Samsung has launched a new W-series Android flip phone in China (successor to the W2018 flip phone). The Samsung W2019 comes with two full-HD Super AMOLED display panels. Additional highlights include dual rear cameras, a Snapdragon 845 SoC, and Bixby voice assistant. Read more to find about Samsung W2019 Flip Phone Price in India, Specifications, and Features
Price and Availability
The Samsung W2019 Flip Phone comes in two variants – Gold Extreme Edition and Platinum Golden Collector’s Edition (with a Silver paint job). However, the price and availability of the new models are yet to be announced.
The new handset is likely to be a China-exclusive model (similar to the past Android flip phone models). It has already been listed on the company’s China website.
|Processor||octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845|
|Internal Storage||128GB (expandable up to 512GB)|
|Display||2 x 4.2-inch, Super AMOLED, full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels),16:9 aspect ratio|
|OS||Android 8.1 Oreo|
|Primary (Rear) Camera||Dual (12MP + 12MP) with flash|
The Samsung W2019 is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor and 6GB RAM. The 128GB internal storage can be further expanded via a microSD card (up to 512GB). The 3,070mAh battery offers up to 280 hours of standby time on a single charge.
In terms of optics, the new flip phone sports a dual camera on the back. It combines a 12-megapixel primary sensor (dual f/1.5-2.4 aperture) with a 12-megapixel secondary sensor (telephoto lens for 2x optical zoom). There is also an 8-megapixel front camera for selfies and video calling.
- T9 keypad
- Android 8.1 Oreo OS
- Bixby voice assistant
- Dual cameras
- Fingerprint sensor
- 4G LTE
- Wi-Fi 802.11ac
- Bluetooth v4.2
- USB Type-C
- Ambient light sensor
- Geomagnetic sensor
- Iris sensor
- Proximity sensor
- Two color options
The Samsung W2019 runs Android 8.1 Oreo operating system with a proprietary skin on top. It comes with Bixby voice assistant integration. It can be easily accessed via a press-and-hold gesture on the “8” key. Connectivity options on the device include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v4.2, ANT+, NFC, and USB Type-C.
The dual-SIM smartphone features two 4.2-inch Super AMOLED displays with full-HD (1080 x 1920 pixels) resolution and a 16:9 aspect ratio. Additionally, it comes with a compact physical T9 keypad that enables one-handed control.
The Samsung W2019 is made from premium materials such as anodized, diamond-cut aluminum and glass (similar to it predecessors). The flip phone has a brushed finish. It measures 132.9 x 63.4 x 17.3mm and weighs 257 grams. A fingerprint sensor is placed on the side. Other sensors in the handset include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometric pressure sensor, geomagnetic sensor, gyroscope, hall sensor, an iris sensor, and a proximity sensor.
The Samsung W2019 comes almost a year after the W2018. 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.
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