Samsung could merge Galaxy S and Galaxy Note brands in 2020

2020 is the Year of the Fold 2.0 -- could see the Galaxy S and Galaxy Note lines merge.

@anthony256
Published Tue, Sep 17 2019 10:17 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:47 AM CST

Samsung released its yearly Galaxy S and Galaxy Note successors this year, with a family of devices in the Galaxy S10 range as well as a family of handsets in the new Galaxy Note 10 range.

Samsung could merge Galaxy S and Galaxy Note brands in 2020 | TweakTown.com

But according to the latest rumors the company could merge the Galaxy S and Galaxy Note lines in 2020, while separating its newer Galaxy Fold -- which will grow into its own family next year following the just-released fixed version of the Galaxy Fold smartphone.

Evan 'evleaks' Blass is back again with the leak according to a "solid source" of his Samsung will "eliminate the distinction" between the Galaxy S and Galaxy Note smartphones. We don't know what this means exactly, but we should expect the phones to maybe join forces in 2020 in a big way.

The only real big difference between the Galaxy S and Galaxy Note family of devices is the S Pen, so we might see the company shift away from including a built-in S Pen and offer it separately. I don't know if I like this, as I'm a long time Galaxy Note (and Galaxy S) fan -- hell, I've got the Galaxy Note 10+ 5G on its way after skipping the Note 9 (owning the Note 8, and even the Note 7 before its issues).

Still, we'll see how things roll (or should that be fold) out as we head into 2020 and beyond.

Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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