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

The Samsung W2018 comes with Bixby Assistant becoming the first Flip phone to feature an AI Assistant. Here are Samsung W2018 specifications, review & price.

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 Brand Samsung
Model W2018
Announced December, 2017
Released Expected
Status Coming

Network

2G Network GSM
3G Network WCDMA
4G Network LTE
SIM Type n/a
SIM Count Dual SIM

Data

2G GPRS; EDGE
3G (HSDPA), (HSUPA)
4G LTE
Speed HSPA, LTE
Web Browser Yes, HTML5

Design

Type Flip phone
Dimensions 132.2 x 63.2
Weight 247g
Build Clamshell – Metal and Glass.
Colors Black, Gold and Silver

Display

Display Type Dual AMOLED Display(Internal & External)
Size 4.2 inches
Resolution FHD (1920 * 1080) pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density n/a
Touch Screen Yes
Protection n/a
Features
Secondary Display Yes

Camera

12MP camera
f/1.5 aperture, 1.4μm pixel size
4K Video@30fps
Panorama, OIS
  • Rear camera: Yes
  • Front camera: –
5MP
f/1.9 Aperture

Software

Android OS, v7.1.1 (Nougat)
n/a
No
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes

Hardware

Snapdragon 835
Number of Processor Cores Octa-core
CPU Speed
GPU
6GB
Internal Storage 64GB / 256GB internal memory
expandable memory with microSD
Accelerometer, fingerprint sensor

Connectivity

Yes
Infrared No
Wi-Fi WiFi, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type USB Type-C
USB On-the Go (OTG) n/a
GPS Yes
NFC No
Yes

Battery

Battery Type Li-ion
Capacity 2300mAh
Placement n/a
Standby
Talk Time

Messaging

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

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.

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