The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip has finally made its way to Malaysian shores, and it didn’t take too long for the company to announce its pricing after obtaining its SIRIM certification. Customers are already able to pre-order their own device from now till 10PM tonight (2200 hours, 17/3/2020).
(UPDATE: Galaxy Z Flip pre-orders extended till 22nd March 2020)
Once the pre-order is made, your Galaxy Z Flip will be delivered to you within 5 working days. Seeing as how postal services are part of the essential services, delivery shouldn’t be affected. That being said, there might be an overwhelming amount of deliveries happening throughout this period.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip – Specifications
To recap, the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ processor, paired with 8GB of RAM, and 256GB of internal storage. Powering the device is a 3,300mAh battery that supports the Wireless PowerShare feature. It also does have fast charging on both wired and wireless modes.
Unfolding the Galaxy Z Flip, it features a 6.7-inch FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED Infinity Flex display. Protected by a layer of bendable Ultra Thin Glass, it is a proprietary material made by Samsung. When it’s closed, the front shows a 1.1-inch Super AMOLED display that brings notifications to life in a small screen. It also acts as a viewfinder when taking selfies with the phone’s main camera. On the rear, it features a dual camera setup consisting of:
- 12MP f/1.8 Dual Pixel main sensor
- 12MP ultra-wide angle f/2.4 sensor
- 10MP f/2.4 in-display camera sensor
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip is built with a Hideaway Hinge. Having dual CAM mechanism to ensure smoothness, as well as nylon fibres to protect the hinge from dirt and dust. Samsung also claimed that the Galaxy Z Flip is able to withstand up to 200,000 times of folding and unfolding. To put that into context, if you were to fold and unfold your phone for 100 times/day, it should be able to last up to five years.
Pricing and Availability – Pre-Order
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip can be pre-ordered directly at Samsung Malaysia’s website by using the code “ZFLIPVIP” at the point of purchase. In terms of price, the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip will be available for RM5,888.
Each pre-order of the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip will come with the Samsung Galaxy Z Premier Service privilege. This lets them have access to 24/7 Premium Careline, Priority or Express Lane at Samsung Service Centres, as well as a 12-month On-Site Pick-Up and Delivery for services. That’s not all, within 12 months customers are also eligible for a 1-time inner screen replacement.