The recent release of the samsung Galaxy Z Fold5 offers a few noteworthy improvements compared to its predecessor, the Fold4. One notable enhancement is the introduction of a new hinge mechanism, resulting in a seamless design. Additionally, the device now incorporates a shock dispersion layer beneath its flexible folding screen. These features are demonstrated in a teardown video of the Fold5 by the YouTube channel JerryRigEverything, which you can find below.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold5's teardown
Let's take a moment to remind you of the specifications of the Galaxy Z Fold5:
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- Display: The device features a 7.6 inch QXGA+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display with a resolution of 2176 x 1812 pixels. The screen supports a 1120Hz adaptive refresh rate, HDR10+, and achieves a peak brightness of up to 1750 nits. Additionally, it includes a 6.2 inch HD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Cover Display with a resolution of 2316 x 904 pixels and a 48120Hz adaptive refresh rate. The cover display has Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 2 protection.
- Performance: Powered by an Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor clocked at up to 3.36GHz, the Galaxy Z Fold5 delivers high performance capabilities. It comes with Adreno 740 GPU and offers 12GB LPDDR5X RAM. The device provides ample storage options with variants of 256GB, 512GB, and 1TB (UFS 4.0).
- Operating System: The Galaxy Z Fold5 runs on android 13 with Samsung‘s One UI 5.1.1.
- Camera: It boasts a triple camera setup consisting of a 50 MP main camera with OIS and Dual Pixel AF, a 12 MP 123˚ ultra wide camera, and a 10 MP telephoto camera with 3x optical zoom. The device also supports 30X space zoom. For selfies, there is a 10 MP front facing camera, as well as a 4MP Under Display camera.
- Additional Features: The phone includes USB Type C audio, stereo speakers, and Dolby Atmos. It features a side mounted fingerprint sensor for secure unlocking. The device is water resistant with an IPX8 rating. In terms of dimensions, it measures 154.9 x 67.1 x 13.4mm when folded and 154.9 x 129.9 x 6.1mm when unfolded, weighing 253g.
- Connectivity and Battery: The device supports 5g and dual 4G VoLTE. It offers Wi-Fi 802.11 6E, Bluetooth 5.3, GPS with GLONASS, USB Type-C, and NFC. The Galaxy Z Fold5 is powered by a 4400mAh battery, which supports 25W wired charging, 15W wireless charging, and 4.5W reverse wireless charging.
Overall, the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold5 presents an array of impressive features and improvements. Making it an enticing choice for tech enthusiasts seeking a versatile and cutting edge smartphone experience.