Among the multiple other flagships to be launched this year, eyes will also be laid out to witness the arrival of the true phablet from the Korean tech company, the Samsung Galaxy Note 6. Let’s look through the rumours and speculations to get an idea of what the highly-anticipated devices is expected to offer, when it lands.
To begin with, the Galaxy Note 6 is predicted to sport a waterproof chassis and that could well become a reality, given that the Galaxy S7 boasted of the feature and the company is most likely to continue with that aspect on its next flagship. The device may arrive embedded with a 5.8-inch 1440 x 2560 display and should be available in 64GB or 128GB storage options, as per a post of Weibo. The post also suggests that the upcoming Samsung phablet would house a 12MP primary camera with Super OIS Plus.
Whether it be the display size or the snapper on-board, the handset is expected to be nailing most aspects of being a high-end flagship from Samsung with S Pen in tow. What may excite fans is the prediction that it may house an iris scanner, since the company has been known to ship in some iris scanning modules. Let’s us wait on this before the expectations are raised, since more concrete details in the future should shed more light in this area.
The most major and breakthrough upgrade may probably come hidden under the hood. The device may come equipped with a 2.6GHz quad-core Snapdragon 823 chipset, as noted by TechRadar. The processor hasn’t even been announced yet but it will sure be a powerhouse given that it is capable of supporting up to 8GB RAM. The Note 6 is heavily rumoured to land with 6GB, which further strengthens the processor speculation. However, Snapdragon 820 is also capable of extending support to up to 6GB RAM. So, it remains to be seen whether the company will be opting for the yet-to-be-announced Snapdragon 823 chipset or its predecessor.
It isn’t just the specs that have come under the scanner, the release date of the device is also being widely speculated. Reports suggest that the tech giant may unveil the Samsung Galaxy Note 6 in the month of August, before the IFA 2016 is held in Berlin. Loyalists in UK will definitely be counting down days, given that they were deprived of the Galaxy Note 5 and will now be looking forward to the Note 6 launch.