With the unprecedented global crisis owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, news is rife that Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is likely to discontinue its premium Galaxy Note smartphone in 2021. A latest report has revealed that Samsung is planning to initiate this step after registering a steep decline in demand for high-end smartphones as people across the world are facing the brunt of the coronavirus pandemic.
A Reuters report has notified that Samsung is not willing to manufacture a new version of the Galaxy Note for the next year. Mind you! Reuters hasn’t revealed about the source of this information as there is no official announcement of this plan.
The report further quoted Tom Kang, a research analyst at Counterpoint, who stated Samsung’s Note series sales are expected to reduce by a fifth to 8 million this year. On the other hand, sales of the S series are likely to slump by 5 million to less than 30 million.
Recently, Samsung has also unveiled the latest smartphone models: the Galaxy A12 and Galaxy A02s, making innovative solutions even more accessible to users. Both smartphones are equipped with durable batteries, a versatile set of cameras and large displays for easier viewing. The Galaxy A12 will be available from January 2021 and the Galaxy A02s from February 2021.
On the battery front, these smartphones carry a 5000mAh battery along with a 15 W fast charging function to provide a seamless video watching experience. Furthermore, Samsung Galaxy A02s and A12 enables the users to browse comfortably with the 6.5-inch HD+ Infinity-V display for much clear images.
As far as the camera is concerned, Samsung asserted that the Galaxy A02s and A12 smartphones carry a set of lenses that enable the users to easily click perfect photos. The Galaxy A12 houses a 48MP main camera along with a 5MP ultra-wide-angle camera to take a spectacular view of the landscape. On the other hand, the A02s carries a 13MP main camera. Besides this, both smartphones house a 2MP depth camera to help one focus attention on what is most important. Additionally, Samsung revealed that the 2MP Macro camera will capture extraordinary close-ups and bring out the beauty of the most complex compositions.
Samsung Galaxy A12 and A02s is comfortable to hold in hand. The devices have a matte finish to the back. While the Galaxy A12 is available in black, white and blue colours; the A02s is just available in black and white colours. In addition, the Galaxy A12 is equipped with a protected Samsung Knox platform, and access to the device is secured by a fingerprint reader, located on the side of the smartphone.
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