Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. unveiled its latest batch of foldable phones Wednesday, emphasizing design upgrades, battery improvements, and new camera features. The company’s Galaxy Z Flip4 device features a “compact clamshell design” and comes with new fast-charging capabilities. The phone is compatible with Samsung’s
Super Fast Charging technology, which the company said will allow it to reach up to 50% battery in about half an hour.
Samsung pointed to a more “refined” design for the new Z Flip4, highlighting “the slimmer hinge, straightened edges, contrasting hazed back glass and glossy metal frames.” Users will be able to customize themes on both the cover and main screens, as well as include photo, GIF, and video backgrounds. The device will come in Bora Purple, Graphite, Pink Gold and Blue color options. Prices will start at $999.99. Users will have more “bespoke” customization options if they get the phone through a Samsung store or through the company’s website. The company also announced its new Galaxy Z Fold4 model, which will be the first phone to ship with Android 12L, an Android version specifically made by Alphabet Inc.’s
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