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Samsung Galaxy Z: Should You Buy a Fold or Flip Now? Check These Deals

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 vs 5
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Samsung's top-of-the-line Galaxy Z family is already established with five generations on the market. Despite that, the über-flagship models still feature only in the premium segment of the South Korean brand product line, which means they are not cheap. So if you are in the market for a new Galaxy Z Fold or Flip phone, check the best deals on the market with this nextpit guide.

Is it the right time to buy the Galaxy Z Flip 5, Fold 5, Flip 4, or Fold 4?

We checked the price drops on these four models via several online price comparison sites. Please note that this is not a change in the recommended or "official" price, but rather the street prices of the Galaxy Z Flip & Fold 4 & 5. nextpit will update this list as more models are released, or the existing phones are replaced.

Price reductions for the Samsung Galaxy Z phones usually happen a few months after the release of the devices. And since both Flip and Fold models are updated at the same time, each Galaxy Z generation has its price drop at similar times of the year.

Galaxy Z Fold 5 price drops

Announced in July 2023, the Galaxy Z Fold 5 reached store shelves at the beginning of August, with a steep MSRP of $1799.99. Despite being new to the market, there have been a couple of nice deals for the flagship foldable.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5

Good

  • Good build quality
  • Great battery life
  • High-quality camera performance
  • Consistent performance
  • Best Android update policy

Bad

  • Under-display selfie camera is still noticeable
  • Design feels stuck in time
  • 25 W charging is not fast
  • Still missing a stylus garage
  • Gets hot under demanding tasks
  • Still expensive
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5
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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5

Galaxy Z Flip 5 price drops

Released together with the Fold 5, the Galaxy Z Flip 5 brought a big screen on the outside, at the same time it ditched the low-capacity 128 GB version at the same MSRP as its predecessor: $999.99.

The Flip 5 is powered by the same Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chip found on the Galaxy Z Fold 5 and the Galaxy S23 family, promising flagship-level performance.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5

Good

  • Truly useful cover display
  • Improved hinge mechanics
  • Balanced display image quality
  • Fluid software experience
  • Above-average camera quality

Bad

  • Slightly larger crease in the display
  • Only average battery life
  • Charging time exceeds one hour
  • No charger included in the box
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5
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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5

How does nextpit track price drops of smartphones?

Starting from the launch price of each smartphone when it was released, we started by listing chronologically the first notable price drop followed by the lowest price ever, then the last notable price drop, and finally the current price.

For our listings, we compared prices between Amazon, the official stores, BestBuy and Google Shopping.

When the price observed on the day of the publication of this article and each update is lower than the "official" or recommended price by the manufacturer, we recommend you buy the smartphone via an affiliate link. If the current price is lower than the last price drop or even the lowest price ever, we will also recommend you buy the smartphone. Note that this data is manually extracted from the price histories of several online price comparison sites.

Other price trackers:

Are there any particular smartphones you'd like us to keep an eye on for price drops? Tell us all about it in the comments.


Article updated in June 2024 with new prices.

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Rubens Eishima

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Having written about technology since 2008 for a number of websites in Brazil, Spain, Denmark, and Germany, I specialize in the mobile ecosystem, including various models, components, and apps. I tend to not only value performance and specifications, but also things like repairability, durability, and manufacturer support. I tend to prioritize the end-user's point of view whenever possible.

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