Well, one among the most awaited phones is the W2019 from Samsung that has been in leaks from many days. Now the device has been announced officially by Samsung at a launch event held in China. The last flip phone from the company was the W2018 that was announced in December last year. This flagship device comes with many upgrades over its predecessor and this premium device is priced at a whopping 18,999 Yuan (approx Rs. 2,00,000 $2732) and will go on pre-sale starting November 11th.
The external screen of Samsung W2019 flip phone will be coming with an S-AMOLED display with 4.2-inches and 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution. The internal 4.2-inch S_AMOLED display also has the same Full HD resolution. On the back side, the smartphone is made of Corning Gorilla Glass and will be available in Rose Gold and Platinum color options. The devices measure 132.9 mm 63.4 mm x 17.3 mm when closed and weigh 257 grams.
When the clamped phone is opened, the directional keypad along with its numeric keypad and to enhance the security levels, there is a fingerprint sensor which side mounted. Under the hood, there is the flagship chipset – Snapdragon 845, which is an upgrade over its predecessors Snapdragon 835 processor. There is also a 6GB RAM on the device with a storage option of 128GB and 256GB.
There is a 12MP + 12MP dual camera setup on the rear as the main sensor supports f.1.5 – f.2,4 intelligent variable aperture and the secondary camera has an aperture size of f/2.4. These dual rear cameras will be equipped with OIS, 4K Video shooting at 60fps, 2x optical zoom and dual-tone LED flash. It will come out of the box with Android 8.1 Oreo OS with Samsungs Experience UI on top and comes with 4G VoLTE support along with other connectivity options. It also supports Bixby AI assistant.
The smartphone maker is also said to be providing exclusive concierge services for its W-series flagship flip phones like free software fixes, exclusive hotline services, and phone disinfection functions are some premium services that will be available for Samsung W2019 users. The global availability of the clamshell phone is yet to be revealed and it will be exclusively available through China Unicom as of now. Stay tuned to PhoneRadar for more news and updates and do comment in the section below if you any queries on the same.