Samsung Opens Pre-orders for the Galaxy Z Fold3 and Galaxy Z Flip3 in Kenya

Samsung has opened pre-orders for the Galaxy Z Fold3 and Galaxy Z Flip3 in Kenya. The new Galaxy Z series was launched on August 11th, 2021 and according to Samsung, includes improvements recommended by previous foldable smartphone users.

Pre-orders are available from authorized Samsung stores as well as Safaricom retail outlets countrywide. Customers who wish to pre-order online can do so via

The recommended retail price for Galaxy Z Fold3 will start from KShs. 220,999 for the 512GB, while the  Galaxy Z Flip3 5G pricing starts at KShs. 119,999.

Samsung says the limited pre-order comes with exclusive offers. Customers who pre-order the Galaxy Z Fold3 will receive a Flip cover with S-pen and a wireless duo charger. The Galaxy Filp3 comes with a leather cover as well as a wireless duo charger.  The customers will also benefit from Samsung Care+ which  Includes screen repair protection that is valid for one incident for the repair of damaged inner or outer screen of the Galaxy Z Fold3 and the inner screen for Galaxy Z Flip3 within a 12 month period.

This year Samsung also says the number of foldable devices allocated to each market is unlimited as compared to previous years where only limited pieces were allocated to the Kenyan market.

“Last year we sold out all our foldable devices at pre-order, meaning there is a demand for this kind of devices in this market. This year we have enough numbers available for everyone who wishes to enjoy our foldable device range” Said Head of Consumer Electronics at Samsung Electronics East Africa Mr. Charles Kimari.

Globally Samsung received massive pre-orders for the new foldables. According to reports that cited unnamed industry sources, Samsung apparently received 450,000 pre-orders of both devices combined during the first week of being launched. 

In Kenya, pre-orders for the Galaxy Z Fold3 and Galaxy Z Flip3 can also be made online here. 

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