Galaxy Note 6 said to come with IP68 watertight certification, plus an iris scanner

Galaxy Note 6 said to come with IP68 watertight certification, plus an iris scanner
Both the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge brought back water-resistance to the Galaxy S lineup. The feature was introduced with the Galaxy S5, but Samsung moved to premium design materials for its upscale Galaxy S6, eschewing the IP68 watertight certification in the process, only to restore it with the S7 tandem.

If you have been secretly hoping that Samsung will continue the water-resistance trend with the much-awaited Note 6, your prayers might have just been answered, as a new report claims exactly that. The Note 6 will apparently sport the same IP68 waterproof certification that the S7 or S7 edge boast, and which recently allowed one of them to stay submerged in water for 16 hours and still keep on ticking.

That is very welcome news for prospective Note 6 owners, but not the only new thing Samsung might have in store for the Note line this year. In the same report, the Note 6 is also rumored to house an iris scanner for unlocking the phone and other security shenanigans. 

In fact, 200 pieces of an "Iris Cam" have just been spotted as listed for Samsung Mobile testing purposes in an import database, as if to corroborate further the iris scanner possibility for a future Samsung handset that might just be the Note 6. If those rumors prove true, we might have a veritable monster on our hands by the end of July, when the Note 6 is speculated to be unveiled, what do you think?

Galaxy Note 6 said to come with IP68 watertight certification, plus an iris scanner

source: SamMobile & GalaxyClub.nl (translated)

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59 Comments

1. RichardYarell

Posts: 67; Member since: Mar 24, 2016

Plain and simple Samsung is the mother of android PERIOD! #galaxys7edgeisboss #galaxynote5isboss

15. BLUEBLASTER

Posts: 905; Member since: Feb 23, 2014

But will it come to the UK this time? The Note 5 never.....

42. Amir1 unregistered

Relocate.

58. aBoss

Posts: 164; Member since: Sep 15, 2014

Note 6 waterproof pen can write under water. It is better than pen and paper. SAMSUNG = GOAT Removable battery too

16. WPX00

Posts: 509; Member since: Aug 15, 2015

Y U LEAVE OUT MY DEAR FLAT GALAXY S7 ;₩

17. WPX00

Posts: 509; Member since: Aug 15, 2015

^oops wrong symbol

22. Switch00

Posts: 535; Member since: Sep 04, 2013

Instead of all these useless features Samsung better add dedicated camera button like Lumias have it. One button to rule it all. Now that's what I call an upgrade. And add in-the-box high-end earphones. Not all this useless crap.

23. Clars123

Posts: 1072; Member since: Mar 16, 2015

First of all you can use the volume button to take pictures and the home button shortcut to the camera is easily one of the best quick launch applications ever!!...So take your hate somewhere else..you dont define what an upgrade is for everyone

40. Switch00

Posts: 535; Member since: Sep 04, 2013

Blahblahblah. If apple adds it, than all shall follow and it will be a revolutionary innovation. Pardon. Sammy will independently invent it, of course. What a boring ball game. Btw its not hate but argumented critique, fanboy.

43. nothingmuch

Posts: 201; Member since: May 03, 2013

Why u such a fu@?boy switchoo

57. galante

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 21, 2016

Well I agree with the add in earphones quality improvement.. And instead of a dedicated camera button.. I prefer an edge screen

41. Xperia14

Posts: 1196; Member since: Sep 01, 2015

I have a dedicated button on my Z2 and Z5, and it's a very convenient way to focus. It's a welcome feature if you ask me.

56. Switch00

Posts: 535; Member since: Sep 04, 2013

Clars, welcome to the 21st century. Go see for example Sony Ericsson's 'quick launch' options from around 2005 on their k-series. One of best quick launch apps ever, yeah. And get to know Lumias. First press on, second press/hold taking photos/videos. Once Iphone adds dedicated camera button, it will suddenly appear on Samsung. Mark my words.

45. GoTstan

Posts: 386; Member since: Jul 25, 2015

A button exclusively for snapping pics sounds useless imo, when we already have buttons that u can designate to be it.

48. Andrewtst

Posts: 696; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

What the point having dedicate button since Samsung can map the volume button as camera button for user that need a button to take photo. A dedicate button for camera usage only is pure nonsense and stupid.

55. Switch00

Posts: 535; Member since: Sep 04, 2013

You can go and try to persuade samsung to ditch volume and onoff buttons. They are uselles. 10 taps for on, 15 taps for off. 20 for volume up, 21 for volume down. Stare at screen for 7 seconds - mute.

2. Nopers unregistered

200? They're probably testing it then, wouldn't expect it to come to the note 6 considering it's also supposed to come with android N.

3. Totse2k15

Posts: 474; Member since: Feb 11, 2014

Note 6=The King. Move over, [b]itches!

46. GoTstan

Posts: 386; Member since: Jul 25, 2015

If it doesn't have a removable batty, then the note4 is gonna relinquish that crown

47. GoTstan

Posts: 386; Member since: Jul 25, 2015

*isn't ....whoops, fail on my part

49. Andrewtst

Posts: 696; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

You can forever use Note4. Remember buy a a lot as stock keeping for your future usage in case your current one spoilt as Note4 will be your last phone ever can have. You might still can have new model phone if LG still keeping it the removable battery feature.

51. SupermanayrB

Posts: 1188; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

Because of the removable battery?! You're buggin!

52. yajia1

Posts: 151; Member since: Aug 22, 2012

Ikr. Was thinking of getting the note5 after the battery of my Z3 started to lose life. But when i thought of it, i might experience the same with it since it has sealed battery (that costs a fortune to have replaced you might as well buy a new phone). I got the note 4 instead with an extra battery. Very happy and i feel secured now.

4. mottykels

Posts: 387; Member since: May 15, 2013

Then I should throw my note 5

10. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

You can throw your note 5 in my pocket

5. mottykels

Posts: 387; Member since: May 15, 2013

Then I should throw my note 5

7. mottykels

Posts: 387; Member since: May 15, 2013

How to delete flood post

25. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

switch to better internet provider

6. mottykels

Posts: 387; Member since: May 15, 2013

Then I should throw my note 5

8. keithtae

Posts: 564; Member since: Mar 25, 2015

Well, if they do so, I'll be impressed. Especially when there's an s-pen in it. Just wonder how tho

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