The Korean Smartphone maker Samsung is one of the first companies that took the foldable phone category seriously and has launched almost four phones in the arena. Now, just a few months ahead of the new Galaxy Z Flip’s launch, the smartphone maker has unveiled a more premium variant of the Galaxy Z Fold 2 in China, dubbed the Samsung W21 5G.

Design and Display

The main difference between the previously launched Galaxy Z Fold 2 and the Samsung W21 is the aesthetics. The latter is slightly taller and comes in a dull gold premium finish with a linear design.

Moreover, it has two sim slots instead of one. The rest of the design elements are the same, including the huge camera bump.

The display specifications are also similar to the Galaxy Z Fold 2. The internal display is a 7.6-inch Dynamic AMOLED, while the external is a 6.23-inch Super AMOLED.

Internals and Storage

Internally, the handset is driven by Snapdragon 865+ chipset topped with 12 GB RAM and 128 GB onboard storage. It runs One UI 2.5 flavored Android 10


The foldable is equipped with a triple sensor main camera with a 12 MP + 12 MP + 12 MP configuration. For selfies, it packs a 10 MP single sensor shooter.

Battery and Pricing

It includes a 4500 mAh battery with 25W wired and 11W wireless charging.

Samsung W21 5G is available for pre-order for CNY 20,000 (~Rs. 480,000).


  • CPU: Octa-core (1×3.09 GHz Kryo 585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 585)
  • GPU: Adreno 650
  • Chipset: Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865+ (7 nm+)
  • OS: Android 10, One UI 2.5
  • Networks: 2G, 3G, 4G LTE, 5G
  • Display:
    • 7.6-inch Dynamic AMOLED + 6.23-inch Super AMOLED
  • Memory
    • RAM: 12 GB
    • Internal: 512 GB
  • Camera:
    • Primary: 12 MP + 12 MP + 12 MP
    • Secondary: 10 MP
  • Connectivity: LTE, GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C, headphone jack
  • Fingerprint scanner: Yes
  • Battery: 4500 mAh
  • Price: CNY 20,000