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Galaxy Z Flip 3 Owner Thread

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Galaxy Z Flip 3 Owner Thread

Since the creator of the Z Fold 3 wanted that thread to be specific to the Fold, this is a thread for Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 owners to chime in.

First, a solid review from one of my favorite mobile reviewers:


(Note: He's been flipping for over a year now so he's gotten good at the one-handed flip motion. Apparently it's pretty stiff at first to do it easily

I pre-ordered the green Z Flip 3 and can't wait to try it out.
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Tried it out, loved it, ordered it...

Samsung canceled it.

The universe is trying to tell me something? Go with Google Pixel 6 Pro. LOL
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I will call again Monday. I already did twice trying to get the order to go through.

This is so frustrating. I would never put up with this BS if no discount, bonuses, trade-in, etc. was included.
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PaulJ156 wrote: Bad battery life.
That's the biggest negative from what I'm seeing. Pretty much a compromise that's inherent to clamshell foldables right now.
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2 More days! Can't wait to get mine. :)
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Me too!

I also got the Samsung ClearView case with Ring.
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first impressions, definitely need a case or some sort of grippy skin. the thing is slippery even with the matte colour.
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bembol wrote: Me too!

I also got the Samsung ClearView case with Ring.
I don't like the case I got from Amazon so may get that one or the Navy one with the ring.
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I knew I wasn't going to get some sleep. Working nights. LOL

Loving my F3, I've been customizing, setting things up it for two hours. Having three phones (N20U, A52G) I wanted each to be different.

I'm sure the only question like many is, durability. Doubt I would've bought it if Samsung didn't include Care+. I only got 1 year. If this holds up, I'll upgrade to F4.

Love the green!!
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ClearView case blows. Ring attachment is finicky, slides, doesn't feel good in the hands.

Samsung Store doesn't do exchanges, they really make things complicated. LOL

Anyways, they had to fill out an online return, I should receive the refund in a few days and PAY for the SILICONE RING case. Difference is night and day. It's $5 more but worth it.
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Good to know about that case. If my local Best Buy stores had it I was going to get the clear one with ring.

First impressions are really great for this phone. I also got the green one and it looks great, though I'm using a black case I got from Amazon this one. It's by no means leather and the top half can slide off a bit easier than I'd like, but it offers some protection.

Also looks like they're already sold out of the Buds 2 + Wireless Charger Duo pre-order bonus, but you can redeem a free year of Samsung Care+ from the Samsung Members app. (Edit: maybe not - more were made available apparently)
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How do you redeem a free year of Samsung Care+ from Samsung Members app? What does it cover?
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yin5yan wrote: How do you redeem a free year of Samsung Care+ from Samsung Members app? What does it cover?
Scroll down to the Benefits section and you should see it. It covers accidental damage and such with a deductible.
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I still can't see my 2 year care + in my benefits app
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I talked to Sherway Gardens and they said Samsung is behind. I don't know what that means.

I don't see it either.
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Been using my Flip3 for the past 2 days and the battery is an issue. Had to top up the battery 3 times today. I play podcasts in the background while working and little gaming during lunch.
I would last almost an entire day on my S20+ with similar usage.
Perhaps the battery life will improve with use.
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I'm starting to have an issue with the screen, if I run my finger over the right part of the screen where the hinge is, it makes a clicky sound. Like the tape behind it is coming off. Anyone else have this issue?

Also, do I need to register the care+ warranty? I try to follow the instruction in the Members App, but can't find the Benefits button on my app.
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Samsung is really pushing their Foldables, they've extended the return period.
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bembol wrote: Samsung is really pushing their Foldables, they've extended the return period.
How long is the return period now?

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