There have been several worrying messages lately about the future of the Samsung Galaxy Note series. Following the Note 20, there was talk of Samsung adding S Pen support to the Galaxy S21 Ultra; and the Galaxy Note lineup being canceled.
Yesterday, President and head of Samsung Electronics’ mobile division Tae Moon Roh spoke about Samsung’s plans for 2021, announcing that S Pen stylus support will no longer be exclusive to the Galaxy Note series.
According to the South Korean news agency Yonhap News Agency; Samsung will offer support for the S Pen on more devices; but the company may not end the Galaxy Note series eventually. The source quotes an anonymous Samsung Electronics spokesman as saying that the company is indeed planning to launch new Galaxy Note devices next year. A Samsung employee added the following. “The fact that the company plans to add Galaxy Note features to other devices doesn’t necessarily mean the Galaxy Note lineup will be canceled”.
Since Samsung has not officially confirmed or denied any of these reports; it is not yet clear what will happen in the end. It is possible that next year the Galaxy Note will receive a successor; and then the company will abandon the line.
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Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra with an S Pen appears on high-quality renders
Even though Samsung may not equip the Galaxy S21 smartphones with a charger and headphones, but for the top model – Galaxy S21 Ultra – a completely new accessory will be available: the S Pen. This confirms previous news of canceling the Galaxy Note 21 series.
The S Pen will be included in a number of cases for the Galaxy S21 Ultra; but not only – the stylus can will be available for purchase separately. The model number indicates that it is a separate accessory – EJ-PG998. It is presented in different colors on the renders, but initially, the S Pen for the Galaxy S21 Ultra will only be offered in black.
We will remind, the official premiere of Samsung Galaxy S21 will take place on January 14th. The Smartphones will receive Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 and Exynos 2100 SoCs alongside an improved cameras. As far as prices go, they should be on par with the Galaxy S20, or maybe even slightly lower.