Discuss Vivo X Flip VS Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4 – Which funky foldable offers better bang for the buck? In the smartphone purchase advice forum in the cross-manufacturer area, Samsung is way ahead with its flip models, but of course, other providers also want a share here. Vivo tries with. Samsung is way ahead with its flip models, but other providers also want a share here. Vivo is trying to develop a classier-looking variant, but since looks aren’t everything, we list the Vivo X Flip vs. Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4 in a direct comparison of what technology you get for your money.
Visually, the model from Vivo is a bit more elegant and slightly larger, but when it is closed, it is also slightly thinner because it closes smoothly. The external AMOLED display is significantly larger at 3 inches and has a resolution of 422 x 682 pixels since Samsung only has 1.9 inches with a resolution of 260 x 512 pixels, although under higher-quality glass. The inner display of the Vivo X Flip measures 6.74 inches and uses a foldable LTPO AMOLED panel with 1B colors, 120Hz, and HDR10+ with 1,080 x 2,520 pixels Full HD+ in 21:9 format.
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4 has a 6.7-inch foldable dynamic AMOLED 2X display with 120Hz, HDR10+, and 1,200 nits maximum with a resolution of 1,080 x 2,640 pixels using high-quality Victus+ glass here. Regarding the processor, both rely on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 4nm octa-core chip with Adreno 730 GPU and have 256GB UFS 3.1 RAM in direct comparison, but the Vivo model uses 12GB RAM, while Samsung only offers GB RAM here. You can’t use a memory card with either of them, but you can use two SIM cards, whereby you can insert two normal nano-SIM cards in Vivo and one nano-SIM, and one eSIM in Samsung.
Both devices have Android 13 under the in-house user interface, although Samsung can offer an advantage here regarding supplying the updates. Incidentally. The front camera on the Vivo X Flip then has a 32-megapixel wide-angle with f/2.5 aperture, HDR, and full HD video at 30 fps. On the Samsung, it is a 10-megapixel wide-angle with f/2.4 aperture and HDR, but there are also 4K videos with 30 fps possible. The main camera on the X Flip comes with Zeiss lenses, 50 megapixels 23mm wide-angle with f/1.8 aperture, Dual Pixel PDAF, Laser AF, and OIS, plus 12 megapixels 16mm ultra wide-angle with 106°, f/2.2 aperture Dual Pixel PDAF, Zeiss T* lens coating, dual LED flash, panorama, 4K with a maximum of 30 fps, full HD with up to 60 fps.
In comparison, the Z Flip4 offers a 12-megapixel wide angle with f/1.8 aperture, Dual Pixel PDAF, and OIS, and 12 megapixels 123° ultra-wide angle with f/2.2 aperture, LED flash, HDR, panorama, HDR10+, 4K with up to 60fps, Full HD with up to 240 fps and HD with a maximum of 960fps. Both don’t have a 3.5mm jack plug, the Vivo X Flip then has a single speaker with 24-bit/192kHz audio, and the Z Flip4 has stereo speakers with 32-bit/384kHz audio tuned by AKG.
Both identical CPUs have Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, NFC, GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, and BDS. Samsung lists Bluetooth 5.2, while Vivo Bluetooth 5.3. Both have a maximum of 5G and a USB Type-C 2.0 connection with USB on the Go. The battery in the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4 is only 3,700mAh but offers 25W wired charging, 15W wireless charging, and 4.5W reverse wireless charging. The Vivo X Flips have 4,400mAh with 44W wired charging but no wireless charging.
The Vivo X Flip should now cost around €800, although it will, of course, be more expensive if it is released or imported, while the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4, also with 256GB memory and depending on the color, can be purchased for around €800- €750 found. 8GB of RAM is okay, and the cameras may be worse on paper, so buying with the Samsung device would be safer. The Vivo X Flip offers higher camera data and lenses from Zeiss, which have yet to prove themselves, and more elegant optics, but you may have to be able to live with imports and also with rarer updates… Author’s comment: What would be your favorite?