Samsung might unveil as many as 8 Android smartphones in Q1 2013

Samsung might unveil as many as 8 Android smartphones in Q1 2013
Samsung is the company dominating Android for a reason - it is the most prolific phone maker, well represented in everything from the ultra low end to top of the line devices. And if we believe this latest rumor coming from Sam Mobile, the situation is going to remain this way.

Allegedly Samsung is planning to refresh its mid-range lineup as soon as MWC at the end of February, and that might meen a massive rollout of as many as 8 new devices.

Here are the model numbers that have surfaced and the possible devices that might get announced in February. Don’t take this as a fact - it’s merely a rumor and we’d actually be really surprised if Samsung unveiled all eight at the same time. But some of them? Quite possible.

  • GT-B9150 – Name TBD
  • GT-I8262 – Galaxy Core
  • GT-I9150 / GT-I9152 – Galaxy Fonblet 5.8
  • GT-I9205 – Galaxy Fonblet 6.3
  • GT-S5282 – Galaxy Star
  • GT-S5310 / GT-S5312 – Galaxy Pocket 2
  • GT-S6310 / GT-S6312 – Galaxy Young
  • GT-S6810 / GT-S6810P – Galaxy Frame

This first device, the B9150, codenamed HomeSync, might turn out to be the surprise of MWC. The rest are mid-rangers and phablets, and there is even an update to Samsung's Star feature phone, a niche we thought was already getting depleted with Android reaching the low end.

The Samsung Galaxy S IV is of course missing as it’s got all the attention needed for a separate press event, expected somewhere in April to May.

source: Sam Mobile

FEATURED VIDEO

17 Comments

1. easymomo

Posts: 91; Member since: Jul 04, 2012

This is Samsung: One device for each part of the Market

7. timtimity

Posts: 196; Member since: Aug 13, 2012

Yes. 8 might be seen as too many, but at least they're trying to accommodate different users at different price points rather than trying to get everyone to adjust to a phone that may not be ideal for their needs.

2. CraxMC

Posts: 3; Member since: Jan 29, 2013

Go for it Sammy!! You're great, i think Galaxy Fonblet 6.3 is gonna be great!

13. Wiki_jaan

Posts: 704; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

only if it 1080p

16. b1acktiger

Posts: 223; Member since: May 19, 2012

I think its time to reply them back that we need a phone, not tablet. 6.3" is insane. Note and Note 2 were success doesn't mean that people need a more over sized phone. Its over samsung. We took a long time to travel to make the phone more compact and you're going back ? Why ?

3. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

(Samsung) Wheatley Electronics

4. richardyarrell2011

Posts: 510; Member since: Mar 16, 2011

Waiting on the Galaxy Note 8 and Galaxy Note 3.

11. SleepingOz unregistered

GNOTE 8, I'll pass, waiting for the new 10.1 instead..

15. JWS65

Posts: 32; Member since: Jan 22, 2013

I'm waiting on Galaxy S4. Note is too large for me.

5. MistB

Posts: 581; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

B9150 is equipped with an Exynos dual 5250 and comes with 4.1.2, may very well be the Qwerty model. I've written an essay in the the recently announced Samsung article to how many models Samsung should realistically churn out.

6. dilse

Posts: 25; Member since: Aug 24, 2012

Good and worst naming

8. Topcat488

Posts: 1409; Member since: Sep 29, 2012

Keep treating everybody special, by making different phones for different people... Samsung=Freedom :)

9. ramonleonjr62

Posts: 48; Member since: Oct 17, 2012

go my boy sammy spread happiness to the world

10. emadshiny

Posts: 1144; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

wish their design don't look the same.

12. Captain_Doug

Posts: 1037; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Fonblet? Oh dear...

14. GALAXY-STORM

Posts: 328; Member since: Oct 13, 2012

Samsung galaxy unleashed.

17. Not_Amused321

Posts: 62; Member since: Jan 06, 2013

Any on the Boost Mobile lineup? :)

Latest Stories

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at https://www.parsintl.com/phonearena or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit https://www.parsintl.com/ for samples and additional information.