FP On the riseAugust 16, 2021 18:22:37 IST
Introducing them globally on August 11, Samsung has now released Indian pricing and availability information for its latest foldable Galaxy Z smartphones – Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3. It is the most affordable Galaxy Z Flip 3 with two devices, 8GB RAM – memory + 128 GB of storage at a price of 84,999 rubles, and 8 GB of RAM + 256 GB of storage at a cost of 88,999 rubles. The price of the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 is Rs 1,499 Rs 12GB RAM + 256GB storage and Rs 1,577,999 Rs 12GB RAM + 512GB storage.
The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 will be pre-bookable in India from August 24th and will go on sale on September 9th.
Fold 3 and Flip 3 bring updates to their predecessors. The Fold 3 is Samsung’s first smartphone to feature a selfie camera and SPen support under the screen. It has a 7.6-inch dynamic AMOLED main display, a resolution of 2208 × 1768 pixels, a Corning Gorilla Glass Victus, a 374 ppi pixel density and a 120 Hz refresh rate. It is supported by Android 1 and OneUI 3.1, designed exclusively for foldable Galaxy Z smartphones. Other features include 12GB of LPDDR5 memory, Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon 888 chipset and up to 512GB of UFS 3.1 memory, as well as triple rear cameras.
On the other hand, the Flip 3 is considered one of the most affordable foldable smartphones on the market. It features a 6.7-inch foldable dynamic AMOLED main display with a resolution of 2640 × 1080 pixels, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection, a 425 ppi pixel density and a 120 Hz refresh rate. It has a 1.9-inch screen (260 × 512 pixels resolution).
Other features include Snapdragon 888 SoC, 8GB LPDDR5 RAM and up to 256GB UFS 3.1 memory. It has 12 megapixel dual cameras on the outside and a 10 megapixel main camera on the inside, including 5G, Bluetooth v5, NFC and a USB Type-C port. Both phones also have IPX8 water resistance.
For those who book devices in advance, Samsung has promised either an upgrade coupon worth up to 7,000 rubles or up to 7,000 rubles back to those who have booked the Galaxy Fold 3 5G and Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G at HDFC Bank – by credit or debit cards. This reduces the starting price of the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 to 1,429,999 rubles and the price of the Galaxy Z Flip 3 to 77,999 rubles.