Samsung G9198 dual-screen Android flip phone with Snapdragon 808 announced

Samsung G9198

Samsung introduced G9098, an Android flip phone with dual displays in China last year.  This year the company has introduced (Via) G9198, an upgraded version with dual 3.9-inch (768 x 1280 pixels) WXGA Super AMOLED screens, one on the front and the the other on the inside along with a T9 keypad. It is powered by a hexa-core Snapdragon 808, has a 16-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera.

Samsung G9198

It has dual SIM support and 4G connectivity with support for 4G FDD-LTE bands – B1 (2100), B3 (1765 ~ 1780), B7 (2600) and 4G TDD-LTE bands – B38 (2600), B39 (1900), B40 (2300), B41 (2555 ~ 2575), B41 (2500 ~ 2690). It also seems to come with a heart rate sensor on the back.

Samsung G9198 specifications

  • 3.9-inch (768 x 1280 pixels) dual touch screen Super AMOLED displays with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection
  • Hexa-Core Snapdragon 808 (1.8GHz ARM 57+ 1.4GHz ARM A53) processor with Adreno 418 GPU
  • 16GB internal storage, expandable memory with microSD (up to 64GB)
  • Android OS
  • Dual SIM
  • 16MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.9 aperture
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • Dimensions: 120.3 x 61.2 x 16.3mm, Weight: 200 grams
  • 4G LTE / 3G, WiFi 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac (2.4 +5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS / GLONASS
  • 2020 mAh battery

The Samsung G9198 comes in Blue color and is expected to go on sale in China later this month. No word on the pricing yet.

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