Monday, October 10, 2016

Samsung has temporarily suspended production of Galaxy Note7 phone

Samsung Electronics has suspended production of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones following reports of fires in replacement devices, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported on Monday


The smartphone giant's decision to temporarily halt Note 7 production was done in cooperation with authorities in China, United States and China, Yonhap cited an unnamed source at a Samsung partner firm as saying. Samsung did not immediately comment on the report.

On Sunday, two U.S. mobile carriers said they will stop issuing Samsung Electronics' new Galaxy Note 7 smartphones due to safety concerns, a further setback for the world's top smartphone maker trying to manage a growing recall crisis.

It has a 5.7-inch Quad HD (2560×1440 pixels) Super AMOLED curved edge display with always-on feature which was first introduced in Galaxy S7. Galaxy Note 7 is also world's first smartphone to feature Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.Galaxy Note 7 is ready to stream HDR video, enabling a cinema-like experience including brighter colors and a deeper black, which ensure users get the full experience that the filmmaker intended.  powered by a Exynos Octa-core 8890 processor coupled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage which is further expandable with MicroSD card up to 256GB

Dual SIM device  runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) On camera it  has a 12-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, OIS ,f/1.7 aperture and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. The Dual pixel rear camera promises brighter and sharper images, even in low light. It has hybrid dual SIM support that lets you use the second slot as a expansion slot when required. In addition to fingerprint scanner, Samsung has added an Iris scanner for the first time that would let you unlock the phone using eye recognition.

Note 7 is first in the series to have IP68-grade waterproofing and dustproofing. Unlike the S7, which is also resistant to water and dust, users can control the Note 7 in wet conditions such as in the rain using its S-Pen stylus, developed in house at Samsung Electronics. The stylus tip became slimmer from 1.6mm to 0.7mm compared to the Note 5 and the pen itself is twice as sensitive to pressure as its predecessor.  The Screen off memo lets you pin memo to the Always On Display. Smart Select lets you easily create and share GIF animations and new Air Command functions Magnify and Translate, enable users to zoom in on the screen or convert languages with a simple hover of the S Pen. Packed by a 3500mAh Battery.


  • 5.7-inch Quad HD (2560×1440 pixels) (518ppi) Super AMOLED curved dual edge display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Octa-Core Exynos 8890 (2.3GHz Quad + 1.6GHz Quad), 64 bit processor
  • 4GB LPDDR4 RAM, 64GB (UFS 2.0) internal memory, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • 12MP rear camera with LED Flash, dual-pixel PDAF, Smart OIS, f/1.7 aperture
  • 5MP front-facing camera, f/1.7 aperture
  • IP68 ratings water and dust resistance
  • S Pen stylus
  • Dimensions: 153.5 x 73.9 x 7.9mm; Weight: 169g
  • Heart rate sensor, Fingerprint sensor, Iris scanner, Barometer
  • 4G VoLTE Cat.12, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2X2 MIMO), Bluetooth 4.2 LE, NFC, USB Type-C
  • 3500mAh battery with fast charging (wired and wireless)

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