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Web Desk
August 23, 2018

After Samsung Galaxy Note 9, Samsung to launch Galaxy S10 early next year


Web Desk
Thu, Aug 23, 2018

With Samsung Galaxy Note 9 launch   just  a couple of days away, reports have started pouring in about the Samsung Galaxy S10 too.

According to the reports, Samsung plans to launch Galaxy S10 early next year.

It is being considered Samsung’s most exciting Galaxy phone in years.

People are very excited about Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S10.

The smartphone is expected to feature a new design that shrinks the bezels above and below the display to push Samsung closer to achieving the all-screen phone.

It’s also expected to be the first Samsung phone with an ultrasonic fingerprint sensor embedded under the display.

That means instead of fumbling around on the back of the phone, you’ll be able to unlock it simply by placing your finger on the screen.

AFP adds

South Korean electronics giant Samsung unveiled the new Galaxy Note 9 smartphone Thursday, its latest effort to address flagging sales of the high-functioning gadgets.

Boosting the power and the price, Samsung hopes to win back customers in the competitive market. The consistent leader in the global smartphone market, the company nonetheless suffered a 22 percent drop in mobile technology sales in the second quarter.

The company blamed the drop in part to disappointing demand for the Galaxy S9, but it also has been pressured by growth in Chinese competitor Huawei.

At a glitzy the launch event in Brooklyn, Samsung unveiled a suite of high tech products, including a smart speaker and watch, and then showed off the new Galaxy Note 9, which will be available for purchase on August 24.

The phone contains a series of improvements but was described by analysts as having no radical new innovations. The latest model boosts memory capacity, and allows customers to play video games such as the popular Fortnite.

Customers will have the option of 128 or 512 gigabytes of memory, and also can insert a micro card to boost capacity beyond a terabyte, a record for a smartphone.

Samsung also enhanced the gadget´s batteries so it can now be used for an entire day without needing to be recharged -- a common headache for cell phone users.

Other improvements include tweaks to the device´s "S Pen" feature, which can be used as a remote control for taking pictures or selfies using Bluetooth technology.

And the new model has enough capacity for video games. Samsung has set up a promotion with the popular Fortnite game that lets users download a special mobile version.

According to some trade media sources, the Galaxy Note 9 version with 512 gigabytes will be the most expensive smartphone geared towards the general public.