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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Release Date May Be In August

By March 2, 2017 at 7:24 am
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There are speculations that the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 release date will be happening in August this year. The South Korean company will be unveiling the upcoming device before this month ends.

Tech enthusiasts await the event with excitement as lots of people want to see what the next-generation devices will be after the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 fiasco last year. Apparently, the problems were caused by manufacturing issues related to battery size as well as incorrect welding of the batteries.

Both the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy Note 8 are expected to be revealed, as early as Mar. 29, at the events in New York and London. It was noted that the South Korean company did not unveil or launch any smartphones during Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017.

Instead, it launched two tablets: the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 and the Galaxy Book. The company also released a controller for its Gear VR headset.

Meanwhile, there is a possibility that the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 release date will be in August this year. It was noted that the company has recently announced a new Galaxy Note phone early in August to get ahead of the iPhone release, which typically happens in September.

There are those, though, who believe that the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 release date may come earlier than expected. Moreover, it may be released along with the S8.

There were concerns that Samsung may be letting go of its Note family. However, this will definitely affect their profit and the company has already confirmed that the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be released sometime this year.

"I will bring back a better, safer and very innovative Note 8," D.J. Koh, Samsung's mobile chief, told CNET.

The news about Samsung's S8 and Galaxy Note 8 comes amidst the corruption scandal that the company's vice chairman, Lee Jae-Yong, who is accused of giving bribes worth $36 million to President Park and her advisor to win government support.

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