Samsung’s subsequent Galaxy Z Fold folding cellphone might need a barely smaller display screen than its earlier fashions, function a smaller battery, and fairly presumably launch in July alongside a brand new Galaxy Z Flip, The Elec studies (through XDA Builders).
The Galaxy Z Fold 3 will reportedly have a 7.5-inch predominant pill display screen and a 6.2-inch display screen on the entrance cowl of the cellphone, The Elec writes, which might be just about the identical because the Fold 2’s 7.6-inch predominant show and 6.2-inch cowl show. The Elec says these display screen sizes include the additional advantage of “zero bezels,” so though the screens could be the identical dimension, the third Fold might really feel barely smaller as a result of the precise physique of the cellphone may shrink.
Compared to the Fold 2’s 4,500mAh battery, the Fold 3 will reportedly make do with a barely smaller 4,380mAh battery. Once more, not a dramatic change in dimension and it won’t even noticeably affect battery life, but it surely’s fascinating to notice if it results different modifications to the Fold’s design.
There’s different rumored modifications to the Fold line, together with the opportunity of S Pen help, similar to the Galaxy S21 Extremely acquired earlier this yr. For the Fold, a stylus might additionally pose further challenges if Samsung tries to combine stylus storage straight within the cellphone somewhat than utilizing an add-on case just like the Extremely. A gap for a stylus might take up area that may very well be stuffed with additional battery capability or eliminated totally for an general thinner cellphone.
And — although The Elec doesn’t point out it in any respect, so don’t anticipate a change — thinness is the dimension that may really matter on the subject of a brand new Galaxy Fold. Together with the additional hole created by its hinge, the Fold 2 is about two S21 Extremely thick when folded. If Samsung isn’t scaling down the rumored Fold 3 to make it simpler to carry and slot in a pocket, I hope they’ll take into account that the following time round: it might additionally assist Samsung compete with newcomers like Huawei’s Mate X2 and Xiaomi’s Mi Combine Fold which each use related folding designs and are already thinner than the Fold 2.