Press Release (ePRNews.com) - DELHI, India - Aug 26, 2016 - Samsung Electronics today announced the launch of its much-awaited flagship device, Samsung Galaxy Note7 in India. Samsung Galaxy Note7 is the most powerful smartphone with cutting-edge features that enable consumers to explore experiences beyond boundaries and achieve what is impossible. Setting a new standard for large-screen devices, Galaxy Note7 offers seven meaningful innovations with refined craftsmanship, a premium curved screen, upgraded S Pen (IP68) and top-of-the-line security with new iris scanning technology.
A completely new wearable portfolio of Gear Fit2, Gear IconX and Gear VR was also introduced with the Galaxy Note7. Each product in the wearable segment has been designed and developed keeping the consumers’ fitness and lifestyle needs in mind.
Mr. H.C. Hong, President & CEO, Samsung Southwest Asia, said, “Samsung pioneered a new category altogether since the launch of first Samsung Galaxy Note in 2011. With every edition of Samsung Galaxy Note, the segment has evolved to meet the ever-growing expectations of our consumers. Galaxy Note7 is the combination of all our learnings to take smartphone experience to a whole new level and I am confident that the new edition will help Samsung Note loyalists to achieve more in life.”
“Samsung has always believed in developing products and technology that helps users achieve more and envisage things beyond boundaries. The launch of Galaxy Note7 perfectly addresses the needs of today’s generation with best-in-class features and design innovation, data security with Iris scanner, and creative performance with the improved S Pen. Our unique and powerful wearable portfolio comprising Gear Fit2, Gear IconX and Gear VR will further strengthen Samsung’s commitment to a connected ecosystem strategy and Phone+ vision.” said Mr. Manu Sharma, Vice President, Mobile Business, Samsung India Electronics.
Seven Intelligent Innovations:
1. Seamless design with certified durability: All new design
All new curved design with thinner bezel combining metal and glass seamlessly and comes with Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 for more durability, curved 5.7-inch QHD Super AMOLED screen, water resistant with an IP68 rating.
2. Intelligent and intuitive S Pen: Quickly and easily bring ideas to life
3. Next-gen security with IRIS scanner: Now in the blink of an eye
4. Mobile Entertainment Redefined: Best-in-class entertainment Curved 5.7-inch QHD Super AMOLED screen with HDR playback capabilities, replicating a cinema-like experience with livelier colors and a deeper black.
5. Unmatched performance & camera:
64 bit, Octa core processor (2.3GHz Quad + 1.6GHz Quad) and 4GB RAM, 64GB internal memory, hybrid dual SIM slot, 12MP dual-pixel rear camera with a wide aperture of f/1.7 and a 5MP front-facing snapper.
6. Powerful and long-lasting battery Powerful 3,500mAh battery with new USB-C port reversible connector with Fast charging option with the wireless charger.
7. Creating a Phone+ Ecosystem of devices: Connected experiences
The new wearables line-up, which features the Gear Fit2, Gear IconX and Gear VR are designed to meet top consumer preferences, combining style and fitness.
Gear Fit2 as a wearable device is fit for all occasions featuring a stylish and compact design, ergonomic and curved form and water and dust resistance (IP 68). Equipped with an array of sensors like GPS, 24/7 heart rate monitor, accelerometer, the Gear Fit2 is capable of logging user activity accurately both indoors & outdoors.
Gear IconX heralds a newer sub-category of wearables that creates the combination of music and activity tracking in one device. With internal storage for up to 1,000 songs, intuitive touch interface to control music by simple tapping, a 24/7 HRM sensor as well as real time voice based workout inputs, users can experience truly tangle free moments.
Introduced in association with Oculus, the new Samsung Gear VR delivers Virtual Reality on-the-go that shifts the bar for immersive mobile entertainment.
Price & Availability
Samsung Galaxy Note7 will be available at a price of INR 59,900 from 2nd September, 2016. Galaxy Note7 is available in attractive color options of Gold Platinum, Silver Titanium and Black Onyx.
The pre-booking opens from 22nd August, 2016 and continues till 30th August, 2016. All customers who pre-book and purchase the device will get a Gear VR at a special price of INR 1,990. Samsung Galaxy Note7 users can enjoy the Reliance Jio Preview Offer with complimentary unlimited access to digital life for 90 days.
Gear Fit2, Gear IconX and Samsung Gear VR
Gear Fit2 is compatible with smartphones running on Android OS 4.4 and above with over 1.5GB RAM. It is available in 3 colors Dark Grey, Blue and Pink, and two sizes – small (for wrist sizes 125-170 millimeters) and large (for wrist sizes 155-210 millimeters).
Gear Fit2 will be available at a price of INR 13,990 starting from the end of August, 2016.
Gear IconX is available in three colors – Black, White and Blue at a price of INR 13,490 starting from the end of August 2016.
Gear VR will go on sale starting from first week of September 2016at a price of INR 7,290.
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