Samsung is set to unveil its most-awaited Galaxy Note 8 on August 23. Alongside Samsung is also expected to announce high-end flip Samsung SM W2018 smartphone. The clamshell smartphone was recently leaked revealing a Snapdragon 835 processor and 6GB of RAM. Now for the first time, a fresh newly leaked image on the internet showing the Samsung SM-W2018 from all angles. The Samsung SM W2018 is the successor of Samsung W2017 flip phone which was launched last year in November in China.
The Samsung SM-W2018 has already received certification by TENAA (the Chinese regulatory agency) and FCC (Federal Communications Commission), but it’s still unclear whether or not the smartphone will go on sale outside China.
The image posted by SlashLeaks show the SM-W2018 featuring a clamshell design, similar look as its predecessor SM-W2017. On the front, we can see the company’s branding on the top and the capacitive touch buttons on the bottom. At the back, there is camera sensor which is placed in the centre along with a fingerprint sensor just below it. There is another Samsung branding below the camera lens. On the right side, there is the power button and the SIM-card slot and on the left, the smartphone houses the volume rocker along with speaker grill and the USB slot. The press renders, however, does not show the inside of the flip phone but it is expected to feature another display inside.
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As per the earlier TENAA listing, Samsung W2018 features a 4.2-inch full HD (1920 x 1080p) display and is armed with 2.15GHz quad-core 64-bit Snapdragon 821 processor, which is paired with Adreno 308 GPU, and 4GB of RAM. The smartphone runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow operating system wrapped under TouchWiz UI and is backed up by a 2300 mAh battery. The Samsung W2018 comes with 64GB of internal storage, which can be further expandable by up to a 256GB. Moreover, this Samsung flip phone has a 12-megapixel auto-focus rear camera, a LED rear flash light and a 5-megapixel fixed focus front camera. Besides, it offers dual sim, 4G LTE with VoLTE, Bluetooth, GPS, micro USB port, and WiFi (802.11 b/g/n). As per the TENAA listing, the handset will come in Black colour and it measures 122 × 60.2 × 15.5 mm and weighs around 155 grams. The phone will have Gravity sensor, distance sensor, light sensor.