The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 is rumoured to be launching in August this year with some significant design improvements. While Samsung hasn’t officially confirmed any details yet, rumours have started to circulate that the clamshell foldable smartphone will feature a larger outer display than its predecessor. This rumour is gaining credibility thanks to a leaked report by DSCC analyst Ross Young which reveals that the cover display of the Galaxy Z Flip 5 could be larger than ever – 3.8 inches to be precise.
What the Rumours Suggest
Ross Young’s tweet, reported by SlashLeaks, had many people talking. The proposed 3.8 inch cover display would be significantly larger than the 1.9 inch outer display of the Galaxy Z Flip 4. This would not only improve the usability of the device but it could also make it more convenient for people to capture selfies and even display notifications such as battery percentage, time and more. The proposed larger external screen is consistent with other recent rumours about the upcoming Galaxy Z Flip 5 as well, with images of concept renders of the device popping up on the Web highlighting a large external display that covers a wide surface area.
When to Expect the Galaxy Z Flip 5
If the rumours are true, Samsung is said to be starting panel shipments for the Galaxy Z Flip 5 in May of this year, with production of the smartphones beginning in June. While this may seem early, it isn’t uncharacteristic for Samsung to release specific models of its phones early on, particularly those that have more advanced features and are designed to compete with other high-end, foldable models like those released by Huawei and Motorola.
What to Expect from the Galaxy Z Flip 5
Aside from the expected larger cover display, the Galaxy Z Flip 5 is rumoured to be powered by a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC with 8GB of RAM while the Galaxy Z Fold 5 reportedly will have 12GB of RAM. Also, recent leaks suggest the Galaxy Z Flip 5 will be released in four colour options including beige, grey, light green, and light pink. Meanwhile, the Galaxy Z Fold 5 could be released in beige, black, and light blue shades.
Only time will tell if the rumours about the Galaxy Z Flip 5 are true, nevertheless, they have created a lot of excitement in the smartphone industry. If you’re in the market for new device, waiting for the launch of this device may be worth considering.