Source: Android Central
What you need to know
- A new rumor claims Samsung may not launch new Galaxy Note series phones next year.
- The company will apparently focus solely on foldable phones in the second half of 2021.
- Samsung's Galaxy S21 Ultra and Galaxy Z Fold 3 are both rumored to have S Pen support.
Last week, Samsung leaker Ice Universe claimed that the company's upcoming Galaxy S21 Ultra will have S Pen support. The leaker has now posted a new tweet saying, "there is currently no information on the development of the Galaxy Note 21 series."
Max Weinbach, who also has an impressive track record when it comes to Samsung leaks, has posted a list of flagship phones that the company is expected to launch in 2021. Interestingly, the list doesn't include the successors to the Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, two of the best Android phones in Samsung's current lineup. He also adds that three of the seven flagship Samsung phones launching next year will have S Pen support.
Aside from the Galaxy S21 Ultra, the Galaxy Z Fold 3 has also been rumored to feature S Pen support. Unlike the Galaxy Note series devices, however, rumors suggest the Galaxy S21 Ultra may not be bundled with an S Pen in the box. It isn't expected to have a dedicated S Pen slot, either.
If Samsung has indeed made up its mind and is finally ditching the Note series next year, the company will likely shift its focus to foldable phones in the second half of the year. The Galaxy S20 FE successor is also expected to debut sometime in the second half of 2021.
Get More Galaxy Note 20
- Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra review
- Samsung Galaxy Note 20 review
- The best Galaxy Note 20 Ultra cases
- The best Galaxy Note 20 Ultra screen protectors
- The best Galaxy Note 20 cases
- The best Galaxy Note 20 screen protectors
We may earn a commission for purchases using our links. Learn more.
From the Editor's Desk: We don't deserve dogs
A few words about a really good dog.
Amazfit Neo review: The retro smartwatch your inner kid will love
The Amazfit Neo successfully rekindles a retro look that will appeal to older consumers, but is it smart enough to draw in a younger crowd? We take a look at the latest low-cost watch by Amazfit to see if it's something you should consider putting on your wrist.
OnePlus 9 takes a cue from the Galaxy Note 20 in leaked CAD renders
These cases provide all the protection your Galaxy A11 will need
If you want to go with Samsung but don't want to get a flagship like the S20, why not go with a more budget-friendly option like the Galaxy A11? This phone gives you the look of a flagship smartphone at just a portion of the cost. But even though you're saving some dough, you'll want to make sure that your investment is protected, so why not get a new case?