Samsung will show off itsduring a flashy Unpacked event on Aug. 7 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, according to people familiar with . The venue is the same place the South Korean technology giant launched the last year.
Since the launch isn't for two months, the company could change its plans. Samsung declined to comment.
The Note line doesn't sell as well as Samsung's Galaxy S devices, but the big-screen phablet has a fervent fan base. Introduced in 2011, the first Note kicked off the trend toward bigger displays on phones, a trend that become the norm across the mobile industry. The size of the first Note's screen -- 5.3 inches -- now seems almost small compared to today's giants, such as the Note 9's 6.4-inch display and the6.5 inch-screen.
The Note 10 launch comes as Samsung and its rivals face a slower smartphone market., but features aren't changing dramatically from generation to generation. That means we're holding onto our phones longer than before. The hope is 5G and new designs like foldable phones could revitalize the smartphone industry.