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Leakers don’t get a break for Christmas, and the rumor mills have fortunately churned in the course of the festive season. Of prime significance is the upcoming launch of the Galaxy S11 vary, which is predicted to launch in February 2020. Solely, in accordance with the newest rumors, it won’t be known as the “Galaxy S11” in any case, and Samsung might as a substitute undertake a naming scheme that matches the brand new decade.
Whereas we’ve all been anticipating the Galaxy S11 to observe the Galaxy S10, famous Samsung leaker Ice Universe has different concepts. On Christmas Eve, the leaker posted two easy phrases on Twitter: “Galaxy S20.” Whereas not notably cryptic, Ice Universe adopted up with one other tweet to make clear.
Subsequent 12 months is 2020, and 20 is a brand new starting.
— Ice universe (@UniverseIce) December 24, 2019
If true, this wouldn’t be the primary time a telephone firm has made such a change. Huawei jumped from the Huawei P10 and Mate 10 to the P20 and Mate 20, so it’s not past the realms of comprehension for Samsung to do the identical. However not like Huawei, Samsung might select to then go up in single digits from there on, following the S20 with the S21 and so forth. Why? As a result of then the present Samsung flagship’s quantity would match the 12 months — making it even simpler for customers to know which Samsung flagship is the newest.
Samsung adopted an analogous technique when it modified the Notice vary’s typical numbering, skipping the Notice 6 identify in favor of bringing the ill-fated Notice 7‘s identify up to the mark with the Galaxy S7. As such, we’d count on to see a “Notice 20” if the Galaxy S20 seems to be this 12 months’s identify.
It’s value noting that Ice Universe is the one leaker we’ve heard this from. Max J., a leaker who makes a speciality of Samsung information, has nailed his colours firmly to the mast and has roundly rejected Ice Universe’s whispers. So for the second, it could be greatest to place your “Galaxy S20” bets on ice till extra proof emerges.
I haven't heared something about that but however in my view this hearsay shouldn’t be true https://t.co/tUnbVPvkqg
— Max J. (@Samsung_News_) December 26, 2019
However hypothesis concerning the identify isn’t all we’ve had over the vacations: We’ve additionally had extra rumors concerning the launch date. Ice Universe claims there are two potential launch dates for the following Galaxy S flagship — February 11 and February 18. Each of those dates tally with earlier bulletins in February, however February 18 can be nearer to final 12 months’s February 20 reveal for the Galaxy S10; nonetheless, it’s February 11 Ice Universe has cash on. It’s additionally value stating that Ice Universe refers back to the vary because the “Galaxy S11” on this tweet, casting additional doubts on the prior Galaxy S20 rumors.
That’s all we’ve obtained for now, however we’ll make certain to maintain you up to date as we hear extra.