Samsung Galaxy Leader 8 unveiled! A high end flip phone?

We have seen quite a few rumors about a new flip phone from Samsung in the past couple of days. We also know that Samsung has the habit of dropping a couple of flip phones in the Galaxy Lineup. Well, they released the Samsung Galaxy Leader 8 yesterday. And guess what its a flip phone with S8 like specs.

Samsung Galaxy Leader 8 flip phone

The newest offering by Samsung has model number SM-G9298, and is called Leader 8 and not W2018 as speculated earlier. With two 4.2-inch Super Amoled Full-HD  display the Leader 8 also houses 4 GB RAM, 64 GB storage and a expandable micro-sd card slot. And if you are wondering its made from aviation grade-metal.

In the optics department it has a 12 MP rear camera and f/1.7 aperture. For the front it has a 5 MP camera with same aperture. All of this is powered by a rather small 2,300 mAh battery and Snapdragon 821 processor. It also packs features like the Samsung pay, Secure folder and other Samsung facilities
Samsung Galaxy Leader 8 flip phone

Regarding the availability,  it hasn’t been announced yet that whether the device will be available outside of China and in any other color option than Black.

Also the exact release date and price is still a mystery. But considering its specs it wont a cheap option. It might eventually make its way outside china to other Asian markets including India, but it might never make it to United States.

So what are your thoughts on a high end flip phone like Leader 8? Let us know your thoughts by commenting down below.

Lalit Wadhwa

Tech Geek, BlackBerry Lover and a Engineer

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