Samsung has been a name which has been surprising many people off late.
The largest benefactor of the Android revolution, the company has seen several phones release in rapid succession.
Samsung has almost been doing a ‘carpet bombing’ on the markets, releasing many phones at various price-points.
Samsung has been leading the international markets with major market share across various countries, including India and China, the top markets of the world in terms of population.
In India it holds the largest market share at over 24%, the most in terms of smartphones.
Samsung has been largely successful here, and the company has indeed managed to impress the markets. Off late there have been various flip phones that have been observed.
After the recent releases of the Samsung Galaxy Golden and Samsung G9198, the company has now released their latest flip phone – the Samsung W2016, which comes out with many interesting prospects, including a dual display and 3GB of RAM.
As per reports obtained from NDTV, The Samsung W2016 runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop with the company’s TouchWiz running on top.
The China listing of the new flip phone stresses that the handset has been built out of metal and glass mainly.
It offers dual-SIM support and comes with 4G LTE, 3G, and 2G connectivity options.
The Samsung China listing reveals that the handset supports China Mobile networks. We can expect the South Korean company to release the handset with more mobile carriers in China.
An octa-core processor powers the Samsung W2016, clocked at 1.5GHz, coupled with 3GB of RAM. The new flip phone sports a 16-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, while there is a 5-megapixel front-facing camera also on board.
The camera sensors on the Samsung W2016 can be expected to pack the same sensors as the company’s high-end handsets such as Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, andGalaxy Note 5.
There is 64GB of inbuilt storage on the new Samsung flip phone and it doesn’t support expandable storage. It comes with 3G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, GLONASS, and Micro-USB connectivity options.
It is backed by a 2000mAh battery with no word on the talk time and standby time delivered.
The official listing suggests that the W2016 smartphone supports fast-charging that can offer up to 50 percent of charge in just 30 minutes of charging.
The new flip phone from Samsung measures 120.4x61x15.1mm and weighs 204 grams.