Another leak claims Samsung's Galaxy Z Fold 3 & Z Flip 3 will be water-resistant
What you need to know
- A new leak suggests both the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 will come with an IPX8 rating.
- Unlike Samsung's regular flagship phones, however, the phones may not be dust resistant.
- The Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3 will be unveiled at Samsung's Unpacked event on August 11.
Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 will be the first foldable phones to come with an ingress protection rating, according to tipster Max Weinbach. Both phones will apparently have an IPX8 rating, which means they might be able to withstand continuous immersion in water deeper than 1 meter for up to 30 minutes.
While an IPX8 rating certainly sounds impressive, it looks like the foldables will not offer any kind of dust resistance. The best Samsung phones, including the Galaxy S21 series, come with an IP68 rating for water and dust resistance. This isn't entirely surprising, however, as making a foldable phone with an IP68 rating is a lot more challenging.
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