Samsung has today officially unveiled the much awaited Galaxy Note 7, the latest flagship from the Note series. The biggest highlight of this smartphone is its iris scanner. This is the first smartphone from Samsung to have such feature. Apart from this, Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has borrowed most of the good features of its predecessor Note 5 and Galaxy S7 Edge with bit of improvements.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will be available starting August 19 on selected markets. The device will be available in Blue Coral, Gold Platinum, Silver Titanium and Black Onyx colour variants. Like Galaxy S7 Edge, Galaxy Note 7 also has water proofing feature.
Galaxy Note 7 sports 5.7 inch QHD (1440×2560 pixels) dual-edge Super Amoled display with impressive pixel density of 518 ppi. It is powered by 14nm octa-core processor, with four cores clocked at 2.3GHz, and four cores clocked at 1.6GHz. The device has 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM and 64GB of internal storage. It also supports microSD card upto 256GB.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 comes equipped with 3,500mAh battery with fast charging support on wired as well as wireless. According to company, Wireless Charging is compatible with WPC and PMA3. The connectivity features of the device includes Bluetooth, 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), GPS/ A-GPS, Glonass, NFC, 3G, and USB Type-C. The smartphone also supports LTE and is compatible with LTE Cat.12, LTE Cat.10, and LTE Cat.9. The LTE compatibility may differ by markets and mobile operators.
Galaxy Note 7 features ‘Dual Pixel’ 12-megapixel OIS (optical image stabilisation) with f/1.7 aperture and dual-LED flash and 5-megapixel front camera which also has f1.7 aperture.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Accessories
Samsung has unveiled few accessories to the new Galaxy Note 7 smartphone. This includes new S View Standing Cover, a light and portable cover that can be used to prop the device at a 60-degree angle for easy viewing of content, as well as an IP68 water resistant Backpack for on-the-go charging.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 India availability and Pricing: As of now, there is no official communication on the pricing and availability of this smartphone in India. Also there might be a different variant for Indian consumers.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Specification
- 5.7 inch QHD (1440×2560 pixels) dual-edge Super Amoled display.
- 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage.
- Support for microSD card upto 256GB.
- IP68 certified Water and dust resistant.
- ‘Dual Pixel’ 12-megapixel OIS primary camera and 5MP front facing camera.
- 3500 mAh battery with fast charging.
- USB-C type port.
Source: Samsung press release