Samsung has announced a new Android flip phone in China. The new Samsung W2018 (SM-W2018) comes with dual 4.2-inch displays, Snapdragon 835, and a 12MP rear camera with dual-pixel auto-focus. The new launch coincides with the 25th anniversary of Samsung’s into China. It comes with two internal storage options – 64GB and 256GB. Read more to find about Samsung W2018 Flip Phone Price in India, Specifications, and Features
Price and Availability
The Samsung W2018 will be sold by China Telecom. It comes in Gold and Silver color options. As of now, there is no information about the Indian launch and date.
|Processor||octa-core Snapdragon 835, Adreno 540 GPU|
|Internal Storage||16GB/ 32GB (expandable up to 256GB)|
|Display||Dual 4.2-inch Super AMOLED, full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)|
|OS||Android 7.1.1 Nougat|
|Primary (Rear) Camera||12MP with flash|
The Samsung W2018 (SM-W2018) sports a dual 4.2-inch Super AMOLED displays with full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution. It is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 835 processor along with Adreno 540 GPU and 6GB RAM. The internal storage can be expanded via a microSD card (up to 256GB). The new device is backed by a 2300mAh battery.
On the camera front, the new flip phone sports a 12-megapixel rear camera with variable aperture. It uses f/1.5 aperture for night/low-light shots and f/2.4 aperture for normal shots. Other features include 1.4μm pixels, PDAF (phase detection autofocus system), and optical image stabilization (OIS). The 5-megapixel front camera comes with f/1.9 aperture.
- Dual display
- Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS
- Metal design
- Fingerprint sensor
- Heart rate sensor
- 4G VoLTE
- Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2X2 MIMO)
- Bluetooth 4.2 LE
- GPS + GLONASS
- USB Type-C port
The Samsung W2018 features a similar design as the SM-G9298 (announced in August). It features a 3D glass and metal design. The new smartphone comes with a multi-function hotkey on the keyboard. It measures 132.2 × 63.2 × 15.95mm and weighs 247g.
The new smartphone runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2X2 MIMO), Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS + GLONASS, NFC, and USB Type-C port. The dual-SIM smartphone comes with a heart rate sensor. A fingerprint sensor is placed on the back.
The Samsung W2018 is an interesting device which comes with pretty decent features. The flip phone design has its own appeal, while the specs do not disappoint either. We hope the new phone makes it to the Indian market. Will you go for the new flip phone? Let us know in the comments section below.