As Samsung prepares to announce the Galaxy Note 7 on August 2nd, rumors have been swirling around the new features the smartphone maker may pack into its latest device. We have so far gotten the most probable specifications of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 7, however, they are only the preliminary ones.
The Galaxy Note 7 is expected to come with a 5.7-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED display and feature the same dual-edge design that Samsung has on the Galaxy S7 Edge, the screen’s resolution is set at 1440 by 2560 pixels with a pixel density of 515 pixels.
Galaxy Note 7 will be the first in Samsung’s lineup to feature the new Android 7.0 Nougat, it will be coming with 6GB of RAM, there is said to be a base model with 64GB of internal storage space which is expandable via SDcard to up to 256GB.
There will also be models with 128GB and 256GB internal storage space, it will running on a Snapdragon 821 in the US, and on Samsung’s Exynos 8890 SoC internationally.
The device is purported to carry a 12MP rear camera with outstanding features and 5MP front camera. The camera supports 4k video recording with dual video recording option.
The Samsung’s latest smartphone is certified water-resistant to an extent of 1.5 M and up to 30 minutes, it is also certified dust proof. The front and back panel of the Galaxy Note 7 will covered with a Corning gorilla glass 4.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will gain a bigger battery — up to 4,000mAh — which would be a nice bump up from the Galaxy Note 5.
The Galaxy Note 7 is said to be having a USB-C port with 1.0 reversible connector, there will be three different color variants: Onyx, silver titanium and blue coral.
The Galaxy Note 7 features an iris scanner, which would allow you to unlock your Galaxy Note 7 and possibly authenticate apps by simply looking at the camera. Samsung has filed for a patent for an iris recognition system, and shots of the UI for the potential iris scanner popped up on Weibo.
The Galaxy note didn’t come cheap as you might already know, it is sold for $850 to $900 depending on your region.
Needless to mention that the Galaxy Note 7 will have a fingerprint scanner at the bottom bezel in the front panel. There are more incredible features the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is said to come along with, you can see them in the detailed spec sheet below.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Full Specs Below:
|2G Network||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|3G Network||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100|
|SIM||Dual nano SIM|
|Status||To be announced on 2nd August 2016|
|Colors||Onyx, silver titanium, blue coral.|
|Cover||Corning Gorilla glass 4 for the back panel.|
|Type||Super AMOLED capacitive, multitouch touchscreen with 16,000,000 colors|
|Size||5.7 inches, 1440 x 2560 pixels pixels, 515 pixels per inch. With Corning gorilla glass 4.|
Memory And OS
|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||64GB, 128GB and 256GB versions|
|OS||Android 7.0 Nougat|
|Processors||Dual-core 2.3 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo
Quad-core 2.6 GHz +quad-core 1.6 GHz CPU,Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 chipset for USA models and Exynos 8896 for Global.Adreno 530, Mali-T880 MP12 GPU
|Alert types||Vibration, MP3 ringtones|
|Audio port||3.5mm jack
– 24-bit/192kHz audio
|2G||GPRS – up to 85.6 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps|
|3G||Up to 42 mbps downlink; Up to 5.76 mbps uplink|
|4G||Up to 450 mbps downlink; Up to 50 mbps uplink (Cat9)|
|WIFI||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct|
|Bluetooth||Version 4.2, A2DP, EDR LE|
|USB||MicroUSB v3.1, type-C 1.0 reversible connector.|
|Primary||12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash.
Feature: 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|
|Capacity||Non-Removeable 4,000mAh Li-Ion battery|
|Sensors||Iris scanner, fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2|
|Messaging||SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM|
|Miscellaneous||– 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
– IP68 certified – dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
– Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
|PPrice level||USD850 to USD900.|