[Reuters: Samsung may discontinue] Samsung may still launch the Galaxy Note 21 series next year


Samsung may discontinue its premium Galaxy Note phone next year, sources with knowledge of the matter said, reported Reuters.

As reported, Samsung does not have plans to develop a new version of the Galaxy Note for 2021, three sources said. Instead, the Galaxy S21 will have a stylus and the next foldable phone will be compatible with a stylus, which will be sold separately.

Samsung first launched the Galaxy Note in 2011, helping Samsung overtake Apple to become the world’s largest smartphone maker for the first time that year.

Instead, the Galaxy S series’ top model, the S21, will have a stylus and the next version of Samsung’s foldable phone will be compatible with a stylus, which will be sold separately, one of the sources said.


A second source said company development efforts that normally would have been directed to the Note would now be channelled into its foldable phone range.



What we know so far, Samsung was planning to end the Galaxy Note lineup and expected to add S Pen support to its Galaxy S and Galaxy Fold devices.

According to a new report from ETNews, Samsung is planning to launch one last Galaxy Note series next year. The Galaxy Note 21 series could be launched in the second half of 2021. Samsung’s last Galaxy Note series could debut alongside the Galaxy Z Fold 3.

As reported, the company is planning to merge the Galaxy S and Note lineup and will add S Pen support to the Galaxy S21 Ultra.

After ending the Galaxy Note lineup, Samsung will now focus on the Galaxy Fold devices. The company is expected to launch multiple foldable devices next year.


About the next flagship, Samsung is preparing for the launch of its Galaxy S21 series smartphones. These new flagships will be unveiled in January/February 2021.

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