Updates: Since the announcement, we’ve heard from 10 other UK customers who received the Galaxy Z Fold 3 phones earlier than expected. We also heard from a reader who has the Z Flip 3, but haven’t heard from other markets yet.
To “Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3” The release date has been set for August 27, but a few lucky customers pre-booked the phone to arrive a full week in advance.
A TechRadar reader in the UK showed us his phone, what it actually came with, on August 20th, et al. samsung official forum They also say that a smartphone arrives at their doorstep.
A community manager at the Samsung Forum said: “We know that people are expecting the Galaxy Z Fold 3 to come or go” “Galaxy Z Flip 3”So we started delivering it early.”
TechRadar has asked Samsung for comment on why certain release dates have been advanced and where relevant, but we have yet to receive a response from the company.
There’s no guarantee that this will happen to everyone, but it seems that many pre-orders take advantage of getting their phones in advance.
It is also not clear where the phone will charge soon. The TechRadar scanner is in the UK and forum participants didn’t provide seats, so it’s hard to say if it’s only in certain markets.
While searching for this story, we couldn’t find any forums or social media posts for people getting the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 early. A community manager post in the forum indicates that if you pre-order this smartphone you can get it early.
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Analysis: Pre-order has its advantages
Pre-ordering a new smartphone can sometimes seem like you can lose a lot of money in an instant, but if you’re really worried about getting a new phone, it can bring added benefits.
Samsung is especially good at pre-ordering accessories – those who pre-ordered the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 got an extra set, which includes an S-Pen, charger, and case, and sometimes you can buy your phone can get earlier.
It’s rare to see a smartphone a week before the official release date, but it’s another added plus that might be worth pre-ordering if you’re sure the new smartphone is designed for you.
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