Samsung Galaxy Note 7 to employ a Type-C USB port



From Vietnam comes a video that suggests we will see a Type-C USB port on the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. We had an idea that this was going to be the case when a listing on India's import-export website Zauba hinted that a new version of Sammy's Gear VR headset is on the way. Since the current Gear VR works with a micro USB port only, one reason to prep a new variant would be to make it compatible with the Type-C USB port found on a new Samsung device. And that would point to the Galaxy Note 7.

The video that we alluded to earlier shows three different charging cables. One is a Type-C USB cable for the Microsoft Lumia 950 (seen in black). The other two white cables are made by Samsung in Vietnam; while one features a micro USB connector, the other carries the Type-C plug. You might notice that the white Type-C USB cord has a plastic wrap around it that contains the N930 model number belonging to Samsung's eagerly awaited phablet.

With the Type-C port, users can transfer data faster, charge batteries quicker, and the plug is reversible. The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will be introduced during the next Unpacked event, which will be held in New York City on August 2nd.


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source: Tinhte.vn (translated)

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  • Display 5.7 inches
    2560 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP (Single camera)
    5 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, 4GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3500 mAh
  • OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow

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