Looks like Samsung is working on multiple devices and will launch them with few months interval or we may see these devices launching at the Samsung Galaxy unpacked event on August 23rd in New York where the company is confirmed to launch the new Galaxy Note 8 smartphone. The other devices the company may launch in the event will be the Galaxy C7 2017 that will feature dual rear cameras just like the Galaxy Note 8 smartphone and the other will be the new flip phone Samsung W2018 that will be the successor to the last year’s Samsung W2017. The Samsung W2018 will carry the model number SM-G9298 and has already got the TENAA approval back in April this year revealing the images and specs of the device.
Now the Samsung W2018 has just been spotted in live leaked images where a user is carrying the device in his hands and is showing the device from all angles. The leaked images were posted by a weibo user first and by checking the images its clear that the device will be available in Black color option. The device comes with a fingerprint scanner on the rear side near the rear camera. The device has a dual display and the rear camera comes with dual tone LED flash. Samsung branding is available on the rear panel as well. The antenna lines are available on the sides of the phones.
According to the TENAA listing, the Samsung W2018 will feature a dual 4.2-inch AMOLED full HD displays with 1920 × 1080 pixel resolution and is powered by a 2.15GHz quad-core processor that will be the Snapdragon 820 processor. It comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of inbuilt storage capacity and also support expandable MicroSD card storage with up to 256GB storage capacity. It runs on the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS out of the box and we can expect it to be officially launched with the Android Nougat. It might be available with Dual-SIMs.
The Samsung W2018 was listed at TENAA with a 12-megapixel rear LED flash camera along with a 5-megapixel front facing camera. It is backed up by a 2300mAh battery and connectivity options expected to be available are 4G voLTE, 3G, 2g, Bluetooth, WiFi and other standard connectivity options. It also comes with a fingerprint scanner on the rear side below the rear camera lens. It measures 127.7 × 61.4 × 15.87 mm and weights 234 grams. It is listed at TENAA with black color option.
The predecessor Samsung W2017 was launched last year with a 4.2-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display on both external and internal panels with 1080 × 1920 pixel resolution, a 2.15GHz quad-core Snapdragon 820 processor, 4GB of RAM, 64GB inbuilt storage capacity, up to 256GB MicroSD card expandable storage capacity, Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS, dual-SIMs, Always On Display, wireless fast charging, a fingerprint sensor on the rear side, Samsung Pay, a 12-megapixel rear camera with f/1.9 aperture, LED flash and 4K video recording and also features a 5-megapixel front facing camera, a 2300mAh battery with about 64 hours of standby time on 4G network, 4G LTE, ANT +, USB 2.0 and other options.