smartphone Galaxy S9 may likely be announced earlier, going against the company’s
traditional, possibly in January.
start in November, two months in advance of the current S8 whose display shipments
started in January this year before the phone’s unveiling in March.
such as camera modules and cases. After the panel shipments, it takes about two
to three months for the phone’s entire assembly.
the panel shipments. The global launch was April 21.
debut end-January before its global launch in mid-February.
advanced launch considering the panel development started in April last year,
three to four months earlier, under the project name “Star.”
Samsung’s strategy to defend its flagship phone sales against Apple’s upcoming
iPhone 8 later this year.