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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G
Brand: Samsung
Category: Smartphones
  • RAM / ROM: 12 GB/ 256 GB, 512 GB
  • CPU: Octa-core Kryo 680
  • Camera Back / Front: Triple (12, 12, 12 MP) / Dual (4, 10 MP)
  • Battery: 4400 mAh, Li-Po
  • Display: 7.6 inches, Foldable Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 1768 x 2208 pixels
  • OS: Android 11, One UI 4.1

Our Rating

The overall rating of this product is based on the review by our experts.

  • Design 10 / 10
  • Display 8 / 10
  • Performance 9 / 10
  • Camera 8 / 10
  • Battery 8 / 10
  • Features 8 / 10
  • Price 7 / 10

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G is one of the best foldable phones in 2022, If not the best. While it does help you multitask easily, this experience comes at a cost. The phone comes in at a starting price of $1199, making it among the most expensive ones in 2022. It comes in two RAM/ROM combinations, which are 12 GB / 256 GB and 12 GB / 512 GB. Memory cards aren’t supported by the phone, but the phone can handle a Nano-SIM and an e-SIM. Also, it can handle connections up to 5G. Samsung has paid great attention to the phone’s design, and rightly so.

This is evident when you look at the quality of the hinge system in place, which works effortlessly. The phone has an aluminum frame with a Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protected glass front and back. Not only that, but the device also has IPX8 certification for water resistance. As far as protection goes, this is the best you can get. Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G is among the heaviest phones at 271 grams and also isn’t the easiest to maneuver around. The phone measures 158.2 by 67.1 by 16 mm when folded and 158.2 by 128.1 by 6.4 mm when not. Samsung has provided curved edges to make sure the phone is comfortable to hold.

On a negative note, the phone doesn’t with a supplied stylus, although it does have stylus support. It has a 7.6-inch FHD+Dynamic AMOLED screen with a screen-to-body ratio of 88.8% and a PPI density is 374. The cover display, on the other hand, has a 6.2-inch Dynamic AMOLED screen with an identical PPI density. Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G has a refresh rate of 120 Hz and can go up to 1200 nits of brightness. This means you won’t have to look for shade, even on the brightest of days. While the display quality and multimedia experience are amazing, the competition is a step ahead on these matters.

Also, do keep in mind that when you watch movies on this, your content would look slightly different due to the 22.5:18 aspect ratio. For colors, the options are Phantom Black, Phantom Silver, and Phantom Green. In the audio department, the phone has 32-bit/384kHz audio tuned by AKG and stereo speakers. The phone’s performance is superb thanks to the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G process. It runs Android 11 out-of-the-box with One UI on top, while the GPU used here is Adreno 660. Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G will get major operating system updates for 4 years, which is great to hear.

Moving to the camera, its overall performance is very good but considering the rivals, it’s best-rated as decent. Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G has a 12 MP wide, telephoto, and ultrawide camera on the rear. On the front, it has a 10 MP wide-angle and 4 MP under-display camera. It has features like gyro-EIS and HDR10+ beside the usual ones and can record videos up to 4K@60fps. The gadget has all the common sensors.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G has a 4400 mAh Li-Po non-removable battery which supports 25W fast charging. In terms of battery size, battery life, and charging speed, the phone pales in comparison to its rivals. With average use, the phone will get you over the day, though. As you might have expected, the phone doesn’t come with a supplied charging brick. You will have to buy that separately. For communication, the phone has USB Type-C 3.2, NFC, GPS, Bluetooth 5.2, dual-band Wi-Fi, and a Hotspot.



Announced Date 2021, August 11
Release Date 2021, August 27


Dimensions Unfolded: 158.2 x 128.1 x 6.4 mm | Folded: 158.2 x 67.1 x 16 mm
Weight 271 g (9.56 oz)
Colors Phantom Black, Phantom Silver, Phantom Green


Display Type Foldable Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz
Size Unfolded: 7.6 inches, 179.9 cm2 (~88.8% screen-to-body ratio) | Folded: 6.2 inches, 832 x 2268 pixels, 25:9 ratio
Resolution Unfolded: 1768 x 2208 pixels (~374 ppi density) | Folded: 832 x 2268 pixels, 25:9 ratio
Display Features Corning Gorilla Glass Victus


Primary Triple (12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.76", 1.8µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS | 12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.6", 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS, 2x optical zoom | 12 MP, f/2.2, 123˚, 12mm (ultrawide), 1.12µm)
Secondary Dual (4 MP, f/1.8, 2.0µm, under display | 10 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/3", 1.22µm)
Video 4K@60fps, 1080p@60/240fps (gyro-EIS), 720p@960fps (gyro-EIS), HDR10+
Camera Features LED flash, HDR, panorama


Chipset Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm)
CPU Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 680)
GPU Adreno 660


Card Type No
Internal 256 GB / 512 GB


OS Android 11, One UI 4.1


Technology Used Li-Po
Capacity 4400 mAh
Fast Charging


3.5mm Jack
Loud Speaker
Features Stereo Speakers


WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.2, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
USB USB Type-C 3.2


Technology Used GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
SIM Nano-SIM and eSIM

Other Features

Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer



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