Samsung W2018 with dual 4.2-inch 1080p displays, Snapdragon 835, 12MP F1.5 aperture camera announced

Samsung W2018

Samsung has announced W2018 (SM-W2018 ), its latest premium Android Flip phone in China to celebrate 25th anniversary of its entry into China. It has dual 4.2-inch 1080p Super AMOLED displays, so that you can use the phone even when it’s closed, is powered by Snapdragon 835 with 6GB RAM and has a 12-megapixel rear camera with variable aperture tech that uses f/1.5 aperture for night shots for a brighter picture and f/2.4 aperture for normal shots in daytime. It also comes with dual-pixel auto-focus and optical image stabilization.

Samsung W2018

It has a 3D glass and metal design, comes with a Multi-function hotkey in the keyboard. It has same design as the  Flagship 8 (SM-G9298) that was introduced back in August, but the fingerprint sensor on the back that was below the camera has been moved next to the camera.

Samsung W2018

Samsung W2018 specifications

  • 4.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Super AMOLED dual displays
  • Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform with Adreno 540 GPU
  • 6GB RAM, 64GB / 256GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
  • Hybrid dual SIM (nano + nano/microSD)
  • 12MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.5 or f2.4 aperture, PDAF, 1.4μm pixels, OIS
  • 5MP front-facing camera, f/1.9 aperture
  • Fingerprint sensor, heart rate sensor
  • Dimensions: 132.2 × 63.2 × 15.95mm; Weight: 247g
  • 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2X2 MIMO), Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS + GLONASS, NFC, USB Type-C
  • 2300mAh battery

The Samsung W2018 comes in Gold and Silver colors and will go on sale mainly from China Telecom. No word on the pricing or availability yet.

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