Rumor: Samsung is discontinuing Galaxy Note series of smartphones

Samsung would stop its Galaxy Note series of smartphones, a new rumor reports. Instead, several other high-end smartphones from the manufacturer would receive support for the S Pen stylus.

According to Ice Universewho has often tweeted accurate information about unannounced Samsung smartphones, there is no Galaxy Note 21 in development, while Android Police editor Max Weinbach has published a list of Samsung’s high-end models that does not have a Galaxy Note.

The list does include four S21 models, including an FE model like that of the S20. In addition, the list includes three foldable models: a successor to the Z Flip, Z Fold2 and a Z Fold FE model. Three of the models are said to have S Pen support, including the S21 Ultra.

The Galaxy Note series has been around since 2011, when the first Note came out. After that the Note 2, Note 3, Note 4, Note 5, the canceled Note 7, Note 8, Note 9, Note 10 and Note 20, along with various other models, including the Note FE as a replacement for the Note 7, Note 3 Lite and Note 20 Ultra. Samsung distinguishes the models of the past years with stylus support, a more angular design and sometimes newer components.

From the old box: hands-on of the first Galaxy Note