In August of this year, Samsung is announcing its next-generation foldable smartphones, the Galaxy Z Fold4 and Galaxy Z Flip4. According to online sources, the South Korean giant is looking to double the demand for these devices; compared to the current Galaxy Z Fold3 and Galaxy Z Flip3.
Samsung estimate to have sold just over 7 million Galaxy Z Fold3 and Galaxy Z Flip3 smartphones this year. At the same time, the company occupies a leading position; in the global market for devices equipped with a flexible screen.
As for the upcoming Galaxy Z Fold4 and Galaxy Z Flip4; their total sales by early 2023 is to reach 15 million units. If this forecast is justified, the demand compared to the devices of the current generation will rise at least twice. Also note that the Galaxy Z Flip4 will outsell the Galaxy Z Fold4 by a ratio of 2:1.
Samsung expects the Galaxy Z Flip 4 and Z Fold 4 foldable smartphones to outsell their predecessors by a significant margin
According to rumors, the Galaxy Z Fold 4 model will receive a 7.56-inch flexible display, an external screen with a diagonal of 6.2 inches, an updated camera system and a flash drive with a capacity of up to 1 TB.
Galaxy Z Flip 4 models in clamshell format are credited with having a 6.7-inch main flexible display, a 2.1-inch external screen, a Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor, and a storage capacity of up to 512 GB.
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3 smartphone can withstand a lot more folding than the manufacturer claims.
Recently, the Mrkeybrd Youtube channel conducted a test where the Flip3 was folded and unfolded in a special manipulator for several days in a row. Testing continued live from June 8 to 13 and finally ended.
In the end, the Flip3 withstood 418,500 folds before the mechanism visibly failed. Samsung itself claims a guaranteed 200,000 folds, which equates to five years of use at 105 folds per day.