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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip adds 5G, arrives Aug.7 for $1,450

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Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip 5G, a variant of its clamshell foldable packed with next-generation cellular capabilities, will launch on Aug. 7. But that …
Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip 5G, a variant of its clamshell foldable packed with next-generation cellular capabilities, will launch on Aug.7. But that extra performance will cost you $1,450. A 4G version of the Galaxy Z Flip went on sale for $1,380 on Feb.14 — about a month before the coronavirus pandemic caused lockdowns in the US. That device, Samsung’s second foldable after last year’s Galaxy Fold, features a design similar to Motorola’s updated Razr. The Z Flip, like the Razr, is essentially a high-tech flip phone, with an interior,6.7-inch bendable screen and a small, exterior notifications panel. The Z Flip also has a glass screen, the first for the foldables market. The Z Flip 5G will eventually sell through AT&T, T-Mobile, Samsung.com and Amazon, and is already available for preorder at Best Buy. On AT&T, the device will only be able to connect to the carrier’s low-band and midband 5G networks, which currently make up the bulk of its 5G footprint.

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