Samsung’s next-gen stylus-equipped flagship phablet may be called the Galaxy Note 7 instead of Note 6, according to unconfirmed reports. Now, fresh rumors from Taiwan indicate that the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 7 may arrive with a larger sibling with an ‘edge’ moniker. More importantly, the rumored Galaxy Note 7 edge specs sheet may include a dual rear-facing camera module.
Previously, speculation hinted that Samsung will launch only one model of the forthcoming Galaxy Note phablet. According to a recent report by Pocket-Lint, Samsung Electro-Mechanics (Semco) is working on a dual-lens camera unit which could debut with the rumored Samsung Galaxy Note 7 edge.
With the next-gen Note series, Samsung will reportedly break the sequential number pattern to make it consistent with the Galaxy S7 line-up. By changing the naming protocol, Samsung is reportedly trying to place next generation of Galaxy Note 7 against Apple’s much anticipated iPhone 7.
The upcoming Apple iPhone 7 Plus is also pegged to feature a dual-camera unit on its rear panel. Recently, the Huawei P9 and LG’s latest flagship, the LG G5 has been released with a dual-lens main camera set-up.
For the first time ever, Samsung is also said to incorporate a dual-curved-edge display (Super AMOLED) on the Note series. The bigger sibling is likely to sport a 5.8-inch display with Quad HD resolution.
The next iteration of the Galaxy Note 5 may also sport two different processors for different markets, just like the Samsung Galaxy S7 line-up. Other rumored Galaxy Note 7 edge specs include a gigantic 6GB of RAM and a humongous 4,000mAh battery cell.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will reportedly come packed with a USB Type-C port, support for Gear VR headset and IP68 water and dust resistance. The phablet is believed to be shipped with Google’s upcoming Android N OS pre-installed. The speculated release date of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 may fall in the week of August 15, suggest previous reports.