Although the Samsung Galaxy S9 duo has only just launched in India, the chatter has already started regarding Samsung’s second big flagship launch of every year. The Samsung Galaxy Note series is often regarded as superior to the Galaxy S-series, because of the classic inclusion of the stylus and an increased focus on productivity and creativity features. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy A12 and Galaxy A02S entry-level smartphones announced
Talk now suggests that the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 could launch in August this year. Before that though, reputed tipster Evan Blass has tweeted that the Samsung Galaxy Note 9’s development codename is ‘Crown’. The tipster has also added a comical image of a paper crown along with his tweet, as well as mentioned the model number of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9: SM-N960U. Also Read - Samsung brings Google Assistant support for 2020 Smart TV lineup
Galaxy Note9 (SM-N960U) codename is Crown. pic.twitter.com/5WIF6FbtiP Also Read - Samsung Galaxy S21 India launch could be sooner than expected, gets BIS certified
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) April 14, 2018
On its own, this doesn’t really mean anything, beyond some speculative ideas that this could be a ‘crowning’ device for Samsung indicating new features that will elevate the phone above the traditional desirability of the Apple iPhone range. However, knowledge of its codename will make it easier to spot any leaks or information around the phone as we get closer to its launch. The codename will tip-off any information hunters on various regulatory sites or any other sources where the Galaxy Note 9 name isn’t explicitly mentioned.
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Of course, nothing more has been mentioned beyond its codename by Blass for now, and it is indeed a bit too early to see any significant leaks or information emerge on the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. What we know for sure is that it will continue to feature the S Pen stylus, since this has always been the key differentiating factor between the Galaxy Note and Galaxy S ranges of smartphones.
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