Samsung Electronics has announced the launch of its fifth generation of Galaxy foldable smartphones: the Galaxy Z Flip5 and Galaxy Z Fold5.
These devices offer cutting-edge form factors and unparalleled features that are set to revolutionize the mobile industry and redefine the smartphone experience for users worldwide.
Galaxy Z Flip5
The Galaxy Z Flip5 offers a stylish and unique foldable experience, packed into a pocket-sized device designed for self-expression. One of the standout features is the new Flex Window, which is now 3.78 times larger than the previous generation. This larger Flex Window allows for more customization options, including informative and graphical clocks that match the user’s Galaxy Watch series and stylish frames. The device also comes with the Flipsuit Case, offering device protection with a changeable NFC card for further personalization.
Even when closed, the Galaxy Z Flip5 provides enhanced usability. Users can access useful information from the Flex Window, check the weather, control music playback, and browse through call history without opening the device. The Quick Reply feature allows for responding to texts with a full QWERTY keyboard and visibility of chat history.
The Galaxy Z Flip5 boasts the most versatile camera experience on a Samsung Galaxy smartphone. With the larger Flex Window, users can capture high-quality selfies using the rear camera, while the FlexCam feature enables taking hands-free photos from creative angles. The device also adds AI solution improvements to the powerful camera experience, offering better performance in low light and clearer images with digital 10X zoom.
Galaxy Z Fold5
The Galaxy Z Fold5 is designed to be an immersive productivity powerhouse with its large, foldable screen and long-lasting battery life. The device’s advanced features, including Multi Window, App Continuity, Taskbar, and S Pen Fold Edition, deliver powerful productivity on a large screen, allowing users to complete important tasks from anywhere.
The new and slimmer S Pen Fold Edition makes real-time annotating and ideation a breeze, and the enhanced Taskbar and two-handed drag and drop functionality further increase productivity. The 7.6-inch Main Screen provides expansive and uninterrupted viewing, offering an optimal outdoor viewing experience with increased peak brightness.
For gaming enthusiasts, the Galaxy Z Fold5’s Snapdragon® 8 Gen 2 Mobile Platform enhances graphics and uses AI for dynamic gaming and multi-game functionality. The advanced cooling system ensures that the device can handle marathon gaming sessions without lag or performance drops.
Availability and pricing
Pre-orders for the Galaxy Z Flip5 and Galaxy Z Fold5 will be available in select markets starting from July 26, with general availability set to begin on August 11.
The Galaxy Z Flip5 comes in Mint, Graphite, Cream, and Lavender colors, with a range of accessories for personalization.
On the other hand, the Galaxy Z Fold5 is available in Icy Blue, Phantom Black, and Cream, along with various practical and stylish cases.
The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold5 512GB model will retail for KES 325,000 whilst the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip5 will retail for KES 195,000 in Kenya.