Luckily, Twitter is here to save the day – user IceUniverse, to be precise. This particular tipster has a proven track record when it comes to leaks, which makes the information shared by him via Twitter especially interesting. According to IceUniverse, the new design of the Fold 4 will feature minor tweaks to bezels of the cover screen and a narrower hinge.
Confirming the design of the Fold4, the width of the A and B of the outer screen has been significantly reduced, and it can be seen that the hinge design has changed a lot. pic.twitter.com/ydsuOxgwbF
— Ice universe (@UniverseIce) May 30, 2022
The combination of a slightly shorter (or at least, slightly less tall) cover screen, smaller outer screen bezels and a less bulkier hinge are sure to add up and make the Galaxy Z Fold 4 much more usable when folded. That is not to say that the Fold 4 will suddenly become a compact device. The foldable will likely remain on the far-side of the spectrum when it comes to thickness and weight.
Nevertheless, users will not be buying a Galaxy Z Fold 4 to use primarily as a normal smartphone. The highlight of the series has always been the foldable display, regardless of the trade-off that it requires. The only difference is that in its fourth generation, the compromises will be much easier to stomach.