Samsung W2017 – Samsung’s Newest Clamshell Android Phone with 4 GB RAM

Samsung W2017

Successor to last year launched W2016, the Samsung W2017 goes official as the newest Samsung Clamshell Android phone. Just yesterday itself ZTE launched Cymbal-T for TracFone in United States. So are we seeing a demand from customers or its just OEMs that are giving out new dimension. Anyways we have the news that the long rumored Samsung W2017 goes official in China.

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Samsung W2017 is the most powerful clamshell Android phone that we have today. It comes with 4.2 inch fHD Super AMOLED touchscreen display and also includes fingerprint scanner. It’s powered with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 chip with 4 Gigs of RAM and 64 GB storage inside. Wow! Simply awesome! It will be not everyone’s choice because it’s priced at $2953.

We have put forward the complete specifications of Samsung W2017 here –

Samsung W2017 Full Specifications

Display: 4.2 inch 1920 x 1080 pixels Super AMOLED display
Pixel Density, Protection: PPI,
SoC: Quad Core Snapdragon 820 processor
GPU: Adreno 530
RAM: 4 Gigs of RAM
Storage: 64 GB internal storage, Expandable up to GB, Micro SD card slot
Dual SIM: Yes, with Dual Standby
Main Camera: 12 MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.9 aperture
Front Camera: 5 MP front facing camera
Front LED Flash: No
Software: Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS
Battery: 2300 mAh Li-ion battery
Quick Charging: Yes
Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, 3G HSPA+, Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi tether
Dimensions, Weight: 127.8 x 61.4 x 15.8 mm, 208 grams
Features: aGPS, FM Radio, 3.5 mm audio jack, micro USB v2.0
Sensors: Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gravity Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Light Sensor


Beautiful display


Too costly

Best Samsung W2017 Alternatives

It will compete with the likes of ZTE Cymbal-T and LG Wine

Comparison with Other Phones

Samsung W2017 vs LG Wine

Samsung W2017 Price, Availability Info

The Samsung W2017 is priced at $2953 and that’s almost double that Samsung W2016 phone.

Samsung W2017 Price in China – CNY 19,999

Samsung W2017 Price in USA – $2953

Samsung W2017 Price in Europe – $2661 Euros

Launch outside China isn’t expected.

This post was last modified on July 9, 2018 12:48 PM

Preethi Khetani: Preethi Khetani is a well known women Blogger from India. Apart from her contribution here, she writes for and Advices Academy as well.