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Galaxy Note 9's S Pen rumored to boast Bluetooth functionality

We've heard the rumor that the Galaxy Note 9's new S Pen could very well be its standout feature, but we didn't yet have any (realistic) ideas of just what that might entail — until now. 

According to prolific leaker IceUniverse , the new S Pen is set to receive a Bluetooth upgrade, allowing it to do much more than just write on the Galaxy Note 9's screen.

It's believed the S Pen's new Bluetooth functionality will enable it to control your music (we imagine the stylus' button will be used to pause and skip tracks) and be used as a long-range self-timer, which would be especially handy for taking group photos from a distance. 

Along with the S Pen's reported Bluetooth functionality, the Galaxy Note 9 is also rumored to include a massive 4,000mAh battery and some truly powerful specs, as well as what appears to be a very a similar design to last year's Galaxy Note 8

We'll know more in the coming weeks, as the Galaxy Note 9's launch date has now been confirmed for August 9, 2018.