Those Galaxy Note 9 rumors have been coming fast and furious in recent weeks, and now we know why. Samsung just sent out invites for its next big event in New York City, and its beloved phablet seems all but guaranteed to show up. The timeframe certainly lines up.
The pen-enabled device was first announced at IFA back in 2011, and while the company has moved away from the trade show toward its own stage in recent years, announcements have more or less stayed within that August/September timeframe. And holding the event on August 9, well, that’s likely more than just a numerological coincidence.
As if all that weren’t confirmation enough, the handset appears to have also recently passed through the FCC (alongside theTab S3 tablet), a surefire sign that it’s just over the horizon. Whatever gets announced, TechCrunch will be there.
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