According to the plan at a press conference today Unpacked Samsung announced its new flagship phablet. It is true that in recent weeks we have seen, with its numerous leaks about Galaxy Note 7 , making it difficult to talk about any surprises, but good in the end receive official confirmation of this information.
Let’s start with the fact that Note 7 am the first phone in the series, which has been certified IP68 proving for water resistance (to a depth of 1 meter). When it comes to design, it is without its revolution and two symmetrically curved glass panels (Gorilla Glass 5) separates the metal frame.
The smartphone received a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED display, which zakrzywiono on both sides. Its resolution is 2560×1440 pixels, and it is worth emphasizing that this is one of the first mobile screens with support for HDR, or function being associated mainly with 4K TVs. Under the hood lies the processor Snapdragon 820 or Exynos 8890 (depending on the region), 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of data can be expanded with microSD card (unfortunately lacked support the new card standard UFS). Working time Note corresponds to the battery capacity of 3500 mAh with support for fast charging (even wirelessly), what will help the port USB type C (this is the first smartphone Samsung this port).
As for photographic opportunities, these are practically the same as in S7, as used here, the same set consisting of a 5 MP webcam for selfies and a 12 MP rear camera Dual-Pixel lens with f / 1.7, optical image stabilization and the ability to recording in 4K.
Of course, the device series Note could not miss a stylus S Pen, which provide a sensation similar to a pen, and he will also leave notes on the screen Always On, and besides, it can be used even under water. Among other new features worth mentioning magnifying glass, translation, or wizard GIFs. Samsung also took care of security, because in addition to Note 7 platform Knox and fingerprint reader also received iris scanner . Of course, the whole works under the operating system Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
Galaxy Note 7 will be available from tomorrow in presale, and on store shelves will go on August 19, at least in the US and several other regions of the world. Sorry presale will start in Poland until August 16 and is scheduled for release on Sept. 2. Koreans did not disclose the price phabletu, but it will probably fluctuate within the range of 700-800 USD.