Samsung is planning to bring the flip phone back to the market as its Galaxy Folder 2 Android unit was spotted recently. While flip phones may have gone off the radar as smartphones dominated the industry, it appears that tech giants are taking a renewed interest over the model range. Can Samsung hit jackpot?
Samsung Galaxy Folder 2 Specs
The flip phone became a hit back in the days when people loved the satisfying feeling of close the phone and its clicking sound, as if signaling something accomplished. It appears that Samsung wants another sequel to its Samsung Galaxy Folder flip phone as spotted from GFXBench benchmark site.
According to Phone Arena, the device made an appearance on the site as it was evaluated through the GFXBench benchmark test. Like other phones that have leaked through the site, the test provided people with a glimpse of the specs. It is evident that the Galaxy Folder 2 will see a hardware bump. Samsung also seemingly decided that the camera should move up from 2MP to 5MP.
Other features revealed include: bumped up internal storage to 16 GB from 8 GB, Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and Snapdragon 425 SoC that runs on a quad-core 1.4GHz CPU which is a bump from the previous year’s quad-core 1.2GHz CPU. Additionally, Samsung also included Adreno 308 GPU handles graphics. The RAM improves by 33% at 2 GB.
According to Android Community, the device will feature a 3.8-inch screen with a 480 x 800 WVGA resolution – similar to the first Folder. There are no indications whether the microSD card could be expandable. The camera should also have an 8GB capacity. It is expected that the Galaxy Folder 2 will launch in China first before South Korea. There are no further details on the matter.