Samsung has finally unveiled their new high-end Android flip phone. Samsung SM-G9298 which is also called Leader 8 is the latest premium flip phone offering from Samsung. The brand new phone runs on Google’s Android operating system comes with dual screens and also offers fingerprint sensor. SM-G9298 is the major upgrade over the Samsung’s W2017 flip phone which includes many of the company’s latest features. At the moment the device appears to be only available in China.

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SM-G9298 Specs

Built: Aluminum body

Display: 4.2-inch Dual Super AMOLED Full HD screens

Rear Camera:12MP with f/1.7

Front Camera: 5MP with f/1.9

Processor: Quad core QUALCOMM Snapdragon 821 chipset


Internal storage: 64GB ( Expandable up to 256GB via microSD card)

Battery: 2,300mAh battery

Operating System: Android Nougat

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The SM-G9298 Flip phone features a 4.2-inch Full HD Super AMOLED Dual Display. The device is powered by quad-core Snapdragon 821 chipset paired with 4GB of RAM, 64 Internal Storage (expandable up to 256GB via microSD card). SM-G9298 measures at 130.2 x 62.6 x 15.9mm (5.1 x 2.46 x 0.62 inches) and weighs at 235g.

The device sports a 12-megapixel rear camera with f/1.7 aperture and a 5-megapixel front facing camera with a f/1.9 aperture for shooting selfies. It is backed up by 2,300mAh battery and also supports wireless charging. Few features which come with the device are Samsung pay, Configurable hotkey, S Voice and Secure Folder.

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  • Rear-mounted fingerprint scanner
  • Dual AMOLED Screen
  • Samsung Pay
  • Configurable Hotkeys
  • S Voice
  • Secure Folder
  • Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac
  • Bluetooth v4.1
  • NFC
  • USB 2.0
  • Barometer
  • Gyro Sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Wireless charging

At the moment the device is only available in China and will be sold exclusively on ‘China Mobile‘. Samsung has not given any details on availability and pricing of the device. The device only comes with Black Color option.

To the extent Android flip phones go, this one will be one of the better alternatives. Would you like to get one if you could? Let us know in the comment section below.

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