This morning, Samsung’s President and Head of Cell Dr. TM Roh posted an editorial speaking about what the corporate is planning for 2021. Specifics have been laborious to search out, however there have been some highlights within the lengthy submit that is perhaps of explicit curiosity to customers planning to improve to a brand new cellphone subsequent 12 months.
To be trustworthy, the submit is quite a lot of company communicate, little doubt meant to get folks fascinated by Samsung because the tech press world prepares for the all-digital CES information push. However there are some particular highlights hidden in there. Roh says Samsung might be “increasing our portfolio of foldables, so this groundbreaking class is accessible to everybody.” On this context, “accessible” means “cheaper.” however provided that Samsung’s least-expensive folding phone $1300, there’s quite a lot of wiggle room in that.
He went on to say that “We’ve additionally been being attentive to folks’s favourite facets of the Galaxy Observe expertise and are excited so as to add a few of its most well-loved options to different units in our lineup.” That signifies that the Galaxy Observe sequence’ S-Pen performance will in all probability be coming to the Galaxy S. The Galaxy Observe has been rumored to be on the chopping block as Samsung focuses its high-end growth on foldable screens.
In between dedications to 5G enlargement, “AI” capabilities, and much more growth on digital camera tech, Roh mentioned that the corporate goes to introduce new tech for linked automobiles. There’s additionally a bit about “shortly locat[ing] the issues that matter most, out of your keys to your pockets — even your loved ones pet.” Samsung already sells a SmartThings Tracker with integrated GPS, for monitoring kids and pets, however the point out of keys and wallets may point out a brand new Tile-like short range tracker product. Each Samsung and Apple have been rumored to be engaged on this.
We’ll virtually actually see at the very least a few of these indicated merchandise within the early a part of 2021, across the regular dates of the CES and Cell World Congress reveals (all digital due to COVID). Both then, or at Samsung’s personal Unpacked displays, which are typically on the identical time.