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Confirmed: Refurbished Galaxy Note 7 will launch as the Galaxy Note Fan Edition

While it has been known for a long time that Samsung would be launching a refurbished version of the Galaxy Note 7, what hasn’t been certain is the name that the Note 7’s chance at a second life would carry. At first, it was expected to be dubbed Galaxy Note 7R, and the device even showed up on a benchmark with that title. Then, a report came out saying the refurbished edition would launch as the Galaxy Note FE, with FE said to stand for ‘Fandom Edition’. Well, it turns out that report was almost a hundred percent accurate, only the F in FE will stand for Fan instead of Fandom.

The confirmation of the final name comes from a poster for the device that was spotted in China. Fan Edition is certainly a befitting title. The refurbished Note 7 will allow Samsung to limit the environmental impact of discontinuing its seventh-generation Note flagship, while allowing fans of the Note lineup – at least in some markets –  to get their hands on the Note 7. Well, a Note 7 that won’t double up as a potential fire hazard, although leaks and rumors suggest this will come at the cost of a smaller battery that may or may not get you through an entire workday on a single charge.

The Galaxy Note FE is expected to be launched on July 7, possibly with an ‘R’ engraved on the back of the device to indicate that it is a refurbished unit. It could be delayed by a couple of weeks according to a recent rumor, but we’re guessing Samsung will not be waiting around too long as the Galaxy Note 8 is just over two months away.

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jide ofor
jide ofor

Hopefully it comes to Germany, looking forward to grab one.

Leonitis
Leonitis

If I can get one, I will buy it, but worried about the small battery,will it make it through the day, not long to wait until it is released

colint3
colint3

Samsung should make sure that everyone who handed back their note 7 is given the option of buying the note 7 FE that is everyone in every country it was sold not just a couple of Asian countries.

allargon
allargon

Make it $400, sell it in the US, and I’ll buy one. $600 is too much for a phone with last year’s tech that I can’t even legally take on a commercial flight.

nesanaaca
nesanaaca

actually you will be able to because the phone has cleared testing, last years tech beats out most of this years tech lol. I agree making it cheaper but the phone is STILL a power house.

sammay69
sammay69

yeah true the Note FE specs are pretty damn good still, but the price could be a bit lower, like i know the Note 7 when it was new it costed around 850+ dollars. so Samsung has dropped the price i bit down and are now selling it for 600 dollars. stil i think they should lower it to 500 dollar atleast

Rickyrolox
Rickyrolox

Why a note 7 when there is a note 8 coming soon.

sammay69
sammay69

note FE it´s called. and it the note FE is good alternativ for those how won´t spend about 1000 dollars on the note 8

megatooth
megatooth

BOGO offer for N∞ launch .

Blood Wolfe
Blood Wolfe

Ummm, you said “The refurbished Note 7 will allow Samsung to limit the environmental impact of discontinuing its seventh-generation Note flagship” but this is the 6th (sixth) generation not the 7th. They skipped calling it the Note 6 and went from Note 5 to Note 7 making the Note 7 the SIXTH generation Note.

tacchan23
tacchan23

Nah, there is also the Note Edge so the counting is correct.

nesanaaca
nesanaaca

cosign

n900mixalot
n900mixalot

What about the Note3 Neo?

eHoolie
eHoolie

Might just be the last “good” Note.