Best Folding SmartPhones Internationally

The Top and Best Foldable Mobile Phones  Internationally, the market of Smartphones is drastically increasing, and now every Smartphone manufacturing company is planning to release a Foldable Smartphone with unique features. Here these companies like Samsung, Motorola, Huawei, LG are fighting in themselves to gain First place in the market in terms of Budget Smartphones. let’s see the Best Foldable Smartphones and their specs and decide which are good in terms of Price to performance.

I will divide the review into pros & cons. let’s see quick specs of  
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip and Jump into the review.

SAMSUNG GALAXY Z Flip

  • 6.7“, Full HD+ Folding AMOLED Display with punch hole camera with HDR 10+
  • 1.1” Super AMOLED Display
  •  Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ Soc
  • Adreno 640
  • 8GB LPDDR4 Ram
  • 256 GB Internal Storage Storage, Expandable up to 512 GB Via Micro – SD Card .
  • Camera : Rear 12MP f/2.0 (main), OIS, Dual Pixel PDAF + 12MP f/2.2  ( UltraWide), 4K UHD video Capture
  • 10MP f/2.2 MP front camera
  • 3300 mAH battery with 15W fast charging
  • Android 10 with One UI 2 on top
  • Side Finger Print Scanner / Volte / AKG Tuned Stereo Speakers
  • WiFi / Bluetooth 5.0 / USB – C

6.7″ Full HD+ screen :

here in Display Department Z Flip Features an Excellent FHD+ Infinity O Dynamic Folding Super AMOLED panel screen with 425 pixels per inch, the colors are rich and awesome, viewing angles are perfect. there are No issues & problems with screen quality. It is very bright to see in direct sunlight. it is HDR 10+ Certified So you can Play HDR content on the phone without any issues. the Camera hole is placed on the Center, and it will not interfere while watching content.

This 1.1” Display Super AMOLED Display Allows us to take Photos ( Viewfinder ) And to Check Notifications.

Stereo Speakers and Headphone Jack:

  in Z Flip Samsung Used Stereo Speakers which were is very loud when compared to last year’s Galaxy Fold. these speakers are supported by Dolby Atmos Surround Sound technology (Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus) which helps to get clear sound output from the mobile speaker. here earpiece Also Acts as Speaker which gives a little sound to feel the stereo effect is working.

Coming to Headphone jack and earphones, the no headphone jack was equipped We have to listen through USB-C Port but the Quality is Good.

Build Quality : 

 Z Flip is also Build with an Aluminium frame on the side and front with the Plastic Glass mixture screen and the back of the device is protected with Glass. Because of plastic on the back, it is slippery to hold and gives Gradient light Reflection like a prism. No issues of creakiness with the build quality. well built and the bezels are shrunk down to place a 6.7″ AMOLED screen.

Folding Hinge is Sturdy And You can Keep it Open On Any Angle And hinge is Also Made with Aluminium And Dust protected from Inside With Brushes for not making the Creeking Sound.

In-Display fingerprint scanner: 

Z Flip Features a Side-mounted fingerprint sensor that is included in the Right Side of the Frame. By looks, it is Small to see but, fast and very accurate to recognize the fingerprint of the user.

Face unlocking:

 Z Flip Uses the face unlock with its 10MP RGB Camera. the face unlocking is Quite fast and Secure. it works in the pitch dark conditions with medium Amount of light from the AMOLED Panel. the Animations Around the Camera are Interesting to see.

Weight balance: 

Z Flip feels so small and light with 6.7″ & 1.1”  Screen and 3300 mAh battery equipped. This Z Flip can be used by one hand. The weight balance is done very well on the device. When  Folded it is like A small device for good grip and balance.

Battery life:

 My Z Flip lasted a Full Working day with heavy usage and at the end of the day, I had 10% of charge left in the phone which is good for a 3300 mAH Battery The ideal drain of Z Flip is very low as Galaxy fold. the 15W fast charging makes a difference and charges the phone in 120 min.


One UI Operating System :

  One UI 2 present on the Z Flip is very fast & so fluid, No lags were noticed. it comes with less bloatware majorly Samsung And Microsoft apps were included. There are some extra features like Dual Apps, Direct video calling feature, Always on Display make this UI special.

Performance: 

My Galaxy Z Flip managed to do day to day tasks very well like the big brother Galaxy Fold. there are no issues and problems with the UI and there are no heating issues with Z Flip. It Supports High Gaming SSetting in Any Game Because of SD 855+ and that’s not the case with Galaxy fold because in gaming Frame Drops Occur.

Ram Management : 

Ram Management is done very well on this Z Flip device. it features 8 GB ram and I did not notice any lags with the device and there is no reloading of apps on this Z Flip. Multitasking experience is nice.

Coming to Gaming, we played Asphalt 9 & PUBG at the highest graphics setting without any lags & frame drops in the game. thanks to the processor for giving us a lag-free gaming experience.

Call Quality :

 the Call quality on Z Flip is very good and there are no issues with cellular call quality. we have taken long calls in a day and the other party doesn’t don’t complain. the earpiece is included in the top bezel & its very loud.

Camera: 

Coming to the Camera Department, Z Flip features a triple camera setup on the back of the device and a single camera on the front of the device. they work perfectly in Z Flip. let’s divide the cameras and look at the performance of them

1. Main Camera: the 12MP main Camera is Awesome and features a Dual Aperture and can vary from F/2.0. the Low light & daylight pictures are Awesome and contain very Mind-Blowing details like a natural Scene. Night mode takes a long exposure shot and gives more details in the night like S20 Ultra. the steady shot also works well to take steady pictures OIS. Exposure is in control with decent Dynamic range.

2. Ultra Wide Angle Camera: the 12MP ultra-wide-angle lens on Z Flip works does a mind-blowing job. it captures a much wider picture in 123˚ field of view with good details. exposure is control with a decent dynamic range.

Video recording can be done up to 4k UHD (3840×2160) .the video footage has awesome Colours with great sharpness and decent dynamic range. Stabilization is awesome in 4kUHD And 1080p FHD recording. it is the world’s first mobile camera to Capture HDR 10 video.

Coming to the Super Slow-Mo Z Flip can record 720P Quality video at 960 frames per second which is good to see.

Selfie camera :

  Z Flip features a 10MP selfie camera with large 1.22 μm pixel size and
80˚ field of view. it has a fixed aperture of F/2.4. the Picture quality is fantastic and captures pictures in a Wide view. AI beautification mode is available. Photos are well detailed and contain a decent dynamic range.

This single-camera can be used to take portraits images from the front with the Help of Artificial Intelligence.

WiFi 6:

 S10 lite has WiFi 6 integration and a world-first phone to feature this technology. S10 lite can get the best wifi speeds from the router, without disconnecting from a long distance up to 50 feet like Galaxy Fold which is an advantage in Z Flip.

Pros

  • Perfectly Designed Foldable Display
  • S20 Ultra Like Camera Experience
  • Premiere Customer Care service
  • Premium Feeling In Hands

CONS

  • No Glass Screen
  • No IP Rating
  • Average Battery Life
  • No Telephoto camera
  • No Stereo Speakers

Motorola Razr

Moto Razr Specs

  • 6.2“, HD+ Folding P-OLED Display with 876 x 2142 pixels ( 373 PPI)
  • 2.7” G-OLED display, 600 x 800 pixels
  •  Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 Soc
  • Adreno 616
  • 6GB LPDDR4 Ram
  • 128 GB Internal Storage Storage
  • Camera : Rear 16MP f/1.7 (main), Dual Pixel PDAF + TOF 3D Camera (Depth), 4K UHD video Capture
  • 5MP f/2.0 MP front camera
  • 2510 mAH battery with 15W fast charging
  • Android 9 Pie
  • Front Finger Print Scanner / Volte
  • WiFi / Bluetooth 5.0 / USB – C

6.2″ Full HD+ screen :

here in Display Department Moto Razr Features an Excellent HD+ P-AMOLED panel screen with 373 pixels per inch, the colors are rich and awesome, viewing angles are perfect. there are No issues & problems with screen quality. It is very bright to see in direct sunlight.

This 2.7” G-OLED Display Allows us to take Photos ( Viewfinder ) And to Check Notifications.

Single Speaker and Headphone Jack:

  in Moto Razr Motorola Used Single Speaker system which is enough. these speakers are supported by Dolby Atmos Surround Sound technology (Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus) which helps to get clear sound output from the mobile speaker.

Coming to Headphone jack and earphones, the no headphone jack was equipped We have to listen through USB-C Port but the Quality is Good.

Build Quality : 

 Moto Razr is also Build with an Aluminium frame on the side and front with the Plastic screen and the back of the device is protected with Glass. Because of plastic on the back it is slippery to hold. No issues of creakiness with the build quality. well built and the bezels are shrunk down to place a 6.4″ AMOLED screen.

Folding Hinge is Sturdy and it is not making the Creeking Sound when open and close.

In-Display fingerprint scanner: 

Moto Razr Features a front-mounted fingerprint sensor that is included in the top of the Frame. By looks, it is Small to see but, fast and very accurate to recognize the fingerprint of the user.

Face unlocking:

 Moto Razr has Stock Android 9 as the Operating system, that’s Why it does not have face unlock.

Weight balance: 

 Moto Razr feels so small and light with 6.4″ & 2.7”  Screen and 2510 mAh battery equipped. This Moto Razr can be used by one hand. The weight balance is done very well on the device. When  Folded it is like A small device for good grip and balance.

Battery life:

 My Z Flip lasted a Full Working day with heavy usage and at the end of the day, I had 10% of charge left in the phone which is good for a 3300 mAH Battery The ideal drain of Z Flip is very low as Galaxy fold. the 15W fast charging makes a difference and charges the phone in 120 min.


Stock Android 9 Pie Operating System :

  Stock Android present on the Moto Razr is very fast & so fluid, No lags were noticed. it comes with no bloatware installed.

Performance: 

My Moto Razr managed to do day to day tasks very well. there are no issues and problems with the UI and there are no heating issues with Moto Razr. It Supports High Gaming Setting in Any Game Because of SD 710.

Ram Management : 

Ram Management is done very well on this Moto Razr device. it features 6 GB ram and I did not notice any lags with the device and there is no reloading of apps on this Moto Razr. the Multitasking experience is nice.

Coming to Gaming, we played Asphalt 9 & PUBG at the highest graphics setting without any lags & frame drops in the game. thanks to the processor for giving us a lag-free gaming experience.

Call Quality :

 the Call quality on Moto Razr is very good and there are no issues with cellular call quality. we have taken long calls in a day and the other party doesn’t don’t complain. the earpiece is included in the top bezel & its very loud.

Camera: 

Coming to the Camera Department, Razr features a triple camera setup on the back of the device and a single camera on the front of the device. they work perfectly in Razr. let’s divide the cameras and look at the performance of them

1. Main Camera: the 16MP main Camera is Awesome and features a Dual Aperture and can vary from F/1.7. the Low light & daylight pictures are Awesome and contain very Mind-Blowing details like a natural Scene. Exposure is in control with decent Dynamic range.

2. TOF 3D Camera: 

The TOF 3D camera in Moto Razr does an awesome performance. The depth effect is natural and the edge detection is perfect.

Video recording can be done up to 4k UHD (3840×2160) .the video footage has awesome Colours with great sharpness and decent dynamic range in 4K. Stabilization is awesome in 1080p@30fps FHD recording.

Selfie camera :

  Moto Razr features a 5MP selfie camera with large 1.22 μm pixel size and
80˚ field of view. it has a fixed aperture of F/2.0. the Picture quality is fantastic and captures pictures in a Wide view. AI beautification mode is available. Photos are well detailed and contain a decent dynamic range.

This single-camera can be used to take portraits images from the front with the Help of Artificial Intelligence.

Pros

Good Design

  • Razr Vintage Experience Is Awesome
  • The Quality of 6.4” Foldable Display is good
  • Small 2.7” Screen is good to See Notifications
  • Premium USB-C Headphones Sounds Awesome
  • The Case In The Box Provides Good Protection

CONS

  • No Full HD+ Display
  • No Glass Screen
  • No IP Rating
  • Average Battery Life
  • Secondary Sensor Is No needed
  • No Stereo Speakers

Huawei launched Mate Folding series smartphone Named Mate Xs. Mate Xs is priced at 16,999 Yuan in China which is converted into 2415 USD OR 1,24,999 INR @ 8GB + 512GB Variant In India.

Huawei Mate Xs SmartPhone features the kirin chip from Huawei named Kirin 990 5G. this chip is made of 7nm LPP (Low Power Plus) FinFet process. this processor is divided into 3 parts; the first part features 2 x A76 High power cores which are clocked at 2.6GHz, second part features 4 x A576 high powered cores which are clocked at 1.92GHz and Third Part consists 4 x A55 Single core which is clocked at 1.8GHZ. it has Mali G76 MP 16 GPU which increases its work by 20% compared to Kirin 980 the last Flagship processor from Huawei. it has a 5G Modem. Coming to the AI Department it does have a built-in the NPU in the processor for dedicated Ai Capabilities, it has also Ai Optimizations which helps in AI.

I will divide the review into pros & cons. let’s see quick specs of  
Huawei Mate Xs and Jump into the review.

Huawei Mate Xs Specs

Huawei Mate Xs Review mate xs
  • 8”, Quad HD Folding AMOLED Display when Unfolded
  • 6.6” AMOLED display, 600 x 800 pixels
  • HI-Silicon Kirin 990 Soc
  • Mali G7 MP16
  • 8GB LPDDR4 Ram
  • 512 GB Internal Storage Storage
  • Camera : Rear 40 f/1.8, PDAF (main) + 8MP f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto) + 16MP f/2.2, 16mm (ultrawide) + TOF 3D Camera (Depth), 4K UHD video Capture
  • No front camera
  • 4500 mAH battery with 55W fast charging
  • Android 10 with EMUI 10 on top
  • Side Mounted Finger Print Scanner / Volte
  • WiFi / Bluetooth 5.0 / USB – C

8” Full HD screen :

here in Display Department Huawei Mate Xs Features an Excellent 8”  Full HD AMOLED panel screen with 414 pixels per inch, the colors are rich and awesome, viewing angles are perfect. there are No issues & problems with screen quality. It is very bright to see in direct sunlight. Actually it will be in a Size Of Tablet.

This Display when folded will convert into 6.6” AMOLED Display Which acts like a Smartphone

Single Speaker and Headphone Jack:

 In Mate Xs, Huawei Used Single Speaker system which is enough. these speakers are supported by Dolby Atmos Surround Sound technology (Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus) which helps to get clear sound output from the mobile speaker.

Coming to Headphone jack and earphones, the no headphone jack was equipped We have to listen through USB-C Port but the Quality is Good.

Build Quality : 

 Huawei Mate Xs is also Build with an Aluminium frame on the side and front with the Plastic screen and the back of the device is protected with Glass. Because of glass on the back, it is slippery to hold. No issues of creakiness with the build quality. well built and the bezels are shrunk down to place an 8” Foldable AMOLED screen.

Folding Hinge is Sturdy and it is not making the Creeking Sound when open and close.

In-Display fingerprint scanner: 

Mate Xs Features a side-mounted fingerprint sensor that is included in the side of the Frame. By looks, it is Small to see but, fast and very accurate to recognize the fingerprint of the user.

Face unlocking:

 Mate Xs has a Face Unlock system we can use the TOF 3D Camera to Unlock the phone. Unlock speed is very fast and accurate to recognize the face of the user.

Weight balance: 

 Mate Xs feels so small and light with 8”  Screen and 4500 mAh battery equipped. This Mate Xs can be used by one hand. The weight balance is done very well on the device. When  Folded it is like A small device for good grip and balance.

Battery life:

 My Mate Xs lasted a Full Working day with heavy usage and at the end of the day, I had 17% of charge left in the phone which is good for a 4500 mAH Battery The ideal drain of Mate Xs is very. the 55W fast charging makes a difference and charges the phone in 50 min.


EMUI10 Based on Android 10 Operating System :

  EMUI 10 based on Android 10 Present on Mate Xs is very fast & so fluid, No lags were noticed. it comes with little bloatware installed.

Performance: 

My Mate Xs managed to do day to day tasks very well. there are no issues and problems with the UI and there are no heating issues with Mate Xs. It Supports High Gaming Setting in Any Game Because of Kirin 990 CPU

Ram Management : 

Ram Management is done very well on this Mate Xs device. it features 8 GB ram and I did not notice any lags with the device and there is no reloading of apps on this Mate Xs. the Multitasking experience is nice.

Coming to Gaming, we played Asphalt 9 & PUBG at the highest graphics setting without any lags & frame drops in the game. thanks to the processor for giving us a lag-free gaming experience.

Call Quality :

 the Call quality on Mate Xs is very good and there are no issues with cellular call quality. we have taken long calls in a day and the other party doesn’t don’t complain. the earpiece is included in the top bezel & its very loud.

Camera: 

Coming to the Camera Department, Mate Xs features a triple camera setup on the back of the device and a single camera on the front of the device. they work perfectly in Mate Xs. let’s divide the cameras and look at the performance of them

1. Main Camera: the 40MP main Camera is Awesome and features a Fixed Aperture of F/1.6 and PDAF Auto Focusing. The daylight pictures are great and contain Excellent details like a Natural photo. Exposure is in control with the Perfect Dynamic range to take good pictures in good lighting conditions. Here this Camera can take 40MP Images and 10MP Images. Here the 10MP Image has Good Image Quality With Great Colours and Perfect Sharpness. this 40MP Image has Great Image Quality with Excellent Details and Perfect Dynamic Range. AI Makes sense and Captures Photos with good Colours. in Nighttime AI Does make Difference for Normal photo and AI photo. in low light conditions, the images are very clear and Sharp without noise which is good to see

8MP Telephoto Camera

the 8MP Telephoto on Mate Xs SmartPhone does a good job in good lighting conditions. it captures 50x Digital zoom Image, 10x Hybrid Zoom and 5x Optical Zoom with good details. the Pictures are very Clear When Compared to Other Flagship Smartphones. the exposure is in control with a decent dynamic range. in low lighting conditions, the 8MP Telephoto camera has noise in total darkness because of F/2.4 Aperture. when there are Light images Comes Pretty good In Low Light Conditions Also.

Ultrawide Camera:

the 16MP ultra-wide-angle lens on Huawei Mate Xs SmartPhone does a good job in good lighting conditions. the exposure is in control with a decent dynamic range. in low lighting conditions, the 16MP camera has a bit noisy because of F/2.2 Aperture which is negligible.

TOF 3D Camera: 

The TOF 3D camera in Mate Xs does an awesome performance. The depth effect is natural and the edge detection is perfect.

Video recording can be done up to 4k UHD (3840×2160) .the video footage has awesome Colours with great sharpness and decent dynamic range in 4K. Stabilization is awesome in 1080p@30fps FHD recording.

Pros

  • Good Design
  • The Quality of 8” Foldable Display is good
  • Premium USB-C Headphones Sounds Awesome
  • The Case In The Box Provides Good Protection
  • Cameras are Mind-Blowing
  • 5G Ready
  • A bit Good Battery Life

Cons

  • No Glass Screen
  • No IP Rating
  • No Stereo Speakers

Stay tuned to Mobiradar for more reviews like this

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