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Samsung W2018 release date in India: N/A
Samsung W2018 price in India: Expect Price at Rs 61,999
Samsung W2018 is a rumored clamshell smartphone by Samsung and believed to be a successor of Samsung W2017. TENAA revealed that Samsung is most likely to launch the next model Samsung W2018 any time this year. Samsung W2018 is a clamshell phone (flip screen) which has two Super AMOLED screen of 4.2 inch 1080p each. Though clamshell is obsolete from the Indian market, it’s still alive and doing well in China. Let's take a brief look at the Samsung W2018 specifications, which will help you understand whether you should be waiting for this Samsung phone or not.
The biggest USP of this phone would be its design. Samsung W2018 is a clamshell smartphone which has two Super AMOLED screen 4.2 inch 1080p each. It has a Snapdragon 821 chipset backed up by 4GB RAM. The camera quality is absolutely amazing and can capture images and videos in 1080 X 1280 p. This phone can actually record videos in 4k 2160p.
There are few things on this phone which might upset the buyers and could be a deciding factor for its success. The first thing is its 4.2-inch display which is quite small as there is a craze for bigger screen in the market. This makes this phone not suitable for a user who likes to read over the phone. Because of its clamshell design, the phone is fairly thick and heavy, 15.9mm and 234 gm. Despite the bulk features like high-end processors and 4GB of RAM, it has just 2300mAh of the battery which is quite low and easily gets discharged within 12 hours.
Under the hood, this phone utilizes Snapdragon 821AB chipset backed up with 4GB of RAM. This duo ensures smooth running of High definition videos and games without any lag. Multitasking is smooth, the user would not experience any transition lag. Running apps in the background will not lower the performance of the phone.
Display and design
As discussed above Samsung W2018 is a clamshell phone, the display size is only 4.2 inch and it has Super AMOLED screen of 1080p. The phone is fairly thick and heavy, 15.9 mm & 234 gms.
One thing in which this phone literally shine is its amazing camera quality. This phone comes with 12 MP of primary camera with an LED flash and a 5 MP of front camera for shooting selfies. The camera quality is absolutely amazing and can capture images and videos in 1080 X 1280 p. This phone can actually record videos in 4k 2160p.
Samsung somehow missed to upgrade its battery, this phone comes with a Li-Ion battery of 2300 mAh capacity which is not good enough for a high-end phone like this.
This phone has an inbuilt memory of 64GB which can be further extended up to 256 GB.
Why should I wait for Samsung W2018 release in India?
Samsung W2018 price is speculated around 60,000 in India. This phone offers you something unique in terms of design. The focus had been kept in camera and the clamshell design, in addition to which they have leveraged a high-end processor and sufficient RAM. Should you wait for this handset to get launched in India? Well, if you're a fan of flip phones, then you probably could wait for it. Samsung is really trying to bring back, flip phone era with its W Series phones. Whether they would land in India is a big question mark. Cuz Samsung isn't known to experiment a lot in India. What do you think of this Samsung flip phone of modern times? Will it take off, or crash? Either way, Samsung would be remembered for it.
Samsung W2018 full specs and reviews as of Apr 2018. Buy it here!
|Screen Resolution||1920 x 1080 Pixels|
|Display Type||Super AMOLED|
|Screen to Body Percentage|
|Expandable Card Slot||MicroSD, Up to 256GB|
|Primary Camera||12 Megapixel|
|Selfie Camera||5 Megapixel|
|Primary Camera Features||Geo-Tagging|
|Operating System||Android Nougat v7.1.1 OS|
|Design and Body|
|Dimensions||24.3 X 6.2 X 12.8 inches ( 127.7 x 61.4 x 15.7 mm )|
|SIM Configuration||Dual SIM|
|Chipset||Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Light sensor, Proximity sensor,Fingerprint Sensor, Gyroscope|
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