Meet Samsung’s W2016, an S6-like Clamshell Phone For China


S6 flip-phone?

Love clamshell phones and Samsung’s Galaxy S6? Well you can have both if you live in China – the company has officially taken off the wraps off of the W2016, a phone that combines the design language of the S6 with a clamshell phone.

Samsung W2016 specs

  • Exynos 7420 processor
  • 3GB of RAM
  • 2 X 3.9-inch AMOLED displays, 1280 x 768 resolution
  • 64GB of storage, expandable via microSD
  • 16-megapixel rear camera
  • 5-megapixel front camera
  • Dual-SIM
  • 3G, LTE
  • WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop with ToucWiz UI
  • 2000mAh battery


The W2016 comes with an aluminum shell, curved metal back, as well as a design that’s unmistakably S6. It comes with not one, but two AMOLED, 3.9-inch displays that have a resolution of 1280 x 768 each. Under the hood comes Samsung’s Exynos 7420 processor, 3GB of RAM and 64GB of storage, along with a 16-megapixel rear camera and 5-megapixel front. The phone runs Android 5.1 Lollipop along with Samsung’s TouchWiz UI, and is powered by a 2000mAh battery.


The phone is a China-only device, and there’s no telling if it’ll ever grace markets out of the mainland as of the meantime.


John Nieves

John is a veteran technology and gadget journalist with more than 10 years of experience both in print and online. When not writing about technology, he frequently gets lost in the boonies playing soldier.


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