Galaxy Note 7: Release Date, Specs and More


It’s been 6 years since Samsung started Galaxy Note series. It has become one of most anticipated phones of every year. Note series is the best what they have to offer. Galaxy Note series became so popular because of its top of the line features. This year, it’s time next Galaxy Note 7. Many peoples are waiting as well as excited about this new Galaxy Note series phone.

Release Date & Rumors

According to Samsung Newsroom, they are going to release the phone in a special event on August 2nd. The launch event will occur in the USA, and simultaneously in Brazil and London. It seems that they have changed a lot in this Note. First thing is the name, we all know that every previous Note series phone has a name like Note 5, well this year they have changed the naming system like it’s S series (Galaxy S7). They are creating new Note this year with Edge screen like S7 Edge. The latest leaks suggest that next Galaxy might have Iris Scanner. You might be curious that, why they named it as Note7, also why they are ditching Galaxy Note 6. Well, there is a couple of reasons. First reason is that it is going to unify the product names. Second reason is to minimize the confusion and to provide full coordination with Galaxy S series. We have got render image below which looks pretty similar to final product will be via seeko:

note7 leaks


Considering to various leaks, we have edged out best leaks for next Galaxy.

Also read: Best Smartphones 2016

New Note7 will come with a larger screen than previous for sure. Note7 will have an IP68 certification which will give it water as well as dust proof technology. It will also have S-pen stylus. The S pen stylus also seems to have work underwater. The Note7 will have always on the screen like Galaxy S7 has. It will also support USB-C. It is also going to come with Iris Scanner. For those who don’t know what Iris Scanner is?. Well, it is a scanner which will unlock your phone using your eye. Wonder how it works?. Samsung has described how it is going to work and how it will not. If you use spectacles for your eyes, Sorry!! it will not work with it. It will also not going to work with any kind of lens on. In order to unlock the phone, you have to hold your phone at 25-35 cm away from your phone. There are 3 lenses used to capture the image and verify the original Iris based user image as well as other info including the face. We don’t know, how much time it will take to unlock your phone still. Is it going to replace fingerprint scanner? I think the answer is ‘NO’ for now. But in future, it may be useful and can work with lenses on.

Note7 will have Samsung’s super AMOLED screen with 2560 by 1440 QHD (2k) resolution display. Note7 will have always on screen same as we have seen in Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. Readers also suggest that it will also work underwater, considering it’s high IP rating. It will have Snapdragon 820 SoC with 4 or 6 GB of RAM. Exynos variant of Note7 will also be available in some countries. Leaks suggest that it is powered by 3500 mAh battery, and it will be non-removable one. Speaking of the camera it seems to have 12 MP primary shooter with 5 or 8 MP selfie shooter, with improved features. We are pretty sure that this camera will be one of best smartphone cameras of 2016. It will also be including the fingerprint scanner. It will come with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out of the box with Samsung’s own TouchWiz UI, but it will surely get an update to Android Nougat.

Also read: Android Nougat Features.

There is also cases available for Note7 to buy ahead of launch.

We have to wait for official release till 2nd August to confirm this specs. Final specifications will be pretty similar to this one. The price of Note7 will be in between 700$ to 900$ . Stay tuned for more updates.

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