Flip phones are no longer a thing of the past. With the newly announced Galaxy Z Flip smartphone, flip phones may be coming back in a big way. If you ever thought that smartphones take up way too much space in your pocket or purse, all that’s about to change with the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip that flips open to a smartphone. Utilizing a similar bendable screen technology as the Galaxy Fold, the Z Flip is the next step in smartphone innovation. Specs for the phone have been revealed and already there are plenty of deals you can expect once the phone is released this Valentine’s day.
The Galaxy Z Flip is a bold move for Samsung and it’s interesting to see if it will pay off. Looking at the specs, it’s not too different from your typical smartphone. Available in black and purple, it features a 6.7-inch Dynamic AMOLED display with a resolution of 2,636 x 1,080 resolution and a 21.9:9 aspect ratio. The outer display measures 1.1 inches with a 300 x 112 resolution. The processor is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus that offers faster, better performance. It will feature 256GB of internal storage and 8GB of RAM. All of which makes this clearly not your grandpas old flip phone. The 3,300mAh offers an all-day battery with quick charging up to 15W with a USB-C cord or Qi wireless charging up to 9W.
The phone’s camera is too as advanced as the latest smartphones. The rear camera setup includes a wide-angle 12MP dual pixel sensor with f/ 1.8 aperture and a 12MP ultra-wide with f/ 2.2 aperture. The front camera is a 10MP dual pixel sensor with f/ 2.4 aperture. Sensors include a gyro sensor, proximity sensor, RGB light sensor, accelerometer, barometer, geomagnetic sensor, a capacitive fingerprint sensor and hall sensor. Take crystal-clear shots at night, HD videos, hyper lapse videos.
The new Z Flip starts at $1,330. If you are interested in purchasing the new Galaxy Z Flip, there are a few deals you can take advantage of to lower that cost. Best Buy is offering some of the best deals right now. If you have a somewhat recent phone to trade-in, you can participate in Best Buy’s trade-in program where you can get up to $350 to use towards your purchase. However, you must also purchase a qualified activation. Activate it today and you’ll get $50 off your purchase. Get Geek Squad Complete protection for your phone for just $10.99 per month. This protects your phone against drops, spills, theft or loss. It’s a small price to pay for peace of mind. Check out the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip online today and reserve yours today!