More Galaxy Note 7 pictures leak out – is this an AT&T model?

More Galaxy Note 7 pictures leak out – is this an AT&T model?
The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is due to be announced in three weeks, but leaks are already popping up, spoiling the surprise and showing us exactly what the device is going to look like. We've seen fan renders, based on leaked schematics, then official renders, revealing (some of?) the finishes the device is going to be available in, and most recently – actual photos of the device, caught in the wild.

Well, now, we get to see it again. The Galaxy Note 7 in black has popped up again on Chinese social media website Weibo. Pictured mostly from the front in a few low-quality photos, most of the phone's details are smudged out and drowned in the black finish. However, eagle eyed observers may notice a notification from an app called DIRECTV – that's AT&T's own TV service. So, we might just be getting our first look at the AT&T Galaxy Note 7 here!

Additionally, we get another picture of the Note 7's front panel, with all the mysterious openings on its top. We speculate that they are for (from left to right) the notification LED, the selfie camera, proximity + light sensor module, earpiece (right in the middle), and the twin openings to the right could be used for the rumored retina scanner (yes, it might need both).

The Note 7 is about to be announced on the 2nd of August and rumors say it will only have an "edge" variant – no flat one. Why isn't it called the Note 6? Let's see if Samsung comes up with a mind-blowing explanation!

Thanks for the tip, Han!


source: Weibo

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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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22 Comments

1. Pattyface

Posts: 1658; Member since: Aug 20, 2014

I'm getting pretty excited for this release

2. emcdonald75

Posts: 166; Member since: Nov 07, 2012

I wish Samsung would put dual speakers on the Galaxy Note 7 and remove the headphone jack for USB Type C interface only, and also add a mute switch. It's not about copying the iPhone, but those are useful features, at least for me anyway. I can always use bluetooth headphones or locate USB Type C headphones. I heard that USB Type C headphones produce a better sound anyway than the 3.5mm headphone jack. I think innovation is not always about what people are accustomed to, but what can move people forward in a direction that produces better quality and services, whether the public realizes it or not. Like Samsung's production of the new microsd cards UFS 1.0. I have always hated iphone but I am getting accustomed to it day by day. There is only one feature I need that Apple refuses to give and that is the metatag with bluetooth so my car can transfer album art and reply with text messages and store messages without CarPlay.

9. Landon

Posts: 1247; Member since: May 07, 2015

While I agree with you on some points, I would still want a 3.5mm headphone jack because the relatively expensive headphones I currently have use the 3.5mm. Unless somehow there's a small adapter for a 3.5mm to USB Type-C that would also improve the sound quality, I'd still want my 3.5mm jack. To each their own, though.

19. tedkord

Posts: 17463; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Well, it wouldn't be copying the iPhone anyway, since it doesn't have any of those features. But I disagree on the removal of the headphone jack. There's no reason it and USB C can't coexist. As for stereo speakers, yes please. Front firing, if possible.

20. boostedDroid unregistered

Are there any stereo speaker phones that are not front firing? I'm curious because any other variation would seem odd.

22. tedkord

Posts: 17463; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

I don't know about now but there have been. I had a Samsung Omnia 2 that had rear firing stereo speakers years ago.

3. darkkjedii

Posts: 31599; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

We now officially know what the Note 6 looks like. I'm Note 5ing, at least until the actual Note 7 comes out.

4. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

I'm actually wit you on that. I was excited about it at first. The first rumor looked very promising with 6GB of RAM, possibly a dual camera and the edge of course. But then most of that ended up being just as it was, vapor-ware. Maybe Samsung is saving the best to battle the anniversary iPhone. I know both Apple and Samsung were toying with dual cameras. I am surprised the S7 didn't get it Must be hard to synchronize and make them get the best possible results. This may be the first really disappointing Note, though I am disappointed with the Note 5.

10. darkkjedii

Posts: 31599; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Proofreading is fundamental, get lost.

11. zunaidahmed

Posts: 1185; Member since: Dec 24, 2011

Haha haha, LMFAO

5. Rogerlebo

Posts: 47; Member since: Dec 08, 2011

Could it be Galaxy S6 Edge in black color? We do not see S-Pen.

6. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Well they never show the bottom.

16. Landon

Posts: 1247; Member since: May 07, 2015

It always amazes me how bad the leaked pictures are.

17. jeevanand88 unregistered

No it cant be.. it has a very sharp edge unlike s6 edge which has a smooth bend at the end...

7. Barney_stinson

Posts: 672; Member since: May 30, 2016

Hm! It seems Sammy is not opening full cards !!

8. aegislash

Posts: 1531; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

A bit disappointed at how barely noticeable the edges are. They look much more pronounced on my S6 Edge+. But other than that, all seems great so far.

14. UglyFrank

Posts: 2194; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

That's the compromise of having a single model

12. zunaidahmed

Posts: 1185; Member since: Dec 24, 2011

Seems to be quite sexy, this could have been the perfect combo with iOS. Urrrrr, y o y Apple is pushing out such s**tty design and they are ignorant about it.

13. TreyTreyTaylor

Posts: 728; Member since: Dec 21, 2010

Ios is so limited compared to TW. It'd cripple something like a Note7

18. ReticentHamster

Posts: 158; Member since: Jan 19, 2015

The funny thing is, Samsung is continually refining their UI to be more and more like iOS but with additional features, which I'm totally in favor of. Did you see the preview of "Grace UX"? the folder animations look very iOS-y in that build. If they execute it correctly, Grace UX could be the perfect mix of Android and iOS

15. ReticentHamster

Posts: 158; Member since: Jan 19, 2015

Wow, look at that last picture. It's that mysterious "small-top-bezel-no-logo" version of the front panel again! but notice its size next to (I think) a Galaxy S7 Edge screen. It's just barely bigger than the S7. Goodness, what a mystery this whole Note7 thing is, with all its conflicting rumors. Can't wait to get it all cleared up on August 2nd.

21. chaosnightmare

Posts: 182; Member since: May 20, 2010

leakers be like: lets take a picture for the internet using the crappiest camera I have

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