New video stars Samsung Galaxy Note 7 prototype: 5.66-inch screen, Exynos 8890 and 4GB RAM

A new video discovered this morning shows a prototype of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 in action. We know that this is a prototype because the screen is flat and not curved on both sides like the production model is. We are shown the iris sensor, which we have seen in action on another video. Reportedly, the iris scanner can unlock the device in as fast as .22 seconds.

Speaking of the iris scanner, it seems our previous story showing off screenshots of its UI were spot on. We also see the pattern lock that was displayed in the television commercial/teaser we showed you earlier today.

Information from the prototype itself indicates that the screen is 5.66-inches with the Exynos 8890 chipset under the hood. On the screen, we can see that the Mali-T880 GPU will be crunching graphics on the phone. And yes, there is 4GB of RAM inside. The 12.2MP rear camera employs the Sony IMX260 sensor, while the 5MP front-facing camera employs a Samsung S5K4E6-sensor. This is the exact same camera combo found on the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge.

While being filmed, the prototype was put through AnTuTu where it scored a remarkable 135,385 points. Check out the entire video, which runs over 11 minutes, by clicking on it at the top of this story. Keep in mind that it is not in English. The Galaxy Note 7 is expected to be unveiled on August 2nd.

via (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



1. FlySheikh

Posts: 444; Member since: Oct 02, 2015


14. Amroze

Posts: 597; Member since: Jul 04, 2016

English please. Shaggy green rug, I have the red colour shaggy rug.

2. Bankz

Posts: 2543; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

Meh.. Nothing to see here. Another #GalaxyNote7 prototype, in GalaxyA series disguise in order to hide it's design The software seems to be thes ame as past variants as well..Meh

28. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

Ha, did you note it uses the edge software?

3. InsertUsernameHere

Posts: 430; Member since: Aug 31, 2014

Only a few more days.

27. Amroze

Posts: 597; Member since: Jul 04, 2016

Nothing major. Just the S7 with Spen features. If it has: 6gb Ram 4000mah E8893 Then I will sell my S7 for this.

4. Derekjeter

Posts: 1489; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

If that's the true body, I love it. That is one good looking hardware.

32. Darklegion

Posts: 3; Member since: Jul 14, 2016

It's pretty damn close, don't think you'll be disappointed.

5. Nostromo79

Posts: 169; Member since: Jun 22, 2016

Barely larger than the S7 Edge's screen. Strike 1. I believe that if LG bulks-up the V10's successor that it would mean getting more for one's money in a very capable device. I've had the V10 for nearly nine months. I bought the V10 when Samsung chose to foist an emasculated Note 5 on the market. My interest in the Note 7 is down several points today. If I must* I will be able to soldier-on with my V10, S7 Edge and my Note 4 as back-up until LG tips its hand. *sniffle

6. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

The next big thing is already here..... Oneplus 3

8. Pattyface

Posts: 1658; Member since: Aug 20, 2014

The only thing great about open plus three is the price.

19. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

Price and speed ( ). That said, it trails behind in camera ( ), and significantly behind in software versatility and battery life ( ).

15. Amroze

Posts: 597; Member since: Jul 04, 2016

This will be my second option, if the N7 comes with 4gb Ram and 3600mah , and E8890. Screw you Samsung.

7. fyah_king unregistered

Disappointed in the screen size. .

9. Nostromo79

Posts: 169; Member since: Jun 22, 2016

It is as though they are in denial of some aspects as to what makes the Note a Note.

10. thegeneral7010

Posts: 437; Member since: Dec 10, 2014

Wat the hell u want more than a 5.7 inch display

11. Nostromo79

Posts: 169; Member since: Jun 22, 2016

No, I'd like a smaller display. I traded-in my 65" TV for a 55" model because Big is Bad.

16. Amroze

Posts: 597; Member since: Jul 04, 2016

You are weird, 65 is better than 55. I traded my Sony 55 4K TV, for 65 4K TV. I paid £1600. If I could afford to I would've got the 75 4K TV, but that's £3500.

17. Nostromo79

Posts: 169; Member since: Jun 22, 2016


24. Amroze

Posts: 597; Member since: Jul 04, 2016

I see....

31. fyah_king unregistered

It's not really a 5.7in screen, though. I wouldn't mind a screen size of the Sony Xperia xa ultra with those beautiful super slim bezels.

12. phonearenarocks

Posts: 606; Member since: Mar 26, 2015

How about a flat screen display as well.

13. kevin91202

Posts: 642; Member since: Jun 08, 2014

"...chipset under the hood." -Alan F. (PA) This phrase is in every review that PA publishes. If I didn't know better, I would have thought PA was a selling used cars.

18. lsneddeff13

Posts: 10; Member since: Jun 14, 2016

I really hope they end up coming out with a flat display like this. I actually really like how it looks in this video

20. amats69

Posts: 1527; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

i hope this will be the final design.. looks gorgeous!! but that IRIS scanner implementation is not impressive..we need to push the home button plus swipe up before the Iris scanner will work?

21. TypicalGeek

Posts: 213; Member since: Feb 19, 2015

Well at least I have Nexus I can look forward to. This is a big disappointment for 2016 Samsung Flagship. DO YOU EVEN FLAGSHIP BRO?

22. chaosnightmare

Posts: 182; Member since: May 20, 2010

lol Monster Hnter village music

23. Kcklub

Posts: 12; Member since: Jul 18, 2016

Next best thing is the huawei honor note 8 for less than half

25. Amroze

Posts: 597; Member since: Jul 04, 2016

No thanks. With crappy cpu/Gpu.

26. hado86

Posts: 177; Member since: Oct 15, 2014

Damn it sexy in black though.

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