Announced as a model of rupture, the potential successor of the Galaxy S and Note, the Galaxy X should be released at the end of the year or at the latest beginning of 2019 according to Korean sources. The foldable screen smartphone should be able to serve as much tablet as a smartphone.
Primarily intended for a segment of premium professionals, the Galaxy X should be marketed at a price never seen before.
A user experience to tweak:
Yet many were betting that Samsung would give the CES Las Vegas news of its long-awaited Galaxy X, the first smartphone with a foldable screen. They had: on stage, DJ Koh, the boss of the mobile division of Samsung, announced that it should wait until early 2019, at the very end of 2018, to find out, stating that his teams took their time to develop an experience the most accomplished user possible.
What do we know about Galaxy X so far?? The highly knowledgeable site ETNews, a specialist in Korean high tech, ensures that it will, in the first place, endowed with a giant OLED screen of 7.3 inches. This screen should embark Samsung’s patented 3D Touch technology, which is already available from the S8 and the Note 8. The big news is that this screen will be foldable, like the Microsoft Surface Book, but with a single flexible screen, allowing a smartphone to display notifications on the back of the device, but also, unfolded, become PDA, tablet or laptop, as shown by these views of non-official artists.
Release end 2018?
Designed for a premium audience, the Galaxy X, given its innovations, should hit very high and strong in terms of price. It will probably address a public of professionals and could inaugurate a new range to replace the Galaxy S and Note.
ETNews advances the following schedule: production of the screen in March; presentation to the professionals of the final model in September; mass production starts in November for presentation and marketing by the end of 2018, at the latest beginning of 2019. Forbes understands, for its part, that production will be limited to 100,000 copies, all reserved for Korea only. South.