Samsung launches W2019: A high end flip-phone

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Samsung has launched the W2019. It was launched at a launch event in China.


It runs on Android and packs some high-end specs. It has two 4.2-inch 1920×1080 Super AMOLED displays, one external and one internal, and it has a fingerprint reader on its side. It is not water resistant and has no face recognition option. Its dimensions are 132.9 x 63.4 x 17.3 mm has a weight of 257 grams. It has 2 colour variants (rose gold and platinum). The rear side of the phone is made out of Corning Gorilla Glass.



It has an 8 Megapixel front-facing camera (with no  front flash) and it has a horizontally arranged 12-megapixel + 12-megapixel dual rear camera module which are equipped with features like OIS, face detection, auto-focus, geotagging, 2x optical zoom, 4K video shooting at 60 fps and dual-tone LED flash. It also supports recording of Full HD slow motion videos at 960 fps.

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Under the hood

It has Android 8.1 Oreo operating system as the primary software in the device, Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset is present under the hood with a process technology 10nm. The CPU is Octa-core 4 x 2.8 GHz 385 Kyro plus 4 x 1.8 GHz Kyro 385. It has an Adreno 630 GPU. These run on 64-bit architecture. Its sensors include accelerometer, proximity, light, fingerprint. It comes in storage choices of 128 GB and 256 GB. Its supported networks are GSM, CDMA, TD-SCDMA, HSPA, LTE and there are 2G, 3G, and 4G internet connectivity in the device. Other connectivity options in the device are Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, mobile hotspot, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, NFC. It has a dual sim port with the second port being a hybrid sim port.

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Battery Life

The Samsung W2019 has a 3070 mAh Li-Ion non-removable battery which has both wireless and fast charging technology. The battery life can supposedly last on standby for upto 280 hours.


The Samsung W2019 price starts at roughly 2735US$ for the base 128GB storage version. There will be a Platinum Golden Collector’s Edition whose price will be announced soon.



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