Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 and Z Flip3 Prices in Korea Leaked
I’m sure many of you heard of claims that the upcoming foldables will be cheaper / more affordable compared to previous years. Now, we have a the leaked prices of both the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 and Galaxy Z Flip3 in South Korea, which should give you a better idea of what to expect.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 and Z Flip Prices in Korea Leaked
Recent reports have revealed that the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 will have a retail price between KRW 1,900,000 and KRW 1,999,999 ($1,655 to $1,741 / RM6,938.59 to RM7,299.14) while the Galaxy Z Flip3 will be between KRW 1,200,000 to 1,280,000 ($1,045 to $1,110 / RM4,381.16 to RM4,653.56) in South Korea.
Leaks of the pricing first came from South Korean forum Naver Blog, which also coincides with earlier reports that the new foldable smartphones will be 20% more affordable than its predecessors at launch. In comparison, the Galaxy Z Fold2 was retailing for KRW 2,398,000 ($2,088 / RM8,753.94) while the Galaxy Z Flip retailed for KRW 1,650,000 ($1,435 / RM6,016.24).
In order to push for higher sales of the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 and Galaxy Z Flip3, the Korean giant will having a trade-in program with benefits that will encourage more people to swap out from their old devices to the new foldables. The best trade-in rates will be given to existing Fold and Flip owners, though that will be subjected to the device’s condition as well.
We will report more on this as soon as information becomes available so stay tuned.
Pokdepinion: That’s a much bigger difference between the Fold and Flip than I expected. I guess I’ll have to wait and see for good trade-in deals and then decide which foldable to go for, hopefully with some good freebies as well.