On April 26, 2012, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. submitted a trademark application for the Galaxy Variant (Serial Number: 85609690) with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
The “goods and services” in the filing cover: Mobile telephones; Smartphones.
The newest application was filed nearly two weeks after the company submitted trademarks for the Galaxy Metrix, Galaxy Velvet and Galaxy Legend smartphones, all of which were filed on April 13.
Over the last year, Samsung has filed what seems like dozens of application for new smartphones. While many have hit the market, others have yet to materialize.
Today, Apple Insider reported that Apple ceded its spot as the world’s top smartphone vendor in the first quarter of 2012 to Samsung.
At the time of this story, Samsung has made no announcement regarding the Galaxy Variant.
(Photo of Samsung announcing the GALAXY Note via Samsung.com)