Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Samsung has officially announced its latest flagship phablet,  the Galaxy Note 7, featuring Google’s Android 6 OS. It is the successor to Galaxy Note 5 and was previously leaked few weeks ago. The Galaxy Note 7 features a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED display with resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. It is powered by Snapdragon 820 processor or an Exynos 8890 processor (depending on region) and 4GB RAM. For multimedia, the Galaxy Note 7 packs a 12 Dual Pixel camera with Optical Image Stabilisation and capable of shooting 4K videos and 5 Mega Pixel front facing camera for video calls and Selfie pictures. The latest flagship Note is the first Samsung smartphone to feature USB Type-C port and Iris Scanner to improve security and productivity.

The Galaxy Note 7 comes pre-installed with Google’s Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS. For storage, it comes with 64GB built-in memory and micro-SD card slot. In addition to that it comes with a 3500mAh battery with quick charging capability. The Galaxy Note 7 will be available to purchase in four different colors: Black Onyx, Gold Platinum, Silver Titanium and Blue Coral. It will go on sale in selected markets in the coming weeks. Stay tuned for more updates.

Update : Samsung Rumored to Delay Galaxy Note 7 Shipments After Reports of Smartphones Catching Fire
According to new report Samsung is rumored to announce a global recall of its latest flagship smartphone after reports of batteries catching fire.

Update: Samsung Officially Confirms Global Recall of Galaxy Note 7 Smartphone

Samsung is committed to producing the highest quality products and we take every incident report from our valued customers very seriously. In response to recently reported cases of the new Galaxy Note7, we conducted a thorough investigation and found a battery cell issue.

 

To date (as of September 1) there have been 35 cases that have been reported globally and we are currently conducting a thorough inspection with our suppliers to identify possible affected batteries in the market. However, because our customers’ safety is an absolute priority at Samsung, we have stopped sales of the Galaxy Note7.

 

For customers who already have Galaxy Note7 devices, we will voluntarily replace their current device with a new one over the coming weeks.

 

We acknowledge the inconvenience this may cause in the market but this is to ensure that Samsung continues to deliver the highest quality products to our customers. We are working closely with our partners to ensure the replacement experience is as convenient and efficient as possible.


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