After announcing their foldable flip phone, the Galaxy Z Flip last month, Samsung has today announced the phone will arrive in Australia on April 3rd for $2,199.

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip sports a folding 6.7-inch Infinity Flex Display featuring Samsung’s Ultra Thin Glass, and a minute 1.1-inch display on the front which shows notifications – or acts as a viewfinder for a selfie.

Samsung has designed a freestop folding hinge for the Z Flip which gives users options to have it sit opened on the desk for video conferencing.

The phone has high-end specs with an octa-core processor, 8GB RAM and 256GB of storage. Camera specs are impressive with a dual-camera array featuring a 12MP Ultra Wide and 12MP Wide Angle, as well as a 10MP front-facing camera.

Main Display 6.7“ FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED Display(21.9:9) Infinity Flex Display 2636 x 1080 425ppi
Cover Display 1.1“ Super AMOLED Display                                                                                                      300 x 112 303ppi
Dimension & Weight Folded 73.6 x 87.4 x 17.3mm (Hinge) – 15.4mm (Sagging)
Unfolded 73.6 x 167.3 x 7.2mm – 6.9mm (Screen)
Weight 183g
Camera Front Camera 10MP Selfie Camera: F2.4 Pixel size: 1.22μm FOV: 80˚
Rear Dual   Camera 12MP Ultra Wide Camera: F2.2 Pixel size: 1.12μm FOV: 123˚ & 12MP Wide-angle Camera: Super Speed Dual Pixel AF, OIS, F1.8 Pixel size: 1.4μm FOV: 78˚ OIS for Rear Wide-angle Camera (Optical Image Stabilization) Up to 8x digital zoom
AP 7㎚ 64-bit Octa-Core Processor ※ 2.95㎓ (Maximum Clock Speed) + 2.41㎓ + 1.78㎓
Memory 8GB RAM with 256GB internal storage
Battery 3,300 mAh (typical) dual battery
Charging Fast Charging compatible via power cord and wireless Wireless PowerShare
OS Android 10
Network Enhanced 2X2 MIMO, 5CA, LTE Cat.16 Up to 1.0Gbps Download LTE Cat.13 Up to 150Mbps Upload Up to 1.0Gbps Download / Up to 150Mbps Upload
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz),VHT80 MU-MIMO,256QAM Bluetooth® v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps), ANT+, USB Type-C, NFC, Location (GPS, Galileo, Glonass, BeiDou)
SIM Card One eSIM and one Nano SIM
Payment Samsung Pay (Link) Credit & debit cards: supports MST or/and NFC, Prepaid card, Global remittance, Transit, Memberships, Gift cards, Rewards
Sensors Capacitive Fingerprint sensor (side), Accelerometer, Barometer, Gyro sensor, Geomagnetic sensor, Hall sensor (digital, analog), Proximity sensor, RGB Light sensor 
Authentication Lock type: pattern, PIN, password Biometric lock type: Fingerprint sensor, Face recognition
Audio Mono speaker Surround sound for Bluetooth and earphones with Dolby Atmos technology (Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus included.) UHQ 32-bit &DSD64/128 support PCM: Up to 32 bits, DSD*: DSD64/128   Audio playback format: MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA, APE, DSF, DFF   Bluetooth Dual Audio: connect two Bluetooth devices to the Galaxy Z Flip to play audio through the two devices simultaneously.   Scalable Codec: Enhanced Bluetooth connection under ambient radio frequency interference.   Recording Recording quality is improved with the High AOP Mic that minimizes distortion in noisy environments.
Video Video playback format MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM   TV connection Wireless: Smart View (screen mirroring 1080p at 30fps)
Security Knox platform: real-time monitoring and protection.  Virus, malware prevention. (Powered by McAfee)  Secure Folder: a secure space on the device to isolate and protect content such as apps, photos, movies, and private files.
In the Box Galaxy Z Flip, Data Cable, Travel Adapter, Ejection Pin,  USB Connector (OTG), Quick Start Guide, Clear Cover, Earphones (USB Type-C) with sound by AKG

Noting high demand in markets where the phone is already on-sale, Garry McGregor, Vice President of IT and Mobile, Samsung Electronics Australia said ‘The Galaxy Z Flip is a statement piece and we can’t wait to see what Australians do with it.

When it lands in stores on April 3rd, the Galaxy Z Flip will be the cheapest foldable phone available in Australia. Motorola’s foldable flip phone, the Moto Razr will finally go on-sale today at JB Hifi for $2,699. Larger foldable phones offering tablet sized internal displays and larger secondary screens such as the SamsungGalaxy Fold sells for $2,999, while the Huawei Mate Xs will sell for $3,999 when it hits shelves on April 9th.

You’ll be able to pre-order the Galaxy Z Flip from this Friday, March 20th but you’ll have to wait until April 3rd to get one in your hands. You can head to pre-order from , as well as Samsung Experience Stores as well as selected partners including Optus, Vodafone, JB Hi-Fi and Harvey Norman.