With the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and the Galaxy Z Flip 3 , Samsung has a firm grip on the market for foldable smartphones. However, more and more companies are attacking in this area, such as the Oppo Find N. In order to prove itself as a leader, Samsung seems to be relying on a slightly different design.
- New leaks for the Galaxy Z Fold 4 have appeared.
- So far there has been talk of small adjustments to the design.
- The battery could be smaller than in the previous model.
The Galaxy Z Fold 4 will be released later this year! Samsung would like to tweak the design a bit and uses the Galaxy S22 Ultra to do so . Attentive NextPit readers now know what’s coming: the Korean manufacturer wants to integrate the S-Pen into the tablet. Due to the fairly thin case, this was not possible in the previous models. You could only buy a protective case that offered a cut-out for the S Pen.
According to TheElec , Samsung now wants to design the upcoming foldable smartphone in such a way that there is space for the stylus. There are no official pictures at this time. However, Samsung is said to have already registered a patent in January that shows a possible solution. The Galaxy Z Fold 4 could have a magnetic recess that could hold the S Pen both closed and open.
In his post, Mark Peters also speaks of a triple camera system with a periscope lens. A selfie camera should also be located under the panel. We won’t find out until autumn at the earliest whether Samsung will opt for this design. Of course, only if Samsung doesn’t postpone the presentation .
Is the battery smaller than previously assumed?
According to the well-known leaker IceUniverse, such a design trick could lead to problems. In order to make room for the S Pen, Samsung could save on the size of the battery. The foldable should only be powered by 4,000 mAh. This corresponds to the same size as the Galaxy S21 and would be a bit small for a foldable phone with two displays.
Of course, it remains to be seen whether one of the rumors will actually come true. We are in a very early phase of the leaks. An adaptation of the design is quite possible. Whether you should save on the size of the battery because of the S-Pen is the question of the questions. Personally, I don’t think Samsung uses such a method. Because with such a small battery, the S-Pen isn’t much use – because then you’ll have to hang the smartphone on the charger for a few hours.
What do you think of the rumours? Do you think Samsung will shrink the battery to make room for the S Pen? I’m looking forward for comments!