“Samsung W20 is a rebranded version of the Galaxy Fold smartphone, which was launched earlier this year”
After a barrage of leaks and rumours, Samsung has launched its second foldable smartphone, dubbed as Samsung W20, in China. The handset shares most of its traits with the original Galaxy Fold, which was launched earlier this year. The Samsung W20 has a now-familiar hinge-based design on which the foldable mechanism for its 7.3-inch tablet-sized screen operates. The phone also boasts of a smaller Cover Display on the outside, 5G connectivity, triple rear cameras, six cameras, and a notch on the main display. Other highlights include flagship chipset, a beefy battery with fast-charging support, and customised software with support for app continuity. However, the company has not announced the Samsung W20 price, pre-order, and release details yet.
Samsung Galaxy W20 specifications
The Samsung W20 boots Android 9 Pie-based One UI out of the box to take care of the software side of things. The handset packs a 7.3-inch foldable display that bears 1,536 x 2,152p resolution and HDR10+ support. The secondary 4.6-inch display features HD+ resolution (720 x 1,680) and thick bezels all around. The phone is powered by Snapdragon 855 Plus chipset with 5G support. The phonemaker ships the Samsung W20 with 12GB of RAM and 512GB storage onboard.
For photography, the Samsung W20 sports a combination of 12-megapixel primary wide-angle sensor with Dual Pixel AF, OIS, and f/1.5-2.4 aperture + 16-megapixel ultra-wide sensor (f/2.2) + 12-megapixel telephoto lens with PDAF, OIS, F2.4, and 2x optical zoom setup at the back. The dual cameras atop the foldable screen houses 10-megapixel (f/2.2) + 8-megapixel (f/1.8) setup, while the selfie camera features a 10-megapixel (f/2.2) above the secondary display on the front.
Fueling the Galaxy W20 is a 4,235mAh battery that supports 15W fast wired and wireless charging support. Additionally, the handset features a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, AKG-tuned speakers, glass-sandwich design, Dolby Atmos, Samsung DeX, and connectivity options such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C, GPS/ GLONASS, and more.
Additionally, Samsung is offering the Care+ service with W20. This service includes an exclusive VIP hotline for support (for 18 months) as well as priority repairs (for 12 months. Along with these, the service will provide buyers with disocunted screen replacement within 1 year of purchase as well as 50 percent off on battery replacement within 18 months.