Galaxy Folder 2 Clamshell Phone goes official in China with 3.8” Screen & 2GB RAM

by Pavan Kumar B.C 7

After all the leaks and rumors the Samsung Galaxy Folder 2 finally goes official. This device from the South Korean Giant is now listed on the Samsung China website where it will be launched initially. Although the pricing and launch date of the device is not yet confirmed, we can expect it to happen soon.

The Samsung Galaxy Folder 2 features a 3.8-inch WVGA display and there is a quad-core Snapdragon 425 chipset with a clocking speed of 1.4GHz coupled with 2GB of RAM. The device will feature a 1950 mAh battery that is rated at 318 hours of standby, and the device measures 122 x 60.2 x 15.4mm and weights 160 grams.

Out of the box, the device will run Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow operating system and the onboard memory of Galaxy Folder 2 is 16GB that can be extended with a microSD card. At the back there is an 8MP camera sensor with LED flash and the handset will support dual SIM technology and also comes with many pre-installed apps.

Earlier: Samsung Galaxy Folder 2 Clamshell Phone now Spotted in Live Image

Samsung Galaxy Folder 2 is the name that has been circulating for quite a time now which will be the successor to the Galaxy Folder that was launched last year. The device has cleared the FCC and TENNA certification and also received the Bluetooth certification. Even we have seen the teaser images which is indicating the launch to happen soon. The South Korean Giant has already pushed the flip phone models earlier which did not see much of success and will be hoping to see a good response with this device.

Now the device is spotted in live images that come in Gold colour. The hinge on the top comes with the Samsung logo engraved on it. The LED notification light is placed at the bottom of the device which is glowing in the image as the device is getting charged. The leaked image shows a slim body with a physical keypad and will also have a touch screen display. We can see the Golden variant of the device in the image, although we are not sure if another variant will be made available or not. Earlier we have seen the company launching other high-end clamshell phone Samsung W2016 with dual display and metallic body.

Coming to the specifications of the Galaxy Folder 2, it will be sporting a 3.8-inch display with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels which might not impress many. Under the hood, there is a Snapdragon 425 SoC quad-core processor with a clocking speed of 1.4 GHz, coupled with 2GB of RAM. The handset will come with an 8MP camera sensor on the rear which is accompanied with 5MP camera on the front.

Galaxy Folder 2 leaks

The Galaxy Folder 2 will run Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out of the box and will have a 1,950mAh battery on the back. The memory on the device can be extended up to a maximum of 16GB via microSD card slot and will be measuring 122 x 60.2 x 15.5 mm that will weigh 155 grams. Other information of the device is not yet mentioned but can expect it to be revealed very soon.

Code named as SM-G1600 the Galaxy Folder 2 will be coming with 4G LTE support and most likely to offer dual SIM support. On the connectivity front, we can see the support of Bluetooth 4.2, microUSB, WiFi b/g/n and WiFi direct. It will be interesting to see how this flip phone will be received in the market with this old form factor. There isn’t any official release date of the same but will be updating you as soon as we have the information. Stay tuned for more and comment in the section below if you have any questions.

Pavan Kumar B.C

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Pavan is an Electronic & Communication Engineer, a Gadget freak and has passion towards Photography, Wild life, Sports and always trying and finding new thing in the fields interested. He also collects rare information, which are not in books (mostly about animals), and very much interested in modelling and acting. Loves to spend time with friends, kids and importantly, PETS!

  • This reminds me of the Motorola flip phones we used see earlier before Android era!! This form could attract many users to try these out.. Samsung is targeting to server all kinds of users. 🙂

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  • This reminds me of Moto flip sets in Pre-Android era. I’m sure Samsung would do good business with these flip sets. Because different folks have diff preferences..

  • Nebu Cherian

    Design reminds me of Moto Razzr ….which was one of the most beautiful phones of all time…still the Samsung folder 2 can’t hold a candle in front of Razzr

    • Nebu Cherian

      Looks good but still like the Moto Razr much!

  • I hope it comes to India.. though I doubt that!! And no info abt the price yet?