Note 7 unboxed, 4GB/64GB confirmed, gold, black and gray versions shown

Note 7 unboxed, 4GB/64GB confirmed, gold, black and gray versions shown
Oh boy, oh boy, the Note 7 rumors started with a few drops just a month go, for all to be leaking like a broken dam wall today. Hot on the heels of the Sprint planogram and several live pics of the device now comes the specs confirmation, courtesy of the box itself.

The wrapper, as you can see below, is from the Korean version of the handset for SK Telecom, with an octa-core Exynos inside, while the US will most likely snatch the Snapdragon version, like it happened with the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. The screen diagonal translates to 5.665 inches, which will most likely be rounded up to 5.7" in the official specs. There is nothing written here about an "edge" or curved display, though - things that make you go hmm. The most important thing we see is the confirmation that the Note 7 will start off with 64 GB storage, which is pretty svelte, since the price won't be for the faint of heart anyway. 

The speculation that Note 7 might come with 6 GB of RAM will apparently be left for some other year, but the waterproof chassis everyone was tipping about is indeed present, and with IP68 certification at that, meaning that you can plop the Note 7 in three feet of water for at least half an hour and nothing would happen to its internals. Heck, you can even jot down notes under water, in case you are a swimming pool biologist or something.

Wait, there is more - from the giving BBS forum boards come three color models of the Note 7, taken out of the box, and rotated a bit for a few blurry hands-on photos. The gloss that emanates from the surface is likely from the protectors that are still glued to the phablets, or maybe the units are just dummies for carrier purposes, yet the pics confirm once again the curved display, color-coordinated S Pen top, and, of course, an USB-C port. Take a look.

source: BBS boards (1) (2) via & @stagueve

Related phones

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. sarcastic_nerd unregistered

Can't these guys clean the phones before taking the pictures.

6. w1000i

Posts: 242; Member since: Jul 22, 2015

This how they look in real life = cheap as always

8. Sbptech

Posts: 3; Member since: Jul 20, 2016

Actually that is a dummy note 7 :)

11. uzimafioso

Posts: 469; Member since: Jul 15, 2014

It still looks cheap-ish. Samsung designers probably have broken fingers. How hard is it to make a device that looks beautiful and not like an Indian bride on her wedding. Why not use frosted glass panels?

25. neela_akaash

Posts: 1239; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

How the hell does it looks cheap. IMO it's as beautiful as expected.

34. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^​^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Anyone wants to know what a hating trolling ignoramus sounds like

38. tedkord

Posts: 17318; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

They're some of the best looking phones on the market.

19. ava51

Posts: 86; Member since: Feb 12, 2016

Let’s hope this is still a hoax (rumor). Cause it is TOO EARLY to be able to lay hands on this. Is it just the dummy’s box? WHere is the screen size and resolution (it is always on the box). Or the battery? Fingers crossed for a few hours… Preordering the Galaxy Note 7 will get you either a Gear VR headset It’s unclear at this time whether the Galaxy Note 7 ships with a regular microSD slot or if it’ll have a hybrid slot that would support Samsung’s newest expandable memory cards,

30. sgodsell

Posts: 7243; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

IP68 is 5 feet of water and not 3 feet water.

37. tedkord

Posts: 17318; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

IP68 means at least 1 meter (or 3ft). Samsung states 5ft, which means they've exceeded IP68, but it's still IP68 rated because it's good for at least 3ft depth.

23. SupermanayrB

Posts: 1188; Member since: Mar 20, 2012


36. tedkord

Posts: 17318; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

That's how you sound in real life - tard as always.

2. Unordinary unregistered


3. zunaidahmed

Posts: 1183; Member since: Dec 24, 2011

Wtf, I can't post anything

13. imran86

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Same here with desktop version. I had to white-list PA in my ad-blocker to be able to make this comment and I have to do it every time I want to a post a comment.

18. submar

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Sometimes those ads bypass the adblock on my computer.

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1. use uBlock 2. disable cosmetic filtering 3. enjoy ad-free comment..

28. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

Worked ! Thank u, kind sir.


Posts: 436; Member since: Jun 27, 2013

Same here :/

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Posts: 1183; Member since: Dec 24, 2011

Something is seriously wrong with Phonearena mobile version, I can't post anything, I have to switch to desktop version on my phone to post. And my MacBook cannot post anything too (safari), can't even login on it, wtf is wrong with Phonearena

39. tedkord

Posts: 17318; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

They're blocking posting for browsers that are blocking ads. You want to post, you live with the ads.

5. a.ahmadi97

Posts: 15; Member since: Mar 13, 2015

Man I really hoped it would sport 6GB RAM and 4000mAh Battery but uh... guess we're not getting those this year T_T Actually I'm still in denial...

7. Sbptech

Posts: 3; Member since: Jul 20, 2016

i hope samsung will unveil two models one with 64gb/4gb ram and other with128gb/6gb ram :)

29. kanagadeepan

Posts: 1248; Member since: Jan 24, 2012

Let us hope so...

9. artocube

Posts: 1; Member since: Aug 02, 2016

Smells like fish here! Where is the Blue variant? In the box, where is the screen size and resolution? Where is the iris scanner? Also, why don't they take off the spen? Is it because these are just dummies? And how they got it since it is NOT yet available, not even to third party companies?? Are we seeing a photoshoped pile of Note5 and S7 edge images??? Just a thought...

10. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

Disappointing.. Same as the S7 Edge but with a S-pen and sooooo high price...

35. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

High price? You mean the same price it was last year?

12. manojmcn

Posts: 633; Member since: Jul 16, 2015

All worried fans for lack of 6GB & 4000 mAh battery: ***We have seen that the 6GB doesn't make any difference to performance rather it screws up the battery life (eg One Plus 3). ***Also take into account the 3500mAh is a 500mAh is a significant increase over the same dimension Note 5; also Note7 has an even more efficient processor. ***S7 Edge may seem closer in specs to Note7, that's because the cash cow S series has been improved way above their usual standards till S5, where Note series was supposed to be the powerhouse. ***Sill Note7 gets iris scanner, 64GB internal memory, USB-C and some software features above the S7 Edge. Plus larger and comparatively flatter screen with improved S-Pen features. Hence may cost above the S7 Edge. Not(e) enough?

14. Marduch

Posts: 81; Member since: Feb 04, 2015

Dummies for presentation purposes definitely. Look at the "structured" screen. At the first sight I was really frightened of that terrific glares, ouphh :D

15. manojmcn

Posts: 633; Member since: Jul 16, 2015

Seems wrapped with a plastic covering that amplifies the glare and fingerprints...

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