Pre-launch rumors expect Samsung Galaxy Note 7 to come with free 5GB space on Samsung Cloud and Corning Gorilla Glass 5

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is only hours away from its official launch on August 2. From the numerous leaks surfaced online, the specifications are pretty much known to all. Samsung itself has confirmed about the large screen, which is rumored to be 5.8-inch or 6-inch, and an S Pen.


The final round of reports surfacing online are about the free 5GB of storage that the Samsung will offer along with Galaxy Note 7, on its yet-to-be-revealed cloud back-up space. According to a report by 9to5Google, the QHD AMOLED display of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will be adorned with the recently announced Corning Gorilla Glass 5. A person, who has actually seen the device, is cited as a source for this rumor.

As tipped earlier, the source also confirmed that Note 7 will not feature a flat-screen, instead, will come with a dual-edge display as seen in S7 Edge. USB Type-C and Micro-USB adapters are the other expected specs.

In a recently appeared TV advertisement, Samsung hinted that the new Galaxy Note 7 could be waterproof. The shot of a girl clicking selfie under an electric bulb in the advertisement was a tacit approval of better camera in low-light condition.

The report by 9to5Google too confirmed these specifications and has added that the phone will be IP68 water and dust resistant. It will also feature a 12MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing camera, Iris scanner and runs on Android 6.0.1 OS. Onyx, Silver Titanium, and Blue Coral are the color variants expected.

In South Korea, where the official TV advertisement was released, Galaxy Note 7 is expected to go on sale on the same day of the release, August 2. In Europe, the date of release is expected to be on August 16. In the U.S., the phone will be up for sale on T-Mobile from August 19.

As per the official announcement, Samsung Galaxy Note 7 launch event will take place at 11:00 a.m. EDT in New York on August 2, 2016. Simultaneously, the launch events will take place in Rio de Janeiro at noon and in London at 4:00 p.m. Live streaming of the New York event will be available at In the invite, Samsung has elucidated why the company has decided to call the device Galaxy Note 7 and not Galaxy Note 6. As known to all, it is to unify the product portfolio and to complement it with Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge.

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