Samsung has a treat for their customers as they are bringing back the flip phones that were not trending for years.
Some of you might hate smartphones and their enormous touch screens but then you also don’t want to miss put on the recent social media updates. Luckily, the new folding handsets by Samsung; Galaxy Folder 2 and W2018, will be carrying Android operating system to fulfill your social media craze where you can also install other fun apps.
The flip phones will again provide a sense of belonging to the older generation who still are troubled by the ever expanding range of smartphones in the market.
While it may be nostalgic to some, but Samsung saw the market primarily in Japan where people actually prefer it over smartphones.
Features of Galaxy Folder 2
The Galaxy Folder 2 flip phone includes the following features to replenish you:
- 3.8-inches display with resolution of 480/800 pixels
- 1.4GHz quad-core Snapdragon 425 processor
- 2GB of RAM
- 16GB of internal storage, up to 12GB expandable storage
- 8-megapixel camera on the rear and 5-megapixel camera on the front of the phone
- Android 6.0 Operating System
- 1950 mAh removable battery for charging
- Single Sim phone
- Connectivity, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, and 4G.
- Sensors include Proximity, Accelerometer, and Ambient light sensor
- Matte metallic design
Features of Samsung W2018
It is much elevated than its predecessor, W2017 which had Snapdragon 820 processor but the new flip phone offers following different features:
- 4.2-inches HD display
- Snapdragon 821AB chipset
- 4GB of RAM
- 64GB of storage
- Android 6.0 Marshmallow Operating System
- 2,300 mAh battery
- 12-MP camera
- 5-MP sensor
When are the phones going to launch?
Samsung officially announced Galaxy Folder 2 last year and according to various media reports, it will soon launch it in China. XDA Developers reported that you will be able to buy the phone through a pay per service like Tracfone or Virgin Mobile.
The South Korean mobile giant will after also W2018 after the release of Galaxy Folder 2. Sadly, the phones will only be available in China but in the future, we hope for the global release of the two flip phones.
The handsets will surely give the newly revived Nokia 3310 a tough time in the arena as people associate strong memories with the both of phones.
Hopefully, in Pakistan, these phones will be celebrated as the majority of its population is already a feature phone user, who find it hard or expensive to use a smartphone. Looks like now technology is repeating itself as well.