SEOUL: Samsung Electronics Co’s new phablet, the Galaxy Note 20, might be its cheapest 5G flagship mobile device in recent years, industry sources here said on July 23, as the company tries to boost handset sales amid the pandemic.
According to the sources, Samsung could release the Galaxy Note 20 with a price tag of 1.199mil won (RM4,253) in South Korea, with its high-end Ultra model at 1.452mil won (RM5,151), reports Yonhap news agency.
The Galaxy Note 20 series is expected to go on sale in South Korea on Aug 21 after making its debut at the Galaxy Unpacked event on Aug 5.
If rumoured prices are correct, the Galaxy Note 20 will be Samsung’s cheapest 5G flagship handset.
The Galaxy Note 10, which was released last year, was sold at 1.248mil won in South Korea (RM4,427), with the Galaxy Note 10+ model priced at 1.397mil won (RM4,957) and the 512GB storage variant at 1.496mil won (RM5,308).
For comparison, local prices at the launch last year for the Note 10 and Note 10+ models with 256GB memory were RM3,699 and RM4,199 respectively, while the higher capacity Note 10+ with 512GB was RM4,799. – Bernama
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