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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 (SM-F731B 256GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 (SM-F936U 512GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 vs Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 X Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 (SM-F731B 256GB) 05Points
6.7"
AMOLED

1080x2640

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

Octa-core

3700
mAh

(Non removable)

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12Points Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 (SM-F936U 512GB) Compare Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 X
7.6"
AMOLED

1812x2176

50
MP

10mp

12GB
RAM

Octa-core

4400
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 (SM-F936U 512GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Galaxy Z Flip 5 (SM-F731B 256GB)} 5 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 (SM-F731B 256GB) vs Galaxy Z Fold 4 (SM-F936U 512GB)} 12 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 (SM-F936U 512GB)
+3.36GHz 64bit Octa-core (4nm)3%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs3.19GHz 64bit Octa-core (4nm)
+UFS 4.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsUFS 3.1
+187 grams (6.55 ounces)41%
Lighter
vs263 grams (9.21 ounces)
+426 PPI14%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs373 PPI
+5.3 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.3 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs5.2 + A2DP/LE
8GB LPDDR5Xvs+12GB LPDDR550%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
256GB (210GB available)vs+512GB (447GB available)113%
More internal storage for applications and files
6.9 millimeters (0.27 inches)vs+6.3 millimeters (0.25 inches)10%
Thinner
1080x2640 pixelsvs+1812x2176 pixels38%
Higher resolution screen
6.7"vs+7.6"13%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 12.2MP + 12MPvs+(triple camera) 50MP + 10MP + 12MP197%
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
4K UHD (3840x2160)vs+8K UHD (7680x4320)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
5G Sub6vs+5G mmWaveAdvantage
The 5G mmWave network is newer and faster
(5G Sub6) 3000 Mbpsvs+(5G mmWave) 5000 Mbps67%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+UWB (Ultra Wideband)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
3700 mAhvs+4400 mAh19%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use

36 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, flexible plastic screen, glass back
Dynamic AMOLED
HDR10+
120Hz
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
+29 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Galaxy Z Flip 5 (SM-F731B 256GB)Galaxy Z Fold 4 (SM-F936U 512GB)
ModelGalaxy Z Flip 5 (SM-F731B 256GB)Galaxy Z Fold 4 (SM-F936U 512GB)
Other model namesGalaxy Z Flip5 SM-F731BGalaxy Fold4 5G (SM-F936U1)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
USA
USA
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release date8/11/2023, Announced: 7/26/20238/25/2022, Announced: 8/10/2022
Depth6.9 millimeters (0.27 inches)6.3 millimeters (0.25 inches)
Size (width x height)71.9 x 165.1 millimeters (2.83 x 6.5 in)130.1 x 155.1 millimeters (5.12 x 6.11 in)
Weight187 grams (6.55 ounces)263 grams (9.21 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, flexible plastic screen, glass back
Back: Gorilla Glass Victus 2
Folded: 15.1 x 71.9 x 85.1 mm
Aluminum frame, flexible plastic screen, glass back
Back: Gorilla Glass Victus+
Protection against water and othersIPX8 certified: water resistant up to 1.5 meters and 30minIPX8 certified: water resistant up to 1.5 meters and 30min

📲 Display

Galaxy Z Flip 5 (SM-F731B 256GB)Galaxy Z Fold 4 (SM-F936U 512GB)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDDynamic AMOLED
Screen size6.7" inches7.6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~85.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~90.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2640 pixels1812x2176 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)426 PPI373 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Refresh rate120Hz120Hz
Display features1750nits[peak]
HDR10+
Always-On Display
Extra display: Super AMOLED 3.4" (720x748), 306 ppi, Gorilla Glass Victus 2
1200nits[peak]
HDR10+
Always-On Display
Extra display: Dynamic AMOLED 2X 6.2" (904x2316), 120Hz, Gorilla Glass Victus+

🤖 Operating System

Galaxy Z Flip 5 (SM-F731B 256GB)Galaxy Z Fold 4 (SM-F936U 512GB)
System versionAndroid 13Android 12
Firmware updateAndroid 14Android 14
User InterfaceOne UI 5.1 / 6.0One UI 4.1 / 5.1 / 6.0

⚙️ Processor

Galaxy Z Flip 5 (SM-F731B 256GB)Galaxy Z Fold 4 (SM-F936U 512GB)
Chipset64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 (SM8550-AC) (4nm)64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 (SM8475) (4nm)
CPUOcta-core, 3 processors:
1x 3.36GHz ARM Cortex-X3 (Single-core)
4x 2.8GHz ARM Cortex-A710/A715 (Quad-core)
3x 2GHz ARM Cortex-A510 (Triple-core)
Octa-core, 3 processors:
1x 3.19GHz ARM Cortex-X2 (Single-core)
3x 2.75GHz ARM Cortex-A710 (Triple-core)
4x 2GHz ARM Cortex-A510 (Quad-core)
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 740Qualcomm Adreno 730 (818MHz)
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 1200698 (v9), 1507299 (v10)
Geekbench: 5478 (v5.5), 4984 (v6.0)
GFXBench: 91fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
AnTuTu: 964622 (v9)
Geekbench: 3981 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 43fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

Galaxy Z Flip 5 (SM-F731B 256GB)Galaxy Z Fold 4 (SM-F936U 512GB)
RAM memory8GB LPDDR5X12GB LPDDR5
Internal storage256GB (210GB available)
UFS 4.0
512GB (447GB available)
UFS 3.1
External storageNot supportedNot supported

📶 Mobile networks

Galaxy Z Flip 5 (SM-F731B 256GB)Galaxy Z Fold 4 (SM-F936U 512GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
Maximum Download / Upload3000/1024 Mbps5000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bands Expand band details Collapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78)SA/NSA/Sub6 (2, 5, 25, 41, 66, 71)
mmWave (260, 261)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, SA/NSA, Sub6GPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, SA/NSA, Sub6, mmWave
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48)
VoLTE
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, SA/NSA, Sub6GPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, SA/NSA, Sub6, mmWave

📷 Camera

Galaxy Z Flip 5 (SM-F731B 256GB)Galaxy Z Fold 4 (SM-F936U 512GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP ultrawide f/2.2123°1.12µm
(triple camera)
50 megapixels
10MP telephoto f/2.466mm1.0µmPDAFOIS3x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawide f/2.2123°12mm1.12µm
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels8160x6120 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens23mm lens
Sensor size1/1.76" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.8µm pixel1µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extras4K@30/60fps
1080p@30/60/240fps
720p@960fps
HDR10+
Slow motion
8K@24fps
4K@30/60fps
1080p@30/60fps
1080p@240fps (slow motion)
720p@960fps (slow motion)
Extra cover camera: 4MP (f/1.8 2.0µm)

📸 Front camera

Galaxy Z Flip 5 (SM-F731B 256GB)Galaxy Z Fold 4 (SM-F936U 512GB)
Front camera (secondary)10 megapixels10 megapixels
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels3872x2592 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length23mm lens24mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1.22µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Galaxy Z Flip 5 (SM-F731B 256GB)Galaxy Z Fold 4 (SM-F936U 512GB)
LoudspeakerStereo sound
32-bit/384kHz
Dolby Atmos
Tuned by AKG
Stereo sound
32-bit/384kHz
Dolby Atmos
Tuned by AKG
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Galaxy Z Flip 5 (SM-F731B 256GB)Galaxy Z Fold 4 (SM-F936U 512GB)
USBUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio outputType-C reversible connectorType-C reversible connector
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.3 + A2DP/LE5.2 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax [wifi6E/6] (2.4GHz, 5GHz, 6GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax [wifi6E/6] (2.4GHz, 5GHz, 6GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Galaxy Z Flip 5 (SM-F731B 256GB)Galaxy Z Fold 4 (SM-F936U 512GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
UWB (Ultra Wideband)
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Galaxy Z Flip 5 (SM-F731B 256GB)Galaxy Z Fold 4 (SM-F936U 512GB)
Battery typeLiPo: li-ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: li-ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3700 mAh4400 mAh
Charger, watts25W Wired fast charging
Reverse charging by cable
USB Power Delivery 3.0
25W Wired fast charging
Reverse charging by cable
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Inductive / wireless charging15W Qi Wireless charging (Qi/WPC)
4.5W Reverse wireless charging
15W Qi Wireless charging (Qi/WPC)
4.5W Reverse wireless charging
Talk time autonomy34 hours (1.4 days)39 hours (1.6 days)
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Galaxy Z Flip 5 (SM-F731B 256GB)Galaxy Z Fold 4 (SM-F936U 512GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous• Colors: Graphite, Cream, Lavender, Gray, Blue, Green, Mint, Yellow
• Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard)
• Colors: Phantom Black, Graygreen, Beige, Burgundy
• Samsung DeX
• Samsung Pay
• S Pen (Stylus Pen)

☢️ Radiation rate

Galaxy Z Flip 5 (SM-F731B 256GB)Galaxy Z Fold 4 (SM-F936U 512GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.05W/kg (head), 0.46W/kg (body)0.96W/kg (head), 0.92W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.601W/kg (head), 1.451W/kg (body)feature not registered
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