Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G: Price, Specs, Availability in the Philippines

An improved foldable wonder

Samsung’s newest Unpacked features not one, but two foldable phones. This time, you’ll meet the Samsung Galaxy Fold 3 5G, which is the successor to last year’s vertically-folded tablet.

The Z Fold3 is now thinner when folded, and presents a more dynamic display with support for S-Pen, in which two versions will be made available for the foldable series. Samsung has made the construction of the device sturdier with Armor Aluminum (said to be 10 times stronger than usual aluminum used in mobile phones), Corning Gorilla Glass Victus, and an IP86 dust and water resistance for travels to the pool with your family or friends.

Aside from new hardware, the company tweaked its software to make apps perform as they would on a bigger 7.6-inch Infinity Flex display, including a redesigned menu for multitasking, a taskbar, and app optimization at the device level.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G specs:

  • Cover Screen: 6.2-inch HD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display, 2268 x 832px, 387PPI
    120Hz Adaptive refresh rate
  • Main Screen: 7.6-inch QXGA+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Infinity Flex Display, 374PPI
    120Hz adaptive refresh rate
    Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC
  • 12GB RAM
  • 256GB, 512GB UFS 3.1
  • Triple-rear cameras:
    12MP f/1.8 Dual PIxel main
    12MP f/2.2 Ultra-wide
    12MP f/2.4 Telephoto, Dual OIS
    Gorilla Glass DX coating
  • 10MP F2.2 cover camera
  • 4MP F1.8 Under display camera
  • 5G, 4G LTE, Nano SIM w/ e-SIM
  • WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, Galileo, NFC
  • USB-C, Fingerprint scanner, Face Unlock
  • IPX8 water-resistance
  • Armor Aluminum body
  • One UI 3.5 (Android 11)
  • 4,000mAh dual battery
  • S Pen Fold Edition (No Bluetooth, compatible w/ Fold3 only)
  • S Pen Pro (Bluetooth, compatible w/ S Pen supporting devices)
  • Colors: Phantom Black, Phantom Green, Phantom Silver

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G will be available in two variants in the Philippines: a 512GB model in Phantom Black and Green for PHP 95,990, while a 256 GB variant in Phantom Black and Silver colorways will go on sale for PHP 87,990.

From August 19 – September 21, 2021, customers can pre-order the Galaxy Z Fold3 5G and Galaxy Z Flip3 5G in all Samsung Experience Stores, select Samsung Blue Stores, Abenson, SM Appliance Stores, and Authorized Samsung online partners. Freebies and discounts worth up to Php 27,400 are up for grabs. Apart from receiving 1-year FREE protection from Samsung Care+​, choose from either an e-voucher worth up to Php 5,000, 50% off on a Flip Cover with S Pen, a FREE Galaxy Buds Pro, and a 25W Travel Adapter, or a token worth up to Php 10,000, and a 25W Travel Adapter.

Customers can also pre-order through Samsung.com to get as much as Php 20,400 worth of freebies, including an e-voucher worth up to Php 10,000, a 25W Travel Adapter, and 1-year FREE protection from Samsung Care+. The pre-order promotion will last for a limited time and only while supplies last.

Carl Lamiel
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