Samsung Galaxy Note 7 the sixth generation of Samsung Phablet series which is probably coming in August. In order, the new Note 7 should be called by Note 6 but Samsung has decided to skip it to 7 which allows it to fall in line with the Samsung S series. Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is not the greatest update to the Galaxy Note 5 but is is indeed a logical step taken by the company as they did with S7 series earlier this year. The Galaxy Note 5 was released by Samsung on August 21 last year which is still a quite high-end phone.

If we compare the Note 5 with the new Note 7, in terms of battery size, the Note 5 has 3020mAh battery which is smaller than the Note 4. But the upcoming Note 7 is going to have 3500mAh battery according to recent reports. If we compare the battery size to the Galaxy S7 Edge, the Note 7 will have 100mAh less battery despite it being the bigger phone (if the reports are true).

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Specs Comparison with Samsung Galaxy Note 7:

The following comparisons are according to the latest rumoured specs of the Galaxy Note 7.

Display:

In terms of the display, Galaxy Note 5 has a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED display QHD (1440×2560) resolution while the Samsung Note 7 will feature 5.7-inch or 5.8-inch Super AMOLED display also with QHD resolution.

Camera:

Galaxy Note 5 features a 16MP rear camera with 8x digital optic zoom and a 5MP front snapper. It is capable of 4K video recording. According to recent rumours, Note 7 features a 12MP main camera and 5MP front-facing camera.

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Internal Specs:

Galaxy Note 5 has a powerful Octa-core Exynos processor with 4GB RAM and it features 32GB/64GB external memory with no memory expansion support. There are different rumours about Note 7 that Samsung can offer either Qualcomm Snapdragon or Exynos chipset with 6GB and 8GB of RAM. But these are still the rumours so take it with a pinch of salt.

New Galaxy Note 7 Interesting Features:

Samsung Galaxy Note 7

The best feature offered by Samsung in the Galaxy Note 7 is its Iris Scanner and S pen. Let’s talk about its Grace UX interface which is known as TouchWiz.

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New screenshots of the Galaxy Note 7 shows that new feature is known as “Iris Recognition” is shown on the lock screen and in security settings. When you click the screen, a long disclaimer will open which will tell you how to use the iris scanner and what are its limitations.

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More screenshots show air commands that operate the S-Pen. There is a new option called Glance which allows users to record different parts of the screen and create GIFs.

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The app drawer can arrange applications in alphabetical order by default and there are some new app icons.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7

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It looks like the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is going to feature things that we’ve never seen before. The Iris scanner is a great example of this.