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Galaxy Fold vs Galaxy Z Fold3 5G

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Samsung released the Galaxy Z Fold in September 2019 and released the Galaxy Z Fold 3 in August 2021. The original Galaxy Z Fold, released in 2019, was originally branded as the Samsung Galaxy Fold. Samsung added the “Z” to the branding after the Galaxy Z Flip was announced.

Price Comparison

Galaxy Fold vs Galaxy Z Fold3 5G Pricing

Galaxy Fold prices start at $298, which is cheaper than the Galaxy Z Fold3 5G low price of $359.

Specs Comparison

Key specs for the Galaxy Z Fold include a 7.3-inch foldable internal display, a 4.6-inch external cover display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor, Adreno 640 graphics, 12GB of RAM, 512GB of storage space, WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, and a 4,380 mAh battery.

Key specs for the Galaxy Z Fold 3 include a 7.6-inch foldable internal display, a 6.2-inch external cover display with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus cover glass, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor, Adreno 660 graphics, 12GB of RAM, up to 512GB of storage space, WiFi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, and a 4,400 mAh battery.

The Galaxy Z Fold and the Galaxy Z Fold 3 also feature USB-C, NFC, GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, an accelerometer, a gyroscope, a proximity sensor, a barometer, a compass, stereo speakers, and a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.

Size

The measurements of the Galaxy Z Fold are as follows: 6.33” (H) x 2.48” (W) x 0.61” (D) when folded, and 6.33” (H) x 4.64” (W) x 0.27” (D) when unfolded. To compare, the measurements of the Galaxy Z Fold 3 are as follows: 6.23” (H) x 2.64” (W) x 0.57-0.63” (D) when folded, and 6.23” (H) x 5.04” (W) x 0.25” (D) when unfolded.

The Galaxy Z Fold weighs 9.3 ounces, and the Galaxy Z Fold 3 weighs 9.6 ounces.

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold features a 4.6” external display size and a 7.3” internal display size, and the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 features a 6.23” external display size and a 7.6” internal display size.

Camera

The Galaxy Z Fold and the Galaxy Z Fold 3 both feature two front cameras, with a triple rear camera system.

The Galaxy Z Fold is equipped with a 10MP wide-angle cover camera and a dual selfie camera with a 10MP wide lens and an 8MP wide lens. The rear camera setup on the Galaxy Z Fold includes a 12MP wide camera, a 12MP telephoto camera, and a 16MP ultra-wide camera.

To compare, the Galaxy Z Fold 3 is equipped with a 10MP wide-angle cover camera and a 4MP under-display selfie camera. The rear camera setup on the Galaxy Z Fold 3 includes a 12MP wide-angle camera, a 12MP telephoto camera, and a 12MP ultra-wide camera.

Color Choices

Galaxy Fold

Available in 2 colors:

  • Black
  • Silver

Which Galaxy Fold color should you buy?

Galaxy Z Fold3 5G

Available in 4 colors:

  • Black
  • White
  • Green
  • Silver

Which color Galaxy Z Fold3 5G is the most popular?

Galaxy Fold vs Galaxy Z Fold3 5G Colors

The Galaxy Fold introduces two new colors not found in the Galaxy Z Fold3 5G color palette: White and Green. Both the Galaxy Fold and Galaxy Z Fold3 5G share two colors: Black and Silver.
Swappasaurus

The Galaxy Z Fold and the Z Fold 3 are each available in a few different colors. The Galaxy Z Fold color lineup includes Cosmos Black, Space Silver, Martian Green, and Astro Blue, and the Galaxy Z Fold 3 color lineup includes Phantom Black, Phantom Silver, and Phantom Green.

Storage Options

Galaxy Fold

Choose from 1 storage option:

  • 512GB

Which Galaxy Fold storage should I buy?

Galaxy Z Fold3 5G

Choose from 2 storage options:

  • 256GB
  • 512GB

Which storage Galaxy Z Fold3 5G is the most popular?

Galaxy Fold vs Galaxy Z Fold3 5G Storage

The Galaxy Z Fold3 5G introduces one new storage option not found on the Galaxy Fold: 256GB. Both the Galaxy Fold and Galaxy Z Fold3 5G share one storage option: 512GB.
Swappasaurus

The Galaxy Z Fold is available with 512GB of storage. The Galaxy Z Fold 3 is available with 256GB or 512GB of storage.

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