Although Samsung didn’t lower the price of the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4 compared to their respective predecessors, the company nevertheless provides customers with additional opportunities to save money. For the same price as a damaged candy-bar smartphone screen, it can fix a broken folding screen. If they sign up for the $11 per month Samsung Care plan at the time of purchase, owners of the new foldables can have the screen changed outside of warranty for just $29 instead.
This one-time deductible is significantly lower than what Samsung charged for the 2021 models for fixing the folding screen on an out-of-warranty Galaxy Z Fold 4 or Galaxy Z Flip 4. Owners of the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 had to pay $249 if their foldables’ screens were broken, even with the Samsung Care subscription. This year, the firm has increased the deductible by $220 for reduced . So, if you frequently drop your phone, you might want to enroll your new Galaxy foldable in the Samsung Care plan.
However, for foldable phones, the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4 are fairly robust and long-lasting. They offer an IPX8 water resistance rating. These unusual phones have never been waterproofed by any other brand. Samsung also provides a Gorilla Glass Victus front and back panel and an Armour metal frame. They are therefore more scratch resistant and significantly better at handling drops. Despite all these advances in durability, the new foldables are also lighter.
Advertisement Samsung’s efforts to mainstream foldables continue with the Galaxy Z FOLD 4 and FLIP 4. Samsung’s fourth-generation foldables include the Galaxy Z Flip 4 and Galaxy Z Fold 4. The company has enhanced its foldable portfolio dramatically while lowering the cost during the last three years. This year’s prices have not been reduced, most likely as a result of growing manufacturing costs. However, the most recent foldables continue the Korean behemoths’ efforts to popularize foldable technology.
One reason is that, in terms of specifications, the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4 are more comparable to traditional flagship smartphones than earlier models. The Galaxy S22 and the predecessor have almost the same camera configuration. On the back, there is a 12-megapixel ultrawide lens, a 10-megapixel 3X optical zoom camera, and a 50-megapixel primary camera. There is a 10-megapixel sensor on the front camera. A 4-megapixel selfie camera with an under-display is also included with the foldable.
These advancements in usefulness and toughness, together with reduced maintenance costs, ought to provide consumers more assurance to purchase foldable cellphones. Once sales data for the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4 start to come in, we will be able to say for sure.