A recent report from South Korea indicated that Samsung will do some scheming of its flagship offerings. With the S20, Samsung has introduced three different variants (S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra). In the meantime, the Note20 was introduced with two different variants: the Note20 and Note20 Ultra.
In accordance with the report from The Elec Korea, the Galaxy S20’s descendant, also known as the Galaxy S21, will be introduced with an S Pen – but will only be launched on the Ultra alternative. The S21 lineup is expected for release in the first half of 2021. The Galaxy S21 is allegedly codenamed “Unbound” with variants: M1, N2, and O3. The S Pen will apparently be introduced with the O3 variant.
Samsung has allegedly not confirmed the introduction of the Galaxy Note21 for the forthcoming year as of yet (perhaps it’s too soon), but speculations state that Samsung would terminate the Galaxy Note and alternatively introduce S-Pen enabled Galaxy Z Fold 3. This implies that Samsung would introduce the Galaxy S in H1, and a brand new Z Fold/Z Flip phones in H2.
With developments in mass production of UTG (Ultra-Thin Glass) Samsung has the ability to produce 600,000 folding displays per month and intends to produce 1 million folding displays each month by the end of 2020. Samsung might not market as many folding devices like Notes, but the high earning margin of folding devices could possibly offset the reduced number of units. The Galaxy S21 lineup could also possibly get more sales.
Samsung already has several flagship smartphone offers and tapering them down to only a few number devices isn’t a bad idea.