The Samsung Galaxy X Flip

Technology enthusiasts were provided early coverage regarding Samsung’s 2020 flagship handsets. This included the Galaxy Z Flip, which marks the 1st time that this corporation is implementing its foldable glass technology into a pocket-sized device. Individuals wanting to purchase this handset will receive a 6.7-inch FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED Display, which will support 2630 x 1080 pixels. There’s also an additional miniature display for notifications on the front-side of this device, allowing for owners to see incoming notifications.

Processors will be built under the 64-Bit Octa-Core framework, which will be combined with 8 gigabytes of RAM. Storage-wise consumers receive 256 gigabytes, with the entire device being powered with a 3300mah battery. Those wondering which camera modules are supported will be happy to learn that there are a 12-megapixel standard and ultra-wide back lenses. This is extended to the 10-megapixel selfie camera, with softwares being promoted under the Android 10 – Samsung One UI OS.

Those that support this upcoming product will receive the capability to fold & unfold this device in the same context as Flip-Phones. Samsung confirmed that the Galaxy Z Flip could be folded and unfolded 200 thousand times without any issues. Considering that the average consumer opens their handset 50+ times per day, it would take 10+ years for the physical components of this mobile phone to break. Samsung confirms that the glass won’t break because of the fibre shield implemented onto the screen and hinge system. It’ll take less than twelve months to reveal any potential issues with the Galaxy Z Flip.

Flex Mode

Samsung is implementing a new form factor with the Galaxy Z Flip, which is required alteration to the One UI operating system. This alteration is called Flex Mode, allowing for the device to appear specialized multi-tasking. The top portion will enable the media to be viewed, with the bottom supporting interaction option. Individuals can watch YouTube videos while texting their co-workers, friends or family members. The one complaint revolving around the Galaxy Z Flip is the folding-hinge, which has created a noticeable indent into the screen real estate. This can easily be felt whenever the screen is fully scrolled, with mobile phone analysts believing this is the real reason why Flex Mode had to be created.

The Cost

Individuals wanting to purchase the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip will pay $1,380.00 under the United States Dollar, with Canadians having to pay upwards of $2,000.00 with taxes. Supporters in the European Union will pay €1,200.00 for this foldable phone. It’ll come in Mirror Purple and Mirror Black, with limited quantities available. Declined production is anticipated with the Coronavirus outbreak as well, meaning handsets won’t be delivered to most consumers until March or April.