Samsung Officially Revealed Dual Display Flip Smartphone in China

Samsung's latest Android flip phone has dual 4.2-inch displays, 4GB RAM, and a 12MP camera

Samsung has introduced a new flip phone for the Chinese market dubbed the SM-G9298 or "Leader 8" and will be available in a black color variant. Those phones do not have high-end specs.

The SM-G9298 flip phone was spotted receiving TENAA certification in May. Samsung has not revealed the pricing and release date of the phone yet. It begins a new dimension in smartphones, i.e., dual clamshell phone. It was earlier rumored to be called as W2018 is the name of Leadership 8's global variant. There are also reports that this phone is exclusive to the Chinese market. Below the control pad is a fairly standard key pad, which look like pretty much another other flip phone's key pad. This mid-range handset from Samsung rocks quad-core 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor hooked on to 2GB of RAM and 16GB of onboard storage. It can support a 256GB Micro SD Card.

Samsung has continued the nostalgia trend by fitting the flip phone with a T9 keyboard, while a 2,300mAh battery with wireless charging support keeps it running.

The dimensions of the device are 130.2X62.6X15.9mm, and its weight is 235 grams. The front snapper has a 5-megapixel sensor which has a f/1.9 aperture and flash for better photography. On the connectivity side, there are a lot of options.

The connectivity options offered by the Samsung SM-G9298 include 4G connectivity, micro USB, USB 2.0, Bluetooth v4.1, NFC, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, and Global Positioning System.

There's also a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner which sits at the back, right below the camera and above the brand logo.

The sad thing is that it seems the Leader 8 will only be available in China, and because it doesn't have a SIM card slot, importing one probably won't do you any good.

Coming to the other device, Galaxy Folder 2 features 3.8-inches TFT LCD display with WVGA resolution. It offers 64GB of Internal Storage capacity. This "Leadership8" model is a clear upgrade over that device.

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