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Samsung's Note line isn't dead: Note 8 is coming

The Note isn't dead and we will be seeing the Galaxy Note 8 later this year.

@LanaJelic
Published Mon, Jan 23 2017 1:12 PM CST   |   Updated Mon, Oct 19 2020 8:17 PM CDT

At IFA Berlin in 2011, Samsung announced the original Galaxy Note, the first smartphone from the Note line. Since then, Samsung has introduced at least one Note device a year with the latest being the Note7.

Samsung's Note line isn't dead: Note 8 is coming | TweakTown.com

After the Note7 fiasco, there were speculations of what will happen with the Note line and whether Samsung will discontinue it which would be a shame since the Note7 was a wonderful phone (apart from the exploding batteries).

Now, we finally know for sure that the Note isn't dead and we will be seeing the Galaxy Note 8 later this year. The news was confirmed by DJ Koh, Samsung's Mobile Chief, who said in an interview that the company would keep working on the Note-series smartphones.

"I will bring back a better, safer and very innovative Note 8," Koh said.

The move might sound risky considering the reputation that the Note brand has. In the past few months, we all witnessed countless jokes and memes about the Note7. But Samsung believes in the Note line, and they are eager to show the progress they made.

The Note 8 will likely debut this fall, and I am certain that Samsung will put extra effort into delivering an amazing device.

Considering the Note7 fiasco, would you buy the Note 8?

NEWS SOURCES:gsmarena.com, cnet.com

Lana has a passion for technology and science. She spends her time looking for the latest and most interesting technology and science news. Her passion is in gadgets, wearables, and other cool and interesting applications of technology or science. She also spends her free time gaming in MMOs like World of Warcraft. She has prior experience covering technology for publications and breaking news. If she’s not doing either, you might just find her exploring the metaverse in VR. Lana wants to expand TweakTown’s coverage of mobile, wearables and gadgets while also bringing her experience with science and general tech to TweakTown. Her area of coverage is around science, technology, smartphones, wearables, and general neat gadgets. She hopes to one day be able to drive around in her self-driving car while she schedules an appointment for a SpaceX trip to the moon on her smartwatch.

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