The announcement of Samsung W2019: a flip phone with dual screen, dual camera and Snapdragon SoC 845 (updated)

Korean smartphone manufacturer Samsung held a presentation in China, which showed premium “clamshell” top features — Samsung W2019.

Korean smartphone manufacturer Samsung held a presentation in China, which showed premium “clamshell” top features — Samsung W2019.

Korean smartphone manufacturer Samsung held a presentation in China, which showed premium “clamshell” top features — Samsung W2019.
What a beast

The smartphone has a housing made of a special metal alloy with a weight of 257 grams. On the side of the unit placed a fingerprint scanner and a button to launch the voice assistant Bixby. The model has two Super AMOLED display covered with protective glass Corning Gorilla glass. Both at 4.2 inches with a resolution of Full HD.

 


 


 

 

The device became the top eight-core Snapdragon 845. The new product also includes a battery at 3070 mAh, 6 GB of RAM and a choice of two modifications of built-in storage: 128 GB or 256 GB. In addition, there is a slot for memory cards microSD.

The new “clamshell” dual camera 12 MP. The first module is the basic variable aperture from f/1.5 to f/2.4 and support OIS. The second module is a telephoto lens with twice the optical zoom and aperture of f/2.4. The smartphone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with a shell Samsung Experience UI. Of features, one can note the presence of two sim-cards and NFC. But the headphone Jack no.
Price and when to wait

Samsung has not yet revealed the price and start of sales of new products. Most likely, the “clamshell” will be exclusive to the Chinese operator China Telecom and its price tag will be over $1500.

Updated: the official price of the Samsung W2019 — $2730.

Source: GizmoChina
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