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Samsung to Launch ‘Galaxy On’ Smartphone With Infinity Display in India Next Week

Samsung India has sold over 20 lakh units of its recently-launched Galaxy J8 and J6 mid-segment smartphones in the country

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Aiming to grab a larger share of online smartphone market share, Samsung is set to launch a new Galaxy smartphone with “Infinity Display” in the country next week.

The upcoming Galaxy device will be an online exclusive and feature super AMOLED display. It is likely to sport 4GB RAM and 64GB onboard storage, industry sources told IANS on Friday.

Notably, this would be the tech giant’s second online exclusive smartphone in two months.

Earlier this month, the company launched Galaxy On6 online, which was its first “Infinity Display” mid-segment smartphone to be sold exclusively on an e-commerce platform.

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Samsung India has sold over 20 lakh units of its recently-launched Galaxy J8 and J6 mid-segment smartphones in the country. According to the company, it sold 50,000 units of Galaxy J6 and J8 each day.

Galaxy J6 was launched on May 22 while Galaxy J8 was introduced on July 1.

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The South Korean giant toppled Xiaomi in the second quarter of 2018 with 29 per cent market share in the country, said Counterpoint Research. (IANS)

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Samsung to Launch its First 5G Smartphone in Market in April

South Korea's three mobile carriers have been preparing to roll out their commercial 5G service for Samsung's smartphone built for the high-speed network

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Arvin Baalu, vice president of product management at Harman International, talks about the Samsung Digital Cockpit during a Samsung news conference at the 2019 CES in Las Vegas, Jan. 7, 2019. VOA

Samsung on Thursday said it will release its first 5G smartphone in the first week of April in South Korea, making it the world’s first mobile device with the next-generation network capability.

The South Korean tech giant said Galaxy S10’s 5G model will go on sale on April 5, without a pre-order programme, Yonhap news agency reported.

Though Samsung did not disclose the price, it is expected to cost around 1.5 million won ($1,332) in the domestic market, according to industry sources.

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Samsung’s retail presence in the US was marked only by pop-up stores and dedicated spaces in franchisees like Best Buy. Pixabay

On Monday, the state-run National Radio Research Agency said Galaxy S10’s 5G model has passed signal verification test, giving the green light for its launch in the South Korean market.

South Korea’s three mobile carriers have been preparing to roll out their commercial 5G service for Samsung’s smartphone built for the high-speed network.

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Samsung’s schedule is about a week earlier than the US carrier Verizon’s plan to launch its first 5G smartphone service on Motorola’s MotoZ3, essentially a 4G phone with a special attachment that gives it 5G capability, in Chicago and Minneapolis on April 11. (IANS)