(9 days left!) Be the first with a 200MP camera! Go to Samsung to reserve and gain $100 in Samsung credit!

SamMobile has affiliate and sponsored partnerships. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn a commission. Learn more.

Galaxy Z Fold 5 could get a major camera boost, built-in S Pen slot


Last updated: January 16th, 2023 at 13:52 UTC+01:00

There is some spicy news for an upcoming Samsung smartphone. No, it isn’t the soon-to-be-launching Galaxy S23 series, which is all set to debut on February 1. The rumors are about the Galaxy Z Fold 5, which is expected to launch in the second half of 2023. Going by the rumor, the Galaxy Z Fold 5, could come with a 108MP primary rear camera.

According to a new report by the Vietnamese publication The Pixel, Samsung might ditch the 50MP camera for the 108MP primary camera, which is currently found on the Galaxy S22 Ultra. This, in turn, would make the device a bit heavier, and it will weigh around 275 grams (which is a little hard to believe). For comparison’s sake, the Galaxy Z Fold 4 weighs 263 grams.

Galaxy Z Fold 5 rumored to get a 108MP main camera and 64MP telephoto camera

Samsung 108MP ISOCELL HM2

This increase in weight will be partly because of the new 108MP camera that the rumors are leaning towards. This is great news (although it isn’t anything concrete, and is just a rumor), especially since foldable phones are often criticized for their less-than-stellar camera performance. Not that they are bad by any means, they just aren’t at the level of the premium slab phones but are priced higher than them.

Not only the Galaxy Z Fold 5 main camera but the telephoto camera is also rumored to get a boost. As per reports, the main 108MP snapper will be accompanied by a 64MP camera with 2x optical zoom and a 12MP ultrawide shooter on the Galaxy Z Fold 5. But one should take this piece of information with a pinch of salt since Samsung upgraded the cameras on the Galaxy Z Fold 4 last year. The company’s track record indicates that we shouldn’t expect a major camera revision two years in a row, and especially not a downgrade from 3x zoom to 2x zoom.

Other details about the Galaxy Z Fold 5 include that the phone will come with a dedicated slot for the S-Pen, and is implementing a new hinge design to decrease the screen crease and let the phone fold completely flat.

Phone Galaxy Z Fold 5
Load 0 comments

You might also like

Galaxy Z Fold 5 prototype with teardrop hinge spotted at CES 2023

Samsung is reportedly planning to adopt a teardrop/waterdrop hinge design for the upcoming Galaxy Z Fold 5. A prototype Samsung foldable phone featuring this new hinge design was apparently spotted at CES 2023, and a side-by-side photo featuring it and the Galaxy Z Fold 4 has now surfaced online. The photo shows the lower profiles […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 7 days ago

Picking the right foldable hinge isn’t easy for Samsung

The foldable smartphone market is growing steadily, and market research firm TrendForce estimates that OEMs will ship a combined 18.5 million foldable phones this year, up from 12.8 million in 2022. Samsung has an 82% market share and will maintain the lead in 2023. The company will also continue to dictate the tone of foldable […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 7 days ago

Galaxy Z Fold 5 could fix huge design flaw with Samsung’s foldables

The Galaxy Z Fold 4 is arguably the best foldable smartphone released in 2022, as it offers a great balance of build quality, cameras, software, and battery life. But that doesn’t mean there’s no room for improvement. The company needs to fix a design flaw that can bring it closer to the recently released foldable […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 1 week ago

Wild Galaxy Z Fold 5 rumor hints at S Pen holster, odd Snapdragon SoC

A wild rumor claims to have uncovered some key characteristics of the upcoming Galaxy Z Fold 5. It includes speculations about weight and dimensions due to the inclusion of an S Pen holster and claims that the Z Fold 5 may use an unannounced Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset. Strap yourselves in, folks; this is going to […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 2 weeks ago

2023 could be the last time you get excited by Samsung’s Galaxy S lineup

Most Samsung fans love the Galaxy S series, but it may come a time when the iconic lineup will take a back seat to foldable phones. That time might come by the end of 2023 after Samsung lifts the veil off the Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Galaxy Z Flip 5. Samsung Display has worked […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 2 months ago

Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Z Flip 5 to have a diverse camera module supply chain

Foldable phone fans can be sure that Samsung will continue its Galaxy Z Flip and Z Fold legacy next year. The company will release the Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Z Fold 5, possibly in Q3 2023, and reports suggest that Samsung is already making plans and changes throughout the supply chain. Samsung has supposedly […]

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 2 months ago