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Samsung Z Fold 4 Teardown! - They changed the Hinge?!

  • Published on Sep 1, 2022 veröffentlicht
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  • Ikonikian
    Ikonikian 3 months ago +3397

    Does anyone else agree that the amount of engineering required to make these devices is just absolutely insane

    • ZXΩ-39
      ZXΩ-39 13 days ago

      @Ethan LaMore Apple would only make it worse. It's basically their trademark

    • Terry Miller
      Terry Miller Month ago

      When your BOM is 1,000+ parts, that is 1,000+ ways things could go wrong. Mine just inexplicably broke with some component inside the device bulging into the inside display after hearing a popping sound during opening. Not a scratch on it. Now in Samsung warranty hell.

    • Tristen The9thDefiler
      Tristen The9thDefiler Month ago

      Absolutely in love with the phone. I've had every + and ultra since the s8, my fold 4 is by far the most enjoyable and head turning. I hope they don't drop this series line of phones. Thank you samsung for the ground breaking ingenuity that went into these devices.

    • Eswar Ramesh
      Eswar Ramesh 2 months ago


    • Tuukkanen 2dios
      Tuukkanen 2dios 2 months ago

      @MANDRILL Gaming but it makes the notch useful

  • Tech With Brett
    Tech With Brett 3 months ago +230

    This is the only surgery my stomach can handle, but it is still pretty painful to watch! The Fold 4 hinge doesn't quite snap open as nice as the Fold 3, but it is still pretty smooth.

    • Stephen Lamley
      Stephen Lamley 2 months ago

      Strange isbt it i cant even mention certain things around some people eating i personally can watch anything nothing puts me off food which is quite ironic being slim. One of those annoying people who can eat whst they like, mind you i cycle around 200miles weekly wjich explains a lot.

    • Joaco Soler
      Joaco Soler 2 months ago +4

      @ferrari5347 yes sir, those are my exact feelings when using mine. Seems like a less stronger hinge design, and like you have to completly open the phone in order to get it flush, and the Fold 3 in the last degrees of opening the hinge did the last part. Anyways, only time will tell!
      BTW, if you open it with a little more energy, you will find that the hinge works kinda the Fold's 3 one. Regards!

    • ferrari5347
      ferrari5347 2 months ago +5

      Yep, and I find it doesn't have much of an "end point" feeling, you almost want to flex it backwards a little bit to see if it's actually all the way open.

    • Joaco Soler
      Joaco Soler 3 months ago +8

      Totally, I prefer the fold's 3 feeling overall (hinge wise)

  • c p
    c p 3 months ago +111

    As an owner of both the ZF3 and ZF4, you can definitely tell there's an engineering difference in how the device opens and closes. The ZF3 does feel smoother, in a way, and the ZF4 feels more solid. Both are marvels.

  • Ross Nelson
    Ross Nelson 3 months ago +138

    I’m absolutely loving my fold 4…sure it’s pricey but the thought and design that’s gone into it makes it worth it. And with the trade in offers and Samsung letting you claim and receive air buds at £219 and a fold starter pack at £89 it makes it even more worthwhile. Anyone thinking of taking the plunge I’d say go for it as you won’t be disappointed. Great video as always buddy.

    • Robert Andersson
      Robert Andersson 2 months ago

      There was an error in a swedish retailer with trade in offer as well as lowered price. If you traded in any phone you could get a Flip 3 for 500 dollars including another 250 dollar promo.

    • Ross Nelson
      Ross Nelson 2 months ago

      @diligaf1000 its a class piece of equipment

    • diligaf1000
      diligaf1000 2 months ago +1

      @Ross Nelson we must work for the same company haha, I'm on the fence on either selling it or opening it. I just hope I wouldn't drop it or something... That was one heck of a deal! 823 for this phone with the buds starter pack and Disney plus is just bonkers.

    • Ecco Logg
      Ecco Logg 2 months ago

      @ishanrko i would say yes, my friend loves his buds 2. It lasts him like a 2 days or more, the sound is very good too for it's price.

    • ishanrko
      ishanrko 2 months ago

      I have the fold 4 but didn't get the offer on the buds. Do you think it's worth paying for them separately

  • Melita M
    Melita M 2 months ago +16

    Watching this on my new Z Fold 4. Fascinating! Love the tear down and seeing the insides of what I am holding in my hands.

  • G Four Gadget
    G Four Gadget 3 months ago +813

    Seeing phones from the outside and from the inside is totally a different experience. You'll appreciate the technology more when it's striped naked, especially something futuristic like a foldable. 👏

    • SadBoyKratos
      SadBoyKratos Day ago

      How the durability for just ur average person ?

    • M D
      M D 2 months ago

      Foldable’s aren’t futuristic it’s old technology.

    • audionut
      audionut 2 months ago

      @Sweedish Thunder inside display I don't bother it's protected when the phone is closed

    • Barack Hussein Obama II
      Barack Hussein Obama II 2 months ago

      @Sweedish Thunder some people just outright dont care

    • IED
      IED 2 months ago +1

      Honestly, the microchips themselves are even more insane. the way they are made and how intricate they are, its hard to believe that humans can design and build those things

  • theClifFold
    theClifFold 2 months ago +13

    Finally let my Note 10+ go for a Fold 4 and wow this phone is awesome! Hate to see the Note line go but glad Samsung has refined the Fold series. So excited to see what else Samsung has for us in the future of the Folds.

    • Grim Reefer
      Grim Reefer 2 months ago +1

      The note series is still around. It's just the S series ultra now. Different name, same phone.

  • Hank Miller
    Hank Miller 3 months ago +19

    The FOLD is the productivity, usability and multi-media king of smartphones. It's so much more than any iphone.
    S-Pen, multitasking, multi-window, DEX, KNOX, taskbar, split-screen and on and on...

    • Andrew L
      Andrew L 2 months ago +5

      Why would you even compare this to an iPhone? They aren’t even the same form factor or category. compare this phone to another foldable to be fair. You just sound like an Apple hater. As great as this foldable is…it still has flaws.

  • LZ
    LZ 3 months ago +81

    Considering you recycle the sand you use for foldables, I think you should find some bright neon green/pink sand to it's easier spot next time!

    • Arbor Chetia
      Arbor Chetia 2 months ago

      @Red and Gold fan possibly... Not a bad idea.

    • Red and Gold fan
      Red and Gold fan 2 months ago +2

      could probably make his own by adding color or dye etc to his dirt / sand

    • Arbor Chetia
      Arbor Chetia 3 months ago +2

      You would need artificial sand for those colours. Artificial sand is not as abrasive as real sand.

  • JoeBlow
    JoeBlow 3 months ago +6

    Thank you for the video!!! I love my Fold 4 so far. It's narrow front screen does require a bit of getting used to, but it is very usable. When I want to watch a video, draw, read, or have a mini tablet for productivity I just unfold the device and bam. I came from the Note 20 Ultra and I'm not missing it yet! The SPen Fold helped me accept the Fold 4. I'd love to see an integrated s pen and the narrow front screen have compatibility for the spen too.

  • John Ioannides
    John Ioannides 3 months ago +394

    I do miss the clear-back phones Jerry did back in the day. The skins are cool, but an actual clear back is undoubtedly cooler.

    • Joseph Hayes
      Joseph Hayes 2 months ago +2

      @Assault Pig Pretty sure OP just assumed Zac(h/k)'s name was Jerry, given the name of his channel.

    • Assault Pig
      Assault Pig 2 months ago +1

      His grandpa (Jerry) did clear-back phones??

    • jonathan kelly
      jonathan kelly 3 months ago +2

      @noriceformeplz I bet u got so many hugs in school from girls D:

    • Shekar P Chandra
      Shekar P Chandra 3 months ago +1

      Just like Nothing Phone (1)?

    • 3hoursago
      3hoursago 3 months ago +17

      The wireless charging coil will block half the interesting colours though.

  • Owanobi
    Owanobi 2 months ago

    Great video, it is awesome to see how advanced phones are getting these days. My only disagreement is with the battery tabs. I am still a fairly new phone technician and I have noticed that the tabs on batteries for 'easy' removal almost never work, at least for Apple phones specifically. You may get 1 or 2 of the tabs to come off but you are still forced to use heat or IPA to remove the battery anyways. I have yet to damage a battery from using IPA as long as I take my time with it. If the tabs worked most of the time I would agree with you but in my personal experience they do not. Cheers though, I might pick up the flip at some point since it is not as pricey.

    SURVIVOR’S FLASHBACKS 17 days ago +2

    Jerry уважаемый! Подскажите пожалуйста - можно ли наклеить дополнительную защитную плёнку на внутреннем большом экране
    поверх заводской?

  • Beau LunaWolf
    Beau LunaWolf 3 months ago +18

    I've had my Fold3 since last September. So far I've had no issues and I'm pleased to see this lineup continue. That said it would be nice to have some healthy competition in the North American market for folding phones. Samsung has it too easy right now.

    • Tan Jun Huan
      Tan Jun Huan 2 months ago

      @Tristan Han No, I don't think I've seen much from their recent lineup. Their chips are fast, software is quite optimized, but all in all nothing new except for the dynamic island thing this year (only on Pro and Pro Max models). I don't find that concept appealing tho

    • Tristan Han
      Tristan Han 2 months ago

      Just you wait, apple is coming to take samsung's lunch. Did you see the amount of innovation the new iphones are packing? Samsung stands no chance.

    • Cliffin Kaemurd
      Cliffin Kaemurd 2 months ago

      And stilll they add something

  • Bryn Smith
    Bryn Smith 3 months ago +4

    The great Ash! 🤣🤣 what a legend! I'm still using my Z Fold 2 and I love it, I'm not sure if I'd upgrade to a newer fold when it comes time, I love the concept but sometimes the larger display of a typical smart phone (compared to the outer display of the Fold) would be better when I'm out and about and don't want to be unfolding. Great video, love your content.

  • Mohraz
    Mohraz 3 months ago +3

    I'm seeing that the s22 ultra camera sensor and z fold 4's are actually pretty similar physically. They take around the same amount of space but the quality is two different worlds!
    Why Samsung doesn't use the same sensor and software for both phones?
    As a content creator this phone would be an absolute BUY NOW if the cameras were as good as the s22 ultra! Imagine all the tasks and projects you can do with a power house like this...

  • Mister Bot Gaming
    Mister Bot Gaming 3 months ago +3

    I'd find it interesting if they did change the hinge because I got the same creaking while opening on day 6 of full time use with the Fold 4 as I did with the Fold 3 and I wasn't in a dusty environment either time.

  • Nameless Data
    Nameless Data 3 months ago +2

    I like the folding phones but I'm too scared of owning one, even more scared now that I see how fragile and hard to repair they are.
    Eventually there will be some crazy holographic phone that projects the image to some piece of plexiglass that folds out and has way less moving parts. That's the phone to buy

  • Josh Rose
    Josh Rose 3 months ago +1

    I actually can't wait for the next one! I'm hoping for the Flip 4, hoping to buy it if I ever get the chance. I haven't ever bought a Flagship, I had a Galaxy J series, and currently have an A50, but want to get a phone with bigger storage. And since the Flip seems a bit more expensive than my A50 when I got it 2 years ago, but my A50 cannot store bigger apps anymore because of outdating that Dual SIM/SD card tray so I can't make use of my external storage.

    • Pretty Good Channel
      Pretty Good Channel 3 months ago +1

      But flagships dont have external storage bro. You might have to get S10 e or something as i guess, to get a flagship type phone and also external storage. Finding lot of internal storage and expandable storage slot ie sd card slot, in a flagship phone is just too difficult man in todays time.

  • The Beard of Knowledge
    The Beard of Knowledge 2 months ago +1

    It's amazing watching you tear down something I will be guarding with my life for the next 2 years until I pay it of and then at least another year after, lol. Thanks for making these. Love the videos!

  • Andy Mckeen
    Andy Mckeen 3 months ago +4

    Clear was always my favorite, but I think pink and green take second and third! Simply amazing!

    DAVID INNES 3 months ago +8

    Im daily driving the fold 3 since launch and find myself using the bigger screen for more than expected. they are amazing devices looking forward to see were they can go with the folding screens in the future the only problem ive come across is the last few week the screen protector on the inner screen has started lifting from general use other than that still going strong

    • D
      D 2 months ago

      @ipodtouchiscoollol nah man i dont know where u came up with this but ive been using for 10 months and has kept my fold screen like new.

    • ipodtouchiscoollol
      ipodtouchiscoollol 2 months ago

      @D i wouldn't do that since adding a screen protect on top will amplify the stresses caused by the bending of the screen and may causes damage. unlike previous folds removing the built in screen protector wont destroy your device so its better to just simply replace the original screen protector if it gets damaged instead of stacking screen protectors

    • D
      D 2 months ago

      @Barron Helmut Schnitzelnazi correct! The pre applied one is technically the screen itself so you want to protect that too

    • Barron Helmut Schnitzelnazi
      Barron Helmut Schnitzelnazi 2 months ago

      @D I thought the phone comes with a preapplied one? Did you slap a screen protector over the one already preapplied?

    • D
      D 3 months ago +1

      U didnt add a protector to ur inner screen? I have one one and makes the phone stay like new

  • 1tsUnnamed
    1tsUnnamed 3 months ago +16

    "I will definitely not be counting all the balls." Well, as we know sometimes promises are like glass, and glass breaks. So I will be looking forward to the video where Jerry looks at balls

    • Michael Ulatowski
      Michael Ulatowski 2 months ago +1

      didnt he say he would count all the balls in another video.... i havent seen where he has done that.

  • tea_low
    tea_low 3 months ago +246

    Your'e absolutly right about the batteries! I tried changing the battery on my Note 10. Unfortunately some Isopropanol got through the fingerprint scanner to the display and completely destroyed it. RIP Note 10. I loved that phone 😭

    • Allsmartrepair International
      Allsmartrepair International 2 months ago

      @tea_low probably

    • tea_low
      tea_low 2 months ago

      Yes. But it does dissolve the glue between the Display and the glass. I probably used a bit to much and that's why it could get there

    • Allsmartrepair International
      Allsmartrepair International 2 months ago

      Normally isopropanol is not damaging oled panels…. We use it all the time to loosn displays and batteries. Never any issues

    • Jaffer Sadiq Najwani
      Jaffer Sadiq Najwani 2 months ago

      I was using note10+ I hated that thing now I am using a71 pretty happy with it

    • Ray of Light 62
      Ray of Light 62 3 months ago

      @Eric Harrison No. Right after the beginning of 2020, the quality of most indigenous chinese batteries has plundered. They lasted for four years, now it is a lottery win if they last two years before puffing out...

  • J_laubster
    J_laubster 2 months ago

    ive got the fold 3 i love it. Love seeing the crazy amount of things in the phone to make it all work

  • scott
    scott 2 months ago +3

    For anyone wondering, the brushes on the hinge don't work. Not for me anyways, and my phone was kept in a Slim Armor Pro case from day one.
    Phone is as good as new, but the hinge has 3 or 4 small chips top and bottom... annoyed given how much care I've taken with it!

  • Janski Tech
    Janski Tech 3 months ago +1

    Great engineering but still fragile for my taste and use. Great teardown video and thanks for giving us a great insight🙂🙂

  • Nuzzky
    Nuzzky 2 months ago +2

    Planning to get Z fold 4 next week but not sure if it will be worth leaving apple ecosystem, because of the ecosystem I’m also thinking to next 14 pro max but I’m kinda bored with same design of iPhones but I’ll be waiting until new iPhones releases so that I can decide which device to get.

  • D
    D 3 months ago +1

    I had my fold3 for 10 months. Great phone tablet combo. No complains at all! (Cameras could be better)

  • Thomas Koul
    Thomas Koul 2 months ago +2

    Great, not only do I have to worry about my doors' hinges at home, now my fold is gonna need some ol' WD40 🤦‍♂

  • Gabriel Hernandez
    Gabriel Hernandez 3 months ago

    I went from a S22 Ultra to the Fold 4 and don't think I'll ever go back to a traditional phone. Was waiting for a better camera to make the switch, and improved case for the S-pen from Samsung. Thanks for the break down!

  • Britt Helms
    Britt Helms 2 months ago +2

    I've had the Z-fold 3 for about a year with no issues. My wife got the Z-Flip 3 about the same time and has had no issues as well.

  • Coffee
    Coffee 5 days ago

    I own a Z Fold 4 and this made me appreciate it more. I no longer cry about the amount of money it cost me. Thanks Jerry.

  • Adn Os
    Adn Os 2 months ago +4

    Props to the engineers, I’d never come up with such things | Jst scrumptious !

  • xBURK
    xBURK 2 months ago

    Purchased this phone and could not be happier. Watching this video definitely proves why it costs so much. The sheer amount of engineering is mind blowing.

  • matt Alford
    matt Alford 3 months ago +1

    I want to get this phone, but I'm still concerned about the foldable display lol.

  • 김제이든🇰🇷
    김제이든🇰🇷 3 months ago +108

    Love watching your content upon breaking inside throughout various phone models to determine their overall stability and durability if it shall last long over a good use throughout the years

  • Sascha K.
    Sascha K. 2 months ago +1

    Seeing how easily the screen broke, without a blade even near it, when just slightly pulling ... no, I won't be considering to consider anytime soon ...

  • Swingin
    Swingin 2 months ago +1

    Watching this on my Fold 3! I love the real estate but the wider front panel was a much needed change.

  • Chris Graff
    Chris Graff 3 months ago +1

    I have switched between apple and android but find every time I go back to android I get shady things happening. I just cannot back google any more. That said the engineering in this phone is impressive. I am curious if apple will every make a foldable and how much it would cost lol.

  • Ray of Light 62
    Ray of Light 62 3 months ago +1

    I'm in principle contrary to a folding phone. They are meant to satisfy the human fidgeting instinct, while detracting substantial capabilities from the device. I also like the old folding geared mechanism, as it is much more durable than the metal-on-metal slides in the newer phone. Surface galling is impending.
    This August I have had four pouch Li-ion batteries, from four different smartphones, puffing out on me. Luckily I were able to replace three of them, and breaking the back glass of the fourth phone, because it was so cheap I was convinced it was made of plastic.
    The smell of burned Skittles is the smell of the volatile electrolyte of the Li-Ion battery, escaping thru a micro hole or fissure in the pouch. It can contain trace amounts of fluorine, so air the room.
    This said, if all manufacturers glued the batteries like Samsung does, I wouldn't be able to remove a battery without causing damages to both the battery and the phone.
    Thank you Mr. Jerry Rig for the instructive dismantling tour...

  • Faheem Reshi
    Faheem Reshi 2 months ago +2

    Never disappoints with that humor touch 😂

  • Raiden Rabit
    Raiden Rabit 3 months ago +4

    Could you do the xiaomi fold 2 or that one from huawei? would be interesting to see a side by side comparrison with the fold 4

  • Seraphim Valkyrin
    Seraphim Valkyrin 3 months ago +1

    Even after all the phones you test and that you still have a Note 10+, it makes me reassured that not upgrading from my Note 10+ to the Fold 4 was a good decision.

  • velocity211
    velocity211 3 months ago +2

    Samsung doesn't mess around with the battery adhesive. I replaced the battery on my note 8 and managed to puncture it, luckily I had a bucket of sand just in case. But damn, one thing apple does right are their pull tabs, even if they rip half the time, it's infinitely better than samsung's solution.

  • Ange Einstein
    Ange Einstein 3 months ago +6

    I'm always amazed when I think about how a company has created this phone from scratch. Developed every little detail and basically made it from Soil (ore, metals...)

  • DaF the Tech Guy
    DaF the Tech Guy 3 months ago +1

    I'm still on a fold 3, not perfect but I absolutely love it. If you're a power user I couldn't recommend it more

  • Vighnesh Madhavan Dilip
    Vighnesh Madhavan Dilip 2 months ago +1

    If possible, could you please make a video showing the difference in the sound after removing the foam balls from a device? I'm curious how big the difference will be...

    DJ WARREN 3 months ago +2

    A folding phone is not for me. Apart from the glued down batteries, I think it's a clever design.

  • Scrammy Productions
    Scrammy Productions 3 months ago +72

    I love all my Folds. They all still look basically new with everyday use. They hold up much better than I think most people believe

    • Tristan Han
      Tristan Han 2 months ago

      @Memphis Furman I'm sure people purposefully dig their fingers into the screen of foldable display models. I mean in today's world where people have no integrity, why wouldn't they?

    • Zeth Loveless
      Zeth Loveless 3 months ago

      @Sam Beam it really is when even the company itself admits in print that it has a limited lifespan. They haven’t even lowered the price over 4 generations and the changes are becoming very minimalistic. For the USA market I think it’s good because we have carriers who offer deals etc. for many others it’s still not so good. I’ll
      Give that tho the durability has maybe gone up. I’ve just seen so many in person creased man 😐. I wanna like the tech but it’s planned obsolescence even faster.

    • Scrammy Productions
      Scrammy Productions 3 months ago

      @MarioPL I peeled it off my Fold2 and 3 bit yet to take it off my 4. I probably will when it starts to look worn. I will say the screen does look better with them off but as of now my Fold4 still has it on.

    • Sam Beam
      Sam Beam 3 months ago

      @Zeth Loveless yes obviously I am exaggerating a little. If you go looking for it you can also find countless broken regular phones. When millions are sold, it's just unavoidable. My point being the fold has come a long way in 4 generations and its overall durability is no longer a deal breaker.

    • Zeth Loveless
      Zeth Loveless 3 months ago

      @MarioPL DO nOt take it off 😳. While it’s not needed for functionality it is absolutely necessary to protect the plastic screen which can be dented even with your finger nail. Samsung I think even offers 1 free replacement.

  • Captain Keller
    Captain Keller 3 months ago +2

    Yeah would be cool, if samsung changes the way they attach batteries. Found out that my old samsung that had been sittin in a shelf for years, was close to exploding or more the battery was. Cost me 40€ to get it removed. Expensive for just a battery removal but cheap for not having a fire hazard in my home. Still could have been cheaper if I just could take it out.

  • LordManhattan
    LordManhattan 3 months ago +1

    That is some ridiculously impressive engineering right there

  • Warwiki
    Warwiki 3 months ago +1

    I've had the 2019 razr and Now the Z flip 3 They've both been incredible phones and I hope hes sticking with this technology

  • Dilip Modhavadiya
    Dilip Modhavadiya 3 months ago +1

    The engineering behind it just insane

  • Ahsan Amir
    Ahsan Amir 3 months ago

    I really hope the fold 5 is exactly like the mi mix fold 2 don't care if the cameras are better than the fold 4 but the size and the way that closes is amazing. It feels like a normal phone with a case when it's closed but they need to add wireless charging to it and the flip mode to it. But if they cant close the phone all the way flat with flex mode in it then flex mode can go but closing flat and feeling like a normal phone when closed is very important to transition into a fold from a slab. Flip is very easy to adjust to but the fold 5 has to be a mix fold 2 inspired design and the crease should be better it's been 5 years and the crease hasn't changed one bit, and these Chinese phone makers have shown that it's possible just like oppo. And oppo made their phone close flat . Because dust easily enters my fold3 and my main issue is dust not water. I can keep it away from water but dust Is not easy to see and can easily get in through the gap in the fold

  • ABHISHEK Manchanda
    ABHISHEK Manchanda 3 months ago

    This time i really appreciate the folding hinges and locks 🔒

  • Swelldrew
    Swelldrew 2 months ago +1

    I actually want the fold, looks pretty neat

  • Rune Andre Bergtun
    Rune Andre Bergtun 26 days ago

    Love the 5G referance. I had a friend that shared a conspiracy. Where I saw a man in a disposable suit painting a 5G tower to blend in, he saw a man with "hazmat suit" working on a 5G antenna. I had to tell him that: 1. Hazmat suits doesn't help against radiation. Only lead/metal foil helps against radiation. 2. Thats not a hazmat suit. And usually the antenna is switched off when someone operates on it.

  • Tobias Johansen
    Tobias Johansen 3 months ago +89

    Jerry: "I'll be rocking the pink knife"
    Also Jerry: Proceeds to use a blue knife for the entire video.
    To be fair though, it was probably not recorded in quick succession

    • Ross Davies
      Ross Davies 2 months ago +1

      @Glenn Tillema Jerry is Timmy Turner confirmed.

    • Glenn Tillema
      Glenn Tillema 3 months ago +3

      @0:17 Cosmo and Wanda spotted

  • Danny Konarski
    Danny Konarski 3 months ago

    I’ve been waiting for this tear down. Amazing technology! Thank you for Sharing!

  • C
    C 2 months ago +1

    that Samsung doesn't make it easy to remove their batteries for recycling just shows me that the whole "let's not include accessories in the box... for the sake of the planet!" is pure navel-gazing. the construction of your device should also reflect this if you're serious about this sort of stuff.
    good vid, thanks

  • theBabyDead
    theBabyDead 3 months ago +1

    Adding 2 small thing aluminum or whatever type of metal sheets/bars over the battery to hold it in place would not only be superior to adhesive, but also strengthen the entire phone, right? 4 screws to hold it and place and done.
    You could even use adhesive between these bars/plats and the battery of you wanted to, as you could take out the entire thing and screw with the adhesive without the rest of the phone being in the way...

  • mjc0961
    mjc0961 3 months ago +1

    I can't ever see myself getting a folding phone. Not at these prices and with such a lack of features. All that space and they still aren't providing a headphone jack or expandable storage?! Not worth my money.

  • SpicyNoodle666
    SpicyNoodle666 3 months ago +1

    I like my Z Fold 4, but I will say the Fold 3 did feel better to open/close. Hopefully with time the Fold 4 will be broken in a bit more and itll become as smooth but not quite there. IF you didnt use both though you wouldnt have a negative opinion I feel

  • davoz28
    davoz28 2 months ago

    The narrow front screen took some getting used to. But now I absolutely love the Fold4.

    • Petri Taanila
      Petri Taanila Month ago

      @Wajai also it is quite nice to afford having fold 4 as your daily driver.

    • Wajai
      Wajai 2 months ago

      Must be fun owning the fold 4, only if I can afford it hahahah

  • JetishIE
    JetishIE 3 months ago

    This is really amazing to see how much tech has been developed. :D
    I just can't afford it. Sad.


    Here's a question for you..
    So before I bought the phone I asked Verizon can these phones be fixed in a car?
    Because with my old Samsung phones if something went wrong you could bring it to you break I fix or whatever it's called. Or they can drive to you in their van. They can replace the screen Right then and there in about an hour for about $30 if it's not too much damage all the way through.
    It's always worked great.
    Do you think this is possible with this phone They said it was. But I don't know if I believe them I would most likely believe you.. unless they have special tools that you don't have?

  • Ramsey Alshamaileh
    Ramsey Alshamaileh 20 days ago +1

    Broke the screen on my Note 20 Ultra yesterday. Since I still have my Note 10 plus as a back up I caved an got the Fold 4. Because why not.. so far so good, definitely something to get use to.

  • Mike Harris
    Mike Harris 3 months ago +1

    I'm still holding onto my note 10+ 5G as well. My favorite phone ever. My wife upgraded to Fold 3 last year. And I cant give up my 10+

  • Alex Lamborghini
    Alex Lamborghini 2 months ago

    I don’t think I’ll get a folding phone any time soon. Too many moving parts to break along with a brittle build compared to regular one screen smartphones that are non foldable. Samsung’s security breaches are too common to go along with that. Even though iPhone sounds simple and cliche their phones and security are solid.

  • Ian Dickson
    Ian Dickson 3 months ago

    Always cringe watching these but amazed at the same time. Still love my Z Fold 3. 1 year on. See what happens over the next year!

  • Prerit Vishal
    Prerit Vishal 3 months ago +1

    3:52 "we know it's made from glass"
    *Yes, we do. Even those who didn't already, now do*

  • PushyPawn
    PushyPawn 2 months ago +3

    I still don't like foldables.
    There's just nothing about them that appeals to me.

  • Tito Trevino
    Tito Trevino 3 months ago

    Honestly I wish I would have waited but who can predict the future? I bought the fold 3 after I watched your original durability test and teardown I was sold on it and durability wise for me its holding up wonderfully I work on garage doors currently so it's exposed to alot of different elements due to the fact I have it on a holster on my belt my only issue has been the screen protector on the big screen. I use my phone on flex mode often so it's bubbled in the center but other then that its been a fantastic experience to own one.

  • Pratyush Kanojia
    Pratyush Kanojia 3 months ago

    What a piece of Engineering! My salute to all those who created this

  • B Wilson
    B Wilson 3 months ago +5

    The engineers are simply superb. If they can design a screen that can't be black-out in matter of seconds. It shows they secretly own the technology that can removed those delicate screen. Big up Samsung

  • steve_kemp70
    steve_kemp70 2 months ago

    I currently have a Samsung note 20, but when I'm done with it, in how ever many years, I'd definitely look at the folding phone, great video Zack 👍🏼👍🏼🇦🇺🇦🇺🦘🦘Cheers from Melbourne Australia

  • Abhishek Sengupta
    Abhishek Sengupta 3 months ago +1

    Samsung has really intelligent mechanical engineers to design the hinges.. it’s a technological marvel

    • Eric Harrison
      Eric Harrison 3 months ago

      It almost makes one forget how they also designed the Note 7...Speaking of batteries, different engineering department hopefully.

  • Eddie Bedwan
    Eddie Bedwan 2 months ago +2

    Now I gotta see the Xiaomi Mix Fold 2 torn apart!! Keep up the great work!

  • Eric Harrison
    Eric Harrison 3 months ago

    That's a lot of screws! New record? A number rating on design, reparability, and of course durability would be a nice addition to the already entertaining videos.

  • Ezenwa Joseph
    Ezenwa Joseph 3 months ago +67

    I knew it would be the Fold 4 teardown, waiting for the Flip 4 durability test 😀

    • Zeth Loveless
      Zeth Loveless 3 months ago +1

      @NoChillAustin hahaha bro yea. Just go look at all the cracked seams for sale online oooof.

    • NoChillAustin
      NoChillAustin 3 months ago +1

      Just owning one is a durability test

    • am05mhz
      am05mhz 3 months ago

      @Upright Television ah i see, i've been mixed up flip and fold, my bad

    • Michael Corcoran
      Michael Corcoran 3 months ago +1

      @Upright Television yeah there's really not much mystery. There might be a few changes around the edges with materials, but it's fundamentally the same thing.

    • Jonathan
      Jonathan 3 months ago

      Me to

  • vxzee
    vxzee Month ago

    I can't imagine why the screen didn't survive being ripped up when it's mostly made of plastic 😂

  • TeamOnionBun
    TeamOnionBun 3 months ago

    really digging my fold 4. i dont think I can ever go back to a glass brick.

  • Skyler Brown
    Skyler Brown 3 months ago +1

    if i ever upgrade from mid tier phones to flagship phones i will definitely be getting one of these.

  • Nate Wing
    Nate Wing 3 months ago

    I upgraded from the s20fe to the fold 4. I am loving it so far

  • Nathan Daniel Saldana
    Nathan Daniel Saldana 3 months ago +1

    I watch this video with every new phone I grab and I'm still always scared shitless watching these 😂

  • avicohen2k
    avicohen2k 2 months ago +3

    As soon as they manage to sell it for the same price as a normal flag ship, im in.

  • Noa
    Noa 2 months ago +3

    *This guy is every tech engineer's worst fear/nightmare/enemy*

  • Rayon Williams sports and fun

    Pain my heart to see the fold rig and ripped and I would have to cut a arm and a leg to buy one. Wow .but always love the videos Mr Jerry. Bless 👍🏾 🇯🇲

  • Danny B
    Danny B Month ago

    As someone who repairs phones for work this Teardown destroyed me 😂

  • Mason Torrey
    Mason Torrey 3 months ago

    I have the Fold 3 and even though it's the best phone I've ever owned and I'll never go back to candy bar phones, I'm not planning on upgrading. I'll see what the Fold 5 has to offer, and if that's not impressive enough, I'll wait for the Fold 6.

    • Santosh MB
      Santosh MB 2 months ago

      How much battery screen on time ur getting. I am getting only about three hours at max.

  • Eleven Plays
    Eleven Plays 3 months ago

    These foldable phones really are complicated on the inside. Reminded me of the Sony Xperia phones.

  • Tom V
    Tom V 2 months ago +1

    I have one. I have a fold 3 and honestly I liked my fold 2 better. I wish I could swap my 3 for a 2 but if I could pick I'd rather have the oppo fold that is more my style

  • Robert Smith
    Robert Smith 2 months ago +1

    I don't think I'd ever consider a folding smartphone. I don't like the folding hinge designs on either the 3 or the 4. What if one day you cannot open the damn thing because something involving the hinge broke or locked out? The foldable screen display is too tender and is easily destroyed. Also, with a lot of the Samsung brands, you cannot work on it without breaking it and getting to the battery is a PITA not to mention the removal part.

  • Deadeye
    Deadeye 3 months ago +4

    Hey Jerry, why do you think Samsung keep releasing phones with such poor charging compared to their competitors, there is negligible improvement on all fronts, plugged-in, wireless and reverse charge. Other phones on the market are offering significantly higher charging rates, 65W, 100W, even 150W. I appreciate that with these speeds come heat and reduced battery life overall but Samsung just doesn't seem to be competing in this space.
    In the UK, I'm with the O2 network and their options each year usually result in Samsung or iPhone being the only true options for a flagship, seems disappointing with the price point of these devices that we aren't getting more innovation from Samsung in this area.
    Love the videos by the way, keep them coming!

    • Guadalupe
      Guadalupe 3 months ago +5

      Meh, the 25W charging I get on my S21U is plenty fast. The 45W you get with the S22 Plus and Ultra is more than enough

  • J'O
    J'O 2 months ago +1

    I have a Fold4 and never going back to anything else. Foldables are the future and multitasking with them is awesome.

  • Nothera
    Nothera 3 months ago +2

    "..the golden S-Pen layer in the back"
    "the other notable part.."
    I see what you did there.

  • Tyler McGee
    Tyler McGee 3 months ago +5

    Samsung appreciation comment! Samsung has not only brought a CONCEPT piece of tech into a commercial product (with some hiccups), but made it SO good, that Jerryrigeverything mentioned it may just be ONE OF THE MOST technologically advanced so far! Respect to the z fold team putting these phones together, those are some great minds they have there!

  • Farouq Suleiman
    Farouq Suleiman 3 months ago

    3:55 I literally burst out laughing when I heard "We know it's made from glass by the way it cracks during removal" 🤣🤣🤣🤣

  • james klusener
    james klusener 3 months ago

    hey Zack, you ever considered durability testing watches? Or are you sparing to the little ones?