Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 Retro limited edition phone officially announced: release date, specs

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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Galaxy Z Flip 5 Retro incorporates several features from the SGH-E700.
  • The SGH-E700 made a significant impact on the market with its unique design and capabilities.
  • The India availability of the limited edition phone hasn’t been announced yet.

Tech giant Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy Z Flip 5 Retro limited edition phone in select markets. According to the company, the retro variant takes inspiration from the Samsung E700 (SGH-E700), a classic flip phone.

Samsung says that the SGH-E700 made a significant impact on the market with its unique design and capabilities back in 2003, nearly 20 years ago. The SGH-E700 was a pioneering mobile phone at the time, as it was Samsung’s first to have a built-in antenna.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 Retro release date, availability

  • The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 Retro will have limited availability in South Korea, the UK, France, Germany, Spain, and Australia.
  • The limited edition phone will be accessible in South Korea from November 1stand in the other mentioned countries from November 2nd.
  • Interested users in these specific regions can buy this particular phone solely from the company’s official website, com.
  • Meanwhile, the India availability of the limited edition phone hasn’t been announced yet.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 Retro specifications, features

The Galaxy Z Flip 5 Retro incorporates several features from the SGH-E700, like its indigo blue and silver colours, a reinterpretation of 2000s pixel graphics in the UX design, and a special animation on the Flex Window showing a nostalgic cityscape

The package contains three Flipsuit cards with logos from various Samsung eras, a Flipsuit case, and a collector card engraved with a unique serial number, which adds value for customers who want to collect the product.

  • Display:The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 has a 6.7-inch FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X screen with a 120Hz adaptive refresh rate. It also sports a 3.4-inch Super AMOLED cover display with a 60Hz refresh rate.
  • Chipset:This Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 is equipped with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset along with an Adreno GPU.
  • Rear cameras:It has a dual camera setup on the back, which includes a 12MP wide-angle camera and a 12MP ultra-wide-angle lens.
  • Selfie camera:For taking selfies, the Galaxy Z Flip 5 has a 10MP camera on the front.
  • Storage:The recently launched smartphone offers a maximum of 8GB of RAM and comes with 512GB of internal storage.
  • OS:The flip phone uses the Android 13-based OneUI 5.1 custom skin.
  • Battery:The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 is equipped with a 3,700mAh battery and supports 25W fast charging technology.
  • Connectivity and other features:It has an IPX8 rating, making it water-resistant, and features a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for security. In terms of connectivity, it supports 5G and 4G LTE, as well as Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth v5.3, and GPS, and uses a USB Type-C port for charging and data transfer.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 Retro price (rumoured)

  • The company has not revealed the price of the Galaxy Z Flip 5 Retro limited edition phone, but reports say it would be priced at 1,599,400 won (approx Rs 98,456).
  • It is expected that Samsung will unveil the price of the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 Retro at the time of its release.

 

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