Samsung and China Telecom launched Samsung W2018 Android Flip mobile phone in an event held at Xiamen, China on the anniversary of W series and 25th anniversary of Samsung’s debut in Chinese market. W2018 is a flip phone with two touchscreens and Bixby (first flip phone to get Samsung virtual assistant) installed. Artificial Intelligence app from Samsung now supports Chinese language, according to an announcement by the company. The launch of W2018 is marked as the re-birth of flip phones once again but this time it is running on android operating system.
Samsung W2018, first android Flip Phone launched now
Samsung W2018 is a premium high end device with latest features on the board. It is powered with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor clubbed with 4GB RAM paired with internal memory of 64GB. microSD card slot is also available on the device to expand memory up to 256GB. Flip Phone features double 4.2-inch touchscreen Amolded Full HD displays. One camera is placed at back of 12 mega pixel sensor with f/1.7 aperture and also packs front shooter of 5 mega-pixel with f/1.9 in the W2018 android flip phone.
Device has been added with 2300 mAH battery and fitted with fingerprint sensor as well. Samsung W2018 supports dual SIMs. Only disadvantage about the flip phone can be the old operating system i.e. Android marshmallow 6.0.1. When all the high tech mobile phones now supports android oreo 8.
Professional look of Samsung W2018
First Android Flip Phone, W2018 is available in Black colour and it imparts whole professional look. Two more limited edition shades Gold and Silver are available. Another shocker is it’s price, it is priced around CNY15,999 or more than €2000/$2400 at Chinese e-Commerce Website JD and Tmall. It will be interesting to see if Samsung W2018 finds it’s loyal user base or not with that eye-popping price.