Samsung Galaxy Z series

The Samsung Galaxy Z series is a line of foldable smartphones manufactured by Samsung Electronics. With the announcement of the Galaxy Z Flip, Samsung's future foldable smartphones will be part of the Galaxy Z series.[1]

Samsung Galaxy Z series
DeveloperSamsung Electronics
TypeFoldable smartphones
Release date6 September 2019; 19 months ago (2019-09-06)
System on a chipQualcomm Snapdragon (2019–)


Samsung Galaxy Z FoldEdit

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold was the first phone in the Galaxy Z series, and the only one not marketed under the "Z" brand. It was announced on February 20, 2019 and released on September 6, 2019, in South Korea.[2] A version of the device marketed as the Samsung W20 5G was released on December 12 exclusively for China Telecom,[3] with a faster Snapdragon 855+ processor and a unique white finish.[4]

Samsung Galaxy Z FlipEdit

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip and Z Flip 5G were released on 14 February 2020 and 7 August 2020 respectively, and was the first device to be marketed under the "Z" brand.[1] Unlike the Galaxy Fold, the device folds vertically and uses a hybrid glass coating branded as "Infinity Flex Display".[5][6][7]

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2Edit

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G is the second generation of Samsung's outward fold design introduced with the original fold. It features prominent upgrades such as a significantly larger front screen than its predecessor, a high refresh rate 120 Hz folding screen, minimal bezels and improved cameras.[8] A luxury model called the Samsung W21 5G was unveiled in November 2020 exclusively for the Chinese market.[9]


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  6. ^ Amadeo, Ron (2020-02-11). "Samsung's Galaxy Z Flip is the first foldable with a flexible glass cover". Ars Technica. Retrieved 2020-11-10.
  7. ^ Dolcourt, Jessica. "Samsung Galaxy Z Flip's foldable glass screen: Already more impressive than the Razr". CNET. Retrieved 2020-11-10.
  8. ^ Gartenberg, Chaim (2020-08-05). "Samsung announces the Galaxy Z Fold 2 with bigger screens and better cameras". The Verge. Retrieved 2020-11-10.
  9. ^ "Samsung unveils W21 5G - a more premium Galaxy Z Fold2 for China". Retrieved 2020-11-10.