“Samsung is going to have only one flagship per year’

“Samsung is going to have only one flagship per year’

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After the debacle with the Galaxy Note 7 Samsung is still possible but one smartphonevlaggenschip per year release.

Report that South Korean media Wednesday on the basis of anonymous sources.

Previously were already rumors that the Galaxy Note series may be completely scrapped, because that brand by the spontaneous ontvlammende Note 7 in disrepute hit. Now it seems that the Note-series may not be replaced, and that the Galaxy S phones the only premiummodellen.

By focusing on one flagship per year, it would be better as possible to ensure product quality, say sources in the production chain.

Possible can the change it will make for weaker sales of Samsung devices in the second half of the year, as sales of the S-series traditional flattening and the iPhone are correct strongest months.

The Note series was a series of larger Samsung phones with stylus. In the Netherlands the last two Note devices never appeared; the Note 5 was not in Europe, and the Note 7 was the market pulled back before he Dutch consumers were reached.


According to sources of the Reuters news agency found at Samsung soon the annual personeelsbeoordelingen place and exist there great nervousness about within the company. “There will be disciplinary action; someone here should be responsibility for this,” said one anonymous employee.

It will possibly Note 7-fiasco lead to major shifts within the mobile branch. In the development of the Galaxy S8 would be given on product safety. Therefore, the final specifications are not yet fixed and is an early appearance of the unit is unlikely.

Reportedly wants Samsung the Galaxy S8 with a irisscanner – who was also in the Note 7 was – and a dual camera.


A group of customers in the United States now has a lawsuit against Samsung started because of the problems with the Note 7. They want their case as a class action is considered, so that all victims they would be able to connect.

In the indictment inform the customers that they charge a monthly fee, had to pay for a phone that is unusable. Samsung has not at the lawsuit responded.

Video: Explanation: Problems around flammable Note 7

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