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Rumor: Galaxy Note 7 edge to feature dual lens camera

The next Galaxy’s moniker has been settled, with the most recent information pointing to “Galaxy Note 7 edge” as Samsung’s next big thing for the smartphone market. We’ve seen Samsung’s trademark filings for Galaxy Iris and Galaxy Eyeprint in the European Union, Korea, and the US, we’re well on our way to seeing an iris scanner on the upcoming handset. Now, a new report from Taiwan claims that the Galaxy Note 7 edge (a.k.a. the Galaxy Note 6 edge) will feature a dual lens camera setup.

Huawei’s P9 already offers the feature as does the LG G5, and, with Apple rumored to feature a dual lens camera in the upcoming iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, it seems as though the Korean giant is following through with industry-leading trends for 2016. This rumored dual-lens camera could presumably perform, at the very least, the same function as it does on the LG G5: one lens would work for micro shots, the other for macro, panorama shots at a distance.

The Galaxy Note 7 is said to feature a 5.8-inch, Slim RGB display with a Quad HD (2,560 x 1,440p) resolution and a 4,000mAh battery according to rumors, though this should be taken with a grain of salt until more information is in place. Another rumor says that Samsung could offer a cheaper version of its flagship, though there are no details on a Galaxy Note 7 Lite spec sheet for now.

As for the Galaxy Note 7 edge (we’re still bearing the moniker with some skepticism), Samsung looks to bring a number of features we’ve already reported on to the device: 6GB of RAM, USB Type-C charging and a new Type-C compatible Gear VR headset, a new Focus app that will serve as a communication hub for emails, calendar dates, contacts, and memos, as well as Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 823 SoC and IP68 water and dust resistance.

The Galaxy Note 7 will be announced in the middle week of August, or the week of August 15th.

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madennique
madennique

Release it on my birthday August 15th. Please. Note 7 Edge

hashmianas3
hashmianas3

importance of IR blaster :
if Every T.V /AC are Locks and their Remotes are the Key..
then A Smartphone with IR blaster is The Master Key

hashmianas3
hashmianas3

For a future proof phone..
ir blaster is must..

skygear
skygear

I’m on the note 4 right now. Had the note 5 for 12hrs. No IR is a huge deal to me. Returned it and got my note 4 back. What I want is when a feature is given in a flagship device. Don’t take it away from us and call it an upgrade! IR is a must for me. Barometer, accelerometer, UV sensor, IP68, fast charging 3.0 or better, GPS chipset with support for all the format’s – waas glonass https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Global_Positioning_System etc. Help us get rid of additional devices. Not buy ones to replace all the devices I have tossed… Read more »

k1rtu5
k1rtu5

I used to have lots of fun with my note 4’s IR blaster..
We’d be at the fish and chips shop.. I’d change the channel from asian tv to standard tv..
The confused look on their faces made it all worth while for me..

EricG70
EricG70

The Note 5 was more a Note 4S. Not a upgrade for Note 4 users, but for new buyers. It seems that the Note 7 is nothing more, a Note 4S2. I use the Note 4 with the Gear VR and the 2 major flaws are the screen door effect and 32GB is to low for the huge ( more than 500MB, some 1GB) Gear VR apps/clips which only installs on the internal memory. I am waiting for the next smartphone with UHD screen and minimum 64GB (any manufacturer with a VR set). If the Note 7 doesn’t have that,… Read more »

maccyb
maccyb

Regarding the IR blaster, I’ve never used it, and I cannot believe that humans have become so effing lazy they can’t pick up a TV remote! It’s incredible. If people would just have the ability to listen to what they say sometimes, they’d be ashamed.

k1rtu5
k1rtu5

I’d be ashamed at that comment.. so quick to judge when you have no idea.. My kids always put the remote somewhere.. or it’s broken.. or what ever.. I used my note 4’s IR blaster to change channel, turn A/C on or off.. up or down.. We were at the hospital one night and they were showing eastenders.. (my nana watches eastenders) so I used my phone to change channel.. to much applause of the rest of the people dying from the dribble on TV.. (no offense eastender viewers 🙂 ) So.. before judging people and calling them lazy.. how… Read more »

applesandsynths
applesandsynths

You’re a total jackass. It’s called convenience. What kind of argument are you trying to have? That it’s better to have less features? Especially when their phones used to have it, and there’s no really good explanation for removing it? Their phones have a heart rate sensor which almost nobody uses, yet they continue to add those. If people would just have the ability to let other people live and have their own preferences, we wouldn’t have to wade through your useless thoughts.

maccyb
maccyb

It’s going to be a great phone, but the dual camera?, Maybe, but I don’t know, qnd it’s not something that attracts me. I would be very surprised and delighted if there is an Iris scanner, but I doubt very much if it will be here. When a company applies for trademarks and patents (I have), it’s usually at least 2 or 3 years away from a commercial product. It would be great and if anyone can do it Samsung can, but I won’t be disappointed if it’s not there.

Vibgyoar
Vibgyoar

With the pace of innovation in mobile phones slowing down to the point that a three year change cycle becomes sensible for many users, a swappable battery becomes more if a necessity. So I can see why manufacturers have moved en masse to fixed batteries: soon the primary reason for wanting a new phone every 18-24 months won’t be gadget lust, but just the pain of a flagging non-removable battery.

antonmassoud
antonmassoud

Some1 explain to be what is Slim RGB and is it better than Super AMOLED ?

Prepguy71
Prepguy71

Sounds amazing, better camera, water proofing, edge display, larger display, faster processor, 6 GB of RAM, iris scanner, bigger battery, SD card slot, USB type C, Focus app. How incredible is all this? Stop all the complaining, look what Samsung is giving it’s customers. Are they perfect? no. Are they working hard to put out the best product they can? Absolutely.

A Sweaty Womble
A Sweaty Womble

Are people trolling or do they actually want the IR blaster? It seems that people want to moan about everything. Next Samsung will move the power button 0.00000000000000001 microns down and people will complain about that too. I’M NEVER BUYING ANOTHER SAMSUNG PHONE EVER!!!!!!!!!!!! THE POWER BUTTON IS IMPOSSIBLE TO USE 0.00000000000000001 MICRONS FURTHER DOWN. If it doesn’t have an IR sensor, so what? You lived fine without it before and will continue to live fine without it. I think all items that promote people being lazy should be banned. Boo hoo you have to move to turn your TV… Read more »

k1rtu5
k1rtu5

Of course people want the IR blaster..
My kids have lost or destroyed the remotes for the TV over the years..
I used my note 4 to change channel and worked first time every time..
My note 4 died and they up (down) graded me to the s7 edge.. it’s a nice phone but only thing missing is the IR blaster..
Dam I miss my note 4..

A Sweaty Womble
A Sweaty Womble

That’s just lazy though. A universal remote is really cheap and works with all brands. Just because one feature you found to work in your convenience has gone it doesn’t de-value the phone. Placing an IR blaster inside a phone is not innovation. It’s not even important. It’s just convenient. Samsung has done plenty of innovation over the years and just because they aren’t in favour of you being lazy it doesn’t mean they’ve lost their ways. It just means that they don’t have time to mess around with a feature that doesn’t matter to them. IP68 is much better… Read more »

madennique
madennique

I have a Note 4 which I’m not going to be using after I buy the Note 7

Puriak
Puriak

All of their engineers novelty and hardworking will be worthless without the IR blaster!
i really don’t care about the removable battery or even the expandable storage…but the lack of IR blaster is a major deal breaker for me!!
I really hope that Sammy care about their customers’ requests.

o0MHJ0o
o0MHJ0o

Slim RGB, is that still Super AMOLED?

maccyb
maccyb

RGB just means red, green, blue. The primary colours that combined makes up all colours. All colour screens are bases on RGB principles, including Super Amoled, will probably be just a slimmer Amoled.

jamiebinbaker
jamiebinbaker

Why Snapdragon?

q8peace
q8peace

maybe for quake charge 3.0

maccyb
maccyb

Exynos in Europe and Asia most likely, though as Samsung will be probably be manufacturing the Snapdragon chip for Qualcomm, maybe Europe will see it, but I doubt it.

q8peace
q8peace

sound like note 7 edge is amazing device wow it seems i will change my note edge / i don’t care about removable battery cause i have never change my battery sd card it must be there

SAMgalaxyXXX
SAMgalaxyXXX

“i don’t care about removable battery cause i have never change my battery” not a good way to express yourself my friend. I could say I don’t care about IR blaster because I’ve never used it and never will. Also that I don’t care about SD card because so far 32gb has been enough for me but since I know that I lot of people DO care about these two features I’m strong supporter of both too. I’m strong supporter of removable battery because I do swap them from time to time and not only that, the way we use… Read more »

golem1102
golem1102

i wish i wish i wish. and bring back the IR.
and let me have it alredy!