Samsung Galaxy W2019 flip phone leaks in hands-on video ahead of launch

The design of Samsung Galaxy W2019 doesn't appear different from its predecessor.

  • Published: November 9, 2018 11:15 AM IST
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Samsung’s 2019 edition of luxury clamshell smartphone, Galaxy W2019, is expected to launch today on November 9 in Wuxi, China. The flip phone was recently leaked in images showcasing design similar to its predecessor. Now the latest leak of alleged Samsung Galaxy W2019 has come in a short video clip.

The 15-second short video leak gives a glimpse of Galaxy W2019’s two screens and the numpad. This year’s luxury clamshell W2019 smartphone by Samsung will be its third generation. Earlier models – W2017 and W2018 – did decent sale numbers for the company in China.

The design of Samsung Galaxy W2019 doesn’t appear different from its predecessor. The phone is expected to feature same thick brick like design and form factor with 4.2-inch display on the both the sides. The Galaxy W2019 is rumored to include Qualcomm’s high-end Snapdragon 845 chipset, but details about RAM and storage variants aren’t available as yet. The handset will be backed by a 3,000mAh battery with fast charging feature.

The camera setup on the Galaxy W2019 is expected to be similar to that on the Galaxy Note 9 and Galaxy S9+. It is likely to be dual 12-megapixel rear camera setup with one wide-angle camera and another telephoto camera. It is also likely to feature a dedicated Bixby button on the left side of the device.

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The Galaxy W2019 is expected to be priced between $2,500 and $3,000 when it goes on sale. The pricing seems similar to that of its predecessors, and will only be sold in China.

  • Published Date: November 9, 2018 11:15 AM IST