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Aug 02, 2016 11:13 PM EDT

Galaxy Note 7 Officially Revealed! Samsung Unpacked Specs that Make You Think Twice about Getting The Next iPhone

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Samsung just released the long-awaited smartphone, Galaxy Note 7 in an event called Unpacked. And here's the hands-on review!

The Samsung's Unpacked event has just left audience amazed. Introducing Galaxy Note 7, the viewers were asked to use the Gear VR to watch a video showing the flagship closely. In the video, the smartphone, which is IP68 certified, is also dipped deep into the water to describe its water resistant capability.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 released: a look on the design and specs

The slightly curve sides and stylus that can be used almost about anything from navigating to writing memo. Note 7 is the first Samsung smartphone that uses USB type C port. This port is also the reason why Samsung made a Gear VR headset that has exchangeable port to work with the Note 7.

Samsun Galaxy Note 7 offers premium design. The slim and compact size makes it comfortable to hold with 153.5 x 73.9 x 7.9 mm of dimensions. The 5.7 inch display comes with Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen. It runs Android Marshmallow, planned to be upgradable to Nougat. Note 7 uses Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset. The rumor that UH news wrote on internal storage of 64 GB is true and it's paired with 4 GB of RAM. The 12 MP clever camera comes with phase detection autofocus feature and the 5MP front camera has dual video call feature and auto HDR.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Iris Scanner

It takes one look to unlock your Galaxy Note 7 but it took 5 years for Samsung to develop the iris scanner. Adding another security layer to the smartphone, the company claimed to 'put your security in mind'. There is also added privacy where only owner can access with the iris scanner. Users can also make the folders invisible.

Galaxy Note 7 has also received tweaked interface that makes it easier for users to navigate. It seems to be Samsung's characteristic to make improvements on its next-generation flagships. Note 7 also allows users to create GIFs from YouTube video and using the S Pen.

Samsung's product strategist Justin Denison made a joke on the rumored iPhone 7 which is said to remove its headphone jack. Denison said, "Do you know what else it comes with? An audio jack, just saying."

Now that Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is available in the market, we should expect what the iPhone 7 will offer sometime in September.

What do you think about Samsung Galaxy Note 7?

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