Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy Z Flip5 Retro, a restricted version model that pays homage to the long-lasting SGH-E700 (aka the SGH-E715 within the US on T-Cellular), which first got here out 20 years in the past in 2003. It comes with the identical indigo blue and silver coloration combo as the unique, together with comparable pixel graphics for the clock widget on the duvet display screen and an unique cityscape-style animation on the Flex Window. It’s going to be bought in Korea and several other nations in Europe, however not the US.
The SGH-E700 was Samsung’s first cell phone with an built-in antenna and have become an authorized hit, promoting greater than 10 million models. The success of that telephone elevated Samsung’s standing within the cell phone business on the time, serving to make it the smartphone behemoth it’s right now. The telephone was common sufficient that in 2007, Engadget famous that Samsung effectively reissued the phone with new radios as a nostalgia play, regardless that it was solely 4 years previous on the time.
The Galaxy Z Flip5 Retro will embody three Flipsuit playing cards that includes logos from totally different eras of Samsung’s historical past, a Flipsuit case and a collector card engraved with a novel serial quantity, the corporate mentioned. It’s going to be accessible beginning November 1 in Korea, the UK, France, Germany, Spain and Australia from Samsung’s web site.
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