The South Korean company is expected to launch the W2018 as a successor of W2017 which was released last year, i.e., 2016. Similar to the predecessor, the device is going to be of the flip model which is rarely found in the smartphone industry today. The phone is expected to be powered by Snapdragon 835 as an upgrade to Snapdragon 820 which was present in W2017. W2018 is expected to host features like fingerprint scanner, heart rate sensor, improvised camera and RAM. The phone might be released in two variants.
The phone is expected to be of premium value similar to other ‘W series’ and targets the higher price segment of Android users. According to the leaked information, Samsung might implicit high-end features and will launch the W2018 during the second-half of 2017.
If you are a fan of flip phones, then you can jump for Samsung W2018 without any further thought. According to the revealed images, the phone has dual touch screen both on the outer and the inner side. There is a keypad on the inner side that can also be used as an alternate to the touch screen. The outer screen sports ‘always-on’ display feature while the inner screen is of 4.2-inches.
Both the screens are of type Full HD. The screens are not protected with any scratch resistant covers. The back side of W2018 has a rear camera embedded with an LED flash.
The fingerprint scanner is also present just below the sensor. The secondary camera is present on the front side again. Though the dimensions of the phone are not confirmed, the phone looks premium in hand.
Samsung W2018 is expected to hosts features of high-end performance. The phone is rumoured to run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The phone is expected to come in two variants split on the basis of Snapdragon version and RAM capacity. The one variant might host Snapdragon 821 and 4GB RAM which the other one will come up with updated Snapdragon 835 and 6GB RAM. It might host octa-core processor that can be expected from any high-end mobile. The users can easily perform multi-tasking and can also play heavy games because it has Adreno 540 GPU.
The internal storage of the W2018 is similar to that of the predecessor, i.e., 64 GB which is already very huge to download a large number of apps and store information. The same can be expanded upto 256 GB using microSD card.
Though there is not much clarity on the number of SIM slots, we assume to be of dual SIM enabled with 4G internet connectivity.
The phone has a primary camera on a rear side of 12MP which is accompanied with an LED flash too. This camera is expected to be feature-enrich including digital zoom and auto focus. The front camera of 5MP is good enough to take selfies. The video recording can be performed using a primary rear camera. The in-detail features of the cameras are still not known.
To talk about the multimedia, it is very early as Samsung itself has not declared anything officially. But we may expect the presence of FM radio and also 3.5mm jack in the phone. We still not sure about the audio and video format that the phone might support.
The W2018 is expected to get the power from a 2300 mAh battery which is expected to be non-removable like its predecessor. The battery supports wireless charging, and it is going to be an exciting feature to the consumers when launched.
The upcoming W series mobile supports 3G and 4G internet connectivity along with wifi, hotspot, GPS, Bluetooth, and others which we will come to know once the manufacturer speaks about the phone.
The W2018 is expected to come with sensors like proximity, accelerometer, light, fingerprint, gravity, etc.
Samsung W2018 is next generation flip phone that is expected to give a promising performance to the users. The combination of dual touch screen along with keypad fascinates users.WHAT WE LIKED