SK Telecom, KT and LG Uplus will kick off Galaxy Note 7 pre-orders on Saturday, August 6

South Korea’s three largest operators, SK Telecom, KT and LG Uplus, have today revealed that they will start accepting pre-orders for the newly-announced Galaxy Note 7 both in-store and online at 9 a.m. on Saturday, August 6. The handset will only be available to purchase in the 64GB baseline model, which comes in three colors — Blue Coral, Gold Platinium, and Silver Titanium — each carrying an eye-watering price tag of 988,900 Won ($890).

All three carriers are offering their own discounts, though, to make the device that little bit more affordable:

  • SK Telecom — A total saving of up to 480,000 Won for those who purchase the Galaxy Note 7 under a two-year contact using the T Samsung Card V2 credit card.
  • KT — A discount of up to 360,000 Won for those who order the Galaxy Note 7 under a two-year contract using KT Olleh’s Super Card.
  • LG Uplus — A 7 percent discount on monthly network usage payments for customers who buy the new handsetthrough the company’s online shopping mall, the U+Shop.

Just in case you missed our announcement post and hands-on coverage, the Galaxy Note 7 was unveiled on Tuesday and packs a 5.7-inch curved Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels, an Exynos 8890 Octa (Global) or Snapdragon 820 (US) processor, 4GB of RAM, a microSD slot for expandable storage, a 12MP rear-facing camera, a 5MP front-facing shooter, an iris scanner, an enhanced S Pen, IP68 waterproofing and a 3,500mAh non-removable Li-Po battery.


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