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Samsung SM-G9298 Price

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The Samsung SM-G9298 is an Android Flip phone that will be launched by Samsung in 2017. This smartphone will be featuring a 2.15GHz processor, along with a 4.2-inch dual touch display unit and a physical keypad. So, bring back the nostalgia get back the '00s vibe by getting the flips and the slides back in style. 

Samsung SM G928 full specifications and speculative review

Samsung has, at last, launched its latest flip handset, the Samsung G-9298. It has already rolled out the new handset in China.  It is also called as ‘Leader 8’ by The South Korean giant. Particularly, it comes with a more powerful processor and superior optics over its predecessor, the W2017. Flip devices used to be one of the swanky phones in the past and the korean handset manufacturer is trying to bring back the retro trend once more.To start with, the device will be sold only in Black color.Samsung SM-G9298 price in India currently is approximately Rs. 39,900/-

What’s hot?

❏   Two 4.2-inch displays are available in this phone, one in the front and the other one resides inside.

❏   It boasts a Metal and 3D Glass design, and the metal used is produced from Aviation Grade Aluminium.

❏      As well it packs in other features like Samsung pay, Secure Folder Wireless Charging, S Voice, and a multi-function configurable hotkey.

What’s not?

❏      It is a heavy device and weighs 235g despite using a small 2300mAh battery.

❏      This handset does not sport a Bixby button

❏      Display protection is not available

Processor:

The device is powered by the latest  Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 chipset. This processor works well with the 4GB RAM  and delivers good performance to the mobile users.
No update or news has been rolled out from the manufacturer that has provided insights on the GPU, core configuration or the operating system used. The probability however, points to presence of a Android Nougat or Oreo.

Camera:

The new flip phone features a 12 MP main camera and comes with  f/1.7 aperture, autofocus, and LED flash. There is a 5 MP front camera with features like f/1.9 aperture as well as front facing flash.The camera functions also include Digital Zoom too. The 5MP front camera helps to take nice selfies and supports video calling.

Design and Display:

One of the exciting thing about this phone is its clamshell design and aviation-grade aluminum alloy, it  has been used to ensure longer life. An intuitive keyboard, besides a multi-function hot key, is available in this phone for ease of access. It sports a  4.2 inches 1080 x 1920 Pixels, display on the outside and also on the inside. To ensure display quality, FHD Dual Super AMOLED Capacitive touchscreen is used.

Storage:

It includes an internal storage of 64GB which is expandable up 256GB using microSD card. The memory provided on the Samsung SM-g9298 is something that any user would crib about. However, if the expandable memory could be further extended to 512GB or 1TB that would place the SM-G9298 in the league with a few devices from Blackberry and LG.

Battery:

This device is driven by a  Li-ion 2300mAh  battery and offers more talk time and adequate standby. It is coming with the latest version of android Nougat operating system and provides lots of Android applications and games. Another huge plus is wireless charging support.

Why should you wait for Samsung SM-G928 release date in India?

Samsung did not confirm if it will be introducing this retro device in other markets.At this juncture, there are hardly any possibilities of this new flip phone ever hitting the Indian market.This appears to be a pretty sturdy Android device, offering some high-end features that are different than the most of the android phones currently available in the market. No doubt, Samsung SM-G9298 will prove to be an unquestionable device due to the nostalgia that it creates as well its new look.

Samsung SM-G9298 full specs and reviews as of Dec 2018. Buy it here!

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Best price on Samsung SM-G9298 in India
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Expected Price

Rs. 4000

Release Date

06/07/2018

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Key features

  • 4.2-Inch Screen

  • 2300 mAh Battery

  • 64GB Memory

  • 13 Megapixel | 5 Megapixel Camera

  • 4GB RAM

  • Snapdragon 820 Processor

Samsung SM-G9298 Specifications:

General
BrandSamsung
ModelSM-G9298
Display
Screen Resolution1920 × 1080 pixels
Display Size4.2-Inch
Display TypeAMOLED
Touch ScreenCapacitive
Pixel Density
Screen to Body Percentage
Display FeaturesMulti-touch
Storage
Internal Memory64GB
RAM4GB
Expandable Card SlotmicroSD, up to 256GB
Camera
Primary Camera13 Megapixel
Selfie Camera5 Megapixel
Video Recording
Primary Camera FeaturesAutofocus, Flash
FeaturesHDR
Platform
Operating SystemAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Design and Body
Dimensions
Weight234g
Connectivity
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv4.1
4GYes
3GYes
2GYes
SIM ConfigurationDual SIM
USB ConnectivityYes
GPSYes
Battery
Type
Talk Time
Capacity2300 mAh
Removable Battery
Processor
ChipsetSnapdragon 820
Architecture
CoresQuad-Core
Frequency2.15GHz
GPUAdreno 530 GPU
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