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Samsung W2016 flip smartphone launches in China

Samsung W2016 dual screen flip Android smartphone
Samsung W2016
This new handset features dual AMOLED displays, is powered by Samsung's Exynos 7420 SoC next to 3 GB RAM, and runs Android 5.1 Lollipop.
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The device formerly known as Galaxy Golden 3 back in the days when it was spotted at TENAA is now official, but its name is less attractive - Samsung W2016. However, the device itself is a stylish, high-end dual screen flip smartphone that uses a metal and glass build, offers dual SIM capabilities, as well as wireless charging.

Samsung W2016 has the following highlights:

  • Processor: Samsung Exynos 7420 SoC
  • Memory/Storage: 3 GB RAM; 
  • Display: dual display, 3.9-inch WXGA Super AMOLED inside, 3.9-inch on the back
  • Cameras: 5 MP for selfies, 16 MP main camera
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE, dual SIM dual standby, WiFi, Bluetooth
  • Operating system: Android 5.1 Lollipop with TouchWiz UI
  • Battery: 2000 mAh
  • Colors: gold, metallic grey

Unfortunately for those interesting, this handset will only retail in China, and its price on that market is around $1,565 USD. Remains to see when and if they decide to launch it internationally, because the W2016 surely has the looks, although its price will be hard to swallow by most fans of the classic clamshell design.

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In my early school days, I hated writing and having to make up stories. A decade later, I started to enjoy it. Since then, I published a few offline articles and then I moved to the online space, where I contributed to major websites that are still present online as of 2021 such as Softpedia, Brothersoft, Download3000, but I also wrote for multiple blogs that have disappeared over the years. I've been riding with the Notebookcheck crew since 2013 and I am not planning to leave it anytime soon. In love with good mechanical keyboards, vinyl and tape sound, but also smartphones, streaming services, and digital art.
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Codrut Nistor, 2015-11-23 (Update: 2015-11-23)