Leaked Unpacked invite reveals Samsung Galaxy Note 7 launch date

Leaked Unpacked invite reveals Samsung Galaxy Note 7 launch date
The Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, which launched earlier this year at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, have already brought plenty to the smartphone table. But, as ever, Sammy's annual glut of high-end handsets will spawn another chapter with the next Galaxy Note. According to reports, the company will skip the 'Note 6' moniker altogether and jump straight to 'Note 7', which would see the Note draw parity with the aforementioned S series. With an early August announcement also pottering about the rumor mill, it looks like we now have a firm date. 

A leaked snap of an invite graphic shared by SamMobile suggests that the Note 7 will be unveiled on August 2nd. From what we've heard so far, there could be two models of the upcoming Note—one with curved-edge display, and one without. This theory makes much sense given the popularity of Samsung's edge smartphones in recent times, if more for their aesthetic appeal than the debatable enhancements to functionality.


According to the latest info, Samsung Galaxy Note 6/7 will pack a mammoth 5.8-inch Super AMOLED display of a 1440 x 2560 resolution. Powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 823 and flanked by Adreno 530 graphics, the new Note could boast 6 gigs of RAM under the hood, while the rear-facing 12-megapixel camera may offer an impressive-sounding f/1.7 aperture. Other treats could include an iris scanner, IP68 water resistance, a 4000 mAh battery, and something the S7 duo missed—USB Type-C. 

The invitation lines up with the prediction of reliable leakster Evan Blass, who noted on June 2nd that the announcement was "almost exactly two months away." Set to be unveiled in New York, the new info suggests that a live stream will also take place for fans far and wide to enjoy. 

We'll keep you updated on any further Galaxy Note 6/7-related reports, so stay tuned! 

source: SamMobile via Phandroid

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25 Comments

1. abdoualgeria

Posts: 928; Member since: Jul 27, 2015

The beast of all beasts

2. eN16HTMAR3

Posts: 253; Member since: Oct 08, 2013

You know it!

3. Mxyzptlk unregistered

More like a cub.

11. cdm283813

Posts: 424; Member since: Jan 10, 2015

I read the article twice and nowhere does it mention iPhone.

12. AndroidBoy21

Posts: 72; Member since: Dec 29, 2015

You expect us to shut up! When Apple "INNOVATES" But You get Butthurt In Every Non Apple Article SMH PS I have enough Of apple Fans

14. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Show us any phone you think is better than the Note and explain why. If you can't do.it, then cub your butt under a rock.

17. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Lol, no long, drawn out response, techie?

22. ShaikhJGI

Posts: 359; Member since: Jan 10, 2014

I liked his comment for the 1st time though :P. Short & simple is the way.

18. Mxyzptlk unregistered

My comment is no different than what some of you say on Apple articles. Get over it.

20. ColinW

Posts: 412; Member since: Jun 04, 2014

King of the Phablets while the 6s Plus is King of the Fatblets.

16. chenski

Posts: 768; Member since: Mar 22, 2015

beasts can be tamed =p

21. scarface21173

Posts: 690; Member since: Aug 17, 2014

M O N S T E R

4. TypicalGeek

Posts: 213; Member since: Feb 19, 2015

I hope they have Note 7 Active, but I'm not holding my breath.

5. sissy246

Posts: 7111; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

I hope not because I would have to get it then.

24. SupermanayrB

Posts: 1188; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

Have been using my Note 4 pretty much nonstop since I've been on vacation the past 5 days. Downtown Disney, Universal Studios & Islands of Adventure, Cocoa Beach IN the water, Universal & Islands again, Downtown Disney again & Fun World & Daytona Beach. Haven't dropped my phone once & all I'm using is a silicone gel skin. Note Active isn't needed.

6. Zomer

Posts: 361; Member since: May 31, 2013

Looks fake.

7. Supraman21

Posts: 467; Member since: Jun 09, 2010

I'm hoping for an even bigger battery. My S7 Edge is enough but I want EXTREME battery life. Also, a 5-axis OIS module would be nice.

8. Xperia14

Posts: 1208; Member since: Sep 01, 2015

I hope it will have DAB+ (or at least FM with a native app). If so, I'm definately buying it. Bring it on Samsung!

10. abdoualgeria

Posts: 928; Member since: Jul 27, 2015

Get the xperia x performance lol

9. BobLawblaw unregistered

8th of February! Jaysus, looks like it's already released..

13. yyuu1000

Posts: 260; Member since: Jul 26, 2012

its august

15. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1821; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

Just make the edge like the first note edge...

19. Hoggington

Posts: 356; Member since: Feb 23, 2016

Please let there be a flat version. Pretty please. 5.8" edge display = 5.4" of flat screen. Essentially, the Note 7 will have a smaller display than the Note 5. Not cool Sammy, not cool dude. After having the S7e... and now the Note 5....I can't ever go back to an edge display. Glare, warped text & images. Drove me crazy.

23. jeroome86

Posts: 2314; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

Agree. I prefer a flat screen. Notes should have flat screen for S-Pen

25. Romantico3pe

Posts: 179; Member since: Sep 14, 2015

Amoled= fail

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