This is the clearest picture of a completed, black Galaxy Note 7 to date

This is the clearest picture of a completed, black Galaxy Note 7 to date
Samsung is about to unveil its high-tier phablet in just a couple of weeks and we are all at the edge of our seats to get to finally see it in a completed stage. While we do know what it will mostly look like, and we've seen renders of it in three different finishes, we still can't say we've been treated to what the final, functional product will look like in real life.

A recently leaked photo may change that, as it shows us a black Galaxy Note 7, up close, in a fairly high resolution shot. Unfortunately, the phone is in standby, but at least we can spot and confirm the always on functionality present.

It's nice to see that the most of the openings above the display have been discreetly covered up, and only the essentials are still visible – the selfie camera, selfie LED flash, and what is probably the iris scanner. The rest of the sensors are apparently hidden under the black finish, which is probably slightly transparent — if you recall older front panel leaks, there are a total of 5 holes surrounding the earpiece grille.

The curved edges and stealth black paint sure make it look stylishly sleek. Would you pick that as your favorite or does one of the other two known finishes tickle your fancy more?

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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. manojmcn

Posts: 633; Member since: Jul 16, 2015

Planning to buy this next month.

10. fonelover

Posts: 255; Member since: Mar 19, 2015


18. janis

Posts: 397; Member since: Mar 10, 2014

i am considering as well, i need some phone who can hold battery for more than a day, i know edge 7 is good, and iphone 6s plus, but iphone is just huge considering 5.5 screen plus its just 1080 and is charging long time. lets see what note 7 will bring

25. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

It had 5 holes due to it had a screen cover on it


Posts: 1459; Member since: Mar 09, 2010

Hoping that it is loaded with 6 gigs of ram, 6 inch screen and 4000+ mah battery, with Android 7 out of the box.

5. thegeneral7010

Posts: 437; Member since: Dec 10, 2014

5.7 is the perfect size for phablets nexus 6 size was horrible when compared to nexus 6p

7. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

I miss the full 6in size

8. sebbellic01

Posts: 305; Member since: May 03, 2016

Nexus 6P is even taller than the Nexus 6 due to its huge bezels

13. vapotrini

Posts: 15; Member since: Jul 21, 2016

6 inches can definitely be done right. Just look at Huawei's Mate 8 for proof.

22. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

Nope, 6 inches is the real defination of a Phablet! There will eventually be a 6" Galaxy Note in the next couple of years. It won't forever stay at 5.7".

30. thegeneral7010

Posts: 437; Member since: Dec 10, 2014

We may not see that as i expect to see foldable display next year.

20. willywanta

Posts: 502; Member since: Jun 04, 2014

do we really need 6gb ram?

26. nctx77

Posts: 2540; Member since: Sep 03, 2013

No! They just need to optimize their software.

3. Barney_stinson

Posts: 672; Member since: May 30, 2016

6 gm ram and dual sim plz

4. TreyTreyTaylor

Posts: 728; Member since: Dec 21, 2010

Blue coral or black. Life decisions...

27. rd_nest

Posts: 1656; Member since: Jun 06, 2010

Can never go wrong with black. Blue coral will stand out though.

6. Jevon5

Posts: 60; Member since: Feb 15, 2016

Wait it has a front facing flash too? This phone keeps getting better as the days go by!

9. ph00ny

Posts: 2026; Member since: May 26, 2011

I don't think it does and it probably uses screen as a quick flash. Also the additional circle opening is for the iris scanner

15. AgentZero

Posts: 314; Member since: Aug 16, 2014

thats the iris scanner sensor

11. gigicoaste

Posts: 448; Member since: Feb 21, 2016

I'm trying to understand, why so many guys are requesting 6Gb ? My sony z3 compact runs without glitches on 2Gb!?

12. ph00ny

Posts: 2026; Member since: May 26, 2011

That black color is a beaut!!!!

16. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1817; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

Beaut and the Beast!

17. Emmanuelz

Posts: 222; Member since: Aug 01, 2013


19. YOURDADkid unregistered

Can't wait now!!!! Want it asap.

24. Darkkracker

Posts: 255; Member since: Jun 11, 2016

Looks like bigger s7 edge. That's what she said .

29. twens

Posts: 1172; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

People want more performance yet I tried the s7 and that thing runs like a jet.

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