Samsung has just officially unveiled their newest Note series flashship device named as the Samsung Galaxy Note7. Now you would may be thinking, why did they skip Note 6? Well because they want the new handset to have the same number name as the S7.

Samsung Galaxy Note7 Officially released
Samsung Galaxy Note7

Samsung has always been setting new standard for large screen devices since the start of the First Galaxy Note. The notable features of the new Samsung Galaxy Note7 a water resistant body and S Pen with a rating of IP68, one top-of-the-line security which combines Samsung Knox with biometric authentication with a new iris scanning feature, an immersive entertainment feature like HDR video streaming capability.
Samsung Galaxy Note7 Gold Platinum
Samsung Galaxy Note7 Gold Platinum

The Galaxy Note7 has a better pressure sensitivity with the S-Pen feature and features a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED Quad HD Curved Display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5, 12MP Dual Pixel rear camera, Exynos 8890 2.3 GHz octa-core processor, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of internal storage which is expandable up to 256GB via microSD card, USB Type-C, Iris Scanner, Faster Wireless Charging, Heart-Rate sensor, IP68 water resistant rating, 3,500mAh battery and an out-of-the-box Android Marshmallow with Touchwiz.

“The Galaxy Note7 combines productivity and entertainment, with strong security features. Powering a robust ecosystem, it is the ideal device for those who want to achieve more in life,” said DJ Koh, President of Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics. “Life moves faster than ever now so we created the Galaxy Note7 to help users get things done more easily wherever, whenever.”
Samsung Galaxy Note7 Black Onyx
Samsung Galaxy Note7 Black Onyx

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Specifications
  • Display: 5.7-inch Super AMOLED Quad HD Curved Display @ 2560 x 1440 pixels, 534ppi
  • Glass: Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Rear Camera: 12MP Dual Pixel rear camera dual-tone, dual LED flash, f/1.7 aperture, HDR Video
  • Front Camera: 5 megapixel front-facing camera with f/1.7 aperture
  • Processor: Exynos 8890 2.3 GHz octa-core CPU 4 x 2.3GHz + 4 x 1.6GHz Cortex A53
  • Graphics Card: Mali T-880 GPU
  • Memory: 4GB LPDDR4 RAM
  • Storage: 64GB internal storage, up to 256GB via microSD (uses SIM 2 slot)
  • SIM: Dual SIM (hybrid), dual LTE
  • WiFi: 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth: 4.1
  • NFC: Yes
  • USB Type C: Yes
  • Iris Scanner: Yes
  • Fast Wireless Charging: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes
  • Heart-Rate Sensor: Yes
  • Water resistance: IP68
  • Dimensions: 153.5 x 73.9 x 7.9mm
  • Weight: 169 grams
  • OS: Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with TouchWiz
  • Battery: 3,500mAh Li-Ion non-removable
  • Colors: Gold Platinum and Black Onyx

The Samsung Galaxy Note7 will be available in the Philippines starting August 20, 2016 in the suggested retail price of Php39,990 and it will be offered in Black Onyx and Gold Platinum. The smartphone will come with a new Gear VR as a freebie for those who will pre-order starting August 6 to 15.

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