Galaxy Note 5 To Be Released In September, Confirmed By VP

Galaxy Note 5 To Be Released In September, Confirmed By VP
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The latest phablet from the Galaxy series of Samsung, Galaxy Note 4 has enjoyed an all-around popularity and within a few months of its release, rumors were up about the release of the Note 5.


Most of us from the gadget savvy population has heard and read a lot about the speculations on Note 5 features right after Note 4 was released. Now it seems like we are finally going to confirm how far these speculations and rumors actually are factual.

As clearly indicated by the executive VP of Samsung, Rhee In Jon, keeping with its tradition since 2011, Samsung is going to unveil the next generation of Galaxy Note in the upcoming IFA trade show, which is scheduled on September.

According to the reports by Bloomberg, the VP has said at an event this week that Samsung Pay, a mobile-based payment service, will be launched along with the next high-end mobile device of the brand, clearly hinting that the release of Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is due for this September.

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There have been rigorous speculations about Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Release Date, and now after it has been quite confirmed by the Vice President himself, rumors about the specs and features of the latest device have got a fresh momentum.

Only in the last month Whowired had claimed that Galaxy Note 5 was going to be unveiled by late July, to keep it in competition with iPhone 6S; but now it seems that we have to wait at least till the third quarter of the year to get our hands on the latest gadget.

Originally, Samsung Pay, which will compete with rivals like PayPal, Android Pay, and Apple Pay, was supposed to be released with Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge, but the latest report from Forbes confirms that the service will be launched much earlier.

Apple Pay is already in the market and it got 2,500 banks and credit unions in its client base. Google’s Android Pay was announced last week.

Apple Pay is now accepted in Trader Joe stores.


Hence the quicker-than-expected release of the Samsung’s payment service simply indicates about its fight to stay in competition.