Samsung W23, W23 Flip could debut as Chinese variants of Galaxy Z Fold 4, Galaxy Z Flip 4 with 16GB RAM

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4 were launched in India last month at the company’s Galaxy Unpacked event. According to a new leak, the South Korean smartphone maker is reportedly gearing up to introduce the Samsung W23 and the Samsung W23 Flip in China as modified versions of the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4 respectively. are similar to the models launched in India and they will likely include some hardware level tweaks to provide a different experience. The two foldable smartphones are likely to come without “Galaxy” branding and are said to have 16GB of RAM. The Samsung W22 5G was launched in China last October with a few minor differences from the Galaxy Z Fold 3.

Famous tipster Ice universe (@UniverseIce) on Twitter claims that Samsung is reportedly working on new foldable phones called the Samsung W23 and Samsung W23 Flip in partnership with China Telecom as modified versions of the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4. According to the tipster, the Samsung W23 and Samsung W23 Flip would pack 16 GB of RAM in, a major upgrade over their India variants.

Last October, the Samsung W22 5G was launched in China as a slightly modified version of the Galaxy Z Fold 3. It costs CNY 16,999 (about Rs. 1,98,800) for the 16GB RAM + 256GB storage variant.

Both Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4 launched globally, including in India at the Galaxy Unpacked event on August 10. The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 has a starting price of Rs. 1,54,999 for the 12GB RAM + 256GB storage variant, while the price of the Galaxy Z Flip 4 in India starts at Rs. 89,999 for the base 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant.

The foldable handsets are powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC and have Corning Gorilla Glass Victus Plus protection on the display. Both models run on Android 12-based OneUI 4.1.1 and feature side-mounted fingerprint sensors for authentication. Both the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 and the Galaxy Z Flip 4 have an IPX8 water resistance rating.


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