Is this the first photo of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7?

Is this the first photo of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7?
With just about three weeks remaining until the unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, the first photo of the device has appeared. The image matches the leaked press renders tweeted by Evan Blass at the beginning of the month, and confirms that the Galaxy Note 7 will come to market sporting a dual-curved edge screen.

From the name of the device to the size of the screen, there has been several "mysteries" surrounding the phablet. Samsung is reportedly skipping the Galaxy Note 6 moniker and jumping straight to the Galaxy Note 7 name to sync the number scheme with the Samsung Galaxy S7. Samsung was also concerned that consumers might consider the Galaxy Note series to be one generation behind.

As for the screen size, most rumors and leaks have the phablet carrying a 5.7 or 5.8-inch screen, with a 1440 x 2560 resolution. But India's Zauba import and export website posted a listing for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 that showed the phablet sporting a 6-inch screen. Another question mark appears to be the amount of RAM inside the device. There has been plenty of speculation calling for 6GB of RAM on the Galaxy Note 7, but several Geekbench benchmark tests have shown the unit employing 4GB of RAM.

All of our questions should be answered on August 2nd when Samsung is expected to introduce the eagerly awaited phablet. For now, you can check out the first photo of the device, leaked today.


source: TechTastic (translated)

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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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65 Comments

1. Zomer

Posts: 361; Member since: May 31, 2013

2. maverickc0214

Posts: 8; Member since: May 05, 2016

beauty and a beast!

21. deviceguy2016

Posts: 826; Member since: Jun 16, 2016

Got that right maverick0214 my wallet is ready for the note 7 hopefully 256 gb option

62. Switch00

Posts: 535; Member since: Sep 04, 2013

Note2 is that you? With slight curve?

27. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Looks just like the Note 5. The Note phones are becoming the "so what" category. I haven't been impressed by the Note since the Note 4.

31. Amroze

Posts: 597; Member since: Jul 04, 2016

I loved my N4. Metal sides and feels and has weight to it. Regretted selling the N4 to buy the N5. Didn't like the smooth curve design, loved the brick shape off N4. Great combo, iP5se for work, because it's compact and small, daily driver N5. Best off both iOS and Android.

40. darkkjedii

Posts: 30902; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Arte8800 is back.

43. deviceguy2016

Posts: 826; Member since: Jun 16, 2016

Don't post to Samsung we know your a iPhone junkie so how can you judge something that out performs and iPhone

44. tedkord

Posts: 17198; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

But, of course, the fact that the iPhone 6 looked exactly like the 6s which is going to look exactly like the 7 will not deter you at all. Your body will be ready. You're transparent. And, the next Note will probably be the best large sized phone available, just as the Note 5 currently is (which is one reason it has the highest customer satisfaction).

63. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Your little customer service line has worn out its welcome.

51. chaosnightmare

Posts: 182; Member since: May 20, 2010

Gotta agree that the note 5 was uninspiring compared to the note 4 but if the leaks are accurate this year they seem to be learning from their mistakes by returning the Sd card slot, retaining the IP certification in the Note (that hopefully will be better than the S7 active), upgrading specs from the S series, adding new features and going for more battery instead of design nonsensical changes.

30. phonearenarocks

Posts: 606; Member since: Mar 26, 2015

Doesn't it appear too long and less wide? Total contrast to original note, too wide and less long.

36. babyk

Posts: 379; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

U ARE SO RIGHT.There is no other way to say it. BEAUTY AND THE BEAST.

3. Xperia14

Posts: 1206; Member since: Sep 01, 2015

Looks amazing with the subtle dual edges!

4. shield

Posts: 824; Member since: Sep 12, 2015

No Glass? on the back. second photo.

16. ameran

Posts: 344; Member since: Dec 04, 2013

The second image does not make scenes. It does not speak Samsung design language.

5. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2135; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

Welcome S7 Edge Plus Plus with stylus...

15. golem1102

Posts: 8; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

S-pen is much more then a regular stylus. Use it and youll know

18. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2135; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

S-pen = stylus. Just like Apple Pencil = sylus.

24. tedkord

Posts: 17198; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

And, since the Apple pen came first,...

19. zunaidahmed

Posts: 1183; Member since: Dec 24, 2011

Nope, it's just a regular active stylus, nothing more, nothing less, just like all the other wacom stylus. Btw, I still use my note 4 but the stylus seems to be more of a wow factor than actually useful, the display is just too small for actual work.

25. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2135; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

Amen! He is over-selling/stating Samsung's S-pen.

38. TheNeighbor

Posts: 370; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

Over-selling? I'm glad Apple has joined in after 5 years with the Apple Pencil. It took them long enough. But here's something I did with my Note 3 for a design problem:http://flic.kr/p/xmD6Pf

35. TheNeighbor

Posts: 370; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

Excuses.http://flic.kr/p/fxvghz I love how I can still pocket the Note, and can do stuff. Here's on-the-spot I did with just the Note 2 (5.5"):http://flic.kr/p/fKE6uC Drawing from observation.

42. GoTstan

Posts: 386; Member since: Jul 25, 2015

Dude, you're a beast with the spen, nice work!

32. nctx77

Posts: 2540; Member since: Sep 03, 2013

I know what it does. What I want to know is what do you actually use it for? The Apple pencil is for the ipad and is an optional accessory. It's primary use is for drawing, etc. The stylus on the Note just seems like a check box item to me. I always believed the Note series was more about power, battery life, multi tasking and it's large screen. That's why most by it. Most of the stuff I see for the stylus you could actually do with your Finger. On the iPhone, forced touch brings up the menus.

34. TheNeighbor

Posts: 370; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

Right. With a finger. I disagree. using your finger does not give much accuracy and details. Here is something I did with the S Pen while in a cafe:http://flic.kr/p/fynE5A That's just a sketch. I can do detailed portraits if I need to:http://flic.kr/p/e12cUY

49. tedkord

Posts: 17198; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

It's about the whole package. It's the best phone on the market.

39. TheNeighbor

Posts: 370; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

Yes, so much more you can do with it:http://flic.kr/p/kzaw4J

23. tedkord

Posts: 17198; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Welcome best large sized phone in the world, replacing the previous best, the Note 5.

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