As we exclusively reported earlier, Samsung had officially launched its new Galaxy Note 7 smartphone today in India. Along with the Galaxy Note 7, the company also unveiled the entry-level Samsung Z2 and high-end Galaxy A9 Pro 2016. The Galaxy Note 7 launched in India comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, same as the variant in the U.S. It is powered by the in-house Exynos processor whereas the in the U.S, it came with the Snapdragon 820 chipset. In China, the device will be launched with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage.
With the S Pen, the users can instantly translate into 11 Indian regional languages along with 71 other languages world wide. It will be available in Gold Platinum, Silver Titanium, and Black Onyx color options, while there is also a new Blue Coral color variant in the global markets. It is priced at Rs. 59,900 and will be available starting from September 2nd.
Earlier: August 2nd, 2016 –Samsung had officially launched the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone at the Galaxy Unpacked event in New York. The device looks same as in the leaked images and sports the same specifications as we mentioned earlier. It sports the Samsung’s edge display on the front and back of the device looks similar to the Galaxy Note5 but with slightly thinner camera bump and curved edges.
The S Pen on the new Galaxy Note 7 also comes with some new features including Magnify and Translate. It sports just 0.7mm tip that gives precise input and also mentioned to work on the wet display. With the S Pen, any video playing on the screen can be converted into a small GIF. All new IRIS Scanner and Fingerprint scanner combined with Samsung Knox increases the security and privacy of the Galaxy Note 7.
On the front is a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED dual edge display with QuadHD (2560 x 1440 pixels) resolution. The Always-On display is protected by the latest Corning Gorilla Glass 5 display. With such a high resolution, the users can also get best out of the device using the GearVR. Under the hood is the in-house Exynos octa-core chipset clocked at 2.3GHz while in the U.S, it comes with Snapdragon 820 processor.
While the rumors suggested the device to come with 6GB of RAM, but the company only launched with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. As seen on the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, the Galaxy Note 7 comes with an expandable storage option that supports upto 256GB. It runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out of the box with the latest TouchWiz UI on top.
It is backed by a 3,500mAh battery that supports fast charging on both Wired and Wireless charging. In the camera department, there is a 12MP dual pixel rear camera with f/1.7 aperture and OIS. For selfies, there is a 5MP sensor with the same aperture of f/1.7. These are the same set of sensors that are earlier seen on Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. The IP68 certification makes both the Galaxy Note 7 and S Pen waterproof and dustproof.
Since the Galaxy Note 7 comes with USB Type-C port which makes the device incompatible with earlier GearVR. The new GearVR is priced same at $100 and supports Samsung device with both MicroUSB and USB Type-C ports.
The pre-order for the Galaxy Note 7 starts from August 3rd in the U.S while the device will be available starting from August 19th. In Europe, the pre-orders begins from August 16th and the device will be available from September 2nd. With the every pre-order of Galaxy Note 7, Samsung is also offering either a 256GB MicroSD card or a Gear Fit 2 for free.
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