Samsung W20 5G launched in China as upgraded Galaxy FoldLast updated on Nov 23, 2019, 12:05 am
Samsung has launched W20 5G in China as an upgraded version of the Galaxy Fold, the company's first-ever foldable phone.
The flagship handset gets a slightly tweaked design than the Fold while packing the latest Snapdragon 855 Plus chipset and 5G support.
Notably, the pricing details will be announced when the phone goes on sale in the country next month.
Here's our roundup.
Design and display
Samsung W20 5G: At a glance
Like the Galaxy Fold, the W20 5G features two displays: a 4.6-inch HD+ (840x1960 pixels) external screen and a 7.3-inch QHD+ (2152x1536 pixels) Infinity Flex internal display.
However, the upgraded model gets flat edges compared to the rounded frame on the Galaxy Fold and comes in a single pearl white finish.
For secure biometric authentication, there is a side-mounted physical fingerprint reader.
The W20 5G packs a total of six cameras
Like the Galaxy Fold, the W20 5G packs a total of six cameras. There's a 10MP selfie camera that is housed above the external screen and a 10MP+8MP dual-lens unit that is nestled in the top-right corner of the internal display.
On the rear, there is a triple camera arrangement featuring a 16MP ultra-wide sensor, a 12MP wide-angle sensor, and a 12MP telephoto sensor.
Under the hood
The Samsung W20 5G is powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ processor, coupled with 12GB of RAM and 512GB of non-expandable storage.
It runs Android Pie-based One UI out-of-the-box and packs two batteries for a combined capacity of 4,235mAh.
The device also comes with a Snapdragon x50 modem for 5G connectivity and supports wireless charging as well as reverse wireless charging.
Pricing and availability
As mentioned before, Samsung will reveal the price of W20 5G when the device hits the shelves in December.
Meanwhile, going by Galaxy Fold's international pricing and the upgrades being offered on the W20 5G (new chipset and 5G modem), we can expect the phone to be priced over $2,000.