Now it will be incorrect to say flip phones are one of the museum pieces. The Korean electronics giant reveals on launching new flip phones for the Chinese Market. Samsung has displayed the W2019, a high-end flip phone that is now with excellent technical characteristics. The new flip phone comprises a Snapdragon 845 processor, 6GB RAM, dual cameras, dual displays. Additionally, it has a side-mounted fingerprint reader. Samsung’s W2019 landforms a physical numerical keypad and a set of navigation keys. Moreover, it is present under a 4.2-inch, 16:9 Full HD Super AMOLED touchscreen display. On the outer surface, there is another similar 4.2-inch screen.
As a result, the user can perform most of the phone’s operations without opening the handset up. The phone does not include a 3.5mm headphone jack. Although, the device supports Bluetooth 4.2 LE and a C type USB charger at the bottom. According to GizmoChina, Samsung announced the flip phone at a launch event in China. The new W2019 is the sequel of last year’s W2018 which was empowered by the Snapdragon 835. Now the Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 64-bit octa-core processor powers the Samsung W2019. Furthermore, it is having expandable storage of 128GB / 256 GB which can boost up to 512 GB through a micro SD card. Also, the device already has Android 8.0 Oreo. It also consists of a custom User Interface which is exclusively for this phone.
There are two slots for sim cards, one of which could be used to insert a micro SD card. Furthermore, the phone has two 12-megapixel cameras on its back, while the main sensor provides f/1.5-f/2.4 variable opening and IOS. And the secondary camera has a permanent aperture of f/2.4. Perhaps, the second camera is a telephoto lens. Selfie lovers will have an eight-megapixel camera. In the end, the device scales 132.9×63.4×17.3mm. The weight of W2019 is 257 grams. Samsung has granted exclusive concierge services for its W series of flip phones, and it persists with the W2019. The owners of W2019 will be able to enjoy free software fixes, phone disinfection, and a unique hotline. But Unfortunately, Samsung’s flip phone will only be available in China in 2019.