Next Galaxy S11 may not be S11... or a Galaxy, tips Samsung

Next Galaxy S11 may not be S11... or a Galaxy, tips Samsung
During a press event about Samsung's newly-announced Galaxy S10e, S10 and S10+, not to mention the Fold and the S10 5G, the company's Wireless Business Unit Global Marketing Group Managing Director (it's a mouthful) expressed doubts that the company will name its next flagship phones S11... or even a Galaxy. 

The reasoning behind those doubts, as per Ms. Jeong and other Samsung officials, is the following:


All those musings are not without merit, considering that the S10 is the anniversary model that is supposed to be the culmination of Samsung's mobile efforts since the first Galaxy S. Going forward, however, Samsung worries that the brand will be diluted by ever-increasing double-digit numbers that users will perceive as incremental upgrades. 

Thus, the marketing gurus at Samsung are reportedly hard at work to come up with a new naming style that will unify the phone, tablet and wearable universe of the company, and a Galaxy just might not do it.


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Galaxy S10
  • Display 6.1" 1440 x 3040 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 10 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 855, Octa-core, 2840 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3400 mAh

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12 Comments

1. WPX00

Posts: 511; Member since: Aug 15, 2015

Huawei is doing it right and I think that's what Samsung will do too: Galaxy S20. It has already begun aligning itself with the new double digits with the new A and M series.

5. UDKBP

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 25, 2019

Note Series -> Samsung Note Galaxy S Series -> Samsung Galaxy (20,21,22) corresponding to year released /Samsung S (continuation of 11,12,13 or also same as the year released. like what they do for the A series Galaxy Watch -> Samsung Gear/ Samsung Watch Galaxy Tab Series -> Samsung Tab/Tab Pro

2. JohnR

Posts: 158; Member since: Sep 08, 2017

How about just, Samsung T-20. After all it will be the year 2020.

3. Cat97

Posts: 1933; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

It's easy, it will be called Galaxy XS :))

4. odachek

Posts: 127; Member since: Sep 01, 2012

Not too late to brainstorm a new name after Note 10 release.

6. GreenMan

Posts: 2698; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

I wonder if they're going to call it The Samsung Universe S11?! But in all seriousness; I think Samsung should just call it "Samsung S11", period. I used to be in marketing business so trust me when I tell you that short names mean higher sales, because they're easier to memorize and get stuck in your subconsciousness a lot easier than complex names. It's not marketing actually, it's basic psychology. There's a reason my avatar says "GreenMan" and not "AussieTechGeek4587". Oh well, G'Day!

10. LawnBoy

Posts: 198; Member since: Feb 23, 2019

S11 E S11 S11 +

7. CEDEOTB

Posts: 442; Member since: Nov 21, 2016

Samsung Galaxy SX1

8. KENNE

Posts: 29; Member since: Oct 23, 2014

s11 seems best to me. or otherwise, rename "S11 aka S-eel",

9. VasiliS7

Posts: 202; Member since: Jan 10, 2017

S10+1?

15. pimpin83z

Posts: 591; Member since: Feb 08, 2019

Like I say to my wife when she brings up anything that's not of today's relevance, we'll cross that bridge when we get to it.

16. KingOfAndroid

Posts: 34; Member since: Dec 12, 2013

Samsung X Samsung X + Samsung X Gear Samsung X Buds Samsung X Watch Samsung X Tab

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