Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G vs Z Flip 5G: What's the rumoured difference?

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(Pocket-lint) - Samsung is rumoured to denote the Galaxy Z Flip 3 during its Galaxy Unpacked lawsuit connected 11 August, succeeding the Galaxy Z Flip and Z Flip 5G that went earlier it.

Though thing is authoritative arsenic yet, determination are plentifulness of rumours to assistance america enactment retired what upgrades we tin expect from the caller model. 

Here is however the Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G is rumoured to comparison to the Galaxy Z Flip 5G, based connected the speculation.


  • Z Flip 3: 166 x 72.2 x 6.9mm unfolded, larger screen display, IPX8
  • Z Flip 5G: 87.4 x 73.6 x 17.4mm folded, 167.3 x 73.6 x 6.9-7.2mm unfolded, nary h2o resistance

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G is expected to clasp a akin clamshell plan arsenic the Galaxy Z Flip 5G and the archetypal Z Flip, with a horizontal fold, but marque much of the beforehand display.

Rumours suggest the dual cameras connected the extracurricular of the instrumentality volition beryllium much prominent, and determination volition beryllium a larger screen display, with a much seamless plan overall. It's besides said the Z Flip 3 volition beryllium IPX8 h2o resistant

Colour options for the Z Flip 3 are said to beryllium purple, yellow, greenish and achromatic - though they volition apt person much breathtaking names - and determination is besides speech of a stronger frame. A solid backmost is expected, similar the erstwhile models.

The Galaxy Z Flip measures 87.4 x 73.6 x 17.4mm folded and 167.3 x 73.6 x 6.9-7.2mm unfolded. It comes successful Mystic Bronze and Mystic Gray colour options, portion the LTE exemplary has beauteous overmuch identical measurements but comes successful Mirror Purple, Mirror Black and Mirror Gold. 

Neither the LTE oregon 5G model are h2o resistant, and they some person a tiny screen show that is positioned alongside the dual camera.


  • Z Flip 3: 6.7-inch main, Full HD+, 120Hz refresh rate, 1.9-inch screen (260 x 512)
  • Z Flip 5G: 6.7-inch main, Full HD+, 1.1-inch cover

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 is expected to travel with a 6.7-inch main show - which is the aforesaid arsenic the Z Flip 5G and archetypal Z Flip. It is said that the Z Flip 3 volition connection a 120Hz refresh rate, however.

Resolution is said to beryllium Full HD+ (2640 x 1080), which the Z Flip 5G and Z Flip besides offer, delivering a 425ppi.

It's the screen show wherever things are expected to alteration much substantially betwixt the caller and aged models though. The Z Flip 3 is said to travel with a 1.9-inch screen display, portion the Z Flip 5G and archetypal Z Flip person a 1.1-inch display. 

Resolution for the Z Flip 3's 1.9-inch surface is said to beryllium 512 x 260, portion the 1.1-inch show connected the Z Flip 5G and Z Flip is an AMOLED sheet with a 300 x 112 resolution, resulting successful a pixel density of 303ppi. The summation successful size volition beryllium precise welcomed though.

Hardware and specs

  • Z Flip 3: Qualcomm SD888, 8GB RAM, 256GB storage, 2300mAh battery?
  • Z Flip 5G. Qualcomm SD865 Plus, 8GB RAM, 256GB storage, 3300mAh battery

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 is claimed to athletics the Snapdragon 888 nether its hood, coupled with 8GB of RAM and either 128GB oregon 256GB storage. It is besides expected to connection 5G connectivity. The artillery capableness is said to beryllium 3300mAh.

The Galaxy Z Flip 5G runs connected the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus chipset, supported by 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. It has a 3300mAh battery. The archetypal Z Flip runs connected the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus chipset, again supported by 8GB RAM and 256GB storage. It excessively has a 3300mAh battery. 

The Z Flip 5G is of people 5G compatible, portion the archetypal Z Flip is LTE.


  • Z Flip 3: Dual rear camera (12MP main + 12MP ultra wide), 10MP selfie
  • Z Flip 5G: Dual rear camera (12MP main + 12MP ultra wide), 10MP selfie

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G is expected to travel with a dual camera connected the extracurricular with 2 12-megapixel sensors, on with a 10-megapixel selfie camera connected the inside. It's expected the selfie camera volition beryllium a punch spread camera, similar the Z Flip 5G.

Both the Z Flip 5G and the archetypal Z Flip travel with a dual camera connected the outside, with a 12-megapixel main sensor offering an aperture of f/1.8, and a 12-megapixel ultra wide-angle sensor with an aperture of f/2.2 - the aforesaid arsenic what is reported for the Z Flip 3. 

They besides some person a 10-megapixel selfie camera with an aperture of f/2.4, truthful it looks similar determination won't beryllium excessively overmuch alteration successful the camera department, though we would expect immoderate caller features connected the Z Flip 3, adjacent if the hardware remains constant.


Based connected the speculation, the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 volition spot immoderate plan improvements compared to its predecessors, chiefly successful presumption of the larger screen show and h2o resistance, and it volition besides spot a much precocious processor.

It sounds similar the artillery capableness volition beryllium the same, and the cameras could stay the aforesaid excessively though apt with diagnostic improvements, but astatine the moment, thing is authoritative truthful things could decidedly inactive change. 

For now, you tin read each the rumours surrounding the Galaxy Z Flip 3 successful our abstracted feature.

Writing by Britta O'Boyle. Originally published connected 27 July 2021.

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