Samsung will be launching the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3 during its August 11 Unpacked event, with the company officially starting pre-orders for the devices from today in the country of India.
Pre-bookings for the foldable devices from Samsung can be done via the Samsung India site and the Samsung Shop application, wherein users are required to pay Rs 2,000 to purchase the VIP pass necessary to pre-book the handsets.
As mentioned above, for those of you unaware, Samsung will be launching the Galaxy Z Fold 3, Z Flip 3, Galaxy Watch Active 4 and the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 during the Unpacked Event.
What Do We Know About the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3, Z Flip 3
There are certain benefits to pre-booking the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 and Z Fold 3, as buyers who do so will get a Samsung Galaxy SmartTag NFC tracker free of charge, with this period likely running up till August 11, 7:30 PM, when Samsung will officially launch the device, rendering pre-orders closed.
In terms of what is expected, the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 will supposedly feature a 7.6-inch foldable display coated with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus and a refresh rate of 120Hz. The outer panel meanwhile will supposedly feature a 6.2-inch Super AMOLED display, with a 10MP selfie snapper to the top for the outer display.
Inside, there will be a 4MP under-display camera present beneath the foldable display present in the interior, with the optics being handled by a 12MP triple camera array.
Performance-wise, the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 will most likely make use of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC, coupled with up to 12GB memory and 512GB storage. The device is also tipped to make use of a 4,400mAh battery with support for 25W fast charging.
In stark contrast, the Z Flip 3, which is the alternative take on a foldable in 2021 will make use of a 6.7-inch display, with a 12MP dual-camera setup on the outside. The device will also make use of the Snapdragon 888 SoC, with at least 8GB of RAM.
To add to the smartphones, the Galaxy Watch that is expected to be launched alongside these products could offer some new features and possibly showcase the latest Watch OS from the company made in collaboration with Google's Wear OS that has been paired with Samsung's Tizen.
Pricing wise, the foldable could be priced pretty differently, with the Galaxy Z Fold 3 possibly being priced around the Rs 1.3 Lakh barrier in India, whilst the Galaxy Z Flip 3 could cost around Rs 90,000.