Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4: Everything you need to know

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The Galaxy Z Flip 4 is here to take the crown from the Z Flip 3 with improved hardware, slight design refreshments, and enhanced cameras. 

Fortunately, the relatively safe and winning formula behind the Z Flip lineup hasn't been altered much with the Galaxy Z Flip 4 — the modern-day clam-shell phone is still extremely compact and hides a large display inside, whereas the cover screen outside provides even more useful information at a glance. 

The Galaxy Z Flip 4 was announced at the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event on August 10, 2022, and was released globally on August 26. The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 is available in three different storage variants and officially starts at $1,000.

In July 2023, Samsung announced the successor to the Galaxy Z Flip 4––the Galaxy Z Flip 5. It comes with a much larger external display, better hardware, and improved no-gap design. 

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Galaxy Z Flip 4 Release date

Samsung released the Galaxy Z Flip 4 globally on August 26, 2022. The foldable phone is already available, usually as part of a killer deal

Galaxy Z Flip 4 Price

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 starts at $1,000 for the base 128GB version and tops up at at $1180 for the 512GB variation of the foldable device. Despite various industry insiders' expectations for slightly lowered prices, Samsung has kept the Z Flip 4's pricing similar to its predecessor. Still, look close enough and you might see a killer deal and take it at an even lower price. 

Galaxy Z Flip 4 Specs

Here are the full Galaxy Z Flip 4 specs compared with its immediate predecessor:

As we can see, the differences aren't that big, with both phones being mostly similar in terms of hardware setup. Notable exceptions are the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset and the larger 3,700mAh battery of the Z Flip 4, as well as the camera refreshments. 

Galaxy Z Flip 4 Reviews

We are currently working on our Galaxy Z Flip 4 review. Until it's ready, feel free to check out our hands-on review of the device, which also summarizes our thoughts on the new foldable phone quite nicely. 

Galaxy Z Flip 4 comparisons

We have a slew of Galaxy Z Flip 4 comparisons available, comparing the new foldable against the Galaxy Z Fold 4, which was announced alongside, as well as with Samsung's compact Galaxy S22, and of course, last year's Galaxy Z Flip 3, which is extremely similar, all things considered. You can check all of our current comparisons with the Z Flip 4 right below:

In what colors is the Galaxy Z Flip 4 available?

The Galaxy Z Flip 4 is available in a couple of snazzy pastel hues. Check out our dedicated Galaxy Z Flip 4 colors guide, but here's the gist of it:

  • Bora Purple
  • Graphite
  • Pink Gold
  • Blue

What's more, potential adopters can customize the Galaxy Z Flip 4 ahead of purchase thanks to Samsung's unique Bespoke Studio, which is totalling over 70 different combinations. It allows you to mix-and-match the frame of the phone, as well as each of the back panels with any combination of the following colors:

Phone frame:
  • Silver
  • Black 
  • Gold

Top and bottom panels:
  • Yellow 
  • White 
  • Navy 
  • Khaki 
  • Red

What is the Galaxy Z Flip 4 battery capacity?

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 comes with a 3,700mAh battery, separated in two cells. That's 300mAh up in comparison with the Z Flip 3, whereas the overall size of the two phones hasn't been changed much. How did Samsung do that without changing the overall size? A more compact hinge mechanism is the culprit here. Samsung says this additional size is enough to provide three additional hours of video playback.

In our tests, the Galaxy Z Flip 4 generally scored very promising battery life results, outpacing its predecessor by an average of 1 to 2 hours in our battery tests, which are all done with the brightness set at 200 nits. 

Video Streaming(hours)Higher is better
Samsung Galaxy S227h 26 min
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 47h 20 min
Web Browsing(hours)Higher is better
Samsung Galaxy S2212h 23 min
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 411h 40 min
3D Gaming(hours)Higher is better
Samsung Galaxy S224h 29 min
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 45h 8 min

The charging situation is improved. The Z Flip 4 allows for 25W wired charging, a big improvement over the Z Flip 3's 15W charging. Wireless charging caps at 10W, and you also have reverse wireless charging support for topping up Samsung's new Galaxy Buds 2 Pro or Galaxy Watch 5/5 Pro, for example.

Full Charge(hours)Lower is better
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 41h 26 min
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 31h 37 min

What are the Galaxy Z Flip 4 camera specs?

Galaxy Z Flip 4 comes with an improved dual camera in comparison with the Z Flip 3. The Z Flip 4 comes with a 12MP wide-angle camera, equipped with Dual Pixel autofocus, OIS, an F1.8 aperture, and 1.8μm pixel size. Meanwhile, the ultra-wide camera also weighs in at 12MP, but it has slower F2.2 aperture, with smaller 1.12μm pixels. This is the hardware setup of the Galaxy Z Flip 4 camera, which remains mostly similar to last year, with some notable improvements.

The pixels of the main camera sensor are larger, and thanks to the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset inside, the Z Flip 4 reportedly takes in 40% more light inside than before, which is bound to improve its low-light image quality. 

Up front, we have a 10MP selfie camera with F2.4 aperture and 1.22μm pixel size. However, thanks to the Z Flip 4's cover screen, you can use the main camera to take a selfie with the more advanced rear cameras, which is recommended. 

What are the best Galaxy Z Flip 4 accessories?

Samsung has a bunch of official Galaxy Z Flip 4 cases, all of which go quite nicely with the stock colors of the Z Flip 4. 

Some of the best first-party cases for the foldable phone are the Flap Leather Cover, Silicone Cover with Strap, Silicone cover with Ring, and Clear Slim Cover. When it comes to third-party cases, the list quite decent already, with the Spigen Air Skin case, Spigen Tough Armor, Spigen Thin Fit Ring, Caseology Nano Pop Silicone, and Caseology Parallax being some of the best we've seen thus far.

What are the best Galaxy Z Flip 4 deals?

Currently, there are lots of pre-order deals and bonuses available for potential Galaxy Z Flip 4 adopters. You can check all the current ones in our dedicated Galaxy Z Flip 4 deals article. 

For example, if you purchase the Galaxy Z Flip 4 directly from Samsung, you will not only receive the greatest pricing and the best Z Flip 4 trade-in offer, but you will also receive a slew of presale bonuses, as well as an unique Bespoke Edition color palette (75 variations) available only from Samsung.

Moreover, buying the phone on Verizon, AT&T, or T-Mobile will net you some excellent bonuses as well, like trade-in rebates, free storage upgrade, and many more. 

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