Samsung SM G9298
Samsung SM G9298

Samsung Mobile has launched a new phone, the Samsung SM-G9298 in its series of premium flip phones running on the Android OS. The SM-G9298 is a successor to the Samsung SM-W2017 flip phone that was also launched last year in China.

Samsung SM-G9298 Specifications, Review and Highlights

Samsung SM-G9298 Review

Design & Display

The Samsung SM-G9298 features a pair of 4.2 inch Super AMOLED displays with a display resolution of 1080 by 1920 pixels. The device measures in at 130.2 by 62.6 by 15.9 mm in dimensions and weighs a huge 235g, being a flip device with two screens. It also possesses a physical T9 keyboard as you would expect a flip phone to have.

With this design and form factor, you can conveniently operate the phone at all times, even when it’s closed. It uses capacitive navigation buttons and has a 3D glass and metal design.

Storage & Processor

The Leader 8 as it is also called has 4GB of RAM coupled with 64GB of internal storage and can be further expanded to 256GB using an external microSD card (uses its SIM 2 slot).

It’s powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 821 processor running at 1.6GHz of clock speed, which is quite impressive. Its graphics are handled by the high-end Adreno 530 GPU, giving no space for lags or freezes.

Camera

The Samsung SM-G9298 features a decent setup in this department; a 12MP primary camera with LED flash and a 5MP front camera for capturing amazing personal moments.

Battery & Connectivity

The Samsung phone is powered by a non-removable 2300mAh battery which is expected to last its user more than half a day and supports wireless charging. The device supports 4G LTE networks, GPS, NFC, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth.

Software & Hardware

The Samsung SM-G9298 runs on Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box with TouchWiz UI, and it can also run on the Android OS (Nougat or Marshmallow). It sports a fingerprint sensor on its rear.

Samsung SM-G9298 Full Phone Specifications

Samsung SM-G9298

General

Device Brand Samsung
Model SM-G9298
Announced 2017
Released August 2017
Status Available

Network

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G Network HSDPA
4G Network LTE
SIM Type Hybrid SIM.
SIM Count Dual SIM

Data

2G GPRS Up to 32 to 48 kbps; EDGE up to 236.8 kbps
3G Up to 42.2 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA)
4G Up to 450/50 Mbps
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat9 450/50 Mbps
Web Browser Yes, HTML5

Design

Type Smartphone
Dimensions 130.2*62.6*15.9mm
Weight 235g
Build aluminium alloy design.
Colors Black

Display

Display Type Super AMOLED
Size 4.2 inches
Resolution 1080 * 1920 pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Capacitative touchscreen, scratch resistant
Features Physical T9 Keys
Secondary Display Yes

Camera

12MP
f/1.7 aperture
Yes
1080p HD Video
Autofocus, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, Panorama
Yes, LED flash (Primary)
5MP
f/1.9 aperture

Software

Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
TouchWiz
No
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes

Hardware

Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
CPU Quad-Core 1.6 GHz
GPU Adreno 530
4GB
Internal Storage 64GB
Expandable up to 256 GB (microSD) [hybrid]
Accelerometer, Proximity, Light, Compass, Barometer, Heart rate, fingerprint

Connectivity

Yes, Bluetooth v4.1
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, LE
Infrared Yes
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type Yes; USB v2.0
USB On-the Go (OTG) n/a
GPS Yes, GPS + A-GPS + GLONASS + BDS
NFC Yes
Yes
Yes

Battery

Battery Type Li-Ion
Capacity 2300mAh
Placement Non-removable
Standby
Talk Time

Messaging

SMS Yes (threaded view)
MMS Yes
Email Yes, IMAP4, POP3, SMTP
IM Yes

Media

Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, MIDI, WAV
Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
n/a
No
Vibration, Ringtones
MP3, WAV
Yes
Yes, 3.5mm Jack

Other Features

MP4/H.264 player MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
Photo/video editor
Document viewer

Availability and Price of Samsung SM-G9298 in China

The Samsung SM-G9298 will still be available only in the Chinese market at the moment. As at now, however, there are no details as regards its pricing. It’s expected to be made available in Black colour from China Mobile.

What is Samsung SM-G9298 Price and Availability Status?

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