Alleged Note 7 filmed in rogue screen protector testing video


That Note 7 unit that has been making the rounds next to a stack of glass screen protectors for the curved display, has now been captured on video for our viewing pleasure. Granted, the footage is grainy, low quality, and in the dreaded portrait format, with the usual low-res we are accustomed to see scaled for sharing on Chinese social networks and chat apps, but it may be the first appearance of a rogue Note 7 on video, so it's worth paying attention to.

What the video itself basically looks like, is just that a screen protector maker is testing their wares on the unsuspecting Note 7-looking handset, which may or may not be a finalized version. The guy in the clip is apparently testing the protector for touchscreen responsiveness after applying, and it seems to do the job fine.

The only way we can deduce it's the real deal is from tangential evidence, like the curved display, the largish size, and the openings on the right of the earpiece, which are rumored to be for iris scanner biometrics. In any case, if nothing else, we can now sleep tight knowing that there might be screen protectors for that precious 5.7" curved panel from the get-go, which is good news, as those suckers are pretty expensive to replace.

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Galaxy Note 7
  • Display 5.7" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, Quad-core, 2150 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3500 mAh

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20 Comments

1. manojmcn

Posts: 634; Member since: Jul 16, 2015

Wow..

12. phonearenarocks

Posts: 606; Member since: Mar 26, 2015

Yeah wow! UI Seems fast too. I want it right away.

2. Clars123

Posts: 1078; Member since: Mar 16, 2015

If you're going to leak the device at least use a decent camera for heaven's sake..'' oh look ...the device everyone is talking about..quick grab a potato!!!''

11. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

its good enough since its 480p.. compared to last video leak in this site which use 240p

3. kenaldinho4444

Posts: 66; Member since: Jun 05, 2015

My pocket is ready..

4. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1822; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

I always wished my S6 Edge Plus had an spen... Wishes are coming true very soon!

7. Jevon5

Posts: 60; Member since: Feb 15, 2016

I can't wait to show this phone off to my IPhone friends. They will still say my phones is trash because I can't get Imessage

14. fyah_king unregistered

Ikr? You can't change the sheep head no matter how great the product is.

16. insanity99

Posts: 104; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

Messenger is there.

17. SupermanayrB

Posts: 1188; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

When we're out all my iPhone 6 & 6s friends want to use my phone to take pics & then send them; and I have a Note 4. I can only imagine how amazed they'll be with this camera.

19. JustinF1998

Posts: 20; Member since: Jul 01, 2016

You don't have friends.

20. everinm

Posts: 9; Member since: Jan 05, 2012

Remember that all those idiot-phone fanatics don't think, they just believe! Apple could release an i-Phone 7 "Pro" version for more than 1500 dollars an those idiots still will buy it.

8. TechKids

Posts: 16; Member since: Mar 14, 2016

iPhone-like animation

10. lsneddeff13

Posts: 10; Member since: Jun 14, 2016

Wish this was coming in a flat display:(

18. SupermanayrB

Posts: 1188; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

I swear man all these complaints. "I wish the display was flat" "I wish it had a removable battery" "I wish it wasn't Touchwiz" Wait until it drops & go check it out. If you like it get, if you don't, don't get it & leave it at that. #rkellyiwishiwishiwish #carlthomasandiwishinevermether

15. Fire5

Posts: 315; Member since: Feb 13, 2015

I'm happy this note 7 will be beautiful

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