In the age of smartphones focusing more and more on the power of touch, slowly getting rid of the physical keyboard, Samsung is said to be working on an upcoming flip phone device. The device talked about is the long rumored Samsung Galaxy Golden 3, as the device passed through another certification body, this time through the US Federal Communications Commission, or the FCC.
However, the FCC certification for the alleged Samsung Galaxy Golden 3with a model number of SM-W2016did not reveal much of the device specs. But from a screenshot from one of the documents, it can be seen that the device tested by the FCC is powered by a 2,000 mAh battery.
The FCC documents also reported that the Samsung SM-W2016 smartphone is 120.4 mm tall, 61.0 mm in width, and is 15.1 mm thick. The device supports the following connectivity features: Bluetooth 4.1 LE, WiFi, GPS, USB, 4G LTE, TD-LTE, and 3G.
The same SM-W2016 device was previously certified by Chinese certification body TENAA. The TENAA listing did not include images, too, but was able to detail some of the key hardware and software specs of the device.
According to the TENAA listing, the SM-W2016 smartphone sports a 3.9-inch wide internal and external display with a 7681280 pixels HD resolutionslightly smaller than what was seen from a GFXBench benchmark test listing for the same device, which mentioned a 4.6-inch one. It runs under an octa-core 2.1GHZ chipset. TENAA did not detail the chipset brand, but the GFXBench listing said that it will be an Exynos 7 chipset with a Mali-T760MP8 GPU.
It packs 3 GB worth of RAM, and 64 GB worth of built-in internal storage capacityunfortunately, no support for an external microSD expansion was mentioned.
As for the camera, it has a 16 megapixels main rear camera, and a 5 megapixels front snapper. It runs Android Lollipop 5.1.1 out of the box.