Samsung just unveiled a positively bonkers new clamshell phones. We’re talking about the groundbreaking Galaxy Z Flip 5, which debuted earlier today at Samsung’s Unpacked event in Seoul.
This audacious new phone flaunts a radical edge-to-edge foldable display, amped up cameras, and beefed up durability. Samsung even expanded the external cover screen into a handy “Flex Window.”
Arguably the most whiz-bang upgrade is the Z Flip 5’s seamless new hinge design. Samsung straight-up eliminated the gap between the foldable screen’s halves, delivering a continuous edge-to-edge display. We’re talkin’ no notch, no crease – just pure uninterrupted visual bliss!
And check this out – when closed, the newfangled hinge allows the Z Flip 5 to fold down to a wild 15.1mm thin. That’s bonkers compact for a foldable! Samsung also claims the dual-track hinge disperses impacts, keeping your display crisp and crack-free.
Popping open the Z Flip 5 reveals a dazzling 6.7” Dynamic AMOLED 2X panel. You’ll dig on the buttery smooth adaptive 1-120Hz refresh rate and vivid FHD+ resolution. Plus, Samsung says it’s their most durable foldable display ever, with newly added Gorilla Glass Victus 2.
Meanwhile, the Z Flip 5’s external cover screen got a major upgrade – we’re talkin’ 3.4 inches of real estate versus just 1.9 inches on the Flip 4. Samsung’s calling this the “Flex Window,” and it can do way more than just preview notifications.
We’re talkin’ widgets, quick settings, chat/call logs, full keyboard for replying to texts – even Samsung Wallet for whipping out digital coupons, memberships cards, and more. Samsung’s really maximizin’ that external display!
Okay, let’s chat cameras. The Z Flip 5 packs dual 12MP lenses – one wide, one ultra-wide. And get this – those rear shooters pair with the slick 3.4” Flex Window for easier shot previews and deletions without unfolding your phone. Samsung’s really flipped the script on foldable phone photography!
In Processor, you’ll find Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy chip, providing speedy performance for gaming, multitasking, and more. Plus, beefy 8GB RAM and up to 512GB storage means this bad boy can hustle.
Add speedy 25W charging, wireless charging/power sharing, IPX8 water resistance, and 5G connectivity, and the Z Flip 5 shapes up to be a foldable phone that can handle virtually anything.
Samsung’s also expanded customization options, with snazzy color combos and NFC accessories for the Flex Window. Down the road, deeper Watch and Windows integrations could make the Z Flip 5 the ultimate personal expression gadget.
Pre-orders start today in select markets for $999. So are you flipping for the Z Flip 5? Share your thoughts, foldable fam!