Specifications of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7
What are the specifications of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7? Are there any major changes in the Note series? When will they be available in the market?
The South Korean Company Samsung unveiled their new Samsung Galaxy Note 7 before Apple – their main competitor – unveiled their new phones. Apple usually releases their phones in September, but Samsung’s announcement came early because of the heated competition in the smartphone world.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has many new specifications like iris recognition, the ability to create to separate accounts – for two numbers – on the same device, in addition to being water and dust resistant, and the ability to use the S Pen under water.
We must point that the Galaxy Note series are specialized in their relatively big size and having a pen allowing users more freedom when operating different applications.
Galaxy Note 7… Exceptional Specifications and Features
It is well known to most people that innovation is what differentiates between different smartphones, and it became the ultimate competition standard between different smartphone manufactures. After Samsung released Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge during this year, users prepared themselves for the release of Galaxy Note 7.
The innovative idea Samsung brought to the market this time is the iris recognition or iris scanner feature. It has been added so that the user can unlock the device through an ‘eye print’ and can open some files and applications. To users this meant more protection and security when using their phones.
Samsung also improved the S Pen so that it became similar to an actual pen making it easier to write notes, draw, and translate texts; the pen is also water proof.
Just like the S Pen, the whole phone is water and dust resistant and can last for 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5 meters.
The screen has curved edges and it looks like Samsung Galaxy S7 screens. It has a size of 5.7 inches with a resolution of 1440x2560 pixels and it is covered with a layer of the fifth generation Corning Gorilla break and scratch resistant glass.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has the dimensions of 153.5x79.9x7.9 millimeters, and a weighs 169 grams (5.96 ounces).
It has an octa-core Exynos 8890 processor with an internal storage of 64 gigabytes and a 4 gigabyte RAM.
Galaxy Note 7 also has a rear camera with a resolution of 12 megapixels and a 5 megapixels front camera. It also has a non-removable 3500 mAh battery with fast and wireless charging features.
It will be available in the market in the following colors: blue, black, silver, and gold. It will also be available in two versions: the first supports one sim card, and the second supports two sim cards (dual sim). Both versions can also support the addition of Micro SD memory card – up to 256 gigabytes. Galaxy Note 7 will be powered by a 6.0 Android version, also known as Marshmallow.
What is Samsung Expecting from Galaxy Note 7?
Samsung’s announcement of their new phone Galaxy Note 7 came before Apple’s new phone’s announcement; as Apple usually reveals their phones in the beginning of September of each year. Many experts see that Samsung announced their phone during the calmness that came over the smartphone industry after last April. It was also after other companies announced their phones and they grabbed the chance before Apple did to increase and boost their sales during the third quarter of the year.
There is no doubt that Samsung Galaxy Note 7 added a lot to the smartphone industry which pushed experts to think about how Apple will be able to add all the innovative specifications in their iPhone 7 especially under the two company’s heated competition.
We most point that Samsung will also provide for Galaxy Note 7 users up to 15 gigabyte of an online cloud storage through their new Samsung Cloud.
By going to Samsung’s official website users can now preorder a Galaxy Note 7 since it will be available in August of this year with a price of 800 USD – or more.
We must point that Samsung improved their processors in Galaxy Note 7 by 31% more than its previous version. They are expecting a lot from their new phone on more than one level (sales and competition)! The remaining question here is: Will Apple be able to keep up this huge development? Only time can answer this question, and it might be only one month away, but who knows? Apple may postpone their announcement!