Samsung announced its flagship Galaxy Z Fold5 today at its Galaxy Unpacked event. It’s the company’s most premium foldable device with prices starting at $1,799.99 for the 256 GB model. If you’re willing to pay more, you can get the phone in 512 GB and 1 TB configurations.
As a foldable, your first reaction may be that it seems easily breakable but according to the Korean company, the Galaxy Z Fold5 has been designed carefully to be durable.
The screen has a shock dispersion layer, there’s IPX8 support, Armor Aluminum frames, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 2 on both the Flex Window and back cover, and an enhanced Flex Hinge that features a dual rail structure to diffuse external impacts.
The full specifications for the device are below:
Dynamic AMOLED 2X
Infinity Flex Display (2176 x 1812, 21.6:18), 374ppi
120Hz adaptive refresh rate (1~120Hz)
Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display
(2316 x 904, 23.1:9), 402ppi
120Hz adaptive refresh rate (48~120Hz)
Dimensions and Weight:
Folded: 67.1 x 154.9 x 13.4mm
Unfolded: 129.9x 154.9 x 6.1mm
10MP Selfie Camera
F2.2, Pixel size: 1.22μm, FOV: 85˚
Under Display Camera:
4MP Under Display Camera
F1.8, Pixel size: 2.0μm, FOV: 80˚
Rear Triple Camera:
12MP Ultra Wide Camera
F2.2, Pixel size: 1.12μm, FOV: 123˚
50MP Wide-angle Camera
Dual Pixel AF, OIS, F1.8, Pixel size: 1.0μm, FOV: 85˚
10MP Telephoto Camera
PDAF, F2.4, OIS, Pixel size: 1.0μm, FOV: 36˚, 3X optical zoom
AP: Snapdragon® 8 Gen 2 Mobile Platform for Galaxy
12GB Memory with 1TB internal storage
12GB Memory with 512GB internal storage
12GB Memory with 256GB internal storage
Battery: 4,400mAh (typical) dual battery
Wired Charging: Up to 50% charge in around 30 mins with 25W Adapter and 3A USB-C cable
Fast Wireless Charging 2.0
Water Resistance: IPX8
One UI 5.1.1
Network & Connectivity: 5G, LTE, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth® v5.3
Sensors: Capacitive Fingerprint sensor (side), Accelerometer, Barometer, Gyro sensor, Geomagnetic sensor, Hall sensor, Proximity sensor, Light sensor
Security: Samsung Knox with Samsung Knox Vault
SIM Card: Up to two Nano SIM and one eSIM
Colours: Icy Blue, Phantom Black, Cream, [Samsung.com Exclusive] Gray, Blue
If you decide to pre-order the phone today, general availability starts August 11 so you should expect to receive it on or around that date. If you’re lucky, you could get it a few days early, though, Samsung hasn’t said this.
If you want to accessorize your phone further, the Galaxy Z Fold5 can be equipped with a Slim S Pen Case, Clear Gadget Case, Eco-Leather Case, and a Standing Case with Strap.