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New Galaxy Note7: This Is What You Can Expect

Samsung's next Galaxy Note rumored to be the Galaxy Note7 is expected to be launching next month. Here are the rumors we believe so far.

The Galaxy Note 6 Will Be The Galaxy Note7

Rumors have been around for months about the new Samsung Galaxy Note this year, and it looks like we are going to get the Galaxy Note7. Yes, you read that right Samsung would be skipping the Galaxy Note 6 naming and going with the Galaxy Note7. They most likely being done to bring the numbering scheme up with The Galaxy S7.

I know what you’re thinking already, “Where is the Note 6?” While the numbers may not match up, there has been six smartphones in the Galaxy Note family of phones. We have had the original Galaxy Note, Galaxy Note II, Note 3, Note 4, Note Edge, (The one you probably forgot) and the Note 5. So skipping the Note 6 makes sense here for Samsung.

Galaxy Note7 Image
Galaxy Note7 Image

The Galaxy Note7 Is Looking A Lot Like An S7

The recently leaked image from the well-known evleaks shows the appearance of the new Note7. It takes a lot of design cues from the Galaxy S7 Edge.  For specs we are expecting to see the following:

  • 5.7-inch QUAD HD Super AMOLED display with dual edges
  • Snapdragon 823 processor
  • 6GB of RAM
  • 64 GB of storage
  • Micro SD card Slot. Supports up to 200 GB
  • 12-megapixel Rear Camera
  • 5-megapixel front facing camera
  • UBS Type-C with Fast Adaptive Charging
  • Fast Wireless Charging
  • Always-on Display
  • Improved S Pen
  • Iris Scanner
  • Heart Rate Monitor
  • IP68 Dust & Water Resistant
  • 4,200 mAH Battery
  • Colors: Black Onyx, Silver Titanium, and Blue Coral

Out of all those specs, the one that stands out unique is the Iris scanner. It’s expected to be at the top front of the Note7 next to the front facing the camera and will allow you to unlock your phone with your eye. I’m also wondering if there will be other uses for the Iris scanner like to help with motion controlled gestures?

Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2016 Invite
Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2016 Invite

A photo also leaked about the launch event that is expected to happen in New York City on 8/2. Usually, the release date happens a couple of weeks after the launch event.  We will be there for all the coverage so stay tuned!  Let us know if these rumors specs have you excited about the Galaxy Note7? Is it enough? Should there be more? Let us know in the comments!

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  • I wouldn’t be an edge. If you drop it, no protection. My cases always protect on a regular. Edges don’t have that 360 degree protection the regular notes have

  • Whoa! it’s a slightly larger S7 edge! with a few bells and whistles filled with sugar, spices and everything QUAD HD Super AMOLED display with dual edges :P. Knowing this will probably be a $900+ phone, err…it’s a hard pill to swallow for peeps residing outside the states. But hey, can’t wait till something else that’s better comes out! 😉