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Samsung announces the Galaxy Note 7 at London and New York event


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Today Samsung has officially launched the much leaked Samsung Galaxy Note 7 at the event in London and New York and Rio, the Note 7 will feature Android 6.0.1 operating system, embellished with TouchWiz overlay, also the Samsung Note 7 will have a Super AMOLED screen with curved side edges measuring 5.7 inches diagonally for a resolution of 2560x1A processor with eight cores clocked at 2.3GHz with 4GB RAM support, a Dual Pixel camera of 12 megapixels (f / 1.7) with optical stabilizer that can capture video format UHD, a front camera of 5 megapixels, a reversible USB type-C.

An authentication system by reading fingerprint scanner coupled with Iris, is powered by a 3500mAh battery and embeds 64GB of internal storage which can be expanded using a microSD card (256GB +).

Specs of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Body Dimensions 153.5 x 73.9 x 7.9 mm (6.04 x 2.91 x 0.31 in)
Weight 169 g (5.96 oz)
Build Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
– IP68 certified – dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
– Stylus
– Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
Display Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches (~78.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (~518 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Platform OS Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow), planned upgrade to v7.0 (Nougat)
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 – USA
Exynos 8890 – Global
CPU Dual-core 2.15 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo
Quad-core 2.3 GHz + quad-core 1.6 GHz
GPU Adreno 530
Mali-T880 MP12
Memory Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) – single-SIM model
microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) – dual-SIM model
Internal 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Camera Primary 12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash
Features 1/2.6″ sensor size, 1.4 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Secondary 5 MP, f/1.7, 22mm, dual video call, Auto HDR
Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
– 24-bit/192kHz audio
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Comms WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE
Radio No
USB v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Features Sensors Iris scanner, fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No
– Fast battery charging
– Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
– ANT+ support
– S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
– MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Photo/video editor
– Document editor
Battery Non-removable Li-Po 3500 mAh battery

With the Samsung Note 7 uses the 2.3GHz quad-core Exynos 8890SoC Global while the USA gets the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, backed up with 4GB of RAM. The Samsung S7 is among the fastest handsets around, and it’s hard to imagine the Samsung Note 7.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 showing off the Water resistant’s

The camera sensor is the same as the Samsung Galaxy S7’s, some say it takes some of the best photos currently possible on a sma

The Samsung Note 7 has a 3,500mAh battery.


The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will launch on 19th August in the U.S. with pre-orders starting on tomorrow the 3rd August. Those who purchase the phone in the U.S. will be able to pick a bonus gift: either the Gear Fit 2 or a 256GB microSD card. The Note 7 will be available in Black Onyx, Silver Titanium and Coral Blue and Gold when it launches .

With preorders starting in Europe on 16th August and launches on the 2nd September with just three colours Black Onyx and Coral Blue but Silver Titanium for Europe is coming out.

With the base model of 64GB starting at £749 you can add up to 256GB via a MicroSD card.

Chris Hare
Chris Hare
A True Tech Geek at Heart, I Started my life of being a Tech Geek at the age of 5 with the BBC Micro. Went on through most of Nintendo stuff and now a Xbox and PlayStation fan. I also leaked the information about the leaked Hotmail passwords story from October 2009 that went World Wide. I Started writing tech articles at the beginning of 2011, most of my articles are about Android phones and Xbox One and PlayStation 4 and other gaming news. When Chris has free time its with the family.

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