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Samsung’s new Galaxy Note 5 isn’t coming to Europe this year

Samsung's newest Note comes to the US this month, but sales may not expand much beyond that. Multiple publications in London are reporting that the Galaxy Note 5 won't be coming to Europe this year. Instead, Samsung appears to be focusing on the Galaxy S6 Edge+ for that market. The two phones are nearly identical, save for their unique features — the Edge+'s edge and the Note's stylus — but not offering the Note 5 certainly seems like a strange choice. The Note basically defined the phablet, and it's one of Samsung's strongest lines. According to the BBC, focusing on the Edge+ was entirely a marketing choice. We've reached out to Samsung for more detail on its Note 5 launch plans.

Read next: Our Galaxy Note 5 review