While the Korean firm – Samsung experienced some glitches that delayed the timely rollout of the Galaxy Fold, the Korean giant eventually rolled out the device a while ago and is now back with a second and, perhaps, a better offering. Welcome the Samsung W20 5G – Samsung’s latest, and second foldable smartphone.
The firm following a series of leaks, and rumors today at an event in China took the wrap off the Samsung W20 5G, and as speculated, the de device shares a lot with the Galaxy Fold, although note a completely rebadged Fold. The design revolves around that of the Fold, with an articulated spine, or the hinge, that allows it to open and close like a book.
And much like the Galaxy Fold the Samsung W20 features two screens – a secondary, and an outer display when in the folded state, and a primary, and a larger one that becomes visible when unfolded. The device flaunts a 7.3-inch tablet-sized display with a 1,536 x 2,152 pixels and support for HDR10+, while there is a smaller 4.6-inches display with HD+ resolution on the outside.
Samsung W20 Cameras
It gets a total of six cameras – a triple camera setup on the back panel, a single 10MP front-facing camera above the secondary display, and a dual-camera setup that consists of a 10MP sensor and an 8MP RGB depth snapper above the main unfolded display. Speaking of the triple cameras in the back panel, the Samsung W20 5G gets a 6MP ultra-wide lens, a 12MP wide-angle shooter, and a 12MP telephoto camera.
The fingerprint sensor, power/Bixby key, and volume rocker are all located on the side. It is fueled by a 4,235mAh battery with support for 15W fast wired and wireless charging support. The device ships with Snapdragon 855 Plus chipset with 5G support. It is available only in 12GB of RAM and 512GB storage model.
Galaxy W20 Pricing
We are not sure when, and at what price point the W20 foldable phone will go on sale. However, Samsung did announce that the device will be available to China telecom subscribers in the coming days.
Under its launch offers, Samsung is offering the Care+ service with W20. It affords users an exclusive VIP hotline for support (for 18 months) as well as priority repairs for not more than 12 months. And not forgetting there is a discounted screen replacement offer within 1 year of purchase as well as 50 percent off on battery replacement within 18 months.