The Samsung W2018 was announced by the brand and China Telecom some few days back. it is a high-end flip phone, running on Android operating system, with two touch-screens and the brightest lens you can find in any smartphone. The launch event of the Samsung W2018 took place in Xiamen, China in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the “W series” and also the 25th anniversary of Samsung in the Chinese market. Take a look at the full specifications, features and price of the newly launched W2018.
Samsung W2018 Features
The Samsung W2018 came with a pair of 4.2 inch AMOLED displays, both having Full HD resolution. It is powered by Snapdragon 835 chipset coupled with 6GB RAM. The phone has two internal storage options of 64GB and 256GB, so you can choose from any of them depending on your storage needs.
The Samsung W2018 will be recorded as the first flip phone coming with Bixby on board. During the event, Samsung proudly announce that the Bixby assistant now supports Chinese language. So this is a plus for all Chinese users of Samsung.
The Samsung W2018 only has one camera at its rear panel, and it is a 12MP sensor with large 1.4μm pixels and a f/1.5 aperture (the brightest yet on any smartphone). At the front, you will find a 5MP snapper with f/1.9 lens. The main camera has the capacity of recording 4K video at 30 fps.
Looking at the battery angle, the Samsung W2018 came with a 2300mAh battery that is charged via USB-C port. It also has a hybrid SIM slot that supports standby. Just like many China-only devices, the Samsung W2018 lacks Google services and it runs on the outdated Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system
Samsung W2018 Specifications
|Release date||December 2017|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||2300|
|Colours||Gold and Silver|
|Screen size (inches)||4.20|
|Processor make||Qualcomm Snapdragon 835|
|Expandable storage type||microSD|
|Expandable storage up to (GB)||256|
|Operating System||Android 7.1.1|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 4.20|
|Number of SIMs||2|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes|
Samsung W2018 Price and Availability
The Samsung W2018 will be available in Black colour, but there are also some limited edition units coming in Gold and Silver colour. The basic version of the W2018 is priced at CNY15,999 or more than €2000/$2400. You can purchase the device at JD or TMall.