The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 are expected to launch in August. The launch event is expected to be hosted by Samsung on August 3rd. According to a new report, sales of two foldable phones – the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 – are expected to begin on August 27th. Past leaks suggest that the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 may be the first foldable smartphone to have a camera under the screen.
Korean news agency Yonhap News Agency reports that Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 phones can go on sale from August 27th. The launch event is expected to take place sometime in the first or second week of August, confirming previous leaks. The report states that the company may launch alongside the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 series and Samsung even thought about launching Samsung Galaxy S21 FE in an unpackaged transaction. Later, however, the company decided to focus on the marketing of foldable phones, thus delaying the launch of the FE model by one or two months. However, Bloomberg reportappealing to Samsung, denied the rumor of a delay. Samsung is said to have said: “While we cannot discuss the details of the unreleased product, nothing has been determined about the alleged suspension of production.”
The Yonhap report reiterates that Samsung will not launch the new Galaxy Note in the second half of the year and will focus more on favoring foldable phones. The price of both the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 and the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 is expected to drop 20 percent compared to its predecessors. The two phones also see a reduction in weight and thickness.
Previous leaks claim that the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 could be the first foldable smartphone with a camera under the screen. Samsung’s upcoming foldable smartphone may also have hybrid S Pen support and is expected to be available in three color options – black, dark green and silver. In addition, Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 can be supported 4,275 mAh or 4,380 mAh.
On the other hand, Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3, is tilted takes on a two-tone design and is available in four color options – black, green, purple and white. The leak suggests that the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 uses dual rear camera settings.