Samsung Will Announce The New Galaxy Note Smartphone Later This Month

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Samsung will announce the next version of the Galaxy Note smartphone later this month, according to Reuters.”We plan to unveil the next Galaxy Note at the Samsung Mobile unpacked event in Berlin on August 29,” a Samsung spokesperson told Reuters.

The Galaxy Note has played a big role in helping Samsung increase its share of the smartphone market, with more than seven million of these phones sold as of June.

By announcing it at the end of August, Samsung appears to be trying to get in ahead of Apple’s big iPhone announcement. Apple is all but confirmed to be unveiling the iPhone 5 just two weeks later on September 12.

This comes at a time when the two companies are locked in a heated battle – both in the courtroom and the marketplace – for control of the smartphone market.

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