South Korean tech giant Samsung is expected to launch its Galaxy Z Flip 5 foldable smartphone in July, alongside the Galaxy Z Fold 5. The company has begun mass production of the hinges that will be used in these smartphones, allowing Samsung to be ready for launch in July instead of August, as was previously reported. Leaks have suggested that the Galaxy Z Flip 5 will come with a larger outer display than its predecessor, and that it will be powered by a custom Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC for Galaxy, by Qualcomm.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 to sport a larger outer display: leak
A new leak has revealed that the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 will come with a considerably large outer screen compared to its predecessor. The new clamshell foldable is expected to feature a 3.4-inch outer display with a resolution of 720×748 pixels and a pixel density of 305ppi, according to tipster Ice Universe (@UniverseIce).
Comparison with Galaxy Z Flip 4
The same leak also shared a purported design render of the Galaxy Z Flip 5, showing it in comparison with the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4. The Galaxy Z Flip 4 features a 1.9-inch outer screen, while the new design shows most of the cover being taken up by the display panel, with only the dual rear camera modules curving around the right side corner of the panel.
Galaxy Z Flip 5 expected specifications and features
The Galaxy Z Flip 5 is expected to launch in storage options of 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB, and could come with 8GB of RAM. The phone is also expected to support 25W wired fast charging. Running on One UI 5.1.1 based on Android 13, the Galaxy Z Flip 5 is likely to be offered in beige, grey, light green, and light pink colour options. It will reportedly measure 165mm x 71.8mm x 6.7mm in size.
Earlier reports suggested that the Galaxy Z Flip 5 would be powered by a custom Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC for Galaxy by Qualcomm.
The Galaxy Z Flip 5 is expected to launch in July during an earlier-than-expected Galaxy Unpacked event, alongside the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5. Samsung’s initiation of the mass production of hinges to be used in these foldable smartphones, as per reports, allows the company to be ready for launch by July, instead of the previously reported August timeline.
With the production of hinges underway, Samsung is gearing up to launch its Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Galaxy Z Fold 5 in July, instead of August as originally thought. Leaked images showing a larger outer display for the Galaxy Z Flip 5 are exciting for foldable phone enthusiasts, and it will be powered by a custom Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC. The phone is expected to come in multiple storage options and support 25W wired fast charging, with rumours suggesting it will launch in a variety of colours to choose from.