Samsung just a few weeks ago introduced the fourth generation of its foldable smartphones, and while the company has made impressive strides in strength and durability year after year, many consumers are still wary of devices in this category. And the arrival of the new Galaxy Z Fold 4 proves that, once again, foldable phones are stronger than most realize.
In video posted on the channel JerryRigEverything this week, youtuber Zack Nelson tested the durability of Samsung’s most powerful folding phone.
Starting at R$12,799 in Brazil, we see that its internal screen remains easily susceptible to scratches and scratches given the extremely malleable nature of the material that covers the panel, but its state-of-the-art hinge is able to withstand the most unsuspecting user without damage. who wants to close the smartphone from the wrong side.
The youtuber also shows that the device’s hinge and body can survive a handful of sand — maybe a fall on the beach — but smaller particles can get to the gears if the user doesn’t clean the device in time or keep playing open and close. the cell phone.
Galaxy Z Fold 4 is now available
Launched in Brazil on August 23, the Galaxy Z Fold 4 offers the best hardware that Samsung has put in a foldable smartphone so far, being powered by the powerful Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 chip, 12GB of RAM and storage starting at 256GB. .
With a slightly wider 6.2-inch external screen and a new 7.6-inch flexible internal panel, both with a rate of 120 Hz, the device still has a triple camera rear module inherited from the Galaxy S22 Plus, 10 MP front camera and internal camera under the 4 MP display.
Check out Canaltech’s first impressions of the new Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Z Flip 4.