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What do you think about the Galaxy S11 being called the S20?

Galaxy S11 CAD-based Render
Galaxy S11 CAD-based Render (Image credit: @OnLeaks / 91Mobiles)

It's officially 2020, which means we're another step closer to Samsung unveiling its first big flagship of the year. This upcoming phone will be the successor to last year's Galaxy S10, and for a while now, we've been referring to it as the Galaxy S11.

However, a new rumor is suggesting that the S11 will actually be branded and marketed as the "Galaxy S20."

Taking a look through the AC forums, a lot of our members have some thoughts about this.

I don't care what they call it but its looking better by the day. Just a few more months...

dendron01

don't care. It will be remembered as...a bad phone. Snapdragon 865 with forced discrete 5G modem? Every such phone will be remembered as "yeah, let's forget that ever existed". And, it will also be remembered as "the year we went too far" with regard to size. "But we were forced to--the 5G chip and bigger battery made us." It doesn't help that midrange phones are really very good now. ...

Adam Frix

It's stupid and pointless and it'll probably be confusing to consumers, but it's ultimately inconsequential to me. It's more concerning that they might get rid of the "e" variant. 2020 may be another year where there isn't a phone I consider to be worth buying.

fuzzylumpkin

The name won't bother me either way. I have an S10+ so I probably won't get it anyway unless there is a great trade in offer. My upgrade schedule is usually about every other year.

1raygin

What say you? What do you think about the Galaxy S11 being called the S20?

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Joe Maring was a Senior Editor for Android Central between 2017 and 2021. You can reach him on Twitter at @JoeMaring1.

6 Comments
  • What's in a name? The only thing I care about is performance? The display is second, I'm dying to see how good the 120hz display is from Samsung? I suspect outstanding!
  • As long as it lives up to its name.
  • Could not care less what they call it. After all, if I do get one, I will just call it "my phone".
  • If the XL is bezel-less, then I'm 100% switching. Only thing that would blow me away and complete this phone would be Google adding LED flash notifications.
  • Couldn't care less what they call it.
  • I think Samsung has a horrible naming scheme... S11 vsriant would be much more better.