Samsung breaks LG’s record, launches flip phone with f/1.5 aperture camera

NEW DELHI: Samsung has been launching its W-series flip phones in China since quite some time. Now the company has updated the smartphone series with its one of the most powerful flip phones in the market. Called as Samsung W2018, the flip phone has been launched in China and is available from JD and T-Mall websites at a base price of CNY 15,999. Users can get the Black coloured regular version and the limited edition version in Gold and Silver colours, says GizmoChina and Sina Tech website.

 The Samsung W2018 is not only the most powerful flip phone in the market but also has one of the best rear cameras. The device’s highlight is its rear 12MP camera with large 1.4 um pixel size and f/1.5 aperture.

It is also worth noting that the device breaks LG V30’s record of f/1.6 aperture. Having a low aperture and large pixel size also makes W2018’s cameras one of the brightest image capturing smartphone cameras in a low light environment. At the front, you get a 5MP camera with f/1.9 aperture. The smartphone can even capture 4K videos at 30 frames per second.

Since its a flip phone the W2018 comes with two 4.2-inch AMOLED displays with full HD resolution. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor powered by 4GB RAM and 64GB of inbuilt storage. The device also supports MicroSD card with upto 256 GB capacity.
As for the battery the Samsung W2018 is backed by a 2300mAh capacity. The Android Nougat 7.1.1-based phone supports dual sim cards and has a USB type-C port as well. It is also the first flip phone from Samsung to come with Bixby support.

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