Samsung W2018 is a flip smartphone with two displays and a Snapdragon 835 processor

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Samsung, in conjuction with China Telecom, has unveiled the Samsung W2018, a flagship clamshell device which comes as a direct successor to the W2017. The unveiling of the device which was done at an event in Xiamen, China coincides with Samsung's W-series 10th anniversary s well as Samsung's 25th year in the Chinese market.

As is the custom with flagship devices, the W2018 features high-end specs with an impressive design although all that comes at a mind-blowing price.

Samsung W2018 Specifications, Review and Highlights

Samsung W2018 Review

Display

The Samsung W2018 sports dual AMOLED displays. On the outside sits a 4.2-inch AMOLED screen with Full HD resolution. On the inside as well sits a 4.2-inch AMOLED display with FHD(1920*1080 pixels) resolution.

Design

The device comes in a traditional clamshell design with keypads and navigational buttons for input. The Flip phone carries a metal and glass build weighing in large at 247g. The mobile comes in Black color with limited editions donning Gold and Silver hues.

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Storage & Processor

Over to the internals, the W2018 is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 SoC which runs on a 6GB of RAM platform paired with 64GB of internal storage. The mobile offers support for microSD expansion.

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Camera

The device flaunts an impressive back camera setup with a 12MP shooter and a first of its kind f/1.5 aperture, the lowest ever seen on a mobile phone since the f/1.6 aperture on the LG V30. The front camera sensor is a 5MP shooter with f/1.9 aperture.

Battery & Connectivity

The Flip phone retains the same 2300mAh capacity battery that powered its predecessor, the W2017. Connectivity options include; Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS, USB Type-C port, rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, 4G LTE and support for wireless charging.

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Software

The Samsung W2018 runs on Android's Nougat 7.1.1 out of the box with a promise of Oreo upgrade in 2018. The Flip phone also becomes the first to feature Samsung's Bixby Assistant also with its own Bixby button.

Samsung W2018 Full Phone Specifications

Samsung W2018 Specs

General

Device BrandSamsung
ModelW2018
AnnouncedDecember, 2017
ReleasedExpected
StatusComing

Network

2G NetworkGSM
3G NetworkWCDMA
4G NetworkLTE
SIM Typen/a
SIM CountDual SIM

Data

2GGPRS; EDGE
3G(HSDPA), (HSUPA)
4GLTE
SpeedHSPA, LTE
Web BrowserYes, HTML5

Design

TypeFlip phone
Dimensions132.2 x 63.2
Weight247g
BuildClamshell - Metal and Glass.
ColorsBlack, Gold and Silver

Display

Display TypeDual AMOLED Display(Internal & External)
Size4.2 inches
ResolutionFHD (1920 * 1080) pixels
Colors16M colors
Pixel Densityn/a
Touch ScreenYes
Protectionn/a
Features-
Secondary DisplayYes

Camera

12MP camera
f/1.5 aperture, 1.4μm pixel size
4K [email protected]
Panorama, OIS
  • Rear camera: Yes
  • Front camera: -
5MP
f/1.9 Aperture

Software

Android OS, v7.1.1 (Nougat)
n/a
No
SkypeYes
WhatsappYes
FacebookYes
YoutubeYes

Hardware

Snapdragon 835
Number of Processor CoresOcta-core
CPU Speed-
GPU-
6GB
Internal Storage64GB / 256GB internal memory
expandable memory with microSD
Accelerometer, fingerprint sensor
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Connectivity

Yes
InfraredNo
Wi-FiWiFi, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-fi HotspotYes
USB TypeUSB Type-C
USB On-the Go (OTG)n/a
GPSYes
NFCNo
Yes

Battery

Battery TypeLi-ion
Capacity2300mAh
Placementn/a
Standby-
Talk Time-

Messaging

SMSYes (threaded view)
MMSYes
EmailYes, IMAP4, POP3, SMTP
IMYes

Media

Yes, AAC,FLAC,MP3,WAV
Yes, H.265, MPEG4
n/a
n/a
Vibration, Ringtones
MP3, WAV, AMR
Yes
Yes, 3.5mm Jack

Other Features

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

Availability and Price of Samsung W2018 in China & U.S

The Samsung W2018 comes in black colour only with limited edition units donning Gold and Silver hues. The Black color version of the Flip phone will cost a massive 15,999 Chinese Yuan.

What is The Current Samsung W2018 Price and Availability Status?

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