Samsung revises smartphone launch

samsung-galaxy-note-5In a bid to compete more successfully with Apple and with Chinese competitors, a report said it will introduce the Galaxy S7 in January 2016.

That’s according to the South Korean ET News, which said the earlier launch is months ahead of when it was first expected.

Samsung, according to the report, has started the production process by asking external suppliers to tender for components.

The Galaxy S7 will have a a brand new one chip application processor.

It will also re-segment its smartphone line up with a “premium” machine aimed specifically at Apple.

The report said that Samsung will use its own core in premium product lines rather than using an ARM core, codenamed “mongoose”.