The Galaxy Golden 3 SM-W2016 is the latest flip phone from Samsung that was earlier spotted on GFX Benchmark. Few days back, the device was listed on TENAA suggesting the launch to happen soon. While most of the specifications on the TENAA listing are similar to that of GFX Benchmark listing, the only change is the screen size. Now we have the images of the device where we can find the metal build clamshell device comes with a curved glossy back along with heart rate sensor.
It comes with dual AMOLED displays with a screen size of 3.9-inches with WXGA (1280 x 768) resolution. It is powered by the 2.1GHz octa-core processor while Geekbench suggests it to be the Exynos 7 SoC along with Mali-T720 GPU that takes care of the graphics part. It has 3GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage with no expandable storage option.
The device runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop, and there is no information regarding the battery capacity of the device. It comes with a 16MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera, these are same set cameras that can be found on the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+. We can also expect the Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) which is available on the earlier mentioned devices.
Connectivity on this device includes 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/A-GPS, and MicroUSB 2.0. It measures 15.1 mm thick and feels heavy by weighing 204 grams. There are no official images and availability details of the device. While seeing the earlier launched flip phone, we can expect the device to be limited to Chinese and Korean markets.
Earlier to this, the company launched two flip phones under the same lineup with model numbers SM-W2015 and SM-W2014. The other flip phones launched by the company includes Samsung Galaxy Folder and Samsung G9198. While many of the users might not shift for devices with clamshell form factor, there is a little market for these type of devices in the Chinese and few other Asian markets which is why the company had to launch them in selected markets.