Samsung isn’t simply unveiling the Galaxy S24 sequence early, it’s bringing the brand new telephones to the market faster too. In accordance with the Korean media, the next-gen Galaxy flagships will go official on January 17 with pre-orders beginning instantly after the launch occasion in San Jose, USA. The market launch of the units will happen on January 30.
Galaxy S24 launch scheduled for late January 2024
We have now lengthy recognized that Samsung plans to launch the Galaxy S24 series sooner than the Galaxy S23. The corporate has zeroed in on the date of January 17, which is 2 weeks earlier than the February 1 launch of the 2023 lineup. As anticipated, it’s a Wednesday. The Korean agency has largely hosted its main Galaxy Unpacked occasions on Wednesdays, together with the Galaxy S23 launch.
Often, Samsung opens basic gross sales of latest flagships on the third Friday following the launch occasion (February 17 for the Galaxy S23 sequence). Nevertheless, subsequent yr, the Galaxy S24 lineup will reportedly go on sale on January 30, which falls on a Tuesday. If the corporate maintained the identical hole, the market launch of the 2024 flagships would have taken place on February 2.
Following the January 17 launch, Samsung will open pre-orders for the Galaxy S24, Galaxy S24+, and Galaxy S24 Extremely in most international locations, together with the US (from January 19 in Korea). It plans to ship and activate pre-order items between January 26 and January 30. “We determined to announce the Galaxy S24 sequence in San Jose, USA on the seventeenth native time,” The Elec quotes a Samsung official. “Gross sales may also start instantly.”
Samsung has excessive hopes for its next-gen flagships
Studies say that Samsung is launching the Galaxy S24 sequence early to compete with Apple. For the reason that iPhone 15 sequence doesn’t have recent competitors out there, the Korean agency needs to capitalize on that. An early launch could also be a part of this technique too. The corporate has even chosen San Jose as the placement for the occasion as a result of that’s the place Apple has its headquarters. It beforehand held the occasion in San Francisco.
Samsung is anticipating the Galaxy S24 gross sales to extend a minimum of ten p.c over the Galaxy S23. The most recent flagships are projected to cross 31 million annual shipments, so the goal for the 2024 lineup is round 35 million units. Time will inform if the Korean behemoth manages to try this with an early launch of the telephones. Extra particulars concerning the Galaxy S24 trio ought to floor within the coming weeks.