Samsung Flip Phone SM-G9298 With Dual Displays Launched in China

Samsung Flip Phone SM-G9298 With Dual Displays Launched in China

By Udit Agarwal

Samsung launched its W2017 flip phone in China last year and now the South Korean company has introduced it is successor - Samsung SM-G9298 - for the same market. Notably, the Samsung G-9298, aka Leader 8 aka Leadership 8 (translated from Chinese), comes with a more powerful processor and improved optics over the W2017 and has been made available only in Black color for purchase.

Specifications department

The new dual-SIM (hybrid) Samsung SM-G9298 comes with two 4.2-inch full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) Super AMOLED displays - with one on the inside and one on the outside. The smartphone is powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 821 processor with two cores clocked at 2.15GHz and the other two clocked at 1.6GHz. The Samsung SM-G9298 packs 4GB of RAM.

Photography department

In terms of optics, the Samsung SM-G9298 packs a 12-megapixel rear camera with f/1.7 aperture and a 5-megapixel front camera with f/1.9 aperture for taking selfies. It comes with 64GB of built-in storage, which is further expandable via microSD card up to 256GB.

Other connectivity 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 GPS. It houses a 2300mAh battery that is rated to provide the standby time of 68 hours. The Samsung G-9298 measures 130.2x62.6x15.9mm and weighs 235 grams. Other features offered by the smartphone include Samsung Pay, S Voice, and Secure Folder.

The onboard sensors on the Samsung SM-G9298 include the accelerometer, barometer, a fingerprint sensor, and gyroscope. While Samsung has not announced the pricing of the smartphone, it will be made available with China Mobile in the country.