Official invitations are out
Samsung has officially confirmed its next big Unpacked event, which will be held on February 20th, in San Francisco, and although the invitation does not reveal a lot of details, it at least confirms the Galaxy 10 name.
Qualcomm RF front end too
CES 2019 press conferences are firing in series and this is traditionally one of the business weeks in the year. Qualcomm took the time to announce quite a few Automotive breakthroughs and the fact that they power 30+ 5G designs expected in 2019.
Profit drop expected
Samsung Electronics is bracing for a profit drop as China slowdown chips away at demand.
For the car industry
Samsung has announced Exynos Auto V9, its first auto-branded processor in a push into the in-car infotainment space.
Coming in 1H 2019
Samsung’s Justin Denison, SVP of product strategy and marketing in the US, confirmed that the 5G Samsung phone comes with a Snapdragon 855 SoC and obviously using a Snapdragon X50 modem.
Beating Apple and without being hamstrung by an Intel Modem
Samsung will release its first 5G mobile phone next year, beating Apple by a mile and not having the problem that it will depend on an Intel modem.
Model number, camera position, and no 3.5mm jack
A couple of leaks spotted today, including FCC certification, have provided a bit more information regarding Samsung's upcoming A8s smartphone, which could mark the future path of the company, including the looks of the flagship Galaxy S10, coming later next year.
Worth $129.8 billion
Beancounters at IHS Markit have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and worked out that the global semiconductor industry revenue grew 7.4 percent sequentially in the third quarter of 2018, reaching a record $129.8 billion.
Exclusive: That is the current plan
Our extremely well-informed sources have confirmed that the Samsung Galaxy S10 will ship in late March/early April 2019. This goes for both the Exynos 8920 as well as the Snapdragon 855 version of the phone. Samsung has traditionally been shipping Galaxy S smartphones anywhere from late March to early June, depending on the version of the phone and the region.
Same performance as MLC SSDs at 15c/GB
Samsung has officially announced its new 860 QVO SSD lineup based on 4-bit QLC (Quad Level Cell) NAND and Samsung's own MJX controller, which finally brings affordable SSD to the market, putting a lot of pressure on HDDs with 1TB, 2TB, and 4TB capacities.