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Not long after the dual-screen Android flip phone Hennessy was first unveiled, Samsung has decided to unwrapped yet another smartphone that boasts the same clamshell design. Officially known as the Samsung Galaxy Golden, this newer handset comes with better specs and also features that are primarily aimed for an older age group.

Despite tagging along in the Galaxy brand, the Galaxy Golden is nowhere near as fast or powerful as the current flagship Galaxy S4. Nevertheless, this flip phone still comes with decent specs: two back-to-back 3.7-inch AMOLED displays with 800×480 resolution on the phone’s upper part, and number and control pads on the lower part. Other specs include a dual-core 1.7GHz processor, LTE support, 8MP and 1.9MP cameras, and an 1820mAh battery. Running the software side is Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. We expect this to get updated to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean in the next few months.

The features meant to entice the senior population include an easy mode that simplifies the user interface and highlights core functionalities akin to a feature phone. A pedometer is built inside that works together with the S Health app, and the phone is also capable of recognizing business cards. For folks who feel a bit nostalgic for the good old times, the Galaxy Golden comes with an FM radio.

[Via GiGaOM]



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