Now that Samsung has formally launched the Galaxy S9, the company can get began talking about what’s subsequent for its flagship phone, significantly amid rumors determine alternate may very well be very most likely for the 2019 expertise.
Koh Dong-jin, head of the corporate’s mobile division, acknowledged on the sidelines of the MWC 2018 show in Barcelona that giving up on the Galaxy S naming scheme is definitely possible. Experiences that surfaced earlier this 12 months indicated that while Samsung might retain the Galaxy lineup, the S moniker may very well be very most likely to go away.
And the Samsung govt appears to counsel that that’s definitely the plan, although he instructed the Korea Instances that that’s solely a proposal in the meanwhile and no decision has been made merely however.
“Though Samsung will follow Galaxy, now we have been occupied with whether or not we have to keep the S moniker or the numbering system,” he acknowledged.
Enter Samsung Galaxy X
Folks conversant within the topic steered that Samsung might launch the Galaxy S10, anticipated in early 2019, as Galaxy X, as part of new naming approach which could for certain result in additional criticism given the resemblance with the iPhone X.
For the time being, alternatively, Samsung is difficult at work to make the Galaxy S9 profitable, pushing arduous with trade-in campaigns the world over. The Samsung exec says he expects the S9 to advertise increased due to these promos, although as soon as extra no estimates have been offered.
“I can’t offer you particular figures, however we imagine they’ll fare higher than the S8, particularly on the again of our wide-ranging advertising and marketing campaigns, together with the trade-in promotion with hefty cash-back provides for purchasers buying and selling in earlier fashions for the S9,” he acknowledged.
It stays to be observed if Samsung will definitely make the switch to the Galaxy X moniker for the next-generation flagship, nonetheless in the meanwhile, a greater big liberate on the company’s roadmap is the upgraded Observe vogue anticipated within the summertime.