After Samsung, Chinese Gionee is also working on a flip phone GIONEE W919 with top-end specifications as a new Gionee flip phone has just got approval from Chinese TENAA today. The Gionee’s device is listed at TENAA with the GIONEE W919’s name and the listing comes with the images and specifications of the device. This new flip phone comes with two 4.2-inches displays which is similar to the Samsung W2018 flip phone that has recently got FCC approval.
It has a good 3000mAh battery and an octa-core processor inside that might be the Snapdragon’s flagship one. The images reveal that it will have a single rear camera with dual-tone LED flash and a fingerprint scanner is also available on the rear side below the rear camera.
GIONEE W919 specs at TENAA
The Gionee W919 is listed at TENAA with two 4.2-inches TFT HD displays with 1280 × 720 pixels resolution and it’s powered by an octa-core 2.5GHz processor that might be the Snapdragon 835 processor. It comes with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of inbuilt storage capacity that can be expanded up to 256GB with the help of a MicroSD card slot. It runs on the Android 7.0 Nougat OS out of the box and we can expect it to come with Dual SIM support.
It features a 16-megapixel rear camera with a dual tone dual LED flash and it also comes with a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. It is backed up by a 3000mAh battery according to the listing. The device has a fingerprint scanner on the rear side and also supports a Gravity sensor, distance sensor and light sensor. It comes with 4G LTE, 3G, Bluetooth, GPS, WiFi and other connectivity options. It measures 128.0 × 62.7 × 16.2 (mm) and weighs 230 grams. Colour options include only the Black colour option.
Samsung is working on a new flip phone named Samsung SM-W2018 which will be the successor to last year’s SM-W2017 flip phone. The Samsung SM-W2018 is rumoured to launch with two 4.2-inch Full-HD displays with 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution and will be powered by a Snapdragon 835 processor. It will have 6GB of RAM and 64GB of inbuilt storage capacity.
The clamshell device will feature a 12-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and will also have a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. It will be backed up by a 2,300mAh battery according to the rumors. According to the leaks, the Samsung SM-W2018 will only be available for purchase in China and it will cost around $2,000 in the country. We can expect similar pricing for the Gionee W919 flip phone.