Samsung officially announced its Galaxy S20 series and its new smartphone Folding, the Galaxy Z Flip. Both phones will be available in Mexico, and in the latter case, as of this February 11 in presale. What will happen when the Galaxy S20 arrive in the country, where the 5G network is not yet available?
In addition to its optical section that relies on artificial intelligence, the Galaxy S20, S20 + and S20 Ultra stand out for their compatibility with the 5G network, which promises new mobile experiences.
In the event that took place in Mexico City, where the streaming and having a first look at the new cell phones, Diego Altuzar, leader of the mobile division in Samsung Mexico, said the Galaxy S20 Ultra to be the first smartphone compatible with the fifth generation of mobile phone technologies in the country.
Operators are running to have the 5G network available in certain areas of Mexico, so we venture to launch the Galaxy S20 Ultra here, declare Altuzar.
The manager did not indicate a specific date on which the main telecommunications companies, such as Telcel and AT&T, will activate the 5G network in Mexico. What I mention is that the new cell phone could be working in the nation with this standard in the second half of 2020.
Either way, the phones (the Galaxy S20) work with all current networks that are in Mexico, he emphasized.
Finally, the manager said that thanks to the Galaxy S line, Samsung is number one in Mexico in the high range, in terms of market share, and double-digit growth is expected.
Price and availability in Mexico
The regular sale of new smartphones Start on March 13. The Galaxy S20 (8 RAM and 128 GB of storage), in pink and gray colors, will be priced at $ 20,000 pesos; the Galaxy S20 + (8 GB in RAM and 128 GB of storage), in gray and blue, cost $ 25,000 pesos and the Galaxy S20 Ultra (12 GB in RAM and 128 GB of storage), in gray and black, will be sold at $ 30,000 pesos . The latter, as already said, be the only one compatible with the 5G network in Mexico.
The Galaxy Z Flip can be selected in purple or black, priced at $ 33,000 pesos. Its regular sale begins on February 28, 2020 with national operators and in the brand's stores.