Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4

Released August 2022

Ultra-Premium (>$800)
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4

Summary


Pros

  • Good for wide angle photography, with wide field of view
  • Pleasant lighting on portraits outdoor and indoor
  • Good video performance for HDR10 content thanks to a well-suited brightness and good color fidelity
  • Smooth display interactions in most usages
  • Screen that is readable in indoor and in low-light conditions
  • Excellent performance in when recording loud environments, especially musical content
  • Decent autonomy in a moderate use for a foldable phone

Cons

  • Limited performance in low light and tele
  • Visible artifacts like ghosting, halo, ringing on backlit portraits
  • Lacks readability in outdoor conditions
  • Oversaturated display colors in sunlight
  • Visible crease in the display in most situations
  • No stereo playback when phone is unfolded
  • Inconsistent recordings when using main or front cameras or memo apps
  • Poor wind-noise reduction
  • Poor charging performance

Scores


124
camera
2022
Overall Camera Score i
124
45
Samsung Galaxy A05s
BEST 158
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro

Sub-scores

Photo i
131
50
Xiaomi Redmi 12C
BEST 160
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro
Bokeh i
70
20
Xiaomi Redmi 12C
BEST 85
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro
Preview i
71
34
Fairphone 4
BEST 91
Zoom i
92
15
Oppo A77 5G
BEST 160
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro
Video i
122
31
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G
BEST 158

Use Cases

BEST 149

Friends & Family

Portrait and group photos and videos

BEST 135

Lowlight

Photos and videos in lowlight conditions

133
display
2022
Overall Display Score i
133
52
Realme C21
BEST 157
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro

Sub-scores

Readability i
129
40
Realme C21
BEST 163
Color i
125
49
Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
BEST 164
Video i
158
40
Realme C21
BEST 162
Motion i
144
54
Realme C21
BEST 159
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro
Touch i
139
40
Realme C21
BEST 170
Artifacts i
116
40
Crosscall Action-X5
BEST 163
Top score
OnePlus Open
134
audio
2022
Overall Audio Score i
134
86
Vivo X60 Pro 5G (Snapdragon)
BEST 161

Sub-scores & Use Cases

Playback i
134
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
133
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

99
battery
Overall Battery Score i
99
75
Samsung Galaxy S22 (Exynos)
BEST 157
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro

Sub-scores

Autonomy i
97
55
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 195
Top score
Honor X7b
Charging i
104
72
Wiko Power U20
BEST 218
Efficiency i
98
47
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 154
Top score
Oppo Reno6 5G

Key performances

Battery Life
2 days 1h
Battery Life
0-80% Charge
0h56
0-80% Charge
Full Charge
2h04
Full Charge
after 5-minute charge
2h36 Autonomy
after 5-minute charge

Specifications


155.1 x 130.1 x 6.3mm

Dimensions

5G
Dual SIM

Network

Water resistant
IPX8

Protection

Wireless

Charging

256/512/1024 GB

Storage

Wide, Tele, Ultra-Wide

Main camera
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