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Samsung Not Abandoning Its Note Brand: Galaxy Note 8 To Be Unveiled At IFA 2017

Apr 25, 2017 06:04 AM EDT

With the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 tragedy behind them, Samsung earlier this year confirmed that they are working on the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. The tech giant noted that the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be better and safer than its predecessor. Clearly, Samsung does not have intentions on abandoning their Note brand but instead make it better for their customers.

According to BGR, a statement from IFA Executive Director Jens Heithecker indicated that he would like to see the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to be launched at the IFA 2017 in Berlin. Previously, Samsung unveiled the original Note at IFA 2011, followed by the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2, Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Samsung Galaxy Note 4 at the same event.

Heithecker reported mentioned that they can bring in massive coverage from media and journalists from all over the world. It is a big advantage to gather them all together in place during the event. Further reports from Korean Times suggest that the IFA Executive Director hopes to see more participation coming from the Korean information technology enterprises at the upcoming event. With the Korean industries having a great presence in the European electronic market, Heithecker there are discussions for a keynote by a Korean company executive every year.

Top executives of Korean enterprise such as LG Display CEO and Vice Chairman Han Sang-Beom and Samsung Electronics' Consumer Electronics President Yoon Boo-Geun delivered keynotes at the IFA event in the recent years. People were wowed as Korean company executives take that stage at the IFA event over the last few years. Reports also claim that Heithecker encourages non-European electronics manufacturers should focus on the market to establish their brand. Further reports claim that Samsung will have the biggest presentation this year at the IFA event which could be the perfect opportunity to launch the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.

However, details on the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 are not known yet, speculations claim the device is already in the making. Rumors suggest that Samsung is aiming to have it launched in the fourth quarter of this year.

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