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Samsung’s SM-W2018 enters testing, firmware spotted


Last updated: September 26th, 2017 at 16:55 UTC+02:00

It has been rumored multiple times over the fast few months that Samsung has a new flagship flip phone in the pipeline. The company hasn't confirmed anything about this device as yet. Reports suggest that it's called the W2018 and that it's going to have flagship-level specifications.

The flip phone, bearing model number SM-W2018, is reportedly going to feature a pair of 4.2-inch Full HD displays, a Snapdragon 835 processor, 6GB RAM, 64GB of storage and a 2,300mAh battery. It may also feature a 12-megapixel rear and 5-megapixel front camera.

The latest whispers out of China suggest that the SM-W2018 has now entered testing. A firmware for the device has been spotted as well, it's version number W2018ZCU0AQI9. We've independently verified this and this firmware does indeed exist.

Samsung is yet to confirm when it's going to unveil its new flagship flip phone. The company's clip phones are generally reserved for the Chinese markets. It's likely going to be the same case with the W2018.

The handset might cost a pretty penny. If reports are to be believed, it may cost north of $2,000 in China when it eventually comes out. Would you rather buy one of these are two Galaxy Note 8? Let us know in the comments below.

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