Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 – release date, price, technical specifications [09.06.2022] – PC World

Some time has passed since the launch of Samsung’s foldable smartphone last year – the Galaxy Z Flip 3 model. It’s a good time to start wondering what its successor will offer. Here we collect all the rumors, leaks and official information about the Galaxy Z Flip 4.


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UPDATE 09/06/2022

New system functions

Samsung will add a feature swipe for split screen to the new models of your foldable smartphones. Although the option has long been available on many other devices with androidthen it will appear in With Flipach and With Foldach. The function is to swipe your fingers to launch the split-screen view.

Galaxy Z Flip 4 firmware work has begun

Samsung has already started working on the firmware for the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4. This is a key step before any new device is introduced to the market, and when combined with other devices. ‘other reports recently released, it shows that things are on the right track.

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Panels F936NKSU0AVF2 and F721NKSU0AVF2 are respectively two test versions for the two smartphones. It can be expected that More test versions will be released in the coming weeksas the firmware progresses.

Recent reports have also pointed out that Samsung has started mass-producing parts for its new foldable smartphones. We expect the devices themselves to go into mass production in July. Samsung will likely introduce the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4 in August This year.

Smartphone sales expected this year

According to portal reports SammyFans, Samsung has just launched the production of the latest models of its foldable smartphones. The most important parts for the devices should be ready soon. The Korean brand expects more interest With reversal than on the occasion of the premiere last year. It is estimated that sales of the two foldable smartphone models could reach 10 million by the end of this year. For comparison, last year’s versions sold for: 4.6 million – With Flip 3 and 2.5 million – Z-fold 3. Samsung expects the smaller model to enjoy greater popularity, however.

Device appearance

New renders showing likely appearance leaked to the net Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4. The smartphone is deceptively similar to its predecessor, although it has a bigger one 6.7 inches screen and a slightly thinner case (6.9mm).

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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 / Source: 91Mobiles.com


Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 / Source: 91Mobiles.com


Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 / Source: 91Mobiles.com

Bigger battery and faster charging

Model Galaxy ZFlip 4 was recorded by Chinese certification agency, which thus revealed information about the battery and charging speed of a new folded smartphone from Samsung. According to the information found in the network, the equipment will be supported 25 watt load as standard USB3.0.

This is a change that was absolutely necessary. Previous model – Galaxy ZFlip 3 – only manipulated 15 watt landing. The smartphone should also receive a somewhat larger battery with a capacity 3400mAh. It will be the P. 100mAh more than the previous version of the foldable smartphone. Despite the slight change in battery capacity, users will appreciate faster charging From the flips.

Update

The new Galaxy Z Flip 4 will receive much larger batteries than originally expected. According informationwhich appeared on the web – another model of a foldable smartphone from Samsung can be equipped with a cell with a capacity of 3595mAh. This would mean a lot of progress over the previous Z Flip model, one of its weakest points was the weak battery.

New color variants

More information on Galaxy ZFlip 4. The leaker is Ross YoungCompany CEO View Supply Chain Consultants. He suggests that the new foldable smartphone models will appear on the market in four available color variants: gold, grey, light blue and light purple. The gold finish, rarely found in phones, looks particularly interesting, but for the first renders of new Galaxy Z returns 4 we will still have to wait.

Components

According to leaks, a foldable smartphone Samsung will be based on layout Snapdragon 8 Gen 1+. This means that the device will be one of the first smartphones to use the new Qualcomm processor. On the platform Geekbench there was also information about 8 GB RAMwhich is to be equipped with the Z Flip 4. The smartphone will therefore be a significant step forward in the performance of Samsung foldable devices.

Larger external screen

The first leaks concerning new equipment from the Korean manufacturer concern the external screen. The previous version of the smartphone, Samsung Galaxy ZFlip 3was equipped with 6.7 inches internal screen and 1.83 inches display on the phone case. According to the CEO of Display Supply Chain Consultants and the source of the leak – Ross Young – the size of the second display must be modified. The new smartphone from the Korean manufacturer must be equipped with an enlarged external screen, the diagonal of which will increase from 1.83 down 1.9 or even 2 inches. However, there will be no changes to the main display, the diagonal of which still needs to be 6.7 inches. The smartphone is also supposed to offer 120Hz screen refresh.

The main camera of the new version needs to be changed again Since the reversal it can use an innovative mechanism and act as a rotating camera. He is supposed to have two lenseswhich, thanks to the placement on a folding hinge, could take pictures with a closed and open smartphone, and also serve as a selfie camera.

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Patent filed by Samsung / Source: LetsGoDigitial

Release date

Unfortunately, we don’t know much about the release date of the device. The previous version of the smartphone debuted in August last year, while the first model Since the reversal had its premiere in February 2020. The Korean manufacturer may therefore want to systematize the release dates of its foldable smartphones and repeat the release date of last year. New in this case Galaxy ZFlip 4 we could expect the turn of August and September this year. According to speculation, it will probably be the second month of the summer holidays, i.e. the month of August suggested earlier.

Price

Pricing for the device has yet to be disclosed, but we expect it to be similar to the price of the previous model on the day of its debut. For Z Flip 3 after its premiere, users had to pay around PLN 4,799. According to the leaks that appeared on the network, it is possible that the prices of the new folding devices from Samsung will fall. However, it will be necessary to wait for the summer holidays for the official decisions.

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