In a press release the company stated that, “We are working with relevant regulatory bodies to investigate the recently reported cases involving the Galaxy Note7.
For the benefit of consumers’ safety, we stopped sales and exchanges of the Galaxy Note7 and have consequently decided to stop production.”
Meanwhile, customers with either an original Galaxy Note 7 or a replacement Galaxy Note 7 device are advised to power down and stop using the device.
They are to return their devices to Samsung-authorised service centres, where they’ll be guided with available options.
Those who have already returned their Galaxy Note 7 devices will also be contacted from Samsung for their options.
Note 7 Review:
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is currently the hottest mobile device in the world and the best of the Samsung Note series.
The Note 7, which has been rumored for months, is finally around the corner with lots of exciting features.
Samsung is back and better with the new Note 7 which features a massive 4GB RAM, a bigger battery — up to 3,500mAh, and an unprecedented Iris scanner. Watch out!!!
Samsung decided to skip their conventional naming of the Galaxy Note series; thereby skipping the number 6, to create a Note 7.
So, sit tight, there is much to learn in this Samsung Galaxy Note 7 review.
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The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone is an upgrade to its predecessors, the Note 5 and Note 4 respectively.
The smartphone, as you would expect, is beautiful, sleek and slim; much like a bigger version of the s7 edge.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 packs a large 5.7-inch Super AMOLED pressure-sensitive QHD resolution curved display dual edge screen(like the s7 edge) with 1,024 pressure points.
It also ships with a scratch resistance Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The first ever smartphone to feature the latest version of this protective glass.
It has the same general design of the Galaxy S7, with glass in the front and back, as well as a metal edge around the sides.
The S-Pen can be seen faintly, which looks exactly like the push-to-eject variant present on last year’s model.
The home button ( which also serves as the fingerprint reader) is still located at the base of the front screen.
The usual array of cameras and sensors is located at the back while, the power button would is situated on the right side. The volume buttons are located on the left side of the phone.
The option to choose from a variant of Black Onyx, Silver Titanium, and Blue Coral has been made available by the Korean Tech company.
Lest I forget, the Samsung Galaxy note 7 is both water and dust resistance.
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The Note 7 features a massive 5.7-inch IPS capacity touchscreen, bigger than most phablets in the smartphone market.
It is massive but holding it in one hand is not too much of a struggle.
It sports a 5.7-in dual-edge Quad-HD (2560×1440, 518ppi) SuperAMOLED display.
Hardware & Memory
The phablet will run either a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 or a Samsung Exynos 8893 SoC with a background 4GB Ram.
In terms of memory, we are possibly looking at three great options: 64 GB, 128 GB and 256 GB providing ample space for your apps, videos, music, and all forms of documents.
Samsung Galaxy Note Review: Battery Life
Samsung mobile has heard the cry of consumers and has placed a 3,500mAh battery to power the new Note 7.
This will allow the user to takes up to 75,000 Photos continuously, Plays Videos up to 8.5 Hours continuously and standby time can of up to 300 Hours.
It’s also believed the Note 7 will offer premium and faster wireless charging and faster charging capabilities.
This technology is almost equivalent to a military mini computer. Cheers!
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Not so much in the camera department.
Samsung is using the same main camera they introduced with the Galaxy S7 series.
The Galaxy Note 7 has a 12 MP camera with dual-pixel phase-detection autofocus.
The front side has a 5 MP shooter taking care of your selfies and video calls.
Note 7 Security Feature: Iris Scanner
Aside from the fingerprint reader, Samsung has introduced an iris scanner in the new Galaxy Note 7.
In the lock screen and security settings you can see, there is a new option below Fingerprints called Irises.
To set it up, all you need to do is position the phone 25-30 cms from your face with your eyes in the on-screen circles and let the front-facing scanner register your iris.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Specs: Summary
We have already established that the Note 7 can withstand submerging of up to 1.5m in water for an estimated 30mins. Feel free to try your phone in water. Cheers.
Below is a summary of the Note 7 features:
- Platform: Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
- Processor: Enyxos 8893 & Snapdragon 821
- Memory: 4GB RAM
- Built-in Storage: 64/128/256 GB, 6GB/4GB RAM
- Rear Camera: 12 MP Camera, Video
- Rear Camera Features: up to 3264 x 2448-pixel pictures, HDR, autofocus with LED flash
- Front Camera: 5 MP Camera with selfie flash
- Display: 5.7-inch HQ Display, 1440 x 2560 pixels (518ppi)
- SIM Count: Single SIM & Dual SIM versions
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Battery: 3500 mAh Li-ion Battery
- Network: 2G, 3G HSDPA 900, 4G LTE
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, hotspot, microUSB v2.0, GPS
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth v4
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