The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has finally been unveiled after the long wait for the device. The Galaxy Note 7 perhaps should rank as the most discussed smartphone in the last couple of months, perhaps due to the Samsung brand and also the unique flagship features it was touted to tag along. In the end, the device has not failed watchers and fans with the wonderful features it launches with.
The device is already available for pre-order in some countries and would official go on sale on August 19 in the US. All major mobile telephone carriers in the US like T-mobile, Verizon wireless, AT&T and Sprint will sell the device.
On the specs arena, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 features a metal unibody with 3D glass covering and also an improved stylus. The flagship comes in a 5.7-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED curved display with a resolution of 2560 x 1440pixels. There’s also the latest Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on top the screen for extra protection. Also, the sleek phone measures 153.5 x 73.9 x 7.9mm and weighs just 169g.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 features Samsung’s latest Octa-core Exynos 8890 processor and in some regions, the flagship device will be powered by a Snapdragon 820 chipset. The dvevice only comes with a 4GB RAM and doesn’t sport the 6GB RAM it was earlier rumored to have. There is also an expansive 64GB internal storage space which is expandable up to 256GB via a microSD card.
Still on the hardware, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 sports a 12-megapixel dual pixel rear camera with phase detection autofocus, Smart OIS, f/1.7 aperture and up front, there is an ample 5-megapixel camera with f/1.7 aperture which can deliver quality selfies that even surpasses some devices with higher pixel camera.
The smartphone boots Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS and crams a modest 35000mAh battery which promises longer usage and offers fast charging both via wired connection and Samsung’s wireless charging pads. There is a fingerprint sensor on the device, an heart rate sensor, a unique iris scanner as well as an S-Pen Stylus. Other features include USB Type-C port, NFC, Blueooth connectivity, 4G LTE support and WiFi.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Price in US, Canada, EU, Australia, UK, India, Nigeria
The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 comes in four different but beautiful color variants, there is the all new Blue Coral variant, Gold Platinum, Silver Titanium and Black Onyx colors as well.
As for the pricing, Samsung has announced the price of the Galaxy Note 7 in the EU, UK, Australia, Canada and USA. Samsung Galaxy Note 7 buyers in the US will pay $849.99 with T-mobile carrier, but if you are opting for AT&T the Galaxy Note 7 will cost you $880, Verizon purchase comes at $864, Sprint and US Cellular carriers will announce it on August 19.
In the UK, Clove UK offers the Galaxy Note 7 for £699 and it will be available in early September while if you are buying from Vodafone UK you’ll get it starting 16 August, in EU it will be available for 849 Euros and will be available for sale starting September 2. In Australia it will be available from August 19, and in Canada it will be available at CA$1049 via Bell mobility, you can also pay CA$549.99 with two year contract and $85/month with data.
The price of the device in India is not yet announced as that will be done when the device is officially unveiled in India on August 11. For interested buyers in Nigeria, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will become available in Nigeria from September 2 and the price will hover around 280,000 Naira – 320,000 Naira. Pricey, isn’t it?