Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G

Released August 2021

Ultra-Premium (>$800)
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3 5G

Summary


Pros

  • Detailed images in close and medium-range tele photos
  • Screen brightness when watching video contents in HDR10
  • Smooth display performance in most use cases such as playing video games, web browsing or scrolling the gallery app
  • Impressive no-notch design, hiding the selfie camera under the screen
  • Audio recording in loud environments

Cons

  • Low light video capture performance
  • Display not very readable outdoors, especially in direct sunlight
  • Display features oversaturated colors in most tested conditions
  • Poor autonomy overall
  • Weak charging experience

Scores


120
camera
Overall Camera Score i
120
45
Samsung Galaxy A05s
BEST 163

Sub-scores

Photo i
129
50
Xiaomi Redmi 12C
BEST 169
Bokeh i
65
20
Xiaomi Redmi 12C
BEST 85
Preview i
71
34
Fairphone 4
BEST 91
Zoom i
101
15
Oppo A77 5G
BEST 164
Video i
105
31
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G
BEST 158

Use Cases

BEST 154

Friends & Family

Portrait and group photos and videos

BEST 138

Lowlight

Photos and videos in lowlight conditions

120
audio
Overall Audio Score i
120
86
Vivo X60 Pro 5G (Snapdragon)
BEST 161

Sub-scores & Use Cases

Playback i
121
74
Nokia 7.2
BEST 163

Use Cases

BEST 172

Listening to music

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 161

Watching videos

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 156

Gaming

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

Recording i
119
88
Fairphone 4
BEST 160
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro

Use Cases

BEST 169

Friends & Family videos

With the smartphone's main camera

BEST 164

Selfie videos

With the smartphone's selfie camera

BEST 158

Concert videos

With the smartphone's main camera

92
battery
Overall Battery Score i
92
75
Samsung Galaxy S22 (Exynos)
BEST 157
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro

Sub-scores

Autonomy i
88
55
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 195
Top score
Honor X7b
Charging i
101
72
Wiko Power U20
BEST 218
Efficiency i
87
47
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 154
Top score
Oppo Reno6 5G

Key performances

Battery Life
1 days 19h
Battery Life
0-80% Charge
0h57
0-80% Charge
Full Charge
1h59
Full Charge
after 5-minute charge
2h19 Autonomy
after 5-minute charge
83
selfie
Overall Selfie Score i
83
25
Intex Aqua Selfie
BEST 151
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro

Sub-scores

Photo i
79
18
ZTE Axon 20 5G
BEST 149
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro
Video i
89
38
Intex Aqua Selfie
BEST 156

Specifications


158.2 x 67.1 x 16mm

Dimensions

5G
Dual SIM

Network

Water resistant
IPX8

Protection

Wireless

Charging

256/512 GB

Storage

Wide, Ultra-Wide, Tele

Main camera
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