The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will be released in Australia very soon. We have the Australian release date, specifications and pricing for the long-awaited handset. Read on to find out more.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 shares a lot of the same hardware as the Galaxy S7 but what separates it from its predecessors are the additional features. These include fingerprint scanner, a front camera sensor for iris scanning, infrared LED, a better battery, rated IP68 water resistant and it's the first Samsung phone to use the USB 3.1 Type-C connector. As with all the other devices in the Note series, the 7 comes with a S pen stylus.
Here's a look at the specifications:
|Samsung Galaxy Note 7|
|OS||Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) - in-line for Android 7 (Nougat) upgrade|
|Dimensions||153.5mm x 73.9mm x 7.9mm|
|Chipset||Exynos 8890 octa-core processor with four 2.3GHz and four 1.6GHz cores and 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM|
|Memory||64GB on board memory, 4GB RAM (supports MicroSD up to 259GB)|
|Display||5.7-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen|
|Resolution||1440 x 2560 pixels (518 ppi)|
|Camera||12MP rear camera / 5MP front camera|
|Battery||Li-Po 3500mAh (non-removable)|
Release Date And Pricing
The Samsung Galaxy Note 7's official release date in Australia is Friday, August 19 and it will retail for $1349 outright. It will come in three colours: Onyx Black, Silver Titanium and Gold Platinum. The handset will be available for pre-order from Telstra, Optus, Vodafone, Virgin Mobile, JB Hi Fi, Harvey Norman, Samsung Retail and Samsung.com.au from 5 August until 18 August.
Those who pre-order will get a free Samsung Evo Plus 256GB microSD card valued at $299.
Australian telcos have yet to release the plans for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 just yet. We'll be doing plan comparisons once the information is available, so watch this space!