It has been two years since the first generation of folding cell phones was seen, from manufacturers such as Samsung, Motorola and Huawei. And it is precisely the South Korean who is leading the way, with her third series to date, made up of the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3. Pre-sale of both devices will be performed from September 16 to 30 in Mexico.
During this period, Samsung has prepared three benefits: double the memory at no additional cost (the phone with the highest capacity for the price of the entry version), one year of Samsung Care + or an electronic coupon worth 3,000 pesos for the Z Fold 3 or 2,000 pesos for the Z Flip 3.
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The pre-sale will take place in the online store of the firm, in physical establishments of Samsung and with the operators in the Aztec country.
Regarding prices, the Galaxy Z Fold 3 can be purchased for 45,000 (256 GB version) or 49,000 pesos (512 GB), in black, green or silver.
The Galaxy Z Flip 3 retails for 25,000 (128GB) or 27,500 pesos (256GB), and is ready in shades of cream, green, lavender, and black.
As can be seen, folding phones still have high prices when compared to those high-end phones that incorporate a more traditional design. Of course, they begin to integrate more and more elements to be more resistant.
“The Galaxy Z generation of devices was built to last. For the first time, the Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3 feature water resistance (IPX8), so users no longer have to worry when the rain catches them. In the same way, the body of both teams was manufactured with the new Armor Aluminum, the most resistant aluminum ever used in a Galaxy smartphone ”, refers the manufacturer.
In addition to an improved hinge that helps repel dust and other particles, the units are also built with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus material – which is more resistant against scratches and accidental drops – a new protective film made of PET and Optimized display panel layers. All this results in a main screen up to 80 percent more durable compared to previous generations.
The Galaxy Z Fold 3 includes a display 7.6-inch Infinity Flex (under-screen camera), Multi-Active Windows for the purpose of using multiple applications simultaneously, and compatibility with the S Pen Fold Edition and S Pen Pro to take notes or create a to-do list.
Its brother, the Galaxy Z Flip 3, in addition to striking colors and a more compact design, comes with a cover screen four times larger with the purpose of performing more actions without opening the unit, immersive Dolby Atmos sound and adaptive refresh rate. 120 Hz.
Samsung Care +, one of the benefits of presale, is a program that offers users the ability to insure their foldable phone — for up to 24 months — against theft, accidental damage, mechanical or electrical failure.