9to5 Google reports in an article that both foldables are set to receive a price bump. The site speculates that the increase in price would be more significant for the Fold 4 (which was already an obscenely pricey smartphone to begin with).
This speculation is based on a gaffe originally spotted by Giz Paw. Apparently, a retailer listed the price of the Galaxy Z Fold 4 well-before its release. The base model featured a price tag of €1,863 (≈$1900), while the 512 GB storage option – of €1,981(≈$2021). These were preliminary figures, however, which roughly correlate to €1,849(≈$1887) and €1,999(≈$2040), price tags respectively.
This means that the base model of the Galaxy Z Fold 4 could cost a full €150 (≈$153) more than its predecessor at launch. This marks a shift in Samsung’s strategy of introducing price cuts over the last months in an effort to make the Fold more affordable.
For the Galaxy Z Flip 4, the price increase will be less significant according to 9to5 Google. They base this prediction on an article by Pricebaba, which indicates that the base model of the Flip 4 will cost €1,080(≈$1102), or about €30(≈$31) more than its predecessor.
There is also the possibility that the price increases will take place only in Europe, given the relative weakness of the single currency over the past few months. One thing is certain, however – Samsung’s Galaxy Z lineup will not be becoming more affordable any time soon.
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