Flip smartphones aren t dead by any means, and after LG recently launched Wine Smart, it is Samsung s turn. Samsung has now unveiled a flagship Android flip smartphone in China called the G9198 or . Also Read - Samsung Galaxy M32 India launch set for June 21, price could range between Rs 15,000 - Rs 20,000Also Read - Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3, Galaxy Z Flip3 launch on August 27? New report suggests
The Samsung G9198 is essentially a dual-screen flip smartphone with two 3.9-inch WXGA (1280×768 pixels) Super AMOLED display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. Under the hood is a Snapdragon 808 hexa-core chipset paired with 2GB of RAM. Also on offer is 16GB internal memory, which can be expanded up to 128GB using a microSD card. Also Read - Samsung now lets you make an appointment to shop at its stores, book demo via WhatsApp
The flip smartphone also features a 16-megapixel f/1.9 rear camera with LED flash, 5-megapixel f/1.9 selfie camera, 2,020mAh battery that the company claims is good enough for up to 189 hours on standby mode, and a heart-rate monitor.
Connectivity options include dual-SIM card slots, 4G LTE support, and on the software front, it runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop out-of-the-box. The flip smartphone is quite interesting in terms of the specifications and features it boasts. Unfortunately, it is targeted at a niche Asian market and is unlikely to be available globally.