Samsung Galaxy Note 7 price, release date, specs: Everthing you should know

Samsung Galaxy Note 7, the much-anticipated flagship smartphone will be unveiled on August 2. However, there are talks on the rumors mills about the proposed new features, which will be integrated with the Galaxy Note 7. However, much of the specs were revealed in the advertisement Samsung recently released.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will be bundled with a USB-C to microUSB adapter, which enables users to charge Note 7 using standard microUSB chargers. However, sources close to the tech industry also confirmed to us that the Samsung S Pen will also be resistant to water. It will also provide a capability to write notes, which will automatically translate into other languages.

According to reports, Samsung Cloud service will be rolled out alongside the launch event. It will provide 5GB of free storage space.

Even though Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will be announced on August 2, the device will be available for sale on August 19 via T-Mobile followed by other carriers. The device will be launched in India before the end of September.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Specifications

  • 5.7-inch QHD AMOLED Corning Gorilla Glass 5 display
  • Snapdragon 821 processor/Adreno 530 graphics (USA)
  • Exynos 8893 / Mali-T880 MP12 graphics (Global)
  • 4GB and 6GB RAM, 64/128/256GB internal storage (up to 256GB expansion)
  • 12MP rear camera
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • IP68 water and dust resistance
  • 3500mAh fast charging battery (4000mAh battery also possibility)
  • USB Type-C, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, NFC, Iris scanner, Fingerprint sensor
  • Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
  • S-Pen integration
  • Color Availability:Onyx, Silver Titanium, Blue Coral


Should you wait for the launch of Samsung Galaxy Note 7? In this section, we will point out top 10 reasons why you should wait for the launch of the new device.

Iris Scanner

The upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is expected to feature a new Iris scanner, which makes use of eye-tracking technology to unlock your device. Based on the recently filed patent by Samsung, the Iris scanner will be located near the standard fingerprint sensor. The recently released trailer also speaks the same.

Grace TouchWiz UX

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will offer an upgraded user interface named as Grace TouchWiz UX. As per a leaked video, the interface looks appealing and the notifications module has been completely refreshed. If you inspect the video, you will be able to view that the Settings menu has been modified to ensure that the placement of menus is based on various elements. You will be able to make use of icon packs to work with the new device.

Ability to scribble on edges

Expected to be equipped with a 5.8-inch Super AMOLED QHD (1440×2560) display, the Galaxy Note 7 will help you to work with the device effectively. However, there are few reports which state that the device will ship with a 5.7-inch display.

The upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 7 provides the ability for users to scribble on edges of the devices using S-Pen. Previously, you could only scribble on the display area using the pen. Even though Samsung had filed for a patent to integrate this feature, the purpose remains unclear.

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Smart Glow

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is expected to be integrated with Smart Glow, which is a ring of light surrounding the rear camera to enable users know about various notifications.

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According to reports, Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will feature Snapdragon 823 SoC with quad-core CPU paired with Adreno 530 GPU.

Unlike other competing devices that ships with 3GB or 4GB RAM, the Galaxy Note 7 comes with 6GB of RAM, which ensures lag free performance. However, the Snapdragon 823 processor is capable of supporting 8GB RAM. Hence, it remains to be seen as to whether Samsung infuses 6GB or 8GB of RAM. In Galaxy Note 7, you can expect Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with assured upgrade to Android Nougat.


Talking about camera, the Galaxy Note 7 will ship with 12MP rear camera with support for infrared-based autofocus. There are talks about dual camera sensors, but we don’t have any clear confirmation. The device will be equipped with a 5.8MP front-facing shooter. Moreover, Samsung is working on a new 1/2.3-inch sensor on top of the f/1.4 aperture to offer more light while capturing images.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 to come with Gear VR

As per leaked images, Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will be available in Black Onyx, Silver Titanium, and Blue Coral color variants.

Samsung is expected to bundle Gear VR inside Galaxy Note 7 product package. You need not have to buy a headset separately.


Samsung is anticipated to incorporate a 3600mAh battery, although there are rumors in the town about the possible addition of higher battery capacity. Sometimes, Samsung will add user-replaceable battery as we saw in LG G5. Moreover, the Galaxy Note 7 also includes IP68 water and dust resistance capability.


As you can observe from various reports, Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will be loaded with fresh features and high-end specifications. Hence, if you are planning to buy a premium flagship smartphone manufactured by Samsung, LG, and HTC, then it’s better for you to wait till Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is officially released.