Huawei will release the flagship folding screen Benchmark Mate X2 this month, kicking off the folding screen smartphone market in 2021. It is worth noting that Samsung is also preparing its own folding screen smartphones. Seems like the company may launch two models this year. Yesterday, it was reported that Samsung’s folding screen flagships that will be launched this year are called Galaxy Z Flip 3, Galaxy Z Fold 3, etc.
Release date and features
It is rumored that the Galaxy Z Flip 3 and Galaxy Z Fold 3 flagships will be unveiled around July. This is earlier than in previous years. The report also pointed out that the Galaxy Z Fold 3 is a dual-screen handset. It features a small screen at a size of 6.21 inches and a large at 7.55 inches. The price is similar to that of the Galaxy Z Fold 2, and will be US$2,000.
As for the Galaxy Z Flip 3, this folding screen phone will still continue the Galaxy Z Flip 5G’s plan to fold up and down. The screen size may be upgraded to 6.7 inches. On the other hand, the smartphone will support a high refresh rate of 120Hz.
In terms of core configuration, the Z Flip 3 / Z Fold 3, and other models feature Qualcomm Snapdragon 888. The price of the two will be around $1500.