The Galaxy X (SM-G888N0) listed on Samsung support site is just a rugged smartphone


Samsung is definitely launching a foldable smartphone next year, but that doesn't mean it will be available for purchase worldwide. Dubbed Samsung Galaxy X, the upcoming foldable smartphone was previously listed on the company's support site with model number SM-G888N0, or at least that's what we thought.

Unfortunately, Samsung SM-G888N0 is not the highly-anticipated Galaxy X foldable smartphone, but a rugged phone for professionals. Samsung issued a press release a few days ago that highlights the importance of next-generation technology for smart train and metro, which is supposed to enable high-speed communications in South Korea.

One of the devices that supports the new LTE-R next-generation communications technology is the Samsung SM-G888N0 rugged smartphone, the South Korean company confirmed in the press release.


There aren't any other details about the SM-G888N0, but now that we know it's just a rugged smartphone for professionals, it should be a little importance. Also, it's only available in South Korea, at least for the time being.

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6 Comments

3. BuffaloSouce unregistered

Sounds like it’ll be the Xcover 5. For those who don’t know, Xcover is basically a stripped or budget version of the Active. It was first released in August 2011.

4. GreenMan

Posts: 2697; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

That's why old men don't get ahead of themselves! G'Day!

5. torr310

Posts: 1645; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

Rugged? I am afraid the screen will be as easy to get scratches as Galaxy S8 Actice or even easier.

6. kryme

Posts: 468; Member since: Oct 24, 2013

Isn’t there a case for that tho???

7. odachek

Posts: 117; Member since: Sep 01, 2012

Please don't tell me Samsung delayed the project (again) to 2019.

8. CAVBR

Posts: 134; Member since: Feb 21, 2016

By the model number, it makes sense to have the same idea of a Galaxy S Active. After all, it's important to remember that the SM-G890 is the Galaxy S6 Active, the SM-G891 is the Galaxy S7 Active, and the SM-G892 is the Galaxy S8 Active.

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