Samsung has introduced its New Flip Phones 2016 in China, the Galaxy Folder 2. The handset is listed on the company’s site without pricing or availability details. We can expect the handset to go on sale soon.
In fact, this is the successor to the Samsung Galaxy Folder 2015 Android Flip Phone with same names that Samsung has introduced last year. It has same identical Flip Cell Phones form factor, but the manufacturer has decided not to disclose all the details about this new Samsung flip phone. The device has a metallic stripe design and its housing made of metal similar to its predecessor, with a few changes in the keypad and the new variant to choose in metallic silver color.
The Samsung Galaxy Folder 2 features a 3.8-inch TFT LCD display with WVGA (480 x 800 pixels) resolution resolution that can translate a pixel density of 245ppi. It is powered by a 1.4 GHz quad-core processor which supported by Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 paired with Adreno 308 GPU. It has 2GB of RAM and a 16GB of inbuilt storage which can be expanded via microSD card up to 32GB.
On the camera front, new Samsung Galaxy Folder Flip Phone flaunts an 8-megapixel primary autofocus camera with f/1.9 aperture and LED flash. While there is a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with f/1.9 aperture and wide-angle lens to capture a group selfies and quality video calling. Which upgrades from its predecessor (2MP front camera). Now rear camera can record Full HD (1080p) video at 30fps.
Galaxy Folder 2 has a Clamshell design so its quite thick, 15.4 mm, and weighs 160 grams with a traditional T9 keypad and 4 shortcut buttons used to open contacts, messages and more. The handset runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with TouchWiz UI out of the box.
For connectivity, includes 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, A-GPS, Bluetooth 4.2, microUSB 2.0 and 3.5 mm audio jack options. It packs a 1950mAh battery that is claimed to deliver standby time up to 318 hours. User can also find Acceleration sensor, a Hall sensor, and proximity sensors.