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Samsung unveiled its high-end smartphone - Galaxy Note 7 and it is priced at Rs 59,990. While the Note 7 is the company's top end device under the premium Note lineup, it comes packed with a slew of features that give it an edge over its challengers.
The device looks and feels premium with its build and dual curved edge display. Also, it has an S Pen that is water resistant and packed with many new feature enhancements.
It goes without saying that the Galaxy Note 7 will be pitted against the existing iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus in terms of competition and these are beasts on their own. We have compared the Samsung and Apple offerings to know 10 ways in which the Note 7 has nailed the competition. Take a look!
You Can Draw on the screen with the S Pen
The USP of the Note lineup from Samsung is the S Pen stylus that gives users the ability to draw and write on the screen. This time, the stylus has been improved and it is water resistant that it can write on the screen of the Note 7 even under water.
Note 7 has 256 GB of additional storage
The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 brings back the micro SD card that was missing in the previous model. This device supports up to 256 GB of expandable storage using a micro SD card.
Galaxy Note 7 can last up to 30 minutes underwater
The Galaxy Note 7 comes with the IP68 certification that makes it waterproof. But, did you know that it is waterproof even if the S Pen is removed and it can survive up to 30 minutes underwater? Well, as mentioned above, the S Pen can be used to write under water on the Galaxy Note 7 screen!
Note 7 Can Unlock with the iris scanner
While there is a fingerprint scanner on the iPhones and Galaxy Note 7, there is a new type of biometric technology in the Samsung smartphone. Well, it features an iris scanner for an added level of authentication.
Note 7 has a Narrower design despite a bigger displa
The Note 7 has a bigger screen in comparison to the iPhone 6s Plus. However, Samsung has designed the phone to be smaller and more compact than its challenger so that it is easy to hold and carry it around in your pocket.
Note 7 has wireless charging
The Galaxy Note 7 supports the wireless charging feature that lets you charge the device without any cords even while you are on the go. It supports fast charging as well.
Note 7 Keeps a check on your heart rate
There is a heart rate sensor at the rear of the Galaxy Note 7, so you can keep a check on your heart rate using your smartphone.
Note 7 has a Secure Folder keeps your personal info safe
The Note 7 has a Secure Folder that will keep your personal details safe. You can use this folder to save private files, photos and separate versions of the apps. This folder can be opened either using the iris scanner or a passcode.
Note 7 Can Create GIFs from videos
With the Galaxy Note 7, you can create GIFs from the videos using the S Pen and this ability is not there in the iPhones.
There's a full library of VR content on Note 7
The Gear VR headset can be purchased at Rs 999 along with the Note 7 and it contains a full library of VR content. The credits go to the partnership of Oculus and Samsung.