Samsung brings its latest premium flagship smartphone, Galaxy Note 7, to India with a price tag of 59,990 INR. It was originally launched last week at Galaxy Unpacked event in London. The Note7 will be available in India from 2nd September onwards and people who pre-book this handset between 22nd to 30th August will get the new Samsung Gear VR 2.0 just for Rs. 1990 (which actually costs 7,290 INR).
Now let’s discuss specs. The Galaxy Note 7 employs an octa-core Exynos 8890 processor (four cores clocked at 2.3 GHz and other four cores clocked at 1.6 GHz), along with 4GB of RAM. It has a 12 MP shooter at rear with LED flash, dual pixel technology, f/1.7 aperture and Smart OIS. It is also equipped with a front 5 MP camera which also has f/1.7 aperture lens on top.
It includes a 5.7 inch Quad HD Super AMOLED curved dual edge display which comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on top to guard against scratches. Internal storage is 64GB and you can further expand it if you can live with a single SIM card slot (up to 256GB via microSD card). It is handled by massive 3500mAh battery and runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS.
This classy handset is also water and dust resistant with IP68 certification. The signature Note series Stylus S Pen is better than ever and the Note7 is also the first Samsung smartphone in India which comes with an Iris scanner. It also includes a Heart rate scanner and fingerprint reader.
“Samsung has always believed in developing products and technology that helps users achieve more and envisage things beyond boundaries. The launch of Galaxy Note7 perfectly addresses the needs of today’s generation with best-in-class features and design innovation, data security with Iris scanner, and creative performance with the improved S Pen. Our unique and powerful wearable portfolio comprising Gear Fit2, Gear IconX and Gear VR will further strengthen Samsung’s commitment to a connected ecosystem strategy and Phone+ vision.” said, Manu Sharma, Vice President, Mobile Business, Samsung India Electronics.
Key Specifications of Samsung Galaxy Note 7:
|Model||Samsung Galaxy Note 7|
|Display||5.7 inch Quad HD Super AMOLED curved dual edge display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5|
|Processor||Octa Core Exynos 8890 processor|
|Camera||12 MP rear and 5 MP front camera|
|Dimensions and Weight||153.5 x 73.9 x 7.9mm and 169 grams|
|Software||Android 6.0 Marshmallow|
|Price||To Be Announced|