New Delhi, Aug 12, 2016: Within days of its global launch, Samsung has brought the next iteration of its flagship mobile phone toIndia. The Galaxy Note 7, has further refined the note taking capabilities of its S Pen stylus and doubled the biometric identification features that protect the owner from unauthorised use -- adding an Iris scanner to the fingerprint scanner.
At the Delhi launch, President & CEO, Samsung Southwest Asia, H.C. Hong traced the evolution of the Galaxy Note from 2011 and underlined the Korean company's commitment to 'Make in India' -- a promise visually highlighted by his safron coloured 'Modi jacket'. He highlighted the Note7's tightened security features making it an ideal platform for worry-free mobile financial transactions
Manu Sharma, Vice President, Mobile Business, Samsung India Electronics listed the "Magnificent Seven' features that underpion Note 7 -- new design features built around the water resistant Gorilla Glass 5 screen; the S Pen's ability to now serve as instant translator in 38 languages including 11 Indian tongues and its new video crop and annotate feature; dual fingerprint and iris scan security tools; the world's first High Dynamic Range quad HD ( 2560 by 1440) display for enhanced entertainment; a beefed up 64G onboard storage expandable with a 256 GB microSD card; a larger 3500mAh battery and enlarged ecosystem of accessories that now includes an updated Gear Fit 2 wearable device, a Gear IconX in-ear music library and health tracker and the Gear VR virtual reality headset.
The Galaxy Note 7 goes on sale later this month for Rs 59,900, while the Gear Fit2 ( Rs 13,900), Gear VR ( Rs 7290) and Gear Iconx ( ( Rs 13,490) are available bundled at reduced prices.