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South Korean electronics firm Samsung is reportedly planning to launch a dual-screen foldable smartphone in India, later this month.

Samsung community website, SamMobile, has confirmed that the company will soon release a flip-phone codenamed GT-19230 in a few Asian countries, including India.

The upcoming phone will run on Android v4.2 Jelly Bean (with Touch-WIZ Nature UI) and has cleared Wi-Fi and Bluetooth certifications, said a latest blog post on SamMobile.

The device reportedly boasts of a 3.7-inch twin WVGA LCD screens having 480x800p resolution. It measure 59.5 mm wide, 118 mm tall, 15.8 mm thick and is said to weigh 179 g.

Other expected features include A-GPS + GLONASS, microSD slot (up to 64GB), HSPA+ 21.1 Mbps, HSUPA 5.29 Mbps and a 3.5 mm plug-in port.  

However, it is not yet known if GT-19230  will be a quad-core like Galaxy Hennessy (SCH-W789) or a dual-core device like Galaxy Golden (SHV-E400S), which have already been released in select Asian markets.

Rumour has it that Samsung will launch a new smartphone with bendable plastic OLED based screen later this month. Many believe it to be the rugged version of Galaxy Note 3 Active.

Key Specifications of Samsung SCH-W789 (Hennessy) and Galaxy Golden:

Model Samsung Galaxy Golden (SHV-E400S) Samsung Hennessy (SCH-W789)
Display 3.7-inch Super AMOLED WVGA (480x800p)screen on both sides 3.3-inch TFT HVGA(320x480p) screen on both the sides
OS Android v4.2 Jelly Bean OS Android v4.1 Jelly Bean OS
Processor 1.7GHz dual-core processor 1.2GHz quad-core processor
Storage capacity 16GB, expandable up to 64GB microSD card support
Camera Main: 8.0-megapixel camera with flash supportFront 1.9-megapixel camera Main: 5.0-megapixel camera on the rear side
Battery 1820 mAh 1,500 mAh
Add-ons Dual-SIM, Bluetooth, GPS, GLONASS, MHL support (TV-HDMI port, FM radio Dual-SIM, Bluetooth, GPS, WLAN, USB v2.0,
Dimensions 118.0 x 59.5 x 15.8 mm 110.85 x 59.3 x 18.62 mm
Weight 179 g 208 g