We have been hearing rumors for a while that the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 would be announced at a press event on the 2nd of August. Samsung has now confirmed the event and sent out press invites.
The company also confirmed that their next Note smartphone will be called the Note 7, the current version of the handset is the note 5, so they are skipping the Note 6 name as we heard previously.
First and foremost though, you might be curious as to why it’s called Galaxy Note7 instead of Galaxy Note6. There are a couple reasons why. First, the Galaxy Note7 will complement our Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, and unify our product portfolio. Second, the Galaxy Note7 will minimize confusion about the latest mobile technology from Samsung, and provide full alignment with Galaxy S smartphone.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is rumored to come with a 5.7 inch display with a QHD resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels and the handset will come with a Snapdragon 821 processor.
Other rumored specifications include 4GB or 6GB of RAM, a range of storage from 32GB to 256GB and dual cameras. The front camera will come with 5 megapixels and the rear camera with 13 megapixels.
Samsung are holding their press event at 11am EDT in New York on the 2nd of August, it will also take place in London at 4PM. Samsung will be live streaming the event and you can find out more details at the link below.
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