Since launching the Galaxy Z Flip in 2020, Samsung has been trying to bring foldable smartphones to a wider audience. The first Galaxy Z Flip hit the market in Germany with a retail price of 1,480 euros, and the soon-to-be-released 5G version was priced at 1,549 euros. Now there are rumors that Samsung is planning a cheaper foldable for the mass market.
The price of foldables has dropped significantly over the past three years. The RRP of the latest Galaxy Z Flip 5 (test) is now “only” 1,199 euros. Although Samsung is trying to continue this trend, a Z Flip device with an RRP under 1,000 euros seems rather unrealistic. Instead, Samsung plans to do just that, according to a report by research firm TrendForce Introducing a new, more cost-effective model range Folding smartphone.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 (Buy Here) Offers a foldable 6.7-inch AMOLED display, 256 GB of memory and a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2. On the outside you can find a second display and dual cameras with two 12 MP sensors
The first “foldable budget” is expected to arrive in early 2024
According to TrendForce, Samsung should be involvedA third, cheaper series of foldable smartphones Work This estimate is based on observation and analysis of supply chain activities. It is expected that Samsung next year will release a mid-range foldable smartphone that will “lower the price barrier and make foldable phones accessible to more consumers.”
the right one The price and other specifications of the new model are currently unknown. Such a smartphone will likely come with a weaker processor and a slimmed-down camera. It is also possible that the second display is omitted here. Alternatively, the use of a smaller screen with lower performance would be conceivable. Motorola is following a similar approach with the Razr 40, which was launched for 899 euros. Flip Phone is now available with price 649 Euros (Buy Here) One of the cheapest devices in this market segment.
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