Samsung Unveils Limited Edition Galaxy Z Flip5 Retro: A Nostalgic Tribute to the Past

By Tapan Barman 3 Min Read

Samsung has taken a nostalgic journey back to its early mobile phone innovations with the introduction of the limited edition Galaxy Z Flip5 Retro. This unique smartphone pays homage to the SGH-E700, a classic flip phone released two decades ago in 2003, marking a significant milestone in Samsung’s history as it was the company’s first phone with a built-in antenna.

 Galaxy Z Flip5 Retro

Key Features:

  1. Retro Aesthetics: The Galaxy Z Flip5 Retro features a design inspired by the SGH-E700, with a stunning combination of indigo blue and silver colors. This retro look evokes a sense of nostalgia and pays tribute to the iconic design of the early 2000s.
  2. Pixel Graphics Reinterpretation: Samsung has reimagined 2000s pixel graphics in the user experience (UX) design of the Galaxy Z Flip5 Retro, adding a touch of vintage charm to the modern smartphone.
  3. Exclusive Animation: The device comes with an exclusive animation on the Flex Window that showcases a cityscape with a nostalgic twist, further enhancing the retro experience.
  4. Collectible Package: The Galaxy Z Flip5 Retro is presented in a unique package that includes three Flipsuit cards featuring logos from different eras of Samsung’s history. It also comes with a Flipsuit case and a collector card engraved with a unique serial number, making it a valuable collectible for purchasers.

Pricing and Availability

Galaxy Z Flip5 Retro

The limited edition Samsung Galaxy Z Flip5 Retro is priced at 1,599,400 won (approximately USD 1,182 or Rs. 98,500) for the 512GB model. It will be available for purchase starting from November 1st in select countries, including Korea, the UK, Germany, Spain, and Australia. French customers can purchase it from November 2nd. However, it’s worth noting that this unique device will be available in limited quantities through Samsung’s official website,

Commemorative Exhibition: To celebrate the launch of the ‘Galaxy Z Flip5 Retro’, Samsung will set up an exhibition space at the ‘Samsung Gangnam’ store in Korea, offering customers a chance to relive the company’s mobile phone journey.

Innovative Experience: Samsung is also collaborating with ‘Beongae Market,’ a used trading platform company, and ‘Y173,’ a cultural complex located in Seongsu-dong. This collaboration will provide users with an opportunity to experience Samsung’s innovation story through various interactive activities, including the ‘Galaxy Z Flip5 Retro.’

The Galaxy Z Flip5 Retro is not just a smartphone; it’s a piece of Samsung’s history reimagined for the modern era, offering a unique blend of nostalgia and innovation. This limited edition device is sure to attract both tech enthusiasts and collectors alike.

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