Samsung Z Fold 5 Review

Samsung Z Fold 5 Review

Samsung Z Fold 5 Review: Technical Specifications||Design||Display|| Software and Performance||Camera Details|| Battery Life and Charging|| Pros and Cons|| Alternatives|| Verdict

Samsung has recently launched its latest foldable smartphone, the Samsung Z Fold 5. This device is now available at Mobilehub Kenya. In this review, we will take a closer look at the technical specifications, design, display, software and performance, camera details, battery life and charging, pros and cons, alternatives, and our verdict.

Review Snapshot (Technical Specifications)

  • Dimensions (Unfolded): 154.9 x 129.9 x 6.1 mm
  • Dimensions (Folded): 154.9 x 67.1 x 13.4 mm
  • Weight: 253 g
  • Display: Foldable Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz, HDR10+, 7.6 inches
  • Resolution: 1812 x 2176 pixels
  • OS: Android 13, One UI 5.1.1
  • Chipset: Qualcomm SM8550-AC Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 (4 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (1×3.36 GHz Cortex-X3 & 2×2.8 GHz Cortex-A715 & 2×2.8 GHz Cortex-A710 & 3×2.0 GHz Cortex-A510)
  • GPU: Adreno 740
  • RAM: 12GB
  • Storage: 256GB/512GB/1TB
  • Rear Camera: Triple Camera -50 MP, f/1.8, 23mm (wide), Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS; -10 MP, f/2.4, (telephoto), PDAF, OIS, 3x optical zoom; -12 MP, f/2.2, 123˚ (ultrawide), LED flash, HDR, panorama
  • Front Camera: Single Camera -4 MP, f/1.8, under display
  • Battery: Li-Po 4400 mAh non-removable battery
  • Charging: Fast charging up to 25W

Samsung Z Fold 5 Review: Design

The Samsung Z Fold5 has a clamshell design that is both stylish and practical. The phone is slim and lightweight when folded and can easily fit into your pocket or purse.

Samsung Z Fold 5 Review
Samsung Z Fold 5 Review

Samsung Z Fold 5 Review: Display

The Samsung Z Fold5 features a foldable Dynamic AMOLED display that measures 7.6 inches when unfolded and has a resolution of 1812 x 2176 pixels.

Samsung Z Fold 5 Review: Software and Performance

The Samsung Z Fold5 runs on Android 13 with One UI 5.1.1 on top and is powered by the Qualcomm SM8550-AC Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset with an octa-core CPU clocked at up to 3.36 GHz.

Samsung Z Fold 5 Review: Camera Details

The Samsung Z Fold5 features a triple-camera setup on the rear with a primary camera of resolution of f/1.8 and an ultrawide camera of resolution f/2.2 with LED flash, HDR and panorama support.

Samsung Z Fold 5 Review: Battery Life and Charging

The Samsung Z Fold5 comes with a non-removable Li-Po battery with a capacity of up to 4400 mAh that supports fast charging up to 25W.

Samsung Z Fold 5 Review: Pros and Cons

  • Slim and lightweight design.
  • Foldable Dynamic AMOLED display.
  • Fast charging up to 25W
  • Expensive.
  • Only three rear cameras.

Samsung Z Fold 5 Review: Alternatives

If you are looking for an alternative to the Samsung Z Fold5, you might consider the Motorola Razr (2023) or the Huawei Mate Xs.


The Samsung Z Fold5 is an excellent foldable smartphone that offers great performance and features in a stylish clamshell design. The device’s foldable Dynamic AMOLED display is one of its standout features along with its fast charging capabilities.

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