Samsung Galaxy Note7 with 5.7-inch QHD display, Iris scanner goes official

Samsung Galaxy Note7 has been officially launched at its Galaxy Unpacked 2016 event in New York today, as expected. Lets check out the specifications and features of the phablet below.

Samsung Galaxy Note7 Rendered Image

Samsung Galaxy Note7 Specifications

The Samsung Galaxy Note7 features a 5.7-inch (2560 x 1440 pixels) Quad HD AMOLED curved dual edge always-on display, that comes with a pixel density of 518 PPI. It is powered by an octa-core Exynos 8890 (Quad 2.3 GHz + Quad 1.6 GHz) 64-bit 14 nm processor / quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor (depending on the region). It comes with 4 GB of LPDDR4 RAM and has 64 GB of internal memory, which can be further expanded up to 256 GB via microSD card. It runs on the latest Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with TouchWiz UI on top of it. The device comes with 3D glass and metal design.

One the camera front, the Galaxy Note7 rocks a 12 megapixel rear camera with LED flash, f/1.7 aperture and Smart OIS. The Dual pixel rear camera is promising brighter and sharper images, even in low light. It comes with a 5 megapixel front-facing camera with f/1.7 aperture for selfies and video calling. The phablet is 7.9 mm thick and weighs 169 grams. It comes with a heart rate sensor, fingerprint sensor, Iris scanner and Barometer as well. It is also water and dust resistant since it is IP68 certified. It supports Hybrid Dual SIM (nano) where the user can swap the second SIM card to put in a microSD card.

Samsung Galaxy Note7 Iris Scanner

The Galaxy Note7 comes with 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (Dual Band), Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS with GLONASS, USB Type-C and NFC as connectivity options. The phablet packs in a 3,600 mAh battery under the hood, that supports both wired and wireless (WPC and PMA) fast charging.

The Samsung Galaxy Note7 comes with an enhanced S Pen, that has 0.7 mm tip with improved pressure sensitivity. The screen off memo will let you pin memo to the Always On Display. Smart Select will let you easily create and share GIF animations and new Air Command functions Magnify and Translate, will enable users to zoom in on the screen or convert languages with a simple hover of the S Pen.

Samsung Galaxy Note7 with Gear 360 and Gear VR

The Samsung Galaxy Note7 is available in Blue Coral, Silver Titanium, Gold Platinum and Black Onyx color variants. It will go on sale starting from August 19. The phablet will be officially unveiled in India at an event in New Delhi on August 11, 2016.

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