Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 is set to arrive in in Malaysia no sooner than August 19, according to an announcement made hot off its global unveiling today. The 5.7-inch curved phablet is waterproof and comes with an iris scanner among numerous other updates from its predecessor.
Key features: – Iris scanner – 5.7-inch, curved screen display – Android 6.0 Marshmallow – Exynos 8890 Octa core (2.3GHz Quad + 1.6GHz Quad), 64 bit, 14 nm processor – Internal 64GB storage, expandable up to 256GB via microSD – 4GB RAM – 12MP dual-pixel camera; 2160p video capture, 5 megapixel front camera – 3500 mAh battery – IP68 waterproof, dustproof (both phone and new S Pen) – Underwater: 1.5 metres deep for up to 30 minutes.
For those itching to get the phone as soon as possible, Samsung has announced that a limited 4,000 units will be made ready for pre-order from August 8 to 10. Priced at RM3,199, the Galaxy Note 7 comes in Blue Coral, Gold Platinum, Silver Titanium, and Black Onyx colours. -NST