The original Galaxy Note model.

A recent report suggests the Galaxy Note successor will début with a slightly larger display at a popular consumer electronics show in Europe next month.

According to Maeil Business Newspaper, the Galaxy Note 2 will boast a 5.5-inch display, which is .2-inches larger than the original model, and it will run Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. A quad-core Exynos processor will give the phablet a performance boost, and its rear-facing camera will see an upgrade from 8-megapixels to 12- or 13-megapixels.

“Samsung will unveil the Galaxy Note 2 during the IFA 2012, a consumer electronics show held in Berlin, Germany in late-August,” reported South Korea-based Maeil, while quoting a source “familiar with the matter.”

The release of the Galaxy Note 2, the publication further speculated, is timed to compete with Apple’s upcoming iPhone 5. Therefore, an October launch date is expected. The device will not highlight the unbreakable plane display technology, which is a precursor to the flexible display, but the tech is likely to appear in “the next product released after Galaxy Note 2,” according to “an official familiar with Samsung’s product development.”

9to5Google will cover IFA 2012 live, so stay tuned for more breaking news on the Galaxy Note 2.

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