So you say that flip phones have become the chapters of history? Well, the South Korean company ‘Samsung’ does not think so. The company has launched dual screen flip phone called Samsung Galaxy Golden. It’s an Android based smartphone and was initially rumored as Samsung Galaxy Folder. The features of these smartphone were rumored, too. Anyways, no need to rely on those rumors, as Samsung has officially unveiled this smartphone. This is second Android based flip phone by Samsung. The first was Samsung W789 that hit the Chinese market a few days back. It seems Samsung wants to bring the trend of flip phones back. Anyways, allow me to make you aware from the software and hardware features of Samsung Galaxy Golden.
Samsung Galaxy Golden key specs:
- Two 3.7-inch Super AMOLED displays with 800*400 resolution
- Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) OS
- 1.7GHz dual-core processor
- 2GB RAM
- 8 MP rear camera, 1.9 MP front camera
- Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS
- 1820 mAh battery
The most interesting part of this smartphone is its design. The flip design dipped in champagne gold color makes it quite eye-popping. The smartphone sports two 3.7-inch Super AMOLED displays, which is yet another feature that makes Galaxy Golden stand out the crowd of smartphones. Samsung has given this smartphone a typical flip phone touch so as to refresh the memories of people who have used the flip phones. Not only has the design, the Samsung done commendable work with the speed part, too, by blessing this smartphone with 1.7GHz dual-core processor. By the way, Samsung’s phones have always been good from the speed prospective.
Samsung Galaxy Golden sports 2GB RAM and connectivity features like Wi-Fi, GPS and Bluetooth. It’s not clear that what storage capacity will be there in this smartphone. If the claims and rumors are to be believed, there will be 16GB internal storage and 64GB microSD support in the smartphone.
Galaxy Golden is dual camera smartphone, with first camera being of 8MP and front-facing camera of 1.9MP. So in the case you are photography enthusiast, this flip smartphone is good for you. The phone has been blessed with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean which enriches the software part. Moreover, there are apps like S Health, Business card app in the Galaxy Golden. The latter app is quite interesting with its work. Whenever you will click photo of a business card, this app will recognize contact details in no time. WatchOn app in the Galaxy Golden offers TV program guide. S Translator App is there to help you out in translating languages. All these apps make the software part of Galaxy Golden superb. Battery is 1820mAh.
Galaxy Golden has got incredible hardware and software features, plus an attractive flip design dipped in champagne gold color. This smartphone is recommended to all those of you who miss the old flip designed phones. By the way, Samsung has launched this smartphone in Korea. SKT and KT are the two telecoms through which the smartphone has been launched. If you want to own this device, then you need to spend 799,700 South Korean Won (around $710), which is pretty high considering the specs of the phone. There are no official words when this smartphone will launch outside Korea. It’s most likely that it will not cross the lines of Korea. Let’s see what happens.