Galaxy foldables have been gaining immense popularity, revolutionizing the foldable phone market and showcasing the potential for new form factors by moving away from traditional bar-type smartphones. In particular, the latest Galaxy Z Flip5 and Z Fold5 have captured consumers’ attention, especially in South Korea and Europe.
In this two-part series, Samsung Newsroom will dive into the remarkable technologies crafted by Galaxy developers and explain related terminology for everyone to understand.
IP, or ingress protection, is a standard that measures a device’s ability to resist the elements. The first digit in an IP rating denotes the level of defense against dust and foreign particles, while the second digit represents the level of safeguard against liquids — the higher the digit, the better the protection. The Galaxy Z Fold3 and Z Flip3 were the first foldable products to achieve the IPX8 rating, followed by Z Fold4, Z Flip4, Z Fold5 and Z Flip5.
Flex Window, the Cover Screen of a Galaxy Z Flip device, was first included in the Galaxy Z Flip5. The display allows users to take photos, reply to messages or play content without opening the phone.
This is an accessory for the Galaxy Z Flip5 that uses near-field communication (NFC) technology. When a Flipsuit card is inserted into the case, the Flex Window plays content linked to the card.
FlexCam is a camera feature using Galaxy Z 5’s Flex Window and the high-quality rear camera, allowing users to take pictures from various angles without opening the phone. Plus, convenient hands-free shooting is possible when…