Samsung might be getting the Galaxy R series back from 2011 to replace it with existing Galaxy J series. According to PhoneArena report based on an industry source, Samsung is looking to bring back Galaxy R series phone with Snapdragon 450. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3, Galaxy Z Flip3 launch on August 27? New report suggestsAlso Read - Samsung now lets you make an appointment to shop at its stores, book demo via WhatsApp
There were some reports in July too, suggesting Samsung is working on a new smartphone series called Galaxy R. The series was started in 2011 by Samsung with a smartphone that was a toned-down version of Galaxy S2. Samsung had discontinued the device due to some hardware issues and eventually killed the series. Also Read - Galaxy S21 FE flaunts itself again on benchmark, reveals RAM for high-end Samsung model
Now the new set of rumors are suggesting that Samsung will introduce Galaxy R phones for a low-end segment. Samsung is also expected to bring infinity display and special camera features to this budget segment from Galaxy J series, which would mean the end of Galaxy J series as well.
Samsung recently launched the Galaxy J4+ and Galaxy J6+ smartphones in India, and now according to these wild rumors, there might be last Galaxy J series devices, however, we have doubts. The Galaxy J series has been really popular for the company since the launch of the first Galaxy J series device. It sold more than 60 million Galaxy J series phones in total, and standalone 4 million units of Galaxy J8, Galaxy J6 launched earlier this year.
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There are not many details about the first comeback Samsung Galaxy R device yet, neither the purported information appears substantial. Rumors only suggest that Samsung might be launching the new series in the first half of the next year.