Two big updates are headed out to Galaxy devices starting this week, as Samsung has just announced Android 12L for its older foldable smartphones, as well as Wear OS 3.5 for the Galaxy Watch 4 series.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Stories September 4, 2022
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Stories December 29, 2021
While we expected most Android 12 updates for Samsung devices to land in early 2022, the company is taking the last week of 2021 to hit a huge number of devices. Following some of its 2020 launches yesterday, Samsung is now rolling out Android 12 to the Galaxy S10, the original Galaxy Z Flip, and the Galaxy Tab S7 series.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Stories August 31, 2021
Samsung is bringing its new foldable features to Galaxy Z Fold 2, Flip 5G w/ One UI 3.1.1
With its newest foldable smartphones, Samsung has introduced some genuinely useful new software features. Now, the company is bringing some of those features to its older Galaxy Z Fold 2 and Flip 5G with the One UI 3.1.1 update.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Stories May 18, 2021
Samsung says 9 out of 10 Galaxy foldable owners don’t plan to switch back
Foldables are still in their early days, but Samsung is pushing the form factor hard. Today, Samsung is revealing the results of some customer satisfaction surveys among foldable owners, and they speak volumes on what the future of foldables could hold.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Stories February 17, 2021
The rollout of Android 11 by Samsung has been way faster than anyone expected, and it continues to expand to more devices. However, that rollout came with One UI 3.0, not the newer version shipping on the Galaxy S21. Tonight, Samsung is announcing the rollout of One UI 3.1.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Stories January 8, 2021
Foldable smartphones have gotten a lot better over the past year especially looking at Samsung’s portfolio. However, it’s no secret these devices still have a lot of hurdles to overcome before they’re truly ready for the mass market. This week, as the dead of Winter rears its ugly head, some Samsung foldables are having trouble with the cold weather.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Stories November 25, 2020
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip series has been the most affordable pair of foldables from Samsung to date, and going into 2021, we fully expect a sequel. Now, the latest reports claim that the “Galaxy Z Flip 3” will offer a 120Hz display, but may not release as early as we expected.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Stories July 22, 2020
Earlier this year, Samsung launched its second foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Z Flip. It featured a different design and form factor, as well as a lower price and a bunch of hardware improvements. Today, the company is announcing the Galaxy Z Flip 5G, an upgraded version of that device with a stronger processor and more.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Stories April 22, 2020
YouTube for Android now supports Galaxy Z Flip’s ‘Flex Mode’
Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip launched earlier this year as Samsung’s most polished foldable to date, but it still required more software support to make some of its features useful. Today, YouTube is releasing an update to its Android app to take advantage of the Galaxy Z Flip’s “Flex Mode.”
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Stories April 7, 2020
Foldable phones are really expensive, and Samsung’s Galaxy Fold made that clear with a whopping $1,980 price tag. For its second generation, though, it appears Samsung is planning to lower the price of the Galaxy Fold 2, and there may also be plans to introduce a new Galaxy Z Flip variant with 5G.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Stories March 6, 2020
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip isn’t the company’s proper flagship for the year, but it’s definitely Samsung’s most exciting foldable yet and the first one anyone should consider buying. If you do pull the trigger on a Galaxy Z Flip, rest assured it won’t lag behind on software updates as now, Samsung is rolling out the March security patch for the Galaxy Z Flip.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Stories March 3, 2020
Samsung makes some of the best Android devices on the market right now, and it’s latest Galaxy S20 series is no exception to that! One big complaint about the company’s devices, though, is the lack of long-term support and, well, that’s not changing. Samsung has recently confirmed that its Galaxy S20 series will still only get two major Android updates.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Stories February 19, 2020
Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip quickly sold out online and in most retail stores within just a day of its launch last week, but if you’re hoping to get your hands on the foldable, stock is coming back soon.
Perhaps the biggest meaningful change on the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip is the use of “Ultra-Thin Glass,” a material that could be very meaningful for future foldables. Now, Samsung Display is commercializing Ultra-Thin Glass, making it available to other device makers.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Stories February 17, 2020
Galaxy Z Flip gets its first update w/ ‘Single Take’ camera, assorted fixes
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip hit the market on Friday, and so far, it’s proving popular enough to make stock pretty scarce. Now that some consumers and lots of reviewers have their hands on the device, Samsung is already pushing out the first Galaxy Z Flip update with support for the “Single Take” camera mode and more.
It looks like some foldable phones owned by tech reviewers are already breaking — and it’s happening for more people than just the one that intentionally abuses his devices. The latest events involve both the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip and the Moto Razr (2020), and it looks like there might be temperature-related causes for the maladies… expand full story
With the Galaxy Z Flip attracting controversy due to the softer than suggested “glass display,” a recent teardown of the device hints that the foldable might actually be easier to repair than first thought.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Stories February 16, 2020
How resilient foldable smartphones can be will ultimately determine whether the form factor survives. The Galaxy Z Flip today was subjected to a durability test that calls into question Samsung’s marketing for Ultra Thin Glass.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Stories February 14, 2020
Samsung’s second foldable hits the market today, and the new device gives us a lot to be excited about. So, are you going to buy the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip?
Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip was the star of the show at Unpacked earlier this week and today, it’s officially launched! If you were hoping to try and get your hands on one, though, you’ll probably run into some trouble as the Galaxy Z Flip has already sold out in many places.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Stories February 12, 2020
An undoubted showstopper, the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip looks very much like it could be the most-wanted smartphone to come out of Unpacked 2020. But with the S20 series also launching during the very same event, you might have missed some interesting little Galaxy Z Flip details including the new Flex Mode, the “Hideaway Hinge,” plus a little more on top.
Download the official Samsung Galaxy Z Flip wallpapers here [Download]
After the launch of the impressive Samsung Galaxy Z Flip at Unpacked 2020, we now have official wallpapers from the second-generation foldable device that you can adorn your device with right now.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Stories February 11, 2020
Foldables might just be the next big thing in smartphones, but first-generation devices haven’t worked out so well to date. Today at Samsung Unpacked, the Galaxy Z Flip was the star of the show with its flip phone design. It’s gotten a lot of people on board with the idea of a foldable phone, but I think there are still some things that keep it from being ready for everyone.
Foldable phones still feel like a dream, but to kick off the 2020 smartphone season, Samsung is hoping to change that. The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip is official and it’s one of the most affordable foldable phones to date.
It’s February 11th, and that means Samsung’s big Unpacked event for the first half of 2020 is here. 9to5Google’s Samsung Unpacked Live Blog + News Hub will be updated regularly throughout the day with the latest announcements from Samsung. The event kicks off at 2PM ET/11AM PT, so read on for quick links to our roundup coverage over the last few weeks, tweets from the ground, and all the latest news as it develops…
Samsung is going to take the stage at Unpacked this morning in San Francisco to unveil its latest flagship products, and you can watch the event livestream right here. The show kicks off at 2PM ET/11AM PT, but we’ll start live blogging with photos from the event space and the latest news around 9AM PT. Tune in below to watch Samsung announce the Galaxy S20, Z Flip, and more…
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Stories February 10, 2020
We’re just a week out from Samsung’s next big launch event, Unpacked 2020. Stephen Hall and I will be in attendance at the San Francisco event where Samsung will be launching its next flagship, its next foldable, and more. Here’s what you need to know about Unpacked.
Samsung Unpacked kicks off tomorrow with the reveals of new smartphones, accessories, and more from the smartphone giant. In that lineup is the Galaxy Z Flip foldable, and a last-minute leak is showing off a special edition design of the device.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Stories February 9, 2020
Samsung is just two days from its first Unpacked event of 2020 and tonight during the Oscars, we got an unexpected “spoiler.” Samsung officially confirmed the design and some features of its unannounced Galaxy Z Flip during a brief ad during the Oscars.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Stories February 8, 2020
Try as they might, Samsung has struggled to keep a lid on the leaks of its upcoming second-generation foldable, as now the Galaxy Z Flip has leaked in the first hands-on video.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Stories February 5, 2020
Last year Samsung was able to keep a lid on the Galaxy Fold until the final hours before the Unpacked 2019 event. This time around we know quite a bit more on the rumor front ahead of the launch of the Galaxy Z Flip — the firms second-generation foldable.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Stories January 28, 2020
It feels like it’s been ages since we started talking about Samsung’s next foldable smartphone but, before today, there’s been nothing in the way of renders to show off the device. Now, courtesy of WinFuture, renders of the Galaxy Z Flip have leaked to reveal the device in full.
Samsung’s second foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Z Flip, was always rumored to sit below the Galaxy Fold’s price point. However, it seems the price may be a lot higher than expected, barely undercutting a similar foldable.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Stories January 23, 2020
Samsung is preparing to launch its second foldable smartphone next month, and if you can believe it, more leaks are coming out for the device. Courtesy of Max Weinbach, there are more details on the Galaxy Z Flip, including some tidbits about its display.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Stories January 22, 2020
Alongside the Galaxy S20 next month, Samsung is expected to debut its second foldable phone. The Galaxy Z Flip folds horizontally unlike the Galaxy Fold, and apparently, that will allow the device to lock at a 90-degree angle for some camera apps.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Stories January 12, 2020
We’re full steam ahead on leaks of Samsung’s next flagship smartphone and this weekend, some logos have leaked to help confirm Samsung’s branding. Here are supposed logos for the Galaxy S20 and the “Galaxy Z Flip” foldable device.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Stories January 4, 2020
It’s been rumored for some time now that Samsung’s big Galaxy S20 (or Galaxy S11) launch will take place in mid-February but now, there’s a leaked teaser to seemingly confirm that news.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Stories December 24, 2019
Foldable phones finally made a proper debut in 2019, and going into 2020, they’re only expected to get better. One of the biggest issues currently with foldables is that they have plastic displays, but starting with its next Galaxy Fold, Samsung might be using glass instead.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Stories December 18, 2019
Back in September, Samsung’s next foldable device was rumored to have a flip phone form factor and arrive in 2020. At its developer conference a month later, the company previewed a user interface. The first images of this device have now possibly leaked.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Stories October 29, 2019
During the One UI 2 section of the Samsung Developer Conference 2019 Opening Keynote, the company showed off a new fordable form factor. Compared to the first-generation device, a tall screen folds in half to become a square-shaped object that you pocket.