Samsung has rolled out invite for the launch of Galaxy Note7 smartphone in India. The company is hosting an event on August 11, where it will most be launching its flagship Galaxy Note7 smartphone. Though it has not disclosed the name of the upcoming smartphone, the invite teases the 'Next Big Galaxy', suggesting the unveiling of big screen Galaxy Note device.
The launch date is in line with a recent report that suggested Samsung Galaxy Note7's India launch of August 7. Samsung took the wraps off its Galaxy Note 7 in an event held on August 2 in San Francisco. The company is bringing its top of the line smartphone to India within 10 days of its global launch. It is expected to be priced around Rs 55,000 in India, making it one of the premium smartphones in the market.
Speaking of the Galaxy Note 7 specs and features, it is the company's flagship phablet that comes with its mighty and revolutionary S Pen. It flaunts a Quad HD Super AMOLED 5.7-inch screen display with a dual-edged curved one as in the Galaxy S6 edge. It is powered by Snapdragon 820 processor in the US, however India will get an octa-core 64-bit Exynos 8890 variant. The RAM capacity on the device is 4GB, paired with 64 GB of internal storage space that can be expanded further up to 256 GB using a microSD card.
The interesting part is that Galaxy Note 7 has water resistant body due to the IP68 certification, meaning the phone can survive in water up to 5 ft deep for 30 minutes.
In the camera department, the phone features a 12MP rear-facing camera with PDAF and LED flash and a 5MP front-facing selfie shooter. It also comes with Samsung Knox including a new iris scanning feature, HDR video streaming capabilities. It is powered by 3,500mAh battery.
The next-iteration phablet is also compatible with Gear VR powered by Oculus. Samsung has also launched accessories for Galaxy Note 7, 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. There also is an IP68 water resistant Backpack for on-the-go charging.