Samsung introduced the Galaxy Z Flip smartphone earlier this year, but now the updated model is being offered with a better processor and 5G support.
The South Korean company is introducing the Galaxy Z Philip 5G on August 7, which will be available for $1,450, while the first version was priced at $1,380.
The phone is powered by Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 865 Plus processor and according to the company, mobile gaming performance is faster than before while 5G support is also being provided.
Qualcomm claims that the 865 Plus processor delivers 10% faster graphics performance, compared to the Snapdragon 855 Plus processor in the old Galaxy Z Flip.
The new flip phone will be available in 2 colours, mastic grey and mastic brown, and according to Samsung, there will be some changes in the flex model of the phone, which will make it easier to watch YouTube and use the camera from different angles.
Samsung introduced the Galaxy Z Flip in February with the Galaxy S20, the South Korean company’s second foldable phone after the Galaxy Fold.
This is the latest version of the 90’s flip phones that was introduced 2 months after the updated version of Motorola’s Razor flip phone.
Unlike the Galaxy Fold and Razor, the Z-Flip has a flexible glass screen, while the rest of the devices use plastic screens.
Samsung announced the Galaxy Z Philip 5G ahead of a scheduled event on August 5, which will introduce five new devices, according to TM Rowe, president of the company’s mobile communications business.
One of these devices will be the Galaxy Note 20, which will be equipped with the usual stylus.
Note that the Galaxy Z Flip phone is also available in Pakistan with a retail price of Rs 259,999 in April and it was the first foldable phone to be introduced in Pakistan.