ABOVE: The Samsung Galaxy S9 in Ice Blue - new this week in China. The South Korean technology juggernaut spent the better portion of this year airing advertising campaigns making fun of display notches, particularly those found on Apple's iPhones. First we heard of the gradient color scheme in leaks for the S10, then on the Galaxy A9, then today on a new launch.
Like previous years, we'll likely see the Exynos 9820 make its debut in next year's Galaxy S10. As per Samsung's claims, its new CPU can perform with 20% more efficiency in single core, 15% more efficiency in multi-core and it will also be able to achieve 40% power efficiency when necessary. All three devices are believed to be planned for a global release, with variants intended for the United States, Canada, Mexico, and China likely being powered by the Snapdragon 8150, Qualcomm's successor to the Snapdragon 845.More news: Leaked Photos Suggest That Valve Is Working On Its Own VR Headset
Samsung has just announced the next generation of its flagship Exynos System-on-Chip (SoC), the Exynos 9820. Overall, the Exynos 9820 will be able to offer better network connectivity and much more stable performance. The new chipset equipped for on-device artificial intelligence (AI) applications features a fourth-generation custom CPU, 2.0-gigabits-per-second (Gbps) LTE Advanced Pro modem, and an enhanced neural processing unit (NPU) to bring new smart experiences to mobile devices.More news: Patrick Mahomes skips postgame after learning girlfriend's stepfather died at Chiefs game
Samsung mobile boss DJ Koh, pictured above, says the company will produce one million Galaxy X foldable smartphones in the initial run.
At the conference last week, the company stated that the phone will be mass produced, but it's suspected that the high price point will drive away potential customers no matter how impressive the Infinity Flex Display is.More news: Brexit hopes boost both sterling and euro
The biggest one is a supposed "punch hole" element in the front display to house the front-facing selfie camera.