A follow-up report in May said that Samsung was planning the Galaxy X announcement for next year's Mobile World Congress in February, with the Galaxy S10 to be unveiled a month earlier in January at CES 2019.
Overall sales likely fell 4.9 percent from a year earlier to 58 trillion won, Samsung said, versus analysts' average forecast of 59.7 trillion won. Compared to the 14.07 trillion won profit from last year's second quarter, Samsung's performance improved, but it failed to reach the market's estimate of $15.2 trillion won, as pointed out by Yonhap.
The smartphone market has been slowing down in recent quarters.
The iPhone X's weaker performance also affects Samsung's bottom line, as its Display division is the sole provider of those expensive iPhone X OLED panels.
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If the news is accurate, it'd be a far cry from the 210mAh flexible cell design that the Samsung SDI subsidiary came up with four years ago.
Still, CES is another six months away, so there's even more time for things to change - especially if Samsung has issues manufacturing the Galaxy X.
"We are preparing for foldable phones very intensely". The approach seems to resemble that of a flip phone whether the display unfolds vertically from the lower half bearing the keyboard. I am eager to make foldable phones because their impact on the industry will be very big. Samsung is also among the major brands that should release a foldable device in 2019, with rumors about the Galaxy X smartphone making the rounds since April 2018.