“Over the weekend, Korean publication ETNews reported that Samsung is working on a device known as the Galaxy Alpha that it plans to launch in August,” Reisinger reports. “Samsung wants to get the handset out to store shelves before Apple has a chance to announce the rumored iPhone 6, the report said, citing sources who claim to have knowledge of the situation.”
MacDailyNews Take: So they can rope in a few more clueless suckers before Apple unveils the world’s next flagship smartphone.
“For months, reports have been swirling, suggesting Samsung is working on a higher-end smartphone than its flagship Galaxy S5, which only just launched in April, that will sport a metal chassis and come with several additional features to make it feel higher-end,” Reisinger reports. “According to the ETNews source, the Galaxy Alpha will be a mix between the Galaxy S5 and Samsung’s phablet, the Galaxy Note.”
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MacDailyNews Take: “To make it feel higher-end.” Not to be higher-end.
“High-end” for Samsung is third rate for Apple.
There is one only “high-end” smartphone in the world. All of the rest are lower-class wannabes.