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Please, Samsung, bring the Note 5 to Europe. Photo: Samsung

Please, Samsung, bring the Note 5 to Europe. Photo: Samsung

The Galaxy Note 5 has already been a big disappointment for fans in Europe, who have been told they aren’t going to get it — but new information suggests Samsung may have changed its mind.

What appears to be a European version of the new phablet has been approved by the Bluetooth SIG, and a South Korean news outlet promises availability before the end of the month.

Galaxy Note 5 is avoiding Europe... for now. Photo: Samsung

Galaxy Note 5 is avoiding Europe… for now. Photo: Samsung

Samsung’s new Galaxy Note 5 is available to pre-order today for fans living in the U.S., but those in Europe are set to miss out. In fact, Samsung’s currently has no plans to launch the device there at all, and will focus on the Galaxy S6 edge+ instead.

Samsung's back on top in the U.S. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Samsung’s back on top in the U.S. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Samsung has overtaken Apple to regain its lead of the U.S. smartphone market following strong sales of the Galaxy S6. The South Korean company’s latest smartphone became the third best-selling smartphone in its first full month on sale, trailing only the iPhone 6 and the Galaxy S5.

Google apps are pre-installed on the Galaxy S6. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Google apps are pre-installed on the Galaxy S6. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

After years of examining the Android operating system, the European Commission has launched a formal antitrust investigation into claims that Google unfairly forces competitors into bundling its own apps on their devices.

Hugo Barra, VP at Xioami. Photo: Xiaomi

Hugo Barra, VP at Xioami. Photo: Xiaomi

Xiaomi has confirmed that it will hold a U.S. press event in San Francisco on February 12, hosted by global vice president and former Google VP Hugo Barra. But before you get too excited, the news you’re probably hoping for isn’t coming… at least not yet.

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