Samsung Galaxy Note7: Australian Pricing, Specs And Release Date

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
Weight 169g
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 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!

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