SAN FRANCISCO – Samsung’s newest foldable is real. The company on Tuesday officially unveiled its Galaxy Z Flip smartphone after months of leaks, hints and even a teaser commercial played during the Oscars.

The device, Samsung’s second foldable after its Galaxy Fold, features a clamshell design similar to Motorola’s new Razr. The Z Flip, like the Razr, is essentially a high-tech flip phone, with an interior, 6.7-inch bendable screen and a small, exterior notifications panel.

“We’re changing the shape of the future,” said Rebecca Hirst, Samsung’s marketing director. “The Galaxy Z Flip is the statement smartphone.”

By comparison, the Galaxy Fold has a 4.6-inch display when closed and a separate 7.3-inch display when opened into a tablet. The Razr’s exterior Quick View display is 2.7 inches, while the internal screen stretches to 6.2 inches.

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