A rumor has popped up that Samsung is working on the A9 Pro for the Chinese market. The A9 has a six-inch display and given the Pro designate it is likely the Chinese phone will be a high-end version of the A9.
In a smart move by Samsung of true, it is reported that the company will use its own touch screen for the Galaxy S7. This would extend control over its own devices, both supply and cost. Moving to its own screen components would give a hit to Samsung's current suppliers.
LG is looking to grow its phone business and will launch two new phones this year as part of the effort. The effort is the result of a big loss in its smartphone division in the last quarter of last year. The loss is significant following a big gain in the same quarter of the previous year.
Rumors have pegged the US launch of the Galaxy S7 on March 11, and now another puts the European launch on the same date. The Galaxy S7 is Samsung's next flagship phone and the rumored rollout date would coincide withe the Mobile World Congress in Spain.