Things are moving rapidly with the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, and this morning comes word that six North American variants of the phablet have received certification from the FCC.
A new set of images has emerged claiming to show the Galaxy Note 7 from virtually every angle.
With that purported event only a few weeks away, Samsung has put some rumors to rest and has officially announced it will hold an Unpacked event on august 2 to launch the Galaxy Note 7. That being said, a number of rumors suggested that the Galaxy Note 7 will ship with the iris scanner on board, and even the company's event invite teased such a sensor... well, it seems like the rumors were right, read on. Instead, the Galaxy Note 5's successor will be known as the Galaxy Note 7, to keep the number sequence of Samsung's upcoming flagship devices this 2016. If you take a look at the gallery down below, you'll see the device and the iris scanner UI on the device. Everything from the phone's design scheme, to its twin curved display to its iris scanner has been leaked. In fact, your eyes will have to point directly towards the two circles shown on the display. We do presume this is one of the best sensors out there, mainly because this is the latest and greatest handset Samsung has to offer. It's following in line with Samsung's current approach to the Samsung Galaxy line, with more curves and a streamlined device.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is speculated to possess a 12 MP rear camera and a 15 MP front camera. We still don't know what the iris scanning setup process looks like, but we imagine it will be similar to the trusted faces smart lock feature built into Android. As for the Galaxy Note 7, the Antutu benchmark listed it as SM-930V, featuring a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset with 4 GB RAM.