Samsung hints Galaxy A phone with four cameras is coming next month

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Cameras are a significant part of smartphones these days and brands are trying up the game with each release. While we don't know for sure what Samsung is planning, the "A Galaxy Event" title suggests a new Galaxy A series entry may be revealed.

Samsung and other device makers are looking for ways to boost momentum in a sluggish smartphone market.

On Friday, Samsung released invitations for the launch of a new device at a Galaxy event on October 11.

At the start of the month, Ice Universe, a prominent Samsung leaker with a reputation for being reliable, Tweeted that the company had a phone with four rear cameras in the works.

The invitation offered few details but the mention of "4x fun" led to speculation the about a new smartphone with four cameras or possibly a foldable handset.

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The "4x" matches the number of cameras.

We'll likely hear more updates about the upcoming Galaxy phone as the scheduled date looms near.

Samsung has already confirmed it's set to announce its first foldable phone (codenamed the Galaxy X) before the end of the year, but now we expect that to come in November.

The Galaxy S10 could become the first smartphone from Samsung to use a triple rear camera setup.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 - particularly the 512GB version - is selling very well.

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