In the first week of its release, the first batch of Samsung's new foldable smartphone here is expected to reach some 20,000 devices - 10 times greater than that of the company's first foldable phone, the Galaxy Fold, released past year.
Sitting at $2999, the tablet-phone hybrid that was the Galaxy Fold took one idea of what the foldable phone could be, and unfolded a long and slim phone into a tablet.
That's one interpretation of what foldable phones could be, but it's not the only one out there.
When phones with foldable displays like the Galaxy Z Flip were in the form of an initial concept, their main added value was perceived as the ability to carry a big screen in a compact package.More news: ACCC Responds To TPG-Vodafone Merger After Court Ruling
You can find out more details about Samsung's new folding smartphone at the link below, the handset is available as of now.
Foldable glass is made to work with a folding hinge technology that allows a 6.7 inch screen to fold in half and close shut.
Due to limited volume, they predicted that not all retailers in South Korea will have the Galaxy Z Flip in stock, but customers are not likely to wait long as they did it for the Galaxy Fold.
Inside, it's still a phone, though very much in line with what modern phones are, albeit a little reduced.
However the focus isn't on the specs or even the camera.More news: Canada doesn't tell police what to do, Trudeau says of rail blockades
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip costs R29 999.
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A possible reason for the Galaxy Z Flip's high demand is its improved design and cheaper price tag.
When Galaxy Z Flip unfolds, it can stay open at virtually any angle, unlocking opportunities for selfies that show more of the world around you and expressive video chats with Google Duo - all hands-free.More news: We Now Have An Official Name For The Coronavirus Disease: COVID-19