Leaked Samsung Hennessy is a dual-screen, quad-core Android smartphone

The mind-numbingly extensive Galaxy line apparently doesn't pander to all tastes, for just two weeks ago we got wind of a new Samsung smartphone the type of which we thought has gone down the path of the Dodo. A Samsung flip-phone. Today, the year 2013. Crazy, right? 

Not for Sammy. And if you think about it, the South Korean giant is probably one of few smartphone manufacturers who can allow themselves the luxury of experimenting with different ideas.

So, welcome the Samsung Hennesy, a dual 3.3-inch screened phone running Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. Or so the intel hailing from Chinese Blog of Mobile claims. Among the rest of the specs that we know so far are the alleged 1.2GHz quad-core processor, a gig of RAM and a frugal 1GB of internal space. While a front-facing camera has been omitted, on the rear resides a 5MP CMOS shooter, or so we're told. The real disappointment comes from the low resolution on both of the screens – at 320x480 it's a kind of a let down for an otherwise decent, if odd, device.

Such a unique device couldn't have possibly not rang a bell, though. We're immediately reminded of the Samsung SCH-W999 from a few years ago. The Samsung Hennessy is, quite possibly, the successor of the SCH-W999, which could mean that availability will probably be limited to China and South Korea.

source: Blog of Mobile



1. chunk1x

Posts: 248; Member since: Jun 25, 2011

The saddest part of this phone is, there is no free whiskey.

5. g2a5b0e unregistered

You're implying that Hennessy is a whiskey. It's a cognac.

2. smallworld

Posts: 517; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

Using a prestigious name for a cheap phone... Samsung -_-

3. nobelset

Posts: 270; Member since: Oct 17, 2012

Hahaha Ikr xD. To be honest I'd give the marketing team a cookie


Posts: 48; Member since: Apr 18, 2012

Too much garbage from Samsung recently, reminds me 7 years back when they introduced a slide $hitty phone with a transparent screen. Innovation, you're doing it WRONG! I am excited to switch to the next iPhone.

13. osanilevich

Posts: 287; Member since: Sep 29, 2009

are you sure that wasn't lg?

6. Kelley71

Posts: 105; Member since: Nov 26, 2012

Keyboard. Keyboard. Key-board. Q. W. E. R. T. Y. Keyboard. Come on, Samsung, stop messing around with a clone of the failed Kyochera Echo and build a worthy successor to the Epic/Stratosphere line.

9. g2a5b0e unregistered

Most keyboards are QWERTY. The appropriate term is "physical keyboard". That being said, I agree. My first smartphone was the T-Mobile G2 which had a good physical keyboard. I never used it because I quickly fell in love with Swype, but I definitely think the market is out there. I know so many people who swear by their G2/Epic/Droid/Stratosphere keyboard. Android phones with physical keyboards should make a comeback & you shouldn't have to settle for mediocre specs to get one. Android's all about choice, right?

11. Kelley71

Posts: 105; Member since: Nov 26, 2012

True, most keyboards are QWERTY, but there are other configurations (AZERTY, DVORAK, QWERTZ, etc). With my luck, I'd get the world's first AZERTY slider!

7. hmmm...

Posts: 81; Member since: Jun 05, 2013

Samsung W999 was announced almost 2 years ago. This looks identical to it.

8. daniu

Posts: 5; Member since: Jul 29, 2013

this looks exactly like the Patent drawing you guys posted yesterday :)

10. humaningeneral

Posts: 3; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

Awesome! if it sells well, a better version will be made. also, Hurray! texting on that numeric qwerty will make driving easy again lol

12. Android4u

Posts: 456; Member since: Aug 16, 2012


14. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012


15. ncarlosmiguel

Posts: 206; Member since: May 14, 2013

They should have gone for a flip phone that becomes a phablet when opened. Or maybe this is the beginning.

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