Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 vs. Galaxy Z Fold 4: Each Huge Distinction You Ought to Know About

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Samsung confirmed off the latest fashions of its fancy foldable telephone lineups on Wednesday, in a continuation of its efforts to take bendable telephones to the mainstream. The Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4, introduced on the firm’s annual Unpacked occasion, had been revealed alongside the Galaxy Watch 5 and Galaxy Buds 2 Professional. The Galaxy Fold 4 and Z Flip 4 will launch on Aug. 26, when they’ll begin at $1,800 (£1,649, AU$2,499) and $1,000 (£999, AU$1,499), respectively — the identical worth as every of their predecessors.

Whereas each telephones have a foldable design, the precise feel and look is totally different for every. The Z Flip 4 is a clamshell-style flip telephone popularized by Motorola’s Razr. It is compact, nostalgically cool and it targets on-line content material creators, amongst different demographics. The Z Fold 4, however, is Samsung’s heftier book-style foldable. It is practically double the peak of the Z Flip 4 when each are folded “closed.” When unfurled, Z Fold 4 expands right into a tablet-sized inside display that Samsung says is a robust instrument for multitasking, which is given a lift by 12GB of RAM. 

With the Z Fold 4’s bigger measurement (and better worth), comes a corresponding set of options. There are three rear cameras together with a telephoto lens, in contrast with simply two on the Z Flip 2. The Z Fold 4 additionally manages to cram in a bigger battery. Their entrance shows are totally different, too. The Z Flip 4 has a petite show on the decrease portion of the quilt, which Samsung has made extra helpful with this iteration. The Z Fold 4’s show is sort of the dimensions of a daily telephone display. 

Regardless of their bodily variations, maybe Samsung’s greatest flex was software program, and the modifications affected each new fashions. Just like the Z Fold 4, the Flip 4 will get the bottom-screen trackpad characteristic in its Flex Mode — that is the characteristic that splits apps between prime and backside parts of the display when it is folded midway. With the updates, you can use the underside half of the display as a trackpad for navigating the highest portion of the display, supposedly making it simpler to govern apps in Flex Mode. 

Every mannequin additionally receives nighttime pictures enhancements that had been launched with the Galaxy S22, together with evening portrait-mode pictures. These modifications appear to underscore Samsung’s efforts to persuade customers to change to a foldable telephone — or on the very least generate some curiosity in a single.

For extra data on how the Z Flip 4 stacks up in opposition to the Z Fold 4, check out CNET’s specs chart beneath for a side-by-side comparability.

Z Fold 4 vs. Z Flip 4

Galaxy Z Fold 4 5G Galaxy Z Flip 4
Show measurement, decision, facet ratio Inner: 7.6-inch AMOLED (2176 x 1812 pixels) Exterior: 6.2-inch HD Plus (2,316 x 904) Essential Display screen: 6.7-inch FHD+ (2,640 x 1080 pixels; 22:9) Cowl Display screen: 1.9-inch (260×512 pixels)
Pixel density TBC TBC
Dimensions (Millimeters) Folded: 67.1×155.1×15.8mm (Hinge) ~14.2mm (Sagging). Unfolded: 130.1×155.1×6.3mm Folded: 71.9×84.9×17.1mm (Hinge) ~15.9mm (Sagging). Unfolded: 71.9×165.2×6.9mm
Weight (Ounces, Grams) 9.27 oz; 263g 187g; 6.59 oz
Cell software program Android 12L Android 12
Digicam 50-megapixel (principal), 12-megapixel (ultra-wide), 10-megapixel (telephoto) 12-megapixel (principal), 12-megapixel (ultra-wide)
Entrance-facing digicam 4-megapixel (beneath show), 10-megapixel (entrance cowl) 10-megapixel
Video seize 4K 4K
Processor Snapdragon 8 Gen Plus 1 Snap 8 Plus Gen 1
RAM/Storage 12GB + 256GB/512GB/1TB 8GB+ 128GB/256GB/512GB
Expandable storage None None
Battery/Charger 4,400 mAh 3,700 mAh
Fingerprint sensor Facet Facet
Connector USB-C USB-C
Headphone jack None No
Particular options Foldable telephone, 30x optical, 30x house zoom, IPX8, 25-watt fast-charging (no in-box charger) IPX67, 5G enabled, foldable show, wi-fi charging, 25W quick charging
Value (USD) $1,800 (256 GB); Pricing for different fashions TBC $999
Value (GBP) £1,649 (256GB) £999
Value (AUD)  AU$2,499 (256GB) AU$1,499
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