BREAKING: Samsung's Galaxy S24 series launch date leaked, set for January 17, 2024.

Unprecedented move as Samsung shifts Galaxy Unpacked event to San Jose, California.

Pre-order frenzy begins on January 18 (January 19 in South Korea), with shipping starting from January 26-30.

Exclusive details suggest pricing to mirror Galaxy S23 series: S24 at $900, S24+ at $1,000, S24 Ultra at $1,200.

Samsung's strategic move to launch in San Jose linked to Google collaboration and Apple competition.

Galaxy S24 touted as Samsung's first AI Phone, introducing in-house developed AI features.

Bixby rumored to be rebranded as Galaxy AI, showcasing real-time language transliteration during calls.

Alternative launch event locations considered in San Francisco and Seoul before settling on San Jose.

Samsung aims for an early launch to boost Q1 revenue, breaking from traditional timing with Galaxy S23.

Company's strategy focuses on sales peak in Q1 and Q3, leveraging Galaxy S and Galaxy Z series phones.