Samsung today announced the next generation of groundbreaking foldable smartphones: Galaxy Z Flip4 and Galaxy Z Fold4. Both devices feature customizable form factors, tailored experiences, and upgraded performance. Now in its fourth generation, Galaxy Z series continues to break from convention to deliver new, impactful interactions that enhance everyday life.
“Samsung Galaxy foldables are built on the foundation of our openness philosophy, enabling new possibilities with complete customization both inside and out. Created in collaboration with our world-class partners, the next foldable devices offer unparalleled mobile experiences that meet the needs of our most dynamic users,” said Dr. TM Roh, President and Head of Mobile eXperience Business at Samsung Electronics. “Through our unwavering focus and industry leadership, excitement for the foldables continues to grow. We’ve successfully transformed this category from a radical project to a mainstream device lineup enjoyed by millions worldwide.”
As a testament to Samsung’s dedication to superior craftsmanship, every component in both form factors has been thoroughly analyzed to deliver a truly optimized experience to ensure that every consumer has a device to fit their needs. The Galaxy Z Flip4 builds on the success of Samsung’s iconic form factor, adding key features, including an upgraded camera experience, a larger battery and expanded customization, while maintaining its ultra-compact design. The Galaxy Z Fold4 opens up new possibilities for users by delivering Samsung’s most comprehensive smartphone experience to-date, offering shape-shifting design, immersive displays and PC-like multitasking features, in addition to advanced camera technology and powerful mobile processors.
Galaxy Z Flip4, the Ultimate Self-expression Tool Inside and Out
The Galaxy Z Flip4 enhances our users’ favorite features, making it the ultimate tool for self-expression. Its compact clamshell design offers unique experiences not available on any other smartphone.
Shoot hands-free video or capture full group selfies at various angles by partially folding Z Flip4 to activate FlexCam. These can even be enjoyed on users’ favorite apps. Thanks to Samsung’s partnership with Meta, FlexCam is optimized for the most popular social platforms, including Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook. Do more than ever with Z Flip4 by taking high-quality selfies right from the Cover Screen by leveraging the main camera with the upgraded Quick Shot. Start high-quality video recording in Quick Shot mode and then seamlessly switch to Flex mode to continue recording hands-free without stopping the video – ideal for content creators and vloggers. The users are now able to take selfies in Portrait Mode and see preview in actual photo ratio when using Quick Shot. With an upgraded camera equipped with a 65 percent brighter sensor powered by the Snapdragon® 8+ Gen 1 Mobile Platform, photos and videos are crisper and more stable – day or night.
Z Flip4 is crafted to go truly hands-free – doing more without ever opening the phone. Great for business or social experiences, Z Flip4 can make calls to the team, reply to texts, unlock the car and even control the SmartThings Scene widget, all from the Cover Screen.
Galaxy Z Flip4 can capture, watch and connect longer between charges with the expanded 3,700mAh battery. With Super Fast Charging, now supported on Z Flip4, charge up to 50 percent in around 30 minutes, keeping users connected when they’re running low.
With the slimmer hinge, straightened edges, contrasting hazed back glass and glossy metal frames, the design is our most refined yet. The users can fully customize the Z Flip4 inside and out, with Galaxy Themes on both Cover and Main Screen to complement their style with custom fonts, icons and designs. Plus, users can create their own Cover Screen with new clock designs and backgrounds in various formats such as images, GIFs and even video.
Galaxy Z Fold4, a Multi-tasking Powerhouse with Ultimate Performance
The Galaxy Z Fold4 is the result of Samsung Galaxy’s enduring smartphone innovation and our most powerful smartphone yet. Z Fold4 combines Samsung’s collective mobile technology expertise to create a device with increased functionality whether opened, closed, or in Flex mode. Furthermore, it is the first device to ship with Android 12L, a special version of Android created by Google for large-screen experiences, including foldables.
Multitasking on Z Fold4 is easier than ever, so users can get more done on the move. The new Taskbar provides a layout similar to your PC, offering access to your favorite and recent apps. Multitasking is also more intuitive, thanks to new swipe gestures. Instantly switch full-screen apps to pop-up windows or split your screen in half for more ways to multitask.
Samsung’s partnerships with Google and Microsoft take multitasking to the next level and give executives and business owners space to see more and do more. Google apps, including Chrome and Gmail now support drag-and-drop, allowing users to quickly copy and paste links, photos and more from one app to another. With Google Meet, users can now connect with more people while enjoying virtual co-activities, including co-watching videos on YouTube or playing games together on a video call. Microsoft’s full Office suite and Outlook take advantage of the large cover screen that unfolds to reveal a tablet-like experience. The foldable display provides more information on the screen, so users can view documents side by side for efficient multitasking that makes it is easy to work on a spreadsheet or presentation. With Microsoft integration, everyone has access to important files from anywhere. The multitasking experience is complete with S Pen functionality, enabling on-the-go drawing and notetaking with streamlined storage inside the Standing Cover with Pen case.
Galaxy Z Fold4 takes stunning photos and videos with an upgraded 50MP wide lens and 30x Space Zoom lens. A variety of camera modes, including the larger Zoom map activated on Capture View Mode, Dual Preview, and Rear Cam Selfie are custom-built to take advantage of the unique form factor for increased capturing flexibility. And with the larger pixel size, a 23 percent brighter sensor, and enhanced processing power, users can capture clear images even at night.
Content is even more immersive and distinctive on the 7.6-inch Main Screen with a brighter screen, a 120Hz adaptive refresh rate, and a less visible Under Display Camera (UDC) featuring a new scatter-type sub-pixel arrangement. Popular social media apps like Facebook are optimized for the large-screen experience to make content more enjoyable. Or open your favorite streaming entertainment service apps like Netflix and watch hands-free with Flex mode. For non-optimized apps, users can even control the device without disrupting the content with the new Flex Mode Touchpad, offering accuracy while pausing, rewinding, and playing videos, or zooming in and out of content while the device is in Flex mode.
Games are snappier too thanks to the powerful Snapdragon® 8+ Gen 1 Mobile Platform and hyper-fast 5G. With a slimmer hinge, lighter weight, and even narrower bezels, the wider screen enables easier one-handed interactions while using the Cover Screen.
Samsung continues its barrier-defying innovation journey to deliver the level of durability consumers expect, both in and out. With our Armor Aluminum frames and hinge cover along with exclusive Corning® Gorilla® Glass Victus®+ on the Cover Screen and rear glass, Z Flip4 and Z Fold4 are our toughest foldables ever. Durability of the Main Screen panel is also enhanced thanks to the optimized layer structure, helping to reduce damage from external shock. In addition, both Z Flip4 and Z Fold4 are equipped with IPX8 water resistance, so users can worry less if they get caught in the rain.
Galaxy Buds2 Pro, Premium Design with the Ultimate Listening Experience
Joining the Galaxy Z series are Galaxy Buds2 Pro – Samsung’s new top-of-the-line earbuds that provide the most immersive wireless audio experience with a new, compact design, and seamless connectivity that is perfect for any aspect of your everyday life.
Appreciate every musical interlude with superior Hi-Fi 24bit Audio, which offers high-dynamic range helping you feel connected to the content you’re listening to with crystal-clear resolution. With the new Samsung seamless codec(SSC HiFi), quality music is enabled to transfer without a pause, and the new coaxial 2-way speaker makes those sounds richer than ever.
The new compact, ergonomic design is 15 percent smaller, with a secure fit that is engineered to prevent rotation, making it the perfect fitness companion. Take calls on-the-go with powerful ANC to eliminate outside noise. The new Galaxy Buds2 Pro allows users to escape into their own world and simultaneously stay connected to their life.
When you need to answer an urgent call while enjoying a gaming session or a movie on your tablet, the Buds2 Pro can seamlessly switch the audio connection to your phone with a touch of a finger. The Buds2 Pro now features Auto Switch across the Galaxy smartphones, tablets, and even Samsung TVs for seamless audio experience.
And, if you happen to misplace your Buds2 Pro on your commute SmartThings Find now makes locating them fast and easy whether they’re inside their cradle or not.
Pricing and Availability
The new Galaxy Z series will be available starting August 26, 2022 on Samsung.com, Samsung Experience Store, and major carriers and retailers. Galaxy Z Flip4 starts at $999.99 and will come in legacy colors: Bora Purple and Graphite, and new colors: Pink Gold and Blue. Additional storage capacity options for Z Flip4 up to 512GB are also available. Only on Samsung.com and at Samsung Experience Stores can customers design their very own Z Flip4 Bespoke Edition with glass colors and frame options that provide 75 combinations to choose from, allowing customers to completely control the look of their device. The Galaxy Z Fold4 will start at $1799.99 and is offered in refined colors that include Graygreen, Beige, and Phantom Black. Additionally, Galaxy Z Fold4 is available in Burgundy in 256GB and 512GB models, and 1TB exclusively on Samsung.com.
Pre-orders for Galaxy Z Flip4 and Galaxy Z Fold4 start today on August 10, 2022. Customers who pre-order Z Flip4 between August 10 and August 25 will receive a complimentary memory upgrade to double the storage, plus up to $900 off with eligible trade-in, and a Silicone Ring Case or Strap Case. Those who pre-order Z Fold4 will also receive a complimentary memory upgrade, up to $1,000 off with an eligible trade-in, and a Standing Cover with Pen case, along with a $100 Samsung Credit. Plus, those who purchase either model and enroll in Samsung Care+ will enjoy valuable benefits like 24/7 Samsung expert support via phone or online, cracked screen repairs for as low as $29, protection against drops and spills, battery replacements, and peace of mind knowing that all repairs are done by Samsung Authorized Service Centers, using genuine Samsung parts. Coverage is available for only $8 or $11/month.
Galaxy Buds2 Pro will be available for pre-order beginning August 10, 2022 with retail availability starting August 26, 2022 for $229.99. Customers who pre-order Galaxy Buds2 Pro will receive a wireless charger on us, up to $75 off with eligible trade in, and $30 Samsung Credit. Galaxy Buds2 Pro comes in three all-new soft and neutral hues that perfectly complement with the new foldables – Graphite, White, and Bora Purple.
|Galaxy Z Flip4|
|Display||Main Screen||6.7-inch FHD+*|
|Dynamic AMOLED 2X|
|Infinity Flex Display (2640 x 1080, 22:9)|
|120Hz adaptive refresh rate (1~120Hz)|
|*Measured diagonally, Galaxy Z Flip4’s Main Screen size is 6.7″ in the full rectangle and 6.6″ with accounting for the rounded corners; actual viewable area is less due to the rounded corners and camera hole.|
|Cover Screen||1.9-inch Super AMOLED Display*|
|260 x 512|
|*Measured diagonally, Galaxy Z Flip4’s Cover Screen size is 1.9″ in the full rectangle and 1.8″ with accounting for the rounded corners; actual viewable area is less due to the rounded corners.|
|Dimension & Weight||Folded||71.9 x 84.9 x 17.1mm (Hinge) – 15.9mm (Sagging)|
|Unfolded||71.9 x 165.2 x 6.9mm|
|*The thickness of Galaxy Z Flip4 when unfolded does not include the frame of the Main Screen.|
|Camera||Front Camera||10MP Selfie Camera|
|F2.4, Pixel size: 1.22μm, FOV: 80˚|
|Rear Dual Camera||12MP Ultra Wide Camera|
|F2.2, Pixel size: 1.12μm, FOV: 123˚|
|12MP Wide-angle Camera|
|Dual Pixel AF, OIS, F1.8, Pixel size: 1.8μm, FOV: 83˚|
|AP||Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1|
|Up to 3.2 GHz|
|Memory||8GB RAM with 512GB internal storage|
|8GB RAM with 256GB internal storage|
|8GB RAM with 128GB internal storage|
|*Availability may vary by market or channel. Actual storage space may vary by market, model, file size and format.|
|Battery||3,700 mAh (typical) dual battery|
|*Typical value tested under third-party laboratory condition. Typical value is the estimated average value considering the deviation in battery capacity among the battery samples tested under IEC 61960 standard. Rated (minimum) capacity is 3595mAh. Actual battery life may vary depending on network environment, usage patterns and other factors.|
|Charging||Super Fast Charging* : Up to 0% to 50% charge in around 30mins with 25W adapter** or higher|
|Fast Wireless Charging 2.0***|
|*Wired charging compatible with QC2.0 and AFC|
|**25W Power Adapter sold separately.|
|***Wireless charging compatible with WPC|
|****Wireless PowerShare is limited to Samsung or other brand smartphones with WPC Qi wireless charging, such as Galaxy Z Fold4, Z Flip4, S22 series, Z Fold3 5G, Z Flip3 5G, S21 FE 5G, S21 series, Z Fold2, Note20 series, S20 series, Z Flip, Note10 series, S10 series, S9 series, S8 series, S7 series, S6 series, Note9, Note8, Note FE, Note5, and wearables such as Galaxy Buds2 Pro, Buds2, Buds Pro, Buds Live, Watch5, Watch5 Pro, Watch4, Watch4 Classic, Watch3, Watch Active2, Watch Active, Gear Sport, Gear S3, Galaxy Watch, and Galaxy Buds. May not work with certain accessories, covers, or other brand devices. May affect call reception or data services, depending on your network environment.|
|*IPX8 is based on test conditions for submersion in up to 1.5 meters of freshwater for up to 30 minutes. Not advised for beach or pool use. Not dust-resistant.|
|One UI 4.1.1|
|Network and Connectivity||5G*, LTE**, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, Bluetooth® v5.2|
|*5G services are only supported in 5G network enabled locations. Requires optimal 5G connection. Actual speed may vary depending on market, carrier, and user environment.|
|**Availability of LTE model varies by country and carrier. Actual speed may vary depending on market, carrier, and user environment.|
|Sensors||Capacitive Fingerprint sensor (side), Accelerometer, Barometer, Gyro sensor, Geomagnetic sensor, Hall sensor, Proximity sensor, Light sensor|
|Security||Samsung Knox, Samsung Knox Vault|
|SIM Card||One Nano SIM* and one eSIM**|
|*SIM card sold separately. Availability may vary depending on market and carrier.|
|**eSIM availability may vary depending on software version, region and carrier. Check with your carrier if your mobile network plan supports eSIM.|
|Colors||Bora Purple, Graphite, Pink Gold, Blue|
|Front/Back(Yellow, White, Navy, Khaki, Red), Frame(Silver/Black/Gold)|
|* Availability may vary by market.|