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Samsung highlights the Galaxy Note 7’s security features in latest hands-on video

There will soon be no shortage of videos on YouTube in which the Galaxy Note 7 is unboxed, reviewed and inevitably dropped till it’s dead but Samsung is taking the lead with those videos this time around, however, I expect it won’t be doing drop tests of the Galaxy Note 7 anytime soon. It has already posted an official unboxing video of the Galaxy Note 7 as well as a hands-on video which showcases the new tricks that the S Pen has picked up. The latest Galaxy Note 7 hands-on video from Samsung showcases its security features.

The Galaxy Note 7 does have a lot of those features. Knox 2.7 significantly improves the security of this handset and Samsung has built-in some software features as well for this purpose. One of the biggest features of this flagship smartphone is the iris scanner. This is Samsung’s first smartphone to feature this biometric technology and it enables users to quickly gain access to their device by just looking into the iris scanner. It’s much faster than the fingerprint sensor that’s also present on the Galaxy Note 7. The iris scanner does more than just unlock the phone, it can be used to lock content in the Secure Folder, sign into supported websites using Samsung’s browser and eventually it will also pave the way for safer mobile banking.

These great new features are certainly going to entice customers to pick up Samsung’s latest flagship smartphone. It’s going to be released on August 19 in select markets while increased pre-order demand has forced Samsung to delay the Galaxy Note 7 release in some markets.

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liviaemily6
liviaemily6

It’s arguably the best Android phone of 2016. Having up to 320 GB of local storage all accessible for both apps and app data (thanks to Android 6.0.1) is a huge plus, too. I do like they have an adapter for USB Type-C to Micro USB for charging, since there are a lot of Micro USB cables out there..

warlockba
warlockba

Actually not, adoptable storage is not active for Samsung Devices (actually same goes for most of the other Smartphone Manufacturers, LG, etc.).

ImABigBoy
ImABigBoy

I notice that the iris scanner is just as useless as the iris scanner on Microsofts 950-series. It’s a cool feature, but nobody with working eyes holds their phone that close to the screen.

friss
friss

But Google FRP is still breached in most Samsung devices including the Note7 allow people to bypass the protection. =.=”

rishwan
rishwan

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is now available for pre-order in the Netherlands.
They expect to deliver the devices on 9 september.
I couldn’t find a special offer with the phone when you pre-order it.
I hope they come with something nice like a gear vr.

If pre-orderd mine.

I hope you like the information.

grover517
grover517

I have to remove my contacts every time I want to use the Iris scanner to unlock my phone, make a purchase, sign into a website, secure folder, or buy something with Samsung Pay???? REALLY Samsung? REALLY? I don’t think so. Or how about when I am at the beach in the bright sunlight and need to unlock my phone? Nope, guess not. Ok, I know one that will allow me to use the Iris scanner, when I am in a hurry and decide to just grab my glasses, but only if I decide to keep removing them multiple times… Read more »

warlockba
warlockba

Don’t worry, it’s not the only “flawed” feature. Just check under warranty at Samsung what their IP68 means (not that it would differ to most of the competitors) – however no one states / reads the fine print: IP68 is only warrantied for clear water and only up to the time and depth described on their website (so basically writing in the rain). Alcohol, salty water, and other impure liquids do not fall under warranty! So let’s say you spill your beer in town over it … and get an unlucky device which leaks. You will not get it changed… Read more »