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Samsung's new smartphones to go on sale in S. Korea from Feb. 14: sources

All News 17:49 February 04, 2020

SEOUL, Feb. 4 (Yonhap) -- Samsung Electronics Co.'s new foldable phone and new flagship smartphone to be unveiled next week are likely go on sale in South Korea from Feb. 14, sources here said Tuesday.

Samsung is scheduled to introduce its clamshell-type foldable phone, supposedly known as the Galaxy Z Flip, and a new version of its flagship smartphone, which is likely to be named the Galaxy S20, at the company's "Unpacked" event in San Francisco next Tuesday (U.S. time).

Although the world's largest smartphone maker has yet to announce the launch schedule of its new smartphones, officials at mobile carriers here said that the Galaxy Z Flip is expected to be launched on Feb. 14.

This image provided by Samsung Electronics Co. shows information for the company's Unpacked 2020 event. (PHOTO NOT FOR SALE) (Yonhap)

The price of Samsung's new vertically folding phone has not been confirmed, but sources here said it could be sold at around 1.6 million won (US$1,347).

For the Galaxy S20 series, mobile carrier officials said Samsung's new flagship phone is likely to be launched on March 6, with preorders starting from Feb. 14.

The Galaxy S20, presumed to be the successor of the Galaxy S10e, is expected to go on sale with a price tag of 1.2 million won, according to sources, while the Galaxy S20 Plus, the successor of the Galaxy S10, is likely to be sold at 1.35 million won. The high-end version, supposedly named the Galaxy S20 Ultra, is expected to be sold for around 1.6 million won.

kdon@yna.co.kr
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