Yoon Han-Ki. Samsung’s senior vice president of product strategy made the statement regarding a redesign of Sammy’s super phablet but failed to follow it up with any real give-away tidbits.
He did say that:
“Our ultimate goal is to make products that consumers really aspire to have. This is how we are trying to find a breakthrough in the stagnant premium market,”
I reckon that the next gen Note will probably follow the Galaxy S5 in dropping the faux leather back in favour of a dimpled grippy plastic back.
What would probably help Samsung in the premium phone game would be a more upmarket metal build.
Han-Ki also confirmed that Samsung will release an Google Android Wear-based smartwatch later this year, so we’d hold off on that Gear 2 purchase unless you’re particularly desperate to slap some smart wearable tech on your wrists.
Not only that, but Samsung will also apparently release two Tizen phones before the end of July.
Tizen OS is Samsung’s attempt to break free of google’s shackles by ditching Android and going it alone. The company’s Gear 2 and Gear Fit smartwatches are the first products released to the public that run the linux-based OS.
The Gear 2 saw a noticeable improvement in battery life compared to the original Android-powered Gear, so the new Tizen phones could provide similar battery life thanks to Samsung’s software and hardware optimisation buddy-fest.
What would you hope to see featured on the next gen Galaxy Note?