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Is it a smartphone or is it a tablet? The Galaxy Z Fold 3 is one of Samsung’s best efforts to make the foldable smartphone-tablet hybrid work. It has fully decked out flagship-grade hardware including the Snapdragon 888 under the hood with 12GB RAM, 120Hz refresh rate, and AMOLED 2X screen display. The smartphone is also the world’s first water-resistant foldable phone and is definitely a one-of-a-kind phone to look out for.
|Release Date||August 2021|
|Processor||Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4×1.80 GHz Kryo 680)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm)|
|RAM & Storage||12GB + 256GB|
|OS||Android 11, One UI 3.1.1|
|Battery||Li-Po 4400 mAh, non-removable batteryFast charging 25W|
Fast wireless charging 11W
Reverse wireless charging 4.5W
|Display size||7.6 inches, 179.9 cm2 (~88.8% screen-to-body ratio)1768 x 2208 pixels (~374 ppi density)|
|Display type||Foldable Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz, HDR10+, 1200 nits (peak)|
Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
6.2 inches, 832 x 2268 pixels, 25:9 ratio
|Dimension||Unfolded: 158.2 x 128.1 x 6.4 mmFolded: 158.2 x 67.1 x 14.4-16 mm|
|Weight||271 g (9.56 oz)|
|Body Type||Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus) (folded), plastic front (unfolded), glass back (Gorilla Glass Victus), aluminum frameIPX8 water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)|
|Colors||Phantom Black, Phantom Silver, Phantom Green|
|SIM||Nano-SIM and eSIM|
|Data Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (7CA) Cat20 2000/200 Mbps, 5G|
|Wifi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.2, A2DP, LE, aptX HD|
|USB||USB Type-C 3.2|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS|
|Camera & Video|
|Rear Camera||Triple: 12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.76″, 1.8µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS +12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.6″, 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS, 2x optical zoom +12 MP, f/2.2, 123˚, 12mm (ultrawide), 1.12µm|
|Front Camera||4 MP, f/1.8, 2.0µm, under display|
10 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/3″, 1.22µm
|Video||4K@60fps, 1080p@60/240fps (gyro-EIS), 720p@960fps (gyro-EIS), HDR10+Selfie: 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps, gyro-EIS|
|Features||LED flash, HDR, panoramaSelfie: HDR|
|Loud Speaker||Yes, with stereo speakers-25.6 LUFS|
|Sound Jack||No32-bit/384kHz audio Tuned by AKG|
1. What is the Samsung Z Fold 3 price in Malaysia?
The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G price in Malaysia starts from RM6699 for the 12GB RAM + 256GB ROM model.
2. What is the size of the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G?
The dimensions of the Galaxy Z Fold 3 in its unfolded state measure at 158.2 x 128.1 x 6.4 mm and weighs about 271g. When folded, it is 158.2 x 67.1 x 16 mm, which makes it comparatively thick but also quite narrow and comfortable to hold.
3. How big is the screen on Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3?
The smartphone has a large display size – 7.6 inches foldable dynamic AMOLED 2X screen that provides a great, immersive viewing experience for watching videos or playing games.
4. Does the Samsung Z Fold 3 5G break easily?
When it comes to durability, the foldable smartphone will not break easily. Samsung claims that the Z Fold 3 can be bent 200,000 times without breaking, that is about the number of times a person would open and close his or her in 5 years.
5. What color does the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 come in?
The smartphone comes in 3 color options, which are Phantom Black, Phantom Silver & Phantom Green.
6. Does the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 have Gorilla Glass?
The cover screen on the Galaxy Z Fold 3 includes an Armor Aluminium and enhanced Corning Gorilla Glass Victus, which are some of the strongest materials ever used in smartphones.
7. What processor is used in Fold 3?
The device runs on the CPU Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4×1.80 GHz Kryo 680) processor with the chipset Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G.
8. Is the Galaxy Z Fold 3 waterproof?
Yes, the device features an IPX8 rating which gives it protection against water splashes and survives an immersion of 1.5m in depth for up to 30 minutes.
9. Is the Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G dustproof?
No, the IPX8 rating means there is no dust-resistance rating.
10. How long does the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G battery last?
The device is fitted with a Li-Po 4400 mAh battery but records a disappointing battery life. According to Tom’s Guide, the device lasts less than 8 hours when used to surf the web over 5G and settings on 150 nits of screen brightness.
11. Does the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 have fast charging?
Yes, the Z Flip 3 has a 3,300 mAh battery and supports a fast charging speed of up to 25W.
12. Does the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G support wireless charging?
Yes, the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold supports up to 10W of fast wireless charging.
13. What are the Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G WLAN details?
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot.
14. How many camera lenses do the Z Fold 3 have?
The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G features a triple camera setup at the back that consist of a 12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.76″, 1.8µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS + 12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.6″, 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS, 2x optical zoom + 12 MP, f/2.2, 123˚, 12mm (ultrawide), 1.12µm.
15. Does the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G have a fingerprint sensor?
Yes, the device has a variety of sensors: fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer.
Is the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G Worth Buying?
The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 is one expensive phone. Though there are deals and monthly installment plans that reduce the price further, the phone’s worth is debatable. While the latest model now gives many offerings like a 120Hz cover screen, water resistance, and software improvements for multitasking and Flex Mode, the phone still lacks in the camera department, battery life, and gives the same heavy appeal as an air conditioner remote when folded.