However, the outside is everything, and the W phones are generally available in black and gold. The rear panel is made of black ceramic, and the metal hinge is adorned with ornamental engraving. The S Pen (available separately) has also been repainted (in black and gold) to match the phone.
The phone also has bespoke themes, the main one of which is inspired by Song Dynasty china.
The Samsung W23 is available for pre-order on the company's Chinese web shop, with a final price of CNY 16,000 (the first CNY 1,000 of which you pay as a deposit to reserve a place in line). A 12/512GB Galaxy Z Fold4 costs CNY 14,000 in contrast.
The Samsung W23 Flip borrows (most of) the hardware from the Galaxy Z Flip4 and dresses it up in W-series fashion. The W Flip, like its cousin, has greater RAM than the Z Flip (12GB vs. 8GB) and 512GB of storage.
The Samsung W23 costs CNY 10,000 (with a CNY 1,000 deposit) and is available at the Samsung China shop. In comparison, an 8/512GB Galaxy Z Flip costs CNY 8,500