Samsung W23 5G and Samsung W23 Flip 5G have been announced in China as custom variants of the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4, respectively. The design of the Chinese variants is quite similar to the models that have launched in the Indian and global markets, although they have a few tweaks at the hardware level. Samsung W23 5G and Samsung W23 Flip 5G have AMOLED screens inside with up to 120Hz refresh rate and are powered by Snapdragon 8+ 1st generation SoC. Both models offer 512GB of internal storage.
Samsung W23 5G, Samsung W23 Flip 5G price, availability
Newly released Samsung W23 5G The price has been set at CNY 15,999 (about Rs 1,82,300) for the sole 16GB RAM + 512GB storage variant. The Samsung W23 Flip 5G priced at CNY 9,999 (about Rs 1,13,900) for the single 12GB RAM + 512GB model. Both foldable smartphones are available in Shiny Black color and are currently available for purchase Pre-orders in China, with shipments starting October 28.
To recall, in August, Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4 to be launched Global at Galaxy Unpacked Event. The Galaxy Z Fold 4 has a starting price of Rs. 1,54,999 for the 12GB RAM + 256GB storage variant in India, while the price of the Galaxy Z Flip 4 starts at Rs. 89,999 for the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage version.
The Samsung W23 5G and Samsung W23 Flip 5G have a few minor differences compared to the Indian variants.
Specifications Samsung W23 5G
The Samsung W23 5G features a 7.6-inch second-generation Dynamic AMOLED 2X QXGA+ display with a resolution (2,176×1,812 pixels) with a refresh rate of up to 120Hz. It also has a 6.2-inch HD+ second-generation Dynamic AMOLED cover display (904×2,316 pixels). Like the Galaxy Z Fold 4, the Samsung W23 5G is also equipped with the 1st generation Snapdragon 8+ SoC, along with 16GB of RAM and 512GB of onboard storage.
As for optics, the Samsung W23 5G has a triple rear camera setup that includes a 50-megapixel primary sensor coupled with an f/1.8 aperture lens, a 12-megapixel secondary sensor paired with an f/2.2 aperture ultra-wide lens. and a 10-megapixel sensor combined with an f/2.4 telephoto lens. For selfies, the main screen has a 4-megapixel sensor combined with an f/1.8 aperture lens, and a 10-megapixel sensor combined with an f/2.2 lens is fitted on the cover screen.
Connectivity options on the Samsung W23 5G include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ax, Bluetooth v5.2, NFC, Ultra Wideband (UWB), GPS, Glonass, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, and a USB Type-C port. . On-board sensors include accelerometer, air pressure sensor, gyroscope, geomagnetic sensor, hall sensor, light sensor, and proximity sensor. The phone also comes with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for authentication.
It has a 4,400mAh battery. Besides, the phone measures 1155.1 x 67.1 x 15.8mm when folded and 155.1 x 130.1 x 6.3mm when unfolded. It weighs 280 grams.
Samsung W23 Flip 5G Specifications
The Samsung W23 Flip 5G has a 6.7-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,640 pixels) second-generation Dynamic AMOLED display with a maximum refresh rate of 120Hz. It also has a 1.9-inch Super AMOLED secondary display with a resolution of 260 x 512 pixels. The clamshell foldable smartphone is powered by the 1st Gen Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ SoC, paired with 12GB of RAM and 512GB of onboard storage, a major upgrade over its Indian counterparts.
For photos and videos, the Samsung W23 Flip 5G comes with a setup similar to what we saw on the Galaxy Z Flip 4. It has a dual rear camera unit consisting of a 12-megapixel ultra-wide main sensor with a tube. f/2.2 glass. with a 12-megapixel wide-angle camera with an f/1.8 lens. For selfies, there is a 10-megapixel camera arranged on the folding screen, with an f/2.4 lens.
Connectivity options include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ax, Bluetooth v5.2, GPS/A-GPS, NFC, GPS, Glonass, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, and a USB Type-C port. The onboard sensors of Samsung W23 Flip 5G include accelerometer, barometer, gyroscope sensor, geomagnetic sensor, hall sensor, proximity sensor, and light sensor. The phone has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for authentication.
Samsung W23 Flip 5G owns a 3,700mAh battery. It measures 84.9 x 71.9 x 15.9-17.1mm when folded and 165.2 x 71.9 x 6.9mm when unfolded. It weighs 187 grams.