If the current information on Twitter is anything to go by, then an announcement of a flip-phone by South Korean manufacturing giant, Samsung, is imminent. This morning, a Twitter user (@MMDJ) revealed that Samsung W2018 flip phone will be announced in Xiamen on the 1st of December.
Samsung will announce W2018 in xiamen 1.Dec. pic.twitter.com/h23Gej5zpR
— 萌萌的电教 (@MMDDJ_) November 17, 2017
Samsung is known for using the launch of its W-series phone to raise funds for charity. However, it is not clear if the company intend to do the same with this smartphone.
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Generally, it is believed that the W2018 will be one of the most powerful flip phones. Rumors suggest that this device comes with a rear fingerprint sensor and an iris scanner. It will be powered by a Snapdragon 835 coupled with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. This phone which should come with Android Nougat out of the box boasts of a 4.2-inch FHD display. In the camera department, the W2018 will use a 12MP rear sensor and a 5MP selfie camera. Speculations also imply the camera will have a F/1.5 aperture. The lights of this phone will be kept on by a 2300 mAh battery. Information on the pricing is still unlocked while Samsung’s AI assistant, Bixby, will be available with a dedicated button for it.