J.K. Shin shoots down rumor of early Samsung Galaxy Note 5 launch

J.K. Shin shoots down rumor of early Samsung Galaxy Note 5 launch
Everything seemed to make sense the other day when a rumor started spreading about an earlier than normal unveiling for the next iteration of the Samsung Galaxy Note. According to the rumor, Samsung would push up the introduction of the Galaxy Note 5 to the end of July instead of waiting for early September as it had been doing. The rationale for such a move was Sammy's hope to beat the Apple iPhone 6s and Apple iPhone 6s Plus to market.

Everything seemed to fit into place when a separate rumor indicated that Apple would be able to launch its new iPhone 6s models in August instead of September, as usual. High yields achieved by Apple's supply chain for components was the alleged reason why Apple would be early with the iPhone release this year.

It all made sense. Samsung had apparently received market intelligence about Apple's supply chain success and decided to cut Apple off at the pass. While it does all seem to fit perfectly, reports of an early introduction of the Galaxy Note 5 are not true. Samsung Mobile president J.K. Shin made it clear today that the Galaxy Note 5 is not coming to market earlier than it usually does.

Shin did have another rumor to shoot down as well. Responding to speculation that the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 edge were performing poorly at the cash registers, Shin said that this was false. On Tuesday, there was talk that both the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge had taken longer to hit the 10 million sales benchmark than both the Samsung Galaxy S5 and Samsung Galaxy S4.

One rumor that the executive interestingly failed to address, was the one that says Samsung will be releasing another Edge smartphone before the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is unveiled in September. In this case, what Shin didn't say could turn out to be more important than what he said.

Thanks for the tip!

source: GforGames



1. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

Waiting for bobby the android hater for other fake sources of samsung sales and bashing

3. AnTuTu

Posts: 1624; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

Now all Sammy haters will settle down for a while haha

12. mmmanuuu

Posts: 403; Member since: Nov 05, 2013

Shin said Note 5 is not coming to market earlier than it usually does. He didn't said Note 5 Edge won't be coming before September. So maybe Sammy might bring Note 5 Edge by the end of July and the regular Note 5 in September. This is in line with PA's report of another edge phone from Sammy. By doing so, Sammy got the Iphone 6s covered with their premium offering of Note 5 edge and once the iphone 6s starts hits the local stores, then sammy will launch their regular Note 5 which will be cheaper than Note 5 Edge and iphone 6s. So they got it all covered. Just my thought !

20. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

It will be Earlier , it will be just show off at the show like normal and it comes out within. 1 week or something like that, 100% out for buy before the Apple 6s plus goes up for sale

23. Tricell1991

Posts: 75; Member since: Mar 25, 2015

No one hated samsung but they hated suck fanboy.

27. waddup121 unregistered

ok cool

2. JaneChenLong

Posts: 374; Member since: Mar 18, 2015

The July phone is Samsung Galaxy S6 Plus & Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus. Galaxy Note 5 & Galaxy Note 5 Edge will be launched in October.

4. Kruze

Posts: 1285; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

Dafuq...S6 Plus? You pulling an Apple or something? How can they "Plus" the S6 when it's already great (aside from the microSD card slot and waterproofing)? The fugly S6 Active sounds more possible though.

5. TyrionLannister unregistered

You mean the AT&T exclusive phone which nobody cares about and doesn't get updates.

9. Tondern

Posts: 164; Member since: Feb 23, 2015

I care a little bit. I'm thinking maybe they can move that battery over into a phone that matters.

11. TyrionLannister unregistered

The S6 easily lasts a day. Maybe 2 with moderate use. I would want a bigger battery but I am really happy with the endurance.

21. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

He mean the ltea ver with a supper fast modem they always come up with for there home land

6. 99nights

Posts: 1152; Member since: Mar 10, 2015

Meh can still wait to early September, it's not too far off.

7. Tondern

Posts: 164; Member since: Feb 23, 2015

I was sceptical about this rumor from the get-go. Sammy doesn't want to rush their beloved true flagship, and neither do I since I'm looking to buy it.

8. Revotron

Posts: 9; Member since: Jan 22, 2015

Still not a fan of S6. My Note 4 still is rock solid. Way to go Samsung.

10. likiii

Posts: 7; Member since: Feb 18, 2015

I started using Samsung from last year, Note 4 user, i think its best phone for 2014-2015, im not happy with updates.. for a flagship waiting for more than 7 months its so annoying..

13. Neros

Posts: 1016; Member since: Dec 19, 2014

When's the s6 active coming out?


Posts: 54; Member since: Mar 20, 2015

nevertheless, Samsung fail

15. BobbyBuster

Posts: 854; Member since: Jan 13, 2015

Shin isn't fired yet?

17. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

Here they are hahaha

24. gaming64 unregistered

Dont feed attention to attention w***e.

25. gaming64 unregistered

It just shows how Samsung wants to desperately beat Apple. Samsung understand this. The Note 5 will not beat the 6S by sales because we already know every iPhone will always sell like hotcakes.

26. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Why would he comment on a mid range experiment phone like the sequel to the Galaxy Round? That's what this new edge phibe will probably be, something like a more useful version of the round. Maybe it's going to be like the s6 edge but with less of a bend?

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