Samsung launched the Budget Fold series smartphone Named Galaxy Z Flip. Samsung Galaxy Z Flip is priced at 1,09,990 @ 128 GB Variant In India.
Galaxy Z Flip features the Snapdragon chip from Qualcomm named SD 855+ which is available on Oneplus 7T Pro, LG G8S Thinq and Note 10+ US Models too. this chip is made of 10nm LPP (Low Power Plus) FinFet process. this processor is divided into 3 parts; the first part features 3 x A76 High power cores which are clocked at 2.42GHz, The second part features 4 x A55 high powered cores which are clocked at 1.8GHz and Third Part consists of an A76 Single core which is clocked at 2.84GHZ. it has Adreno 640 GPU which increases its work by 20% compared to SD 845 the last Flagship processor from Qualcomm. it has an X24 LTE Modem which has Download and Uploads speeds of 2000 & 316MBPS. Coming to the AI Department it does not have Ai built in the processor, it has AI Optimizations which helps in AI Capabilities.
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 into 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Coming to the Camera Department, Z Flip features a Dual camera setup on the back of the device and a single camera on the front of the device. they works perfectly in Z Flip. let’s divided 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.
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.
- Perfectly Designed Foldable Display
- S20 Ultra Like Camera Experience
- Premiere Customer Care service
- Premium Feeling In Hands
- No Glass Screen
- No IP Rating
- Average Battery Life
- No Telephoto camera
- No Stereo Speakers