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Samsung has been gearing up to release its latest generation of high-end flip phones, something that tech enthusiasts and mid-2000’s nostalgists have been enamored with. Last week, reports surfaced that Samsung is poised to launch its Veyron clamshell phone later in November. Now, promotional images have leaked in China showing the Galaxy Folder 2, a gold flip phone that pairs sleek, old-school looks with modern day technology.
The phone, which will unfortunately be available only in China, features a 3.8-inch touchscreen display, a 2000 mAh battery, an 8-megapixel rear camera, a 5 MP selfie-cam, a 1.4GHz Qualcomm processor with 2GB RAM and 8GB of internal storage, according to SamMobile. It will run on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and offer microSD support.
While its specs are middling and unimpressive compared to those of flagship phones these days, those who are enamored of the idea of Snapchatting and posting Facebook selfies using a clamshell phone may not mind too much. Besides which, the upcoming Veyron, which will be sold in America, offers much more in the way of features and has a lot more power packed into its guts.
The Galaxy Folder 2 will likely retail for around $250. No release date has been confirmed thus far.