The era of the flip phone seems to be making its way once again, at least in China. Samsung released an entry-level clamshell smartphone the Galaxy folder 2 in China a few days back. Samsung is also working on a high-end clamshell smartphone codenamed ‘Veyron’ as reported by SamMobile. Now, live images of the Samsung SM-W2017 ‘Veyron’ have surfaced in China by serial leaker @ice_universe has leaked the images of the rumored Veyron flip phone that could be announced soon.
The Samsung SM-W2017 sports a 4.2-inch 1080p display according to some earlier reports. It is expected to feature the high-end Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, 4GB of RAM, and 64GB of internal storage. The device features the same glass-and-metal sandwich design as seen in the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy Note 7 smartphones. It will also be equipped with NFC, MST, and Samsung Pay features. The image also showcases a fingerprint scanner at the back of the high-end flip phone.
In the imaging department, the Samsung SM-W2017 uses a 12-megapixel rear-facing camera sensor with dual-pixel phase-detection autofocus, 4K video recording, and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. The smartphone is expected to feature a smaller 2,000mAh battery and a USB-Type C port. This will make the SM-W2017 the second smartphone from Samsung to feature this modern port. Currently, Samsung hasn’t scheduled any launch event for the device, but we expect the official launch to happen soon.