It’s time to do business and take advantage of the second markdown of the sales and more specifically on the folding smartphones of the Samsung brand. But between the Galaxy Z Flip3, the Galaxy Z Flip4, the Galaxy Z Fold3 or the Galaxy Z Fold4, which one is really made for you? Here are some comparisons to help you.
To tell the difference, the Galaxy Z Flip3 and Z-Flip4 are extremely compact models that slip very easily into a pocket or bag, as they are flip phones that open vertically with a horizontal hinge. This format is particularly suitable for people who do not move around a lot and who wish to have a mobile as compact as it is ergonomic in their hands since when it is completely open, it offers almost the same display surface, or even larger than most. conventional smartphones. In contrast, the Galaxy Z Fold models use a vertical hinge, which causes the device to open like a book with two flaps that deploys a large internal screen. This one is made for productivity, even for games without forgetting multimedia. It is compatible with Samsung S-Pen stylus which can help to work efficiently on the screen. The Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Fold 4 models are more suitable for people who want to be both entertained and productive, even in transport.
Galaxy Flip models compared
The Galaxy Z Flip4 is very slightly smaller than the Galaxy Z Flip 3 and sports a chassis that gives it an extra touch of class. They are about the same weight, 185 grams for the Galaxy Z Flip3 and 187 grams for the Galaxy Z Flip4. Both are equipped with an external touch screen, with a diagonal of 1.9 inches while the internal screen, fully unfolded, measures 6.7 inches diagonally, taking advantage of a refresh rate of 120 Hz. two are IPX8 certified therefore resistant to fresh water, but not to dust, because of its hinge. This is also the case with the Galaxy Z Fold.
The Galaxy Z Flip4 benefits from Wi-Fi 6 E compatibility against Wi-Fi 6 for its predecessor, both supporting 5G networks. Their fingerprint reader is installed on the side. Both smartphones are equipped with the same configuration for photos with two 12 megapixel sensors on the back and a 10 megapixel sensor for selfies, the other two can also be used in this case, by placing the mobile at 90 degrees in front of you. The Galaxy Z Flip4 outperforms its predecessor with its Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset against a Snapdragon 888 from two years ago now. Both have 8GB of RAM, with the Galaxy Z Flip4 format being faster than the Galaxy Z Flip3. In addition, we can also count on a little more autonomy for the Galaxy Z Flip4 taking advantage of a 3700 mAh battery against 3300 mAh for the Galaxy Z Flip3, both charging at the same speed and offering wireless charging .
The Galaxy Z Fold, another model that opens like a book, comparison
About the Galaxy Z Fold3 and Galaxy Z Fold4, the latter has dimensions reduced in height, but it is a little wider than its predecessor. Fully open, it takes 6.3 mm against 6.4 mm for the Galaxy Z Fold3. By the way, the most recent model is lighter, 263 grams against 271 grams for the previous one.
In addition, we can also count on increased power with the Galaxy Z Fold4 since it also embeds the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset against a Snapdragon 888 at the heart of the Galaxy Z Fold3. Both have 12 GB of RAM. They also offer internal storage capacities of 256 or 512 GB, but the Galaxy Z Fold4 has a version with 1 TB available. Both have the same battery capacity of 4400 mAh with equivalent charging speed. The two screens, internal and external, are similar with respective diagonals of 6.2 inches and 7.6 inches and a maximum refresh rate of 120 Hz, for both.
The Galaxy Z Fold4 has the advantage of having Wi-Fi 6E against Wi-Fi 6 for the Galaxy Z Fold3. Finally, for the photo part, the most recent model is better off with a configuration of 50+12+10 megapixels with 3x optical zoom against 12+12+12 megapixels on the Galaxy Z Fold3, also with optical zoom. For selfies, the Galaxy Z Fold3 has two 4 megapixel sensors (under the internal screen) and 10 megapixels on the front, at the external screen. They are replaced by 10 and 16 megapixel sensors respectively on the Galaxy Z Fold4, still with camera technology under the screen.