Samsung Launches Galaxy Note7


Samsung Galaxy Note7 or what the Korean company claims as the ‘world’s most intelligent smartphone’ is launched on Tuesday after lots of missed dates. The phone comes with improved S Pen – company’s own stylus, and is said to be water and dust resistant.

The 5.7 inch smartphone comes with quad HD super AMOLED display with 2560×1440 resolution that throws 518 pixels per inch. The Glaxy Note7 is powered by Octacore 3.9 GHz processor and is coupled with 4GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage capacity.

The Samsung Galaxy Note7 sports 12 megapixel rear camera and an 5 megapixel front camera. For the first time Samsung brings Iris scanner along with finger print scanner on the device using dual biometric technology. The LTE phone offers connectivity through WiFi 802.11 a/b/gn/ac, MIMO, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC and USB Type C. For mapping, the Samsung Galaxy Note7 uses GPS, Glonass as well as Beidou.

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,” said DJ Koh, President of Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics. “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 new S Pen, Samsung claims, 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.

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.

The Galaxy Note7 introduces 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.

What Makes Samsung Galaxy Note7 Intelligent

These are the regular features that a typical smartphone brings to the table. However with Galaxy Note7 Samsung wanted to create what it calls ‘Phone+ ecosystem of connected experiences’. The Korean tech major says the Galaxy Note7 is a connection point to Samsung’s ecosystem of devices, software and services.

Users can monitor their fitness activities on the Gear Fit2 or Gear IconX and track their data through S Health 5.0. In addition to accurate and robust fitness tracking and measurement, the new S Health enables users to stay connected to family and friends by sharing fitness updates or competing in friendly challenges with one another. All health information is encrypted and protected with Samsung Knox.

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.

The Smart Switch feature has been enhanced further with Samsung Cloud, which supports a seamless device experience by providing continuous backup and easy transfer of content including data, apps, settings and layouts between devices. Galaxy Note7 users will be able to use up to 15GB of free space to store and restore information on Samsung Cloud.

The Samsung Galaxy Note7 will be available starting on August 19, and will be offered in Blue Coral, Gold Platinum, Silver Titanium and Black Onyx.

Gyana Ranjan Swain

Gyana Swain has been tracking the technology industry for over 15 years. A business journalist turned entrepreneur, he has founded two news portals- TeleAnalysis and M2MCafe.

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