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Samsung teases Galaxy Note 8 launch on August 23Invites are out for the reveal of the new Galaxy Note 8.
We may finally have a launch date for the Galaxy Note 8. Samsung just send out invitations to its unpacked event on August 23. It all happening at the Park Avenue Armory in New York. The invite shows a stylus which is one of the key features of the Note line and the outline of a phone. So it's pretty likely that we'll see the new note at this event This is a highly anticipated and important phone for Samsung. As you may remember, last year's Note 7 blew up for all the wrong reasons. Phones were catching fire, and Samsung had to issue two recalls. A design failure in the first batch and a manufacturing defect in the second caused the batteries to burn up. All phones were recalled, and the Note 7 was effectively killed off. Samsung since implemented an eight point battery safety check to help ensure this doesn't happen again. Some of the rumored Note Eight features include a 6.3 inch amoled display, a Snapdragon 835 processor, dual 12 mega pixels rear cameras and an updated stylus. The company has an advantage up its sleeve too. Samsung will likely get the Note 8 out before the next iPhone. Apple's launch event usually happens in fall. Stay tuned to CNET for all the latest around the Note 8 launch as we get closer