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Samsung W2017 (2016) review

Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
Adreno 530
4 GB / 64 GB
4.2 inches (1080 x 1920 px)
12 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus

Samsung announced the launch of the W2017 smartphone in 2016. The manufacturer is offering the Samsung W2017 phone with 4.2 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 chipset, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage.

The Samsung W2017 comes with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2300 mAh, non-removable battery. The 4.2 inches phone comes with AMOLED display (1080 x 1920 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 W2017 specifications

BrandSamsung
NameW2017
ModelSM-W2017Z
Release date2016

Body

The weight of Samsung W2017 is about 7.34 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Samsung phone are average (5.03 x 2.42 x 0.62 inches).

Weight7.34 oz
Dimensions5.03 x 2.42 x 0.62 inches
Colorsgold, gray
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Samsung W2017 comes with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
CPUQuad-core 2.5 GHz Kryo
GPUAdreno 530

Display

The size of W2017 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 4.2 inches Super AMOLED display of Samsung W2017 with 1080 x 1920 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeSuper AMOLED
Screen size4.2 inches
Resolution1080 x 1920 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Samsung W2017 (4 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (64 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM4 GB
Internal storage64 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the W2017 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 camera12 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Samsung W2017 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 W2017 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 W2017 phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv4.1, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radiono
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 2300 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 W2017 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Ion 2300 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. The W2017 phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. 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 W2017 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.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, hall, heart rate, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM
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