Now that Samsung has officially launched the Galaxy S9, the company can start talking about what’s next for its flagship phone, especially amid rumors that a name change is very likely for the 2019 generation.
Koh Dong-jin, head of the firm’s mobile division, said on the sidelines of the MWC 2018 show in Barcelona that giving up on the Galaxy S naming scheme is indeed possible. Reports that surfaced earlier this year indicated that while Samsung could retain the Galaxy lineup, the S moniker is very likely to go away.
And the Samsung executive appears to suggest that this is indeed the plan, though he told the Korea Times that this is just a proposal for the time being and no decision has been made just yet.
“Although Samsung will stick to Galaxy, we have been thinking about whether we need to maintain the S moniker or the numbering system,” he said.