Samsung Galaxy Note7 unveiled with S Pen, Iris scanning feature

The Galaxy Note7 features a dual-edge curve screen 5.7-inch QHD Super AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 and will be available starting August on 19.
Samsung Galaxy Note7

Samsung has just launched Galaxy Note7 with innovative features that set a new standard for large screen devices with refined craftsmanship, premium materials and a unique, symmetrical edge design.

Samsung Galaxy Note7 comes with a water resistant body and S Pen (IP68) with top-of-the-line security that combines Samsung Knox with biometric authentication including a new iris scanning feature, Immersive entertainment capabilities with HDR video streaming capabilities.

DJ Koh, President of Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics says, “The Galaxy Note7 combines productivity and entertainment, and strong security features. Powering a robust ecosystem, it is the ideal device for those who want to achieve more in life. Life moves faster than ever now so we created the Galaxy Note7 to move with users helping them get things done more easily wherever, whenever.”

The Galaxy Note7 features a dual-edge curve screen 5.7-inch QHD Super AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5, delivering a bold and immersive picture on a smartphone. It is ready to stream HDR video, enabling a cinema-like experience including brighter colors and a deeper black, which ensure users get the full experience that the filmmaker intended. It is pairing with the new Gear VR powered by Oculus, users can experience premium virtual reality almost anywhere.

The Galaxy Note7 can be used with the new 3840×1920 high-resolution Gear 360 camera, to capture, edit and share 360-degree images videos on the go. These memories can then be shared with friends via platforms including YouTube 360 and Facebook, and relive the moment with the ultra-immersive Gear VR.

Samsung Galaxy Note7

Samsung Galaxy Note7 comes with 12 MP dual-pixel camera at back, features a bright f/1.7 aperture and OIS and can record 4K videos with it offers 5 MP selfie camera. The smartphone is powered by 64 bit octa core (2.3GHz Quad + 1.6GHz Quad) process paired with 4 GB RAM (LPDDR4) and running on Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow).

The enhanced Galaxy Note7 S Pen is more than just a writing tool. Users can bring ideas to life the moment inspiration strikes without unlocking the screen by using Screen off memo and simply pinning the memo to the Always On Display. The S Pen also gives users the ability to easily create and share GIF animations with Smart Select and new Air Command functions, including Magnify and Translate, enable users to zoom in on the screen or convert languages by simply hovering. A new unified app allowing users to jot down handwritten notes, draw, or edit memos from one location.

The new S Pen writes with ease and precision. The smaller 0.7mm tip and improved pressure sensitivity provides a real pen-like experience. With the peace of mind that IP68 water resistant provides, the Galaxy Note7 S Pen lets users jot down their thoughts without interruption, even when the screen gets wet.

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The smartphone is coupled with Samsung Knox, an industry-leading security platform provides heightened security and privacy, with highly advanced biometric authentication, including fingerprint scanner and iris scanning technology. The Galaxy Note7 offers more authentication options that can be used interchangeably depending on how you use your phone, where you are, or what you’re doing. The Galaxy Note7 instills a new level of user confidence with Secure Folder, a separated folder that adds an extra layer of security to keep private and personal information safe. The iris recognition technology will also be used to authenticate secure purchases people make with Samsung Pay. The Galaxy Note7 will also support Samsung Pass, bringing authentication such as iris scanning and fingerprint recognition to more apps and services.

Galaxy Note7 offers 64GB of internal memory can be expanded up to 256 GB via microSD. The Galaxy Note7 is powered by 3,500 mAh battery with wireless charger compatible with WPC and PMA, especially on Samsung’s Fast Charge Wireless Pads. The Galaxy Note7 also features Game Pack, available through Google Play, including top game titles, an easier redemption process, new user benefits, easy Power Management UX through Smart Manager, and charges quickly using the new USB-C port.

The connectivity option includes NFC, MST, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), MIMO(2×2) 620Mbps, Bluetooth v 4.2 LE, ANT+, USB Type-C, GPS, Glonass, Beidou.

A new line of accessories will be available to complement the Galaxy Note7, including the new S View Standing Cover, a light and portable cover that can be used to prop the device at a 60-degree angle for easy viewing of content, as well as an IP68 water resistant.

With the Galaxy Note7, consumers can use the iris scanner to access value-added Samsung services like Samsung Pay for quick and easy mobile payments. Galaxy Note7 users will be able to use up to 15 GB of free space to store and restore information on Samsung Cloud.

Galaxy Note7 has a Barometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, HR Sensor, Iris Sensor, Proximity Sensor, RGB Light Sensor.

The Galaxy Note7 measures 153.5 x 73.9 x 7.9mm and weight 169g, and will be available starting on August 19. It will will be offered in Blue Coral, Gold Platinum, Silver Titanium and Black Onyx colors.