Release Review for Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Samsung is a globally renowned multinational company with its headquarters in Seoul, South Korea. The company has a number of different product verticals sharing the same brand name globally.
Samsung was founded in 1938 and it entered the electronics industry in the late 1960’s. Since the 1990’s, the company’s major source of revenue has been from its electronics vertical, comprising of mobile phones and semiconductors.
Samsung Electronics is the parent company’s largest subsidiary and was the world’s largest I.T. company in the calendar year 2012 holding position number 4 in terms of market capitalization.
The parent company, Samsung, has always been a strong regional powerhouse influencing much of South Korea’s economy, political dynamics and social culture. Samsung’s total revenue figures accounts for close to 17% of the country’s total GDP.
Samsung Telecommunications is a major business unit within Samsung Electronics and services product lines covering mobiles, MP3 players, laptop computers etc.
The time frame post 2007 has proved phenomenal for Samsung Telecommunication’s mobile phones vertical spurring a growth rate of 40%. Soon, it became the world’s 2nd largest mobile device manufacturer after Apple Inc.
Currently, Samsung is the leading manufacturer of smart phones running the mobile operating system Google Android with a global market share of 46%.
The latest offering from Samsung Telecommunication’s is the smart phone model, Samsung Galaxy Note 7. In India, the Samsung Note 7 was launched amidst much fanfare in August 2016.
In terms of the display, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 ships with a 5.7 inch capacitive touch screen delivering a crisp and smooth resolution of 1440×2560 pixels at a PPI measuring of 518.
Processing power for the Galaxy Note 7 is delivered through an Exynos 8890 octa-core processor clocking 1.6 GHz.
The Note 7 ships out with a RAM of 4GB while the internal storage is pegged at 64GB which can be expanded (up to 256GB) through a microSD card.
For customers who are not camera shy, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is equipped with a 12 megapixel rear camera (with flash) coupled with a 5 megapixel front camera for selfie lovers.
From the software standpoint, the Galaxy Note 7 runs on Android Marshmallow having version 6.0.1.
Battery life is quite good considering the unit has a power cell equating to 3500mAh which is non-removal in nature.
The Note 7 has dimensions measuring 153.50 x 73.90 x 7.90 (height x width x thickness) and the weight is a comfortable 169 grams.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has support for a single Nano SIM card and includes a plethora of modern connectivity tools like Wi-Fi, 4G LTE, NFC, Bluetooth and GPS etc.
Onboard sensors within the Galaxy Note 7 cover proximity, ambient light, accelerometer and gyroscope. Audio headphones are supported by the Galaxy Note 7 through a 3.5mm jack.
The Galaxy Note 7 is available in a range of vibrant colors like Blue, Gold, Silver & Black.
The Note 7 will also have compatibility with a range of Samsung Accessories like Smart Watch, wireless headsets etc.
Prospective customers can now place confirmed orders through all the major e-commerce platforms like Flipkart, Amazon and Snapdeal.
The release of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 further cements the position of Samsung Electronics as a potent rival in the intensely competitive global market for smart phones.