Samsung is all set for the release of its new mobile handset Galaxy Note 7. The unpacking event is going to be held in New York, London and Rio de Janeiro. Scheduled launch starts at 11 am EDT (8:30 PM). Users have the option to view the live streaming of the event with Gear VR.
Samsung is launching Note 7 successor to it’s Galaxy Note 5. It is speculated that this Korean-based mobile giant would also launch the next generation Gear S3 smartwatch and Gear VR as they launched Gear S2 smartwatch at IFA, Berlin last year.
Samsung posted an Invitation on its blog commenting about the release of Galaxy Note 7. “will help people do more at work, at home and everywhere in between.” The company also mentioned about Stylus S Pen. “With added functionality of the S Pen and large screen, the Galaxy Note 7 is a powerful instrument for achievement and self-expression, and is made for those who want to get the most from their phones – and their lives.”
The manufacturer commented about the jump in Note series in term of naming. Earlier, company said that it discarded Galaxy Note 6 for a couple of reasons. “First, the Galaxy Note 7 will complement our Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, and unify our product portfolio. Second, the Galaxy Note 7 will minimize confusion about the latest mobile technology from Samsung, and provide full alignment with Galaxy S smartphone,” says Samsung.
As per the sources, Samsung Galaxy Note 7 rolls out with Android 7.0 OS Nougat. The device features a 5.7-inch QHD display with 1440 x 2560 pixel resolution. The device sport an iris scanner and a Grace UX interface on top. Reports vary among various sources that the device comes with a 6GB RAM and some reports claim a 4GB RAM. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor and house a 32 GB inbuilt storage with an expandable option with microSD card support. A buzz is that camera specifications include a 12 MP rear camera and a 5 MP selfie shooter.
Price for Samsung Galaxy Note 7 would be around Rs. 63,000 when converted to the reported rate in Europe.