Samsung Planning to Launch the Galaxy Note 8 in August
The world renowned tech behemoth, Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has shown intentions to hold a release event in New York City for its subsequent Galaxy Note smartphone in the second half of August 2017, said an individual familiar with the subject on Tuesday.
The individual, who was unauthorized to narrate publicly on the subject and so refused to be identified, stated that the Galaxy Note 8 will feature a curved screen that is slightly bigger than the 6.2-inch version of the Galaxy S8 smartphone and sport dual rear cameras. The Note 7 was outfitted with a 5.7-inch curved screen and a single characteristic rear camera.
The individual did not further elaborate the phone and no word was uttered about the pricing of the device. A Samsung Electronics official refused to comment.
Samsung is intending to continue the premium Note series regardless of the expensive crumple of the Galaxy Note 7, which it was enforced to scrap approximately two months from launch in October due to batteries that were prone to catching fire. The occurrence, one of the largest product safety breakdowns in tech history, cost the firm a whopping 6.1 trillion won ($5.4 billion) in operating profit and harmed its integrity.
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The firm revealed its opening findings in January that different battery dilemmas from two suppliers rooted the fires, which was confirmed by two other autonomous probes. The firm took several steps including a new set of battery safety checks to steer clear of such incidents, which according to analysts is helping it win back its lost credibility.
Strong preliminary responses regarding the Galaxy S8 smartphones that began sales in April signify the brand recovering quickly, with some analysts anticipating the device to set Samsung’s internal sales records and propel the firm towards what is broadly expected to be its best-ever profit for April-June. There have been no battery fire occurrences reported for the S8.
Counterpoint Research approximates Samsung recovered its spot as the apex global smartphone producer in the first quarter after yielding the spot to archenemy Apple Inc in the previous quarter. Apple is extensively anticipated to reveal its next iPhones by October.
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