The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip is the company's second folding phone and is quite different from the first (the Galaxy Fold). This made Samsung have to completely rethink the design: this is the summary story of how the Z Flip came to be as it is.
The central design principle of the Galaxy Fold was to bring a larger screen than was previously possible. The Flip was exactly in the opposite direction, making a compact and elegant design the priority.
Samsung went through many design iterations, trying to find the perfect size that allows a comfortable grip: the phone had …