Samsung Galaxy X1 and Galaxy X1 Plus appears to be the two variants of the upcoming foldable smartphone from South Korea.
It has been in the rumors that Samsung is working on a Galaxy X phone with a foldable screen, but it is just now that real details about the phone have emerged. The rumors about this phone started showing up back in 2016 and up to now, they have just remained to be, well, rumors.
A few days ago, a Chinese tipster came in with reports that Samsung Galaxy X will be launched in Q3 or Q4 2017, but there was no specific date in mind. The same tipster has since then followed this leak with another tweet saying that the phone could be on show during the MWC 2018 event. Apparently, more news of the phone has surfaced showing off the model numbers of the two variants of this foldable smartphone.
As it is, there will be a Samsung Galaxy X1 and another Galaxy X1 Plus phone. Where the former will come with model number SM-GX9000, the latter will ship with model number SM-X9050. From what we are seeing, the two phones are supposedly being tested and it appears that the Galaxy X1 has Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on board while the Galaxy X1 Plus is powered by the same OS, although Android 7.1.1 Nougat seems to be in the pipes for the latter.
Samsung has already begun rolling out the latest Android 7.0 Nougat to the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. It is highly unlikely that both Samsung Galaxy X1 and Galaxy X1 Plus will be unveiled with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out of the box. But since these are just test units, the newer OS should be the one to power the devices out of the box.
Keep in mind that this is just another of the many leaks we have been seeing with respect to this Samsung Galaxy X foldable phone, so take it with a grain of salt. Still, it is interesting to see these developments come in at such a point when Samsung is working out on a formula to erase the Galaxy Note 7 debacle from memories of its fans.
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