The perfect Flip-Flop phones are coming back in the market, and for this, we must thank the South Korean tech giant Samsung. Earlier there were reports that Samsung is working on its next flip flop phone after the company has launched the Samsung W2017 flip flop phone in China in November 2016.
Samsung,W2018 Flip-Flop Phone With 6GB RAM & Snapdragon 835
Apart from rumors of Samsung Galaxy Note 8, the new leak came online about the Flip Flop phone. The device may come in the company’s ‘W’ series. Some of the specifications are also released of the device. A few weeks ago, the new clamshell phone dubbed as the Samsung W2018 and was spotted on TENAA benchmark site.
As per the leak, the device has the code number ‘SM-W2018’. And the Specifications it has, it can be called as a high-end model as it is said it has sport the flagship smartphone processor, Qualcomm Snapdragon 835. And the processor will be 6GB RAM.
Till now, Samsung has launched its Galaxy S8+ and Galaxy C9 Pro with 6GB RAM. Apart from all this, the new flip flop phone will have an inbuilt storage of 64GB.
From the last list of TENNA, it’s a Chinese certification website, the flip phone will have a 4.2-inch display. The second display is on the outside Flap so the user can still open the content on the screen even after the flip is closed. The device might have a 12MP rear camera with LED Flash and 5MP front camera. The flip flop phone will have the backed by 2300mAh battery.
The device will run on Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 with TouchWiz UI on top. It is said that Samsung will launch the W2018 flip flop phone first in South Korea than in the other regions.
The flip flop device will have the connectivity options like Bluetooth, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, 4G VoLTE support. And for sharing external files and charging it will have micro-USB port. According to TENNA, the Samsung Flip Flop “W2018” will come in Black color with the dimensions 122 x 60.2 x 15.5 mm. The weight of the device will be 155g.
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The source also said that the Samsung would release another flagship but not in Galaxy Brand. This is a surprise for everyone as almost all Samsung phones came under the Galaxy brand by the company. It looks like the maker of the smartphone South Korean is working on another clamshell device with a model number SM-G9298. This could be different from the W2018 clamshell phone.
At present, the company is focusing on the Galaxy Note 8 phablet. A few days ago the company announced the launch date of Galaxy Note 8 phablet.
Recently, there were rumors that the device will be introduced on 23rd August on the ‘Galaxy Unpacked’ event. The main event will be held in New York in Park Avenue Armory, at 11 AM EST(8:30 PM IST). The company will be live streaming the event on its own website.
Now let’s check out the full features of the Samsung flip flop W2017 which was launched in China last year.
|display||4.2" (10.67 cm)|
|SPECIAL FEATURES||fingerprint sensor position||Back|
|GENERAL||operating system||Android v6.0 (Marshmallow)|
|sim slots||Dual SIM, GSM+GSM|
|network||4G: Available (doesn't support Indian bands) 3G: Available, 2G: Available|
|PERFORMANCE||chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996|
|DESIGN||build material||Case: MetalBack: Metal|
|DISPLAY||display type||Super AMOLED|
|screen size||4.2 inches (10.67 cm)|
|screen resolution||Full HD (1080 x 1920 pixels)|
|touch screen||Yes Capacitive Touchscreen|
|STORAGE||user available storage||Up to 52.2 GB|
|internal memory||64 GB|
|expandable memory||Yes Up to 256 GB|
|resolution||5 MP Front Camera|
|video recording||3840x2160 @ 30 fps|
|wifi features||Mobile Hotspot|
|usb connectivity||microUSB 2.0|