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This move is believed to reflect the sharp decline in demand for high-end smartphones due to the Covid-19 epidemic.
These sources say the Galaxy Note, known for its large screen and stylus pen, is one of two high-end phones from Samsung – the other being the more compact Galaxy S, attracting people. consumption with modern parts.
Currently, the Korean tech giant has no plans to develop a new version of the Galaxy Note for 2021, but declined to confirm it because its plans were not made public.
Instead, the Galaxy S series flagship model, the S21, will have a stylus, and on the next version of Samsung’s foldable phone – compatible for stylus use, the pen will be sold separately.
According to the sources above, the Company’s efforts towards Note phones will now be diverted to folding phones. Samsung also declined to comment.
Tom Kang, an analyst at research firm Counterpoint, said Samsung’s Note phone sales are expected to drop by a fifth to 8 million this year, while the S series is likely to drop by 5. million to under 30 million units.
“Demand for premium phones has decreased this year and many people are not looking for new products,” he said.
The Galaxy Note 20 was launched in the US this year for $ 999, on par with the Galaxy S20 while the iPhone 12 starts at $ 799.
Samsung first launched the Note in 2011, making a new breakthrough in the market for larger screen models and helped it overtake Apple Inc to become the largest smartphone maker for the first time. world in that year.
Source : Genk