Samsung Galaxy Note FE with Bixby button and 3200mAh battery to launch on July 7

Being certified by IP68, the Galaxy Note FE is dustproof and waterproof.

Proving the speculations right, Samsung has officially announced that the refurbished Galaxy Note 7 aka Galaxy Note FE will be launched on July 7 in its home country. The company will sell only limited units (400,000) of the phablet.

Samsung Galaxy Note FE with Bixby AI to launch on July 7

Not only the launch date, the rumor mill was correct about its specs as well. The Galaxy Note FE has similar specs and features as the original Note 7 except for the smaller battery unit, Galaxy S8 UI and the Bixby button. Just like the Note 7, the Note FE will also be available in four color options: Black Onyx, Blue Coral, Gold Platinum and Silver Titanium.

As for the pricing, the Samsung Galaxy Note FE comes with a price tag of $611. The company has also announced that it will offer a free cover case that matches the color of the handset.

On the specs angle, the phablet arrives with a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED display that delivers a QHD resolution of 2,560×1,440 pixels. The heart of the device is a Quad-core Snapdragon 821 processor topped with Adreno 530 GPU.

Samsung Galaxy Note FE with Bixby AI to launch on July 7

The chipset is teamed with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of default storage. While the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 came with a 3500mAh battery, the Fan Edition packs a 3200mAh battery to keep the lights on.

Being certified by IP68, the Galaxy Note FE is dustproof and waterproof. It also features a front-facing fingerprint scanner and an iris scanner. Further, the phablet is equipped an S Pen that supports pen tip of 0.7mm and pressure of 4,096 steps and provides a smoother writing experience.

In addition, its rear panel bears a distinctive logo of Samsung Galaxy Note Fan Edition.

Other than that, Samsung has said in its blog post that the Galaxy Note FE is made from unused Galaxy Note 7 and unused components.

As of now, it is not clear if the Note FE will make its way to other countries or not.


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