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The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G currently has an Informr score of 8.1 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 5 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

The Galaxy Z Flip 5G brings a few new tricks, but it largely features the same design, specs, and functionality of the standard Galaxy Z Flip.

There’s some debate on the relevance of 5G right now. It adds some future proofing to the phone, but unless you live in an area with 5G service (and have a compatible plan) it’s not giving any benefits right now.

If you’re not concerned about 5G capability right now (or perhaps you’re a person who likes to upgrade phones often) then the standard Galaxy Z Flip would be more than enough phone.

Key differences between the Galaxy Z Flip 5G and standard Galaxy Z Flip include:

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus processor
  • 5G connectivity
  • Slightly higher price

The upgraded processor doesn’t bring much in terms of performance increases. It’s mostly about adding 5G support.

Otherwise, you’ll find things identical to the standard model. For more on what to expect, be sure to check our Galaxy Z Flip summary.

Operating system
3.1 GHz
Screen Size
12+ MP

What the Critics Are Saying...

Laptop Mag

The Galaxy Z Flip 5G wasn’t quite the mind-blowing revelation for me that the Galaxy Z Fold 2 proved to be, but that’s due more to my personal use case and not anything lacking in the phone. We’ve seen over the last year that while there was plenty of praise for the iPhone 12 mini as a smaller devic...

- Sean Riley, Laptop Mag

The Galaxy Z Flip is a breath of fresh air for phone designs. It’s a flippin’ revelation, and something different in a world where so many phones are the same. This is a world where phones have continuously managed to get bigger, despite our pants pockets staying roughly the same. It’s so nice to se...

- Leigh :) Stark, Pickr
Gear Diary

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip is easily the most well-built, hardest-working, fun to use, and best-looking flip-phone available yet. While it’s not quite as spec-loaded as some of the other flagship slab phones currently available, it does a more than respectable job of keeping up while delivering somet...

- Judie Lipsett Stanford, Gear Diary

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip is the flip-phone-style foldable smartphone with a 6.7-inch display that collapses in half. Its novelty will turn heads, but so will its extraordinarily high price. It now comes in 4G LTE or 5G, each with durable thin glass that makes it feel more durable than the Moto Razr...

- Matt Swider, TechRadar

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G is one of our favorite phones of 2020 because it’s futuristic and downright fun to use. The newer 5G model offers significant performance improvements over its predecessor that make it worth the $80 premium. However, it’s still somewhat difficult to recommend because of...

- Helena Stone, GeekSpin

Prices (Where to Buy)

Common Questions

The Galaxy Z Flip 5G price will vary depending on retailer, age, special offers and whether or not it's purchased with a service plan. If purchased with a 2 year service contract for example, you would likely pay much less for the phone itself up front. You can compare Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G prices from around the web here on The Informr.

Samsung backs up the Galaxy Z Flip 5G with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your Galaxy Z Flip 5G has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Samsung support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Samsung's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.

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Screen Size

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G's screen size is 6.7 inches with 1080 x 2636 pixels resolution.

3.1 GHz

There is a Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865+ (7 nm+) Octa-core 3.1 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 10 operating system (OS).

12+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 12+ megapixel camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 10+ megapixels resolution.

256 GB

Internal memory is 256 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.


The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 3300 mAh battery.

Galaxy Z Flip 5G Specs

Release date August 7, 2020
Regions available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
Mobile / Cellular Data
5G, 4G/LTE
SIM card size
Dual SIM No
Operating System Android 10

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Processor Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865+ (7 nm+) Octa-core 3.1 GHz
Internal Storage 256 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Unknown
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 3300 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging Yes
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Design type Flip
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Aluminium
Colors Mystic Gray, Mystic Bronze, Mystic White
Dimensions [H x W x D] 16.73 x 7.36 x 0.72 cm (6.6 x 2.9 x 0.3 in)
Weight 183 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology Dynamic AMOLED
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1080 x 2636 pixels
Pixel density 425 pixels
Size 6.7 inches
Secondary Display Super AMOLED, 300 x 112 pixels, 1.1 inches
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, Infinity Flex Display
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
WiFi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot No
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet Yes
Main Camera
ƒ/ 1.8
12+ megapixels
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Self-timer, 2nd camera feature (12 MP, F2.2, Ultrawide), HDR
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 60 fps
Front Camera
10+ megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Aperture F2.4, HDR
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats AAC, AMR, MIDI, MP3, M4A, OGG, WMA, WAV
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, 3G2 / 3GPP2, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, MPEG-4
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack No
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer Yes
Weather Yes
Stocks No
Maps Yes
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps Google Apps, Outlook, LinkedIn, OneDrive, Facebook, Netflix, Spotify
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