Samsung flip smartphone

Korean tech giant Samsung is soon going to come up with their latest flip smartphone. According to a report, Samsung China has rolled out invites for SMW2019 on November 9, 2018. The launch event will be held in Wuxi, a city near Shanghai, China. It likely that Samsung flip smartphone may not be launch globally. An image of the invite has been shared by Twitter user bang_gogo_ that can be seen. One can also see the date of the launch as November 9.

The handset has been spotted on Chinese certification website TENAA which suggests that the SM-W2019 will come powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor. It is said to come with two 4.2-inch Full HD resolution AMOLED displays, dual rear cameras and run on Android 9 Pie out-of-the-box. It is likely to be powered by 3,000mAh battery and ditch the 3.5mm jack, making it a first for Samsung. Rumors also suggest that the dual camera setup will have a 12-megapixel primary sensor and will come with dual aperture modes.

While Samsung wanted to be the first company to showcase a Samsung flip smartphone, US-based company Royale FlexPai has beaten the South Korean tech giant and launched the worldโ€™s first foldable smartphone — FlexPai.

The company is claiming it to be the first foldable smartphone but actually its a tablet with a 7.8-inch display. However, the screen size gets reduced to 4-inch once it is folded. The display is produced by Royale and it is an AMOLED display. The smartphone comes with Android 9.0 Pie operating system out-of-the-box. The company has priced the foldable smartphone at $1300.