Samsung foldable Phones are surprisingly doing well even though their costs do not favor their sale. Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 are the company’s recent foldable devices and come at hefty prices. But despite their initial struggles, Samsung foldable phones are making worthy strides, especially in India where mid-range lineups dominate the smartphone market.
Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 come for $999 and $1,800 which keep them among the most premium smartphones hence out of many’s reach. But it doesn’t mean consumers are being indifferent to these. Reports have emerged that despite being a price-conscious market, Samsung’s foldable phones are making a good argument in India.
Sohee Kim, a Bloomberg analyst reported that one day pre-order for Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 stood 2.7 times ahead of Galaxy Note 20 from last year. Foldables making an impact against an established lineup indicates consumers’ newly gained fascination towards an innovative product. Galaxy Note 20 sits between the two foldable in price range and the Galaxy Note 20 base version comes for a cheaper price. However, consumers seemed to lean towards the foldable despite their high costs.
Demands Down To Galaxy Z Flip 3’s Cheaper Price?
India is a marketing hub for smartphones and despite the presence of all high-end devices, mid-range smartphones still make the envious cut. However, the Samsung foldable phones are also showing a strong performance. In India, Galaxy Z Flip 3 is priced at Rs 84,999. This is a far cheaper option against Galaxy Z Fold 3 which comes at an astounding Rs.149,999.
Since there is no individual data for these smartphones, It is safe to assume that the former did better due to its cheaper rate. But still, both of these phones fall in the upper-tier segment and their demands are still against the tides. Find more: Samsung Unpacked Event: Galaxy Z Fold 3, Galaxy Z Flip 3, Watch 4, and Buds 2 Launched
Samsung Foldables: Overview
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 features a 7.6-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X display panel at 2208 x 1768 resolution. For superior imagery, it supports HDR10+ and a 120Hz refresh rate for smooth scrolling. Its outer display sports a 6.2-inch AMOLED display with 832×2268 resolution. Notably, both the displays are adaptive. The inner display can transition between 10Hz to 120Hz refresh rate while the cover display can switch between 60Hz and 120Hz.
Under the hood, the Galaxy Z Fold 3 rocks on Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC. Its 5-nm based octa-core is mated to Adreno 660 GPU for gaming and graphics.
Similarly, Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G flaunts two displays. The main display stretches a 6.7-inch FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Infinity Flex display and features a 120Hz refresh rate. The mini display is a 1.9-inch Super AMOLED display. For durability, the device gets an IPX8 Water/Dust Resistance and Samsung claims it can withstand 200,000 folds.
The galaxy foldable phones have not yet entered the Nepali market. But as known, they will come here any time soon. We shall keep you updated with its price and availability. Check out: Samsung Mobile Price in Nepal.
Are you a fan of foldable smartphones? How do you see their market impacting other traditional devices? Do share your opinions with us down in the comments.
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