Samsung Galaxy Note 7 tipped to feature 5.8-inch curved screen, Exynos 8 SoC processor

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Samsung might ramp up to a 5.8-inch curved screen for its upcoming Galaxy Note 7, claims reports from GSMHelpDesk and Korea Herald. These reports also indicated that there will be no flat screen variants for the model.

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If the reports are to be believed, Galaxy Note 7 would be the first phablet to sport a dual-edge display. Design-wise, it may look similar to Galaxy S7 edge, but bigger in size and also integrates a stylus. The South Korea-based electronics maker will further integrate Exynos 8 SoC processor, 6GB of RAM, a 12MP camera with dual-pixel phase-detection autofocus, and a 4,000 mAh battery in the device.

There were also reports earlier, which claimed that the manufacturer is eyeing for iris scanner for Galaxy Note 7. Considering the fact that Samsung did adorned its Galaxy Tab Iris tablet with iris recognition, it is not hard to believe that this feature may spread to more Samsung devices. Iris recognition is said to be 1000 times more accurate than fingerprint recognition.

A memory card slot and USB Type-C port will be present. The device will also be dust and water resistant, the reports added. The Galaxy Note 7 is expected to reach the markets in August. There is an event scheduled on August 2, which is anticipated to be the launch event of Galaxy Note 7. According to ETnews, Samsung would manufacture 5 million units of the device for its initial supply.

For information about the pricing, the reports claim that the Note 7 is expected to come with a price tag of 799 euros (approx $903/Rs.60,800).


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