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The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 Pokemon Edition is a thing (Updated: Sold out)

Update: Samsung's special edition foldable has sold out in Korea, and there's still no word on a wider launch.
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April 26, 2022
TL;DR
  • Samsung will sell a Galaxy Z Flip 3 Pokemon Edition device in Korea.
  • The special edition comes with a variety of accessories.
  • There’s no immediate word on whether the phone will be coming to the US as well.

Update: April 26, 2022 (2:27 AM ET): Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip 3 Pokemon Edition went on sale in Korea yesterday, and it’s already sold out. Yonhap News reports that the device, which was only available via Samsung’s Korean website, sold out within five minutes.

Samsung didn’t dish out any sales figures for the special edition foldable, which costs 1.28 million won (~$1,025). A company spokesperson also told Yonhap that Samsung hasn’t decided whether it wants to bring the device to overseas markets.

Original article: April 19, 2022 (3:04 AM ET): Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip 3 is available in several colorways, while the company also offers the Bespoke Edition which lets users customize colors.

Now, Samsung Korea has showcased the Galaxy Z Flip 3 Pokemon Edition on its website (h/t: Maeil Economic Daily). So how does it differ from the standard foldable?

Well, an image of the entire package (seen at the top of the page) shows that the phone comes with a Pikachu clear cover, a Pokemon pouch, a Pikachu tail phone ring of sorts, a Poke ball phone grip akin to a Pop-Socket, and several cards.

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There’s no official confirmation on whether the phone itself differs aesthetically from the standard Galaxy Z Flip 3. But it does seem like you’re getting a standard colorway here. Samsung hasn’t disclosed a price tag just yet, either.

The Galaxy Z Flip 3 Pokemon Edition will reportedly go on sale from April 25 via Samsung’s Korean website. We’ve asked Samsung representatives if the special edition phone will be coming to the US and will update the article if they get back to us.