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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 6: The Thinnest and Lightest Fold Ever Comes With New Galaxy AI Features

  • Samsung has reduced the weight and thickness of the Z Fold 6 to levels never seen before in the series.

  • The new phone features the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 and a larger vapor chamber (increased by 1.6x).

  • The company has updated the Galaxy AI’s Interpreter mode to take advantage of the dual display.

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On Wednesday, Samsung unveiled the new Galaxy Z Fold 6, which is the thinnest and lightest Galaxy Z model ever. This represents a significant step forward in design, bringing it closer to traditional phones in terms of thickness and weight.

The launch event in Paris also showcased the Z Flip 6, the new Galaxy Watch Ultra, and the Buds 3. These new devices demonstrate the leading role of Galaxy AI. For its part, the Z Fold 6 is touted as the most comprehensive and advanced Samsung folding device.

Here’s everything you need to know about the Galaxy Z Fold 6.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 6 Specs


SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FOLD 6

SIZE AND WEIGHT

Folded: 153.5 x 68.1 x 12.1 mm

Unfolded: 153.5 x 132.6 x 5.6 mm

Weight: 239 grams

OUTER SCREEN

6.3 inches

HD+ resolution

Dynamic AMOLED 2X (2376 x 968, 22.1:9)

120 Hz

INNER SCREEN

7.6 inches

QXGA+ resolution

Dynamic AMOLED 2X Infinity Flex (2160 x 1856, 2.9:18)

120 Hz, 374 ppi

2,600 nits

PROCESSOR

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 for Galaxy

STORAGE

256 GB

512 GB

1 TB

RAM

12 GB

BACK CAMERA

50 MP, f/1.8, OIS

12 MP, f/2.2 (UGA), 123º

10 MP, f/2.4, 3X telephoto

FRONT CAMERA

10 MP, f/2.2 (outer screen)

4 MP, f/1.8 (UDC, inner screen)

BATTERY

4,400 mAH

25 W fast charging

Wireless charging

CONNECTIVITY

5G

LTE

Wi-Fi 6E

Bluetooth v5.3

NFC

eSIM/NanoSIM

OS

One Ui 6.1.1

Android 14

OTHER

Side-mounted fingerprint sensor

USB-C

Samsung Knox

Stereo speakers

IP48 rating for dust and water protection

Gorilla Glass Victus 2

PRICE

From $1,899

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 6 (Unlocked | 512 GB | Crafted Black)

A Symmetrical Design That Continues to Be Perfected

Samsung Galaxy Fold 6

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 6 looks almost the same as the Z Fold 5, but with improvements. This year, it weighs 239 grams, which is considerably less than the 253 grams of the previous model. The thickness has also been reduced from 13.4 mm when unfolded and 6.1 mm when folded to the new dimensions of 12.1 mm when unfolded and 5.6 mm when folded. It’s still thicker than most phones, but these measurements are now more manageable.

In addition to being lighter and thinner, the Galaxy Z Fold 6 promises to be the most durable version yet. It comes with Gorilla Glass Victus 2 and, for the first time, improved Armor Aluminum in the frame and hinge housing.

Samsung Galaxy Fold 6

The Z Fold 6 features a 7.6-inch Dynamic AMOLED main inner screen with a resolution of 2,160 x 1,856 pixels and a refresh rate of 120 Hz. The outer display is slightly larger at 6.3 inches, with a resolution of 2,376 x 968 pixels and a refresh rate of 120 Hz. Moreover, the display has an improved brightness of up to 2,600 nits.

Samsung has powered the screen with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 for Galaxy processor and 12 GB of RAM, making it one of the most powerful mobile configurations available today. Additionally, it comes with an improved cooling system featuring a vapor chamber that is 1.6 times larger than the previous generation.

Samsung Galaxy Fold 6

The new Samsung device features a 4,400 mAh battery with 25 W wired charging and 15 W wireless charging. In terms of photography, it sports a triple camera setup on the back, comprising a 50 MP main sensor, a 12 MP wide-angle sensor with a 123-degree field of view, and a telephoto lens with 3x optical zoom. All three cameras come with optical image stabilization (OIS).

The front-facing external camera is 10 MP, while a 4 MP sensor is located under the display.

Galaxy AI to Take Advantage of the Big Screen

Samsung Galaxy Fold 6

Similar to the Galaxy S24, the Galaxy Z Fold 6 comes with several artificial intelligence features. For instance, the Note Assist feature in the Notes app allows users to translate, format text, and generate summaries. Additionally, the PDF overlay translation feature enables users to upload and translate a PDF file directly in the Notes app.

The Samsung Keyboard app has added new features that suggest text from words, while the S Pen introduces the Sketch to Image function, which allows users to create AI images.

One of the Galaxy AI highlights in the Z Fold 6 is the Interpreter mode, which utilizes the dual screen, and the Live Translate feature during calls. This feature was previously available in the S24 and is now compatible with third-party apps.

Samsung Galaxy Fold 6

The Z Fold 6 comes with Android 14, along with OneUI 6.1. It now includes Google features such as Circle to Search and the new Google Gemini app.

The phone offers Samsung Knox security and promises seven generations of OS updates and seven years of security updates.

Galaxy Z Fold 6 Availability and Price

Samsung Galaxy Fold 6

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 6 is available on the company's official website in Silver Shadow, Pink, Navy, Crafted Black, and White. Starting July 10, you can pre-book it in the U.S., while general availability will begin on July 24.

Here are the official prices:

  • Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 6 (12 GB + 256 GB): $1,899.99
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 6 (12 GB + 512 GB): $2,019.99
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 6 (12 GB + 1 TB): $2,259.99

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 6 (Unlocked | 512GB | Crafted Black)

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