SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD 3
My Mobile|October 2021
First Impressions: A premium foldable phone with a sky-high price

Samsung recently announced a brand new foldable phone in India – Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G – at its Unpacked event. The Z Fold 3 is the first foldable device to feature an under-display camera, S Pen stylus support, and it also has an IPX8 water resistance rating, which is kind of a big deal for a foldable phone. I got to check out the Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G and here are the first impressions. I received the Phantom Black color variant of Galaxy Z Fold 3, which is Samsung’s latest and greatest at the top of the line smartphone and here I’ll be giving you my initial thoughts about this device. Without any doubt, this is Samsung’s most premium mainstream smartphone and yes there’s no denying that this is a costly smartphone, which is not everyone’s cup of tea. However, despite its price tag, this one is going to sell like hotcakes because out there is an audience who don’t mind spending a big amount for the best of the best and this one is shaping out to be the best of the best.

Design

The Tecno Camon 17 Pro Regardless of the fact that it is a foldable device, a phone is supposed to feel like a phone. To ensure better usability and easier handling in day-to-day use, good ergonomics are a must. And, this is the biggest challenge with the Galaxy Z Fold 3. The unique form factor hiding a 7.6-inch tablet has some compromises that affect the handling. Also, when folded, it becomes a tall, thick and heavy device, which actually feels like two phoned glued together. There’s no way your fingers reach all corners of the screen.

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