Samsung W2019 Flip Phone Announced: The $2700 Flagship

Samsung is possibly the only brand that offers futuristic foldable smartphones and the good old flip phones. The South Korean tech giant recently announced its new flagship flip phone the Samsung W2019.

Apart from its form-factor this flip phone packs flagship grade specs and it’s almost double in price compared to any other flagship smartphone. So here’s everything you need to know about the Samsung W2019.

Samsung W2019: Specifications And Features

Samsung W2019 is a premium flagship flip phone that sports two 4.2-inch AMOLED displays. These two displays have an aspect ratio of 16:9 and a resolution of 1920×1080. Similar to other flagship devices the Samsung W2019 is powered by the Snapdragon 845 processor and Adreno 630 GPU. The flip phone comes with 6GB RAM coupled with either 128GB or 256GB storage.

As for cameras, the Samsung W2019 features a dual camera setup consisting of a 12MP  variable aperture wide-angle lens and a 12MP telephoto lens. It is worth noting that the Samsung W2019 features the same dual-camera setup as on the Galaxy Note 9. The Samsung W2019 is backed up by a 3700mAh battery.

The phone has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor and it runs on Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box. Lastly, Samsung W2019 comes with a USB Type-C port but it lacks a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Samsung W2019: Pricing And Availability

Samsung W2019 is available in Rose Gold and Platinum color variants. Presently, this premium flip phone only retails in China and will be exclusively available through China Unicom. The sales for this smartphone will begin on 11th November. The Samsung W2019 is priced for 18,999 CNY which roughly translates into $2270 or Rs. 1,95,000. Samsung offers free screen and battery replacements for this flip phone twice a year.