The person, who was not authorised to speak publicly on the matter and so declined to be identified, told the Galaxy Note 8 will sport a curved screen that is marginally larger than the 6.2-inch version of the Galaxy S8 smartphone and
featureSpecial attractiontwo rear cameras.The Galaxy Note 7 was equipped with a 5.7-inch curved screen and one rear camera.
Tech giant Samsung(samsung.com) Electronics plans to hold a launch event in New York City for its next
Galaxy Notecellular phone made by Samsungsmart-phone in the second half of Aug., a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday.
The person did not elaborate further on the phone including pricing.A
SamsungTechnology companyElectronics spokesman declined to comment.
Alternate Title: Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Launch Said to Be Set for Late-August
Samsung is intent on continuing the premium Note series despite the costly collapse of the Galaxy Note 7, which it was forced to scrap roughly two months from launch in Oct. due to fire-prone batteries power.The incident, one of the biggest product safety failures in tech history, cost the firm KRW 6.1 trillion ($5.4 billion) in operating profit and hurt its credibility.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 told to Be First Smarpthone With Snapdragon 836 SoC
The firm disclosed its preliminary findings in Jan. that different battery power problems from two suppliers caused the fires, which was corroborated by two other independent probes.The firm implemented several steps including a new set of battery safety checks to avoid repeat incidents, which analysts said is helping it win back consumer trust.
Strong initial response for the Galaxy S8 smart-phones that began selling in Apr. indicate the firm is recovering quickly, with some analysts forecasting the device to set Samsung`s internal sales records and push the firm towards what is widely expected to be its best-ever profit for Apr.-Jun..There have been no battery fire incidents reported for the S8.
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SamsungTechnology companyregained its spot as the top global smartphone maker in the first quarter behind ceding the spot to arch rival Apple(apple.com) in the previous quarter.
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