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Samsung W2016 (2015) review

Android OS v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Exynos 7 Octa 7420
Mali-T760 MP8
3 GB / 64 GB
3.9 inches (768 x 1280 px)
16 MP, 2988 x 5312 px, autofocus

Samsung announced the launch of the W2016 smartphone in 2015. The manufacturer is offering the Samsung W2016 phone with 3.9 inches display, Exynos 7 Octa 7420 chipset, 3 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage.

The Samsung W2016 comes with Android OS v5.1.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2000 mAh, non-removable battery. The 3.9 inches phone comes with AMOLED display (768 x 1280 px). The AMOLED is a display technology and stands for Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diodes, it is a type of OLED display and is used in smartphones.

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Samsung W2016 specifications

BrandSamsung
NameW2016
ModelSM-W2016
Release date2015

Body

The weight of Samsung W2016 is about 7.2 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Samsung phone are average (4.74 x 2.4 x 0.59 inches).

Weight7.2 oz
Dimensions4.74 x 2.4 x 0.59 inches
Colorsgold, silver
SIM typeMicro SIM

System

The Samsung W2016 comes with Android OS v5.1.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
SoCExynos 7 Octa 7420
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57, Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-T760 MP8

Display

The size of W2016 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 3.9 inches Super AMOLED display of Samsung W2016 with 768 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeSuper AMOLED
Screen size3.9 inches
Resolution768 x 1280 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Samsung W2016 (3 GB) cannot be expanded.

RAM3 GB
Internal storage64 GB
Memory card slotno

Camera

The camera of the W2016 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera5 MP
Main camera16 MP, 2988 x 5312 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Samsung W2016 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The W2016 comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The W2016 phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv4.1, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCyes
FM radiono
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphoneno

Battery

The Li-Ion 2000 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of W2016 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Ion 2000 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This Samsung phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Samsung W2016 phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology. The W2016 comes with wireless charging. Wireless charging uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects through electromagnetic induction.

Sensorsaccelerometer, light, proximity
SpecialsDual display, Wireless charging, Dual SIM
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