At the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event, which was first held in Seoul, South Korea, the highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 was launched in India and throughout the world. The gadget debuted alongside the Galaxy Z Flip 5 phone, which has a clamshell design. Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC powers the device. The device comes with an improved S Pen Fold Edition to provide a better writing experience
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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 price and availability
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 has been launched in three different configurations of 12GB RAM with 256GB internal storage, 12GB RAM with 512GB internal storage and 12GB RAM with 1TB internal storage. The phone will come in cy Blue, Phantom Black, Cream, Gray, Blue colour options.
The price of the foldable phone starts at $1,799 which translates to Rs 1,47,600. It is currently available for pre-orders in India and will go on sale from August 11.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 specifications
The main screen of the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 is a 7.6-inch QXGA+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Infinity Flex Display with a resolution of 2,176 x 1,812 pixels. It has a 21.6:18 aspect ratio and a refresh rate that can range from 1Hz to 120Hz. The phone sports a 6.2-inch HD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display with a resolution of 2316 x 904 pixels. The screen has a 23.1:9 aspect ratio and a 120Hz adaptive refresh rate that ranges from 48Hz to 120Hz.
It has an armoured aluminium frame and a flex hinge for structural toughness. A dual rail structure is a feature of this novel integrated hinge module that cushions exterior impacts. Both the Flex Window and the back cover are covered in Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 2. For a more robust display, the main screen has a shock-dispersion layer and a revised back. Users can relax if they are caught in the rain thanks to the phone’s IPX8 water resistance.
S Pen Fold Edition, which first debuted in the third generation Fold in 2021, has also been improved to provide a better writing experience on Galaxy Z Fold 5. The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 runs One UI 5.1.1, which is based on Android 13. With the help of these features and technologies, users can do crucial work from any location and enjoy powerful productivity on a huge screen.
Real-time annotation and generating ideas are simple with the smaller, thinner, and more portable S Pen Fold Edition, which also fits more easily in the pocket. Users may carry their S Pens in style with the Slim S Pen Case, which is virtually the same thickness as a conventional case for the Fold and is offered in a range of styles and colours.
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 Mobile Platform for Galaxy, which powers the handset, includes 12GB of RAM as standard. Up to 1TB of internal storage is available.
There is an array of cameras on the device:
Rear: A 50MP Wide-angle Camera (Dual Pixel AF, OIS, F1.8, Pixel size: 1.0μm, FOV: 85˚), 10MP Telephoto Camera (PDAF, F2.4, OIS, Pixel size: 1.0μm, FOV: 36˚, 3X optical zoom), 12MP Ultra Wide Camera (F2.2, Pixel size: 1.12μm, FOV: 123˚), 12MP Ultra Wide Camera (F2.2, Pixel size: 1.12μm, FOV: 123˚). There is a 10MP Selfie Camera (F2.2, Pixel size: 1.22μm, FOV: 85˚) on the cover, and a 4MP Under Display Camera (F1.8, Pixel size: 2.0μm, FOV: 80˚).
The smartphone has a standard dual battery with a capacity of 4,400mAh. Fast Wireless Charging 2.0 as well as 25W wired charging are supported. PowerShare wireless charging is additionally supported.
The device offers a USB Type-C port and connectivity choices for Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth v5.3, and 5G LTE. There are several sensors on board, including a Capacitive Fingerprint Sensor (side), Accelerometer, Barometer, Gyrosensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Light Sensor, and Sensor.
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