Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G specs, comparisons, faq, opinions

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G
  • Released 2021, August 27 271g, 6.4mm thickness Android 11, up to Android 12, One UI 4.1 256GB/512GB storage, no card slot
  • Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Cortex-X1 & 3x2.42 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4x1.80 GHz Cortex-A55) Adreno 660 Nano-SIM and eSIM About 1,342.9 USD
  • 7.6" 1768x2208 pixels
  • 12MP 2160p
  • 12GB RAM Snapdragon 888 5G
  • 4400mAh Li-Po

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G overview

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G is a smartphone that runs on Android. It was released on 2021, August 27. Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G has 7.6 inch, Foldable Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz, HDR10+, 1200 nits (peak), a resolution of 1768 x 2208 pixels screen. It uses Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm) chipset, Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Cortex-X1 & 3x2.42 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4x1.80 GHz Cortex-A55) CPU, Adreno 660 GPU. Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G supports 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G networks with Nano-SIM and eSIM. Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G has 12MP Triple main camera, 4MP Single selfie camera. It uses Li-Po 4400 mAh, non-removable battery which supports wireless charging. The price of Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G is about 1,342.9 USD.

Score the key features of Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G compared to the other phones on the market:

  • CPU Cores: 95 / 100 points
  • Camera pixels: 44 / 100 points
  • Screen resolution: 98 / 100 points
  • Battery capacity: 92 / 100 points
  • Price: 99 / 100 points

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G full specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48, 66 - Europe
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48, 66, 71 - USA
5G bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78 SA/NSA/Sub6 - International
2, 5, 25, 41, 66, 71, 78, 260, 261 SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave - USA
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (7CA) Cat20 2000/200 Mbps, 5G

LAUNCH

Announced 2021, August 11
Status Available

BODY

Dimensions Unfolded: 158.2 x 128.1 x 6.4 mm Folded: 158.2 x 67.1 x 14.4-16 mm
Weight 271 g (9.56 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus) (folded), plastic front (unfolded), glass back (Gorilla Glass Victus), aluminum frame
SIM Nano-SIM and eSIM
  IPX8 water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins) Armour aluminum frame with tougher drop and scratch resistance (advertised) Stylus support

DISPLAY

Type Foldable Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz, HDR10+, 1200 nits (peak)
Size 7.6 inches, 179.9 cm2 (~88.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1768 x 2208 pixels (~374 ppi density)
  Cover display: Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 6.2 inches, 832 x 2268 pixels, 25:9 ratio

PLATFORM

OS Android 11, upgradable to Android 12, One UI 4.1
Chipset Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm)
CPU Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Cortex-X1 & 3x2.42 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4x1.80 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU Adreno 660

MEMORY

Card slot No
Internal 256GB 12GB RAM, 512GB 12GB RAM
  UFS 3.1

MAIN CAMERA

Triple 12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.76", 1.8µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS 12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.6", 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS, 2x optical zoom 12 MP, f/2.2, 123˚, 12mm (ultrawide), 1.12µm
Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video [email protected], [email protected]/240fps (gyro-EIS), [email protected] (gyro-EIS), HDR10+

SELFIE CAMERA

Single 4 MP, f/1.8, 2.0µm, under display Cover camera: 10 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/3", 1.22µm
Features HDR
Video [email protected], [email protected], gyro-EIS

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack No
  32-bit/384kHz audio Tuned by AKG

COMMUNICATIONS

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.2, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
NFC Yes
Radio No
USB USB Type-C 3.2

FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
  Bixby natural language commands and dictation Samsung DeX (desktop experience support) Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified) Ultra Wideband (UWB) support

BATTERY

Type Li-Po 4400 mAh, non-removable
Charging Fast charging 25W Fast wireless charging 11W Reverse wireless charging 4.5W

MISCELLANEOUS

Colors Phantom Black, Phantom Silver, Phantom Green, Thom Browne Edition, Wooyoungmi Edition
Models SM-F926B, SM-F926B/DS, SM-F926U, SM-F926U1, SM-F926W, SM-F9260, SM-F926N
SAR 0.73 W/kg (head) 1.22 W/kg (body)
SAR EU 1.04 W/kg (head) 1.44 W/kg (body)
Price About 1,342.9 USD

TESTS

Performance AnTuTu: 635918 (v8), 752218 (v9) GeekBench: 12719 (v4.4), 3239 (v5.1) GFXBench: 38fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker -25.6 LUFS (Very good)
Battery life Endurance rating 75h

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