The much-exposed smartphones of the year by Samsung — Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G and Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G are finally official. The premium third generation of foldable devices was announced at the Galaxy Unpacked 2021. Now that the dust is removed from the devices, let’s compare the partners based on their specifications and performance.
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Both Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3 are built with new Armor Aluminum along with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection. Moreover, the foldable equip IPX8 water resistance technology. The panel of the flagships is 80% more durable than the predecessors with a new protective film made of stretchable PET.
The screen size of the devices may differ but they both offer Foldable Dynamic AMOLED 2X display. The panel has an HDR10+ and a 120Hz refresh rate with 1200 nits of peak brightness.
The processors of Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3 are also similar i.e; the Android 11 One UI 3.5 operating system. Both foldable equip a 5nm 64-bit octa-core processor based on Snapdragon 888 5G chipset.
The other identical specs are connectivity, security sensors, and fast charging capacity. The devices have dual-band connectivity on board. They support biometric locks including fingerprints and a face scanner. The foldable supports 25W of fast charging, 11W fast wireless charging, and a reverse wireless charging of 4.5W.
Now, let’s take a glance at what grounds the Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G and Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G differs. The handsets contrast on the basis of several key specs like display, camera, storage configuration, and more.
Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G v/s Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G
|Category||Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G||Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G|
|Display||Folded: 6.2 inch HD+ Dynamic AMOLED |
Unfolded: 7.6 inch Infinity Flex
|Folded: 1.9 inch Super AMOLED
Unfolded: 6.7 inch FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X
|Storage Configuration||256GB 12GB RAM |
512GB 12GB RAM
|128GB 8GB RAM
256GB 8GB RAM
|Rear Camera||12MP wide|
|Front Camera||10MP on cover display|
USB Type-C 3.2
USB Type-C 3.1, USB On-The-Go
|Battery Capacity||4400 mAh||3300 mAh|
|Weight||271 g||183 g|
|Dimensions||Folded: 158.2 x 67.1 x 14.4-16 mm|
Unfolded: 158.2 x 128.1 x 6.4 mm
|Folded: 86.4 x 72.2 x 15.9-17.1 mm
Unfolded: 166 x 72.2 x 6.9 mm
|S Pen support||YES||NO|
The Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G is a major attraction as it is the first time Samsung has introduced S Pen support on a foldable smartphone. We hope that your confusion between the twins is now clear.