Samsung today launched its much awaited and much-hyped flagship phablet in India. The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has been launched in India at Rs 59,900 and will go on sale on September 2. Pre-Registrations will start from m August 22-August 30 and for a special price of Rs 1,990, customers can also get the new Gear VR headset with this phone as well.
The Note 7 comes bundled with Reliance Jio Preview offer that will offer voice, data, and SMS free for 90 days. It will come in Gold Platinum, Silver Titanium and Black Onyx colour variants. There’s also a Blue Coral variant which will not be available in India.
Galaxy Note7 features a curved 5.7-inch QHD Super AMOLED screen with 1440×2560 pixel resolution. It comes with the latest Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The Note 7 includes both an iris scanner and a fingerprint sensor. In India, the device comes with an octa-core Exynos processor clubbed with 4GB RAM.
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The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 comes with 64GB internal storage and a hybrid sim slot that supports memory expansion up to 256GB. The phone comes with a 12MP dual-pixel rear camera with Optical Image Stabilization, along with a 5MP front-facing shooter with a f/1.7 aperture.The phone is also IP68 certified for dust and water resistance.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 runs Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with TouchWiz UI and comes with a 3,500 mAh battery with fast charging technology. The smartphone supports wireless charging and has a Type-C USB charging port.
The device comes with almost every possible connectivity feature, including 4G LTE, NFC, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and USB Type-C. There’s also a whole array of sensors onboard, including barometer, gyro sensor, geomagnetic sensor, hall sensor, proximity sensor and RGB light sensor
Samsung also launched the successor of Gear Fit smartwatch. The Samsung Gear Fit 2 comes with a 1.5-inch curved Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 216 x 432 pixels. It comes with a 1GHz dual-core processor coupled with 512MB RAM, 4GB storage and 200mAh battery. It is water resistant and has an heart-rate tracker. Gear Fit2 will be available at a price of INR 13,990 starting from the end of August 2016.