A 1.06in external screen not clearly visible on the leaks will be an always on display that shows the time, status and notifications as a hark back to the flip phones of yesteryear.

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Also packed in will be dual 12Mp cameras, one of which is an ultra-wide sensor, with an internal 10Mp front facing lens. The phone comes in black or purple and, according to Max Weinbach, will cost $1,400 – more than the rumoured $1,000 price point.

Samsung will be praying the Z Flip has a less bumpy launch than the Galaxy Fold, which was delayed after journalists received faulty review units.

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