There was a time when flip and slide phones were always among the gadgets that we wanted to have. As seen in yesteryear movies, flipping open a phone always brought an element of drama. This was in trend for a long time, but through time, the flip phones lost its charm and were thought to be lost forever. But not anymore. The Smartphone giant, last week in an event held in China, announced their newest device the Samsung W2018.
Touted purely as a luxury device, the device matches up on specs to the likes of S8 and Note 8, other than its form factor and camera. Samsung’s W series of smartphones are celebrating their 10th anniversary with their W2018. The W series smartphones are particularly for the flip enthusiasts, and those who have a taste for luxury. These smartphones are purely luxurious and cost you a fortune. The W series phones have always been in favor in Asia, but not so for the rest of the world. Other than the beefy specs, the Samsung W2018 is also made of premium materials. Let’s Check out what goes into this luxury flip phone.
Specifications of Samsung W2018
- 4.2-inch full HD AMOLED front display, and a 4.2-inch full HD inner display
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor
- 12MP and 5MP cameras
- 6GB RAM with 64/256GB storage
- Corning Gorilla Glass Display
- 2300 mAh battery
Other than all these impressive specs, It comes in Gold and Platinum and that’s as premium as it gets. The fingerprint sensor is mounted near the cameras as for other Samsung devices and also houses a button for Samsungs AI Bixby for voice assistance. the other premium aspect of this phone is its camera, 12MP with f/1.5 which a shoot impressive low light pics, beating any other smartphone camera.Being a premium device it also promises a special hotline for VIP’s, exclusive technical support and premium service at airports, subways and so on. So much for buying a phone!!
All these services come at a price. the device is expected to launch at a premium price tag of 3000-3500$, with its initial release in China.If you have a lot of money to spare, and memories of your old flip phone to cherish, then, you could buy it, or maybe buy 3 other flagships for this price and gift them to your loved ones. Your call!!