Z Fold3 5G has IPX8 water resistant rating and houses a fingerprint sensor at side. It has dual SIM support which includes a Nano Slot and eSIM. The device is powered by Android 11 with One UI 3.1 on top.

When folded, the cellphone measures 67.1 x 158.2 x 16.0 mm (hinge) – 14.4 mm (sagging). When unfolded, it measures 128.1 x 158.2 x 6.4 mm. Total weight of this mobile is 271 grams. It has Armour Aluminum frame with is strongest aluminum frame till date.

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Externally, Galaxy Z Fold3 5G feature a 6.2-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X cover display offering 2268 x 832 pixels resolution at 24.5:9 aspect ratio, 120Hz adaptive refresh rate, 387ppi pixel density and 1000nits (HBM) / 1500nits (peak) brightness. When unfolded, you get a 7.3-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2x display inside with 2208 x 1768 pixels resolution, 120Hz adaptive refresh rate, 374ppi pixel density and 900nits (HBM) / 1200nits (Peak) brightness. These screens have Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection.

Powering inside this foldable cellphone is an octa-core Snapdragon 888 mobile platform with Adreno 660 GPU. It has 12GB LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB / 512GB UFS 3.1 storage options. The handset also supports S Pen and has two options – S Pen Fold Edition and S Pen Pro. Both of these have retractable Pro tips with force limit technology.

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The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G specs also include 10MP cover camera t front with F/2.2 Aperture. At the back side are triple cameras and LED flash. These make up of 12MP (main, F/1.8, PDAF, OIS) + 12MP (telephoto, F/2.4, PDAF,OIS, 2x Optical / 10x digital zoom) + 12MP (120-degree ultra-wide, F/2.2) shooters. Notably, the rear cameras have Super Clear glass with Corning Gorilla Glass DX on top.

The Galaxy Z Fold3 has 4400mAh battery and supports 25W wired fast charging. It also has support for 10W wireless (WPC/PMA) and 4.5W reverse charging as well. For connectivity, it has dual Nano SIM slots with 5G (SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave) and dual 4G VoLTE. Additionally, it has Wi-Fi 802.11 6e 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Dual Band (2.4/5GHz), MIMO, HE160, 1024-QAM, Bluetooth V5.2 LE, USB 3.2 Type-C, dual band GPS/GLONASS/Beidou/Galileo, MST and NFC.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G price

  • 12GB/256GB model: $1799.99 (Rs. 1,33,660 approx.)
  • 12GB/512GB model: $1899.99 (Rs. 1,41,090 approx.)
  • Z Fold S Pen: $49.99 (Rs. 3,710 approx.)
  • S Pen Pro: $99.99 (Rs. 7,425 approx.)
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The Galaxy Z Fold3 5G color options include Phantom Black, Phantom Silver and Phantom Green colors. It is already up for pre-order and Samsung.com and will start shipping from August 27th.

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Pawan Lokhandwala

Mobile phone enthusiast, Techbuff and a Gamer. Pawan is Founder and Editor at TechANDROIDS.com. He is a Mobile Technology Enthusiast who is passionate about Cellphones, Gadgets, Gizmos and Mobile apps. Technology fascinates him and he loves helping others. He has been writing Tech Articles for more than 10 years.

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