Samsung’s two new foldable phones look great and are powerful, but they’re significantly different in use. The Galaxy Z Flip 4 opens into a smartphone like traditional flip phones. The Galaxy Z Fold 4 is a clamshell that opens into a tablet. Compare the two smartphones.
Galaxy Z Flip vs. Fold: Design
The two Foldable Phone differ most here. Both are nearly the same size as smartphones, but the experience is different.
When closed, the Flip 4 is a small, pocketable square. Unfolding the Flip 4 reveals its smartphone capabilities.
The Fold 4 is a full smartphone with a solid screen when closed, allowing you to accomplish anything. The Fold 4’s productivity is unlocked by opening the screen to tablet size.
The Flip 4 is a fashion-first phone, as evidenced by its accessories, colours, and moniker. Flip 4 comes in blue, gold, grey, or purple, stronger colours than the Fold 4’s black, burgundy, gray-green, and beige. The Flip 4 Bespoke Edition allows you blend front, back, and frame colours. It adds customization few phones have.
Displays of the Galaxy Z Flip 4 versus.
Both phones have a foldable phone and unfoldable screen. The Flip 4 includes a 1.9-inch, 512-by-260 Super AMOLED screen for when it’s closed so you can see who’s calling or messaging. It has a 6.7-inch, 2,640-by-1,080 Dynamic AMOLED screen. That’s a top-tier smartphone screen.
he Closed, the Fold 4’s 120Hz Dynamic AMOLED panel measures 6.2 inches with 2,316-by-904 resolution. The phone has a 7.6-inch, 120Hz Dynamic AMOLED screen with a 2,176-by-1,812 resolution. Its high-refresh-rate screen can perform smartphone functions whether closed or open. It compatible with the Samsung S Pen stylus (additional purchase).
The Flip 4 has a smaller footprint, while the Fold 4’s internal screen is better for productivity.
Processing Power: Galaxy Z Flip 4 vs. Fold 4
Both phones employ Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor, which is better than the Galaxy S22 Ultra’s. Fold 4 features 12GB of RAM to Flip 4’s 8GB. It includes 256GB, 512GB, and 1TB models compared to the Flip 4’s 128GB, 265GB, and 512GB.
Wireless Connectivity: Galaxy Z Flip 4 vs. Fold 4
Flip 4 and Fold 4 have 5G in sub-6 and mmWave bands. Only the Fold 4 supports Wi-Fi 6E, thus it wins.
Samsung Flip 4 vs. Fold 4 cameras
The Fold 4’s camera wins. The Flip 4 has two 12MP rear-facing cameras, one wide-angle and one ultra-wide. The Fold 4 boasts 50MP wide-angle, 12MP ultra-wide, and 10MP telephoto lenses with 3x optical zoom. The Fold 4 can record 8K video at 24fps, although both phones can capture 4K60 video (and they share the same 10MP front-facing camera). The Fold’s folding display hides a user-facing camera.
Price comparison: Galaxy Z Flip 4 vs. Fold 4
$999 buys Flip 4. $1,799 buys a Fold 4. The Flip 4 is a flagship phone. The Fold 4 is expensive compared to other laptops.
Two foldable phones are: Play with the Flip 4, and work with the Fold 4. The Flip 4 may be personalised with colours and adorable accessories. The Fold 4’s larger screen, pen support, additional memory, and superior camera make it better for serious activities. It’s a photo-taking digital notepad.
It depends on what you want and how much you’re ready to spend. Both look good. Both are currently being tested, so check back soon for reviews.