The big phablet just got way better with dual edge screen, refined premium structure, top of the line processor, iris scanning biometric authentication, enhanced S Pen and complete water resistant.

As you may have guessed, there won’t be a Note 6, Samsung has skipped the ‘Note 6’ moniker to launch the new phablet in the note series – Samsung Galaxy Note7. In simple words, its Big smartphones that come with beautiful curved or edge display, a stylus, an iris scanner, can run anything smoothly and fully water resistant.

First, comes the design, Samsung Galaxy Note7 borrows some good design aspects from the Galaxy S7 edge. There is glass on the front and metal on the back, that blends together to create a seamless surface all around. The smartphones come with a dual-edged curved screen that holds the 5.7-inch QHD AMOLED display. It’s protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 5, the first smartphones to have one.

On the way, the screen got the Always On Display feature that shows up important information at a glance on the screen without actually waking up the smartphone.

Samsung Galaxy Note7 launched with dual-edge display, iris scanner, Hybrid SIM

As any top-end smartphone, the Galaxy Note7 packs top of the chart processing power. The smartphone runs on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 quad-core chipset (most probably the US only) or the Exynos 8890 octa-core chipset (for rest of the world including India) coupled with 4 GB RAM offering smoother faster performance.

The Galaxy Note7 will come with 64GB of built-in storage and luckily, this time, Samsung has decided to add a hybrid SIM tray. This helps to have an expandable storage option that supports microSD card up to 256GB or you can use it for second SIM.

To capture those memorable moments, Samsung Galaxy Note7 comes with a 12-megapixel Dual Pixel rear camera. It got a brighter F1.7 lens and larger 1.4um pixel sensor offering supreme image quality under low light conditions. On the front, the smartphone got a 5-megapixel camera for your wide angle selfies.

On the connectivity side Galaxy Note7 pack everything from global 4G VoLTE with support for all Indian 4G bands, 3G and 2G network support, WiFi, NFC, Bluetooth and USB type-C port. The phablet runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with revamped Samsung’s TouchWiz UI on top.

Now comes the extra features, the Samsung Galaxy Note7 got a tighter security with its iris scanner for biometric authentication. Coupled with Samsung’s security solution Knox, the Note7 is one of the best-secured android device once can buy.

As we can’t take notes on a paper without a pen, so does the Samsung Galaxy Note7 which now comes with a enhanced S Pen. It boasts a smaller 0.7mm tip, supports up to 4,096 levels of pressure along with latency of fewer than 50 milliseconds. This all calculates to ease and precision writing or drawing just like a real pen. This is coupled with Air Command for extra functionalities.

On the way, you can also scribble on the screen with S-Pen when submerged in water. Well, you may not always do that, still to say that Samsung Galaxy Note7 and S Pen is IP68 rated for full water and dust resistant.

Samsung Galaxy Note7 specification

  • 5.7-inch QHD curved AMOLED display (1440p)
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 quad-core CPU or Exynos 8890 octa-core chipset
  • 4GB RAM
  • Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with TouchWiz UI
  • 64GB internal storage and expandable using microSD card
  • 12MP back camera and 5MP front-facing camera
  • Hybrid SIM (Dual SIM or microSD card)
  • 4G LTE, VoLTE, 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth
  • iris scanner
  • USB type-C port
  • 3,500mAh battery with fast charging and wireless charging

Now the Big question for the Big phone, what’s the price? You probably won’t have a doubt, that the Galaxy Note7 will be the most expensive smartphone under Samsung’s current portfolio. Samsung has not yet revealed the pricing for India, but we can guess it will be around 60K price range.

As for availability, the Samsung Galaxy Note7 will most probably launch in India on 11th August 2016.

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