We’re nonetheless months away from attending to the subsequent burst of 2018 flagship telephones, however a report from Bloomberg this afternoon says one of many greatest of these telephones could come ahead of anticipated. The Galaxy Word 9 is on observe to be introduced on August ninth, two weeks sooner than the Word eight was introduced final 12 months, in accordance with the report. Samsung reportedly intends to launch the cellphone by the tip of August.
If that occurs, it’d give Samsung extra of a head begin towards this 12 months’s iPhones. Final 12 months, the Word eight solely went on sale after the iPhone eight and X had been introduced in September, which might have depressed gross sales by shedding would-be consumers to Apple’s new tech. Supposedly, Samsung had really be hoping to announce the Word 9 even sooner this 12 months, however a report earlier this week mentioned that it was delayed from July as a result of last-minute design modifications.
Bloomberg stories that Samsung plans to focus on an upgraded digital camera within the Word 9. That probably means the Word 9 will get the identical dual-aperture trick that the Galaxy S9 picked up earlier this 12 months, which was supposed to assist the cellphone higher expose for vivid environments. The cellphone can be supposed to return with a brand new Qualcomm processor, presumably the Snapdragon 845, in some markets, which solely is sensible for a 2018 Android flagship.
As at all times with this stuff, Bloomberg says it was warned that plans might nonetheless shift across the announcement date. Nevertheless it’s straightforward sufficient to imagine: Samsung introduced new Word fashions close to the start or center of August prior to now, so that is extra of a transfer again to its earlier launch schedule.
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