Unless Samsung’s has implemented some change in plans recently to break away from its two-year cycle for major design upgrades, it’s almost a guarantee that its next flagship Galaxy S smartphone (Galaxy S11)could come with a minor design upgrade over the Galaxy S10. Of course, a radical or regular change in design is needed at this point if the Korean firm must survive the stiff competition from major rivals like Huawei and other Chinese brands.
Now, in what seems to be the first early sign that suggests the Galaxy S11 is already at its early stage of development, reports from Korea has it that the next flagship from Samsung could be codenamed Picasso – named after Pablo Ruiz Picasso the Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwright who created over 20,000 images in the 20th century.
Why is the Picasso codename important? Well, that could be because the Galaxy S11 may be as revolutionary as Picasso wonder work of arts, and if that is any indication, the Galaxy S11 could come with a radical/ major design overhaul. The Picasso is quite a departure from Samsung’s previous Galaxy flagship codenames including the ‘Dream,’ ‘Star,’ and ‘Beyond,’ for the Galaxy S8, Galaxy S9, and Galaxy S10 in that order, but lines up with the upcoming Galaxy Note 10 currently under development with the ‘Da Vinci, codename which suggests we are also in for a major design overhaul for the Galaxy NOTE10. Da Vinci was a painter, architect, inventor, and student of all things scientific who is rated among the most influential artists of all time.
Unfortunately, that is about all we know about the Galaxy S11, though there are reports that the device could be Samsung’s first all screen device devoid of notch, no punch hole, and no camera pop-up or slider mechanism. Samsung will reportedly rely on under-display cameras if that tech is ripe for use at the time.