The Herald does say that Samsung is doing things a little differently this year because the Galaxy S10 also happens to mark the series tenth anniversary. The capacity is expected to deliver the same endurance as the Galaxy S9, but because the handset will feature more efficient components such as an SLP boards and the Exynos 9820, we can expect slightly better battery timing.
Family Hub 2019 is more intuitive and intelligent than ever before.
At CES 2019, Samsung Electronics has announced how the company's investment and leadership in AI, IoT, and 5G technologies will serve as the building blocks for its vision for connected living. According to one anonymous tech industry executive due to its latest flexible display and battery technology the Samsung Galaxy foldable phone will be sold at more than 1.5 million won which with a direct conversion puts it in the vicinity of AU$1900. Join the forums and start discussing the phone before the event!
"When unfolded, Samsung's foldable phone does not show any crease indicating it had been bent", said one exec.
CES is the first major trade show of the year.
Bixby isn't just being pushed into vehicles, CES 2019 has revealed that in 2019 Samsung will expand Bixby into many areas including health products, AI speakers, mobile devices, smart TVs, and their new Family Hub. Most consumers will see foldable phones as a gimmick - at least initially - and recent reports have warned that they will be super-expensive at first. Cameras will be improved, too, with a new dual-lens selfie camera and potentially as many as four lenses at the rear.
What we can probably glean from this conversation is that the Galaxy X/Galaxy Flex/Galaxy Whatever-It-Will-Be-Called isn't likely to be released until Q2 2019 - hence the specification of first half, as opposed to first quarter.
Even if Huawei doesn't launch a foldable smartphone at MWC, an early launch would work in Samsung's favor.
The interface has been completely redesigned from the ground up.