In Pics! Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 Hands-on | First Impressions: The best FOLDABLE smartphone!

The Galaxy Fold 3 5G (12+256GB) will cost Rs 1,49,999 (Phantom Black and Phantom Green colors), Galaxy Fold 3 5G (12+512GB) will come for Rs 1,57,999 (Phantom Black and Phantom Green colors). The Indian consumers can pre-book Galaxy Z Fold 3 at Rs 142,999 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 at Rs 77,999 from August 24, enjoying some initial offers.

Bharat Upadhyay | Aug 24, 2021, 12:38 PM IST

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 Hands-on: Finally, the South Korean smartphone brand Samsung recently launched two most-awaited smartphones of the 2021 - Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G, Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G - the ultimate foldable mobile phone in India. The Galaxy Fold 3 5G (12+256GB) will cost Rs 1,49,999 (Phantom Black and Phantom Green colors), Galaxy Fold 3 5G (12+512GB) will come for Rs 1,57,999 (Phantom Black and Phantom Green colors). The Indian consumers can pre-book Galaxy Z Fold 3 at Rs 142,999 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 at Rs 77,999 from August 24, enjoying some initial offers.

 

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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 First Look

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 First Look

Now, the South Korean smartphone brand has introduced the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3, which undoubtedly, is a masterpiece from Samsung. I have been using Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 Phantom Black variant for more than 36 hours and here is a quick impression of the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3. Honestly, when it comes to foldable technology in the smartphone segment, I can say that no one can beat Samsung as of now.

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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 First Look

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 First Look

I have used Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 as well but the Galaxy Z Fold 3 got me even more excited. At first look, you are going to fall in love with the Galaxy Z Fold 3. The matte finish design looks beautiful, and the rear camera module placement is also much better than the Galaxy Z Fold 2. This foldable device looks gorgeous in hands. Undoubtedly, the Galaxy Z Fold 3 feels more sturdy, durable and premium than the predecessor. Most importantly, folding and unfolding the device was smoother and easier than the Galaxy Z Fold 2.

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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 First Look

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 First Look

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 comes with a 7.6-inch primary QXGA+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Infinity Flex display with a 120Hz adaptive refresh rate and a screen resolution of 2208 x 1768 pixels. On the front side when unfolded, Fold 3 includes a 6.2-inch HD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with a screen resolution of 832 x 2268 pixels and a 120Hz adaptive refresh rate. when folded, the smartphone enhances your viewing as well as a gaming experience. Plus, the faster screen refresh rate ensures a smoother transition between tabs and the quick loading of apps.  You will experience even smoother scrolling on both the Main and Cover Screens.

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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 First Look

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 First Look

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 enables easy multi-tasking. One can stream something on one screen and at the same time, use the secondary display to reply to your messages, notifications etc. Also, the transition between the screens was smooth. This foldable smartphone from Samsung is impressive when it comes to performance. Battery-wise, the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 didn't disappoint as well.

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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 First Look

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 First Look

In terms of specifications, the smartphone runs One UI is based on Android 11 and it is powered by a 4400mAh battery. It also has  256GB of inbuilt storage. The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 is a dual-SIM mobile that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM cards. The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 weighs 271.00 grams. In addition to being more durable, the Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G is the world's first water-resistant foldable. The device comes packed with a triple rear camera system consisting of a 12MP primary sensor with optical image stabilisation, a 12MP ultra-wide shooter, and a 12MP sensor with a telephoto lens with dual OIS support. It includes a 10MP camera on the cover for selfies while the top of the folding screen includes an under-display camera that has a 4MP lens.

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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 First Look

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 First Look

When it comes to camera performance, I felt that clicking images on the 7.6-inch display gives you better and beautiful pictures. With the larger screen, you will be able to find a better frame and focus on the subject. The triple rear cameras of the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 did manage to capture beautiful and sharp pictures in various light conditions. Selfies clicked from Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 were sharp and colorful when we compare it with other smartphones. While using it, I didn't face any issues. The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 is working smoothly and this is a true masterpiece from Samsung. The device is premium and I can say that when you use this phone in a crowded place or in a party, all eyes will be on you!