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Looks like Samsung wasn't kidding when it said the Galaxy Note 10.1 would be getting a global release later this month. The stylus-toting tablet is expected to be officially unveiled at an event in the U.S. this Wednesday, but already Sammy's taken to Twitter to confirm its international launch plans.

Samsung Mobile UK tweeted -- 'Be one of the first to buy the New Note 10.1, only at at the Westfield Brand Store in Stratford from Thursday 16 August. “Note the New way.”'

The "Westfield brand store" refers to the flagship Samsung store at the Westfield Shopping Center in Stratford, East London. That's the same store where the Galaxy S III (S3) made its international debut on the evening of May 29, so it's a fitting venue for a product like the Note 10.1.

Pricing information has yet to be confirmed, but pre-order listings at other retailers indicate the 3G/HSPA version may sell for around £435 inc. VAT in the UK, closely matching the price of Apple's third-generation iPad.

Anyone in the UK eager to pick up a Note 10.1? Let us know if you'll be heading down to Stratford on Aug. 16.

Source: Samsung Mobile UK Twitter