As February nears and Samsungís Unpacked event is just three weeks away the leaks surrounding the Galaxy Z Flip are giving us a clearer picture of what to expect from Samsung's second foldable phone. A new Twitter post from Max Weinbach who previously revealed details about the S20 lineup is giving us a much better picture of the Z Flip's hardware package.
Starting with the display, we are getting a Dynamic AMOLED panel covered with Ultra Thing Glass (UTG) and it will apparently feature a crease at the folding point. This is to be expected with foldable devices but the UTG solution should be far more durable than the Galaxy Fold's plastic.
The phone will also come with a side-mounted capacitive fingerprint scanner. Weinbach also shares the device will run on the Snapdragon 855+ chipset instead of the previously rumored Snapdragon 855.
So Galaxy Z Flip. Capacitive fingerprint scanner on the side. Dual 12MP cameras, wide and ultra wide. 15W charging. Wireless charging and reverse wireless charging are supported.ó Max Weinbach (@MaxWinebach) January 23, 2020
It will use "Samsung Ultra Thin Glass" which has crease. It will use a Dynamic AMOLED display.
Another key detail is the outward notification screen which should be a 1-inch panel. This screen will show charging speeds, battery info, time, date and will also serve as a camera viewfinder.
The front display is 0.1". You can use it to check charging speeds and battery info. It will also work as a viewfinder for the camera so you can use the better rear camera for selfies.ó Max Weinbach (@MaxWinebach) January 23, 2020
The Z Flip will come with two 12MP shooters on the back which are revealed to be regular (wide) and ultrawide modules. Wired charging speeds are confirmed at 15W, thereís also wireless and reverse wireless capabilities but we donít get info on their charging speeds.
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