Samsung Unveils the New Galaxy Note7: The Smartphone That Thinks Big

With advanced S Pen capabilities and innovative new features for work and play, the Galaxy Note7 helps people do more – Galaxy Note7 goes on sale in the United States on August 19; preorders begin August 3 with exclusive offer for a free Gear Fit2 or 256GB microSD


New York, NY – August 2, 2016 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. continues to drive innovation in the smartphone market with the Galaxy Note7 by building on the company’s category-defining leadership with advanced features. From refined craftsmanship, premium materials to a unique, symmetric edge design, the Galaxy Note7 continues to set a new standard for large-screen smartphones. The Galaxy Note7 is highly water resistant (IP68)1 and provides top-of-the-line security options, combining Samsung Knox with biometric authentication including iris scanning, as well as immersive entertainment features. Galaxy Note7 strikes a balance between work and play, enabling people to do more than what they thought possible on a smartphone.

“The Galaxy Note7 combines productivity, entertainment with strong security features. Powering a robust ecosystem, it is the ideal device for those who want to achieve more in life,” said DJ Koh, President of Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics. “Life now moves faster than ever, so we created the Galaxy Note7 to help users get things done more easily wherever, whenever.”

Creating a Phone+ Ecosystem and A Galaxy of Possibility

 The Galaxy Note7 is more than just a smartphone; it’s the center of Samsung’s mobile ecosystem that unlocks a portfolio of devices, software and services. Users can monitor their fitness activities on the Gear Fit2 or Gear IconX then track their data through the new S Health 5.03. In addition to robust fitness tracking and measurement, the new S Health enables users to stay connected to family and friends by sharing fitness updates or competing in friendly challenges.

With the Galaxy Note7, people have access to value-added Samsung services. Samsung Pay is a mobile payment system that can turn your phone into your digital wallet, allowing you to make purchases almost anywhere you can swipe or tap your card4. By supporting more than 300 bank and credit unions, gift cards, and loyalty and membership cards, users have the convenience of making quick and secure payments from their phone. Samsung+ is the one-stop support destination empowering people to get the most from owning their Samsung products. With Samsung+, users are always just a tap away from personalized, live expert support, a vast library of tips and tricks and self-support tools to keep your device running like the day it was purchased.

U.S. Availability

In the U.S., the Galaxy Note7 will be available in Blue Coral, Silver Titanium and Black Onyx. AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular and Verizon Wireless will carry the Galaxy Note7 in stores beginning August 19, with pre-orders starting on August 3, 2016.

The Galaxy Note7 will also be available at Samsung Experience Shops at Best Buy, as well as,, Car Toys, Sam’s Club, Target and select Walmart stores.

Also, for a limited time, consumers who buy a the Galaxy Note7 or Galaxy S7 edge can get a free Gear Fit2 or a Samsung 256GB memory card to enhance their device. Consumers can also get $20 in rewards when they make their first qualifying purchase with Samsung Pay. These promotions will last for a limited time only, while supplies last. Terms and conditions apply. Visit for more information.

Gear VR will be available beginning August 19, with pre-orders starting on August 3, 2016 through select channels.

Gear 360 will be available online beginning August 19.

For additional product information, please visit or For more product images, please visit [Gallery] Galaxy Note7 and [Gallery] Gear VR for Galaxy Note7.

Samsung Galaxy Note7 Product Specifications*

Galaxy Note7
OS Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Network LTE Cat.12 / LTE Cat.10 / LTE Cat.9 * May differ by mobile operators*
Dimension 153.5 x 73.9 x 7.9mm, 169g
AP Quad Core (2.15GHz Dual + 1.6GHz Dual), 64 bit, 14 nm process
Memory 4GB RAM (LPDDR4) , 64GB (UFS 2.0)
Display 5.7” Quad HD Dual edge Super AMOLED
2560 x 1440 (518ppi)
Camera Rear: Dual Pixel 12MP OIS (F1.7) , Front: 5MP (F1.7)
Battery 3,500mAh, Fast Charging (wired and wireless)
Wireless Charging compatible with WPC and PMA
Payment NFC, MST
Connectivity WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), MU-MIMO(2×2) 620Mbps,
Bluetooth ® v 4.2 LE, ANT+, USB Type-C, NFC,
Location (GPS, Glonass, Beidou)
Sensors Barometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, HR Sensor, Iris Sensor, Proximity Sensor, RGB Light Sensor