Samsung Galaxy Folder 2 Dual SIM Clears FCC Tests
We all have been fascinated by the old style flip phones of yesteryears and always wondered about owning one. Samsung might just be able to bring this to reality with the introduction of its Samsung Galaxy Folder 2 phone which has passed the FCC certification process. Indicating a possibility of its release later in the USA soon.
Samsung Galaxy Folder 2 will be similar to the old school flip phone. The smartphone will be packed with the updated features like WiFi connectivity, LTE-FDD connectivity over bands 1, 3, 5 7 and 8.
The documents presented for the FCC certification suggest the phone also supports dual SIM support with Bluetooth and WiFi connectivity and additional features like FM radio and GPS.
The Samsung Galaxy Folder 2 will appeal to users fond of the flip phone giving them a retro feel. Though it might have retro looks it will be loaded with updated features similar to the latest smartphones around in the market.
The Samsung Galaxy Folder 2 will be powered by a quad-core chip with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal flash storage, with expandable internal memory using microSD card. The screen size will be relatively small considering it to be a flip phone, it will be 3.8-inch 800 x 480 TFT LCD display. The hardware keys will allow the full use of the display even when typing on messaging apps.
It will sport a rear 8-megapixel camera sensor capable of 1080p video recording while the selfie camera has a 5-megapixel shooter.
The Samsung Galaxy Folder 2 will be capable of VoLTE, Wi-Fi (b/g/n) at 2.4 GHz, GPS, and Bluetooth 4.2. It will support dual SIM allowing simultaneously connecting two networks.
The phone was earlier released in September 2016, China, running on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with a TouchWiz skin on top. Further reports suggest it will be sold around $250.
The phone is finally ready for the US market after taking around eight months to clear the FCC certification process. It is all set to sweep consumers with a fondness for retro styled serviceable phone within the clamshell interior.