News by Luke Jones on Friday August 08, 2014.
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Samsung has always released its new Note phablet devices at the IFA trade show in Berlin and 2014 will be no different as the Korean company will unveil the Galaxy Note 4 on September 3rd. However, whereas in previous years there has been a sizeable amount of time between the Note launching at IFA and then eventually rolling out to the market for consumers to buy.That will be different this year according to Android Authority, with the website claiming an inside source saying we won't have to wait long between launch and the Note 4 going on sale. In fact, 12 days after the September 3rd launch the Note 4 will be available, with that September 15th date apparently locked in. The reasoning behind the tip is that Samsung employees have been banned from taking vacations between the 3rd and 5th (the launch week), and 15th to 28th September, the two weeks the device could be available to buy. There are several reasons why Samsung may be in a rush this year, but the most likely is that the company knows the threat Apple poses in 2014. While Cupertino's all-conquering iPhone has always been in a different smartphone niche to the phablet Note, this year will be different with Apple set to launch a large screen version of its handset. With that phablet iPhone mooted for launch during Apple's early September press event, Samsung is eager to get its Note 4 to market quickly. Of course, the company has also had a tough few weeks with a dip in sales and profits, so the Note 4 is seen as a device with quite a bit riding on it as it is charged with carrying Samsung interest through the Holiday Season. source: Android Authority
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