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Galaxy Note Fan Edition vs Galaxy Note 7: 3 key differences

Galaxy Note Fan Edition vs Galaxy Note 7: 3 key differences
The Galaxy Note Fan Edition is now official with Bixby Assistant and a brand new battery that might prevent fires and explosions. The Galaxy Note FE is exactly a carbon copy of the Galaxy Note 7 with few upgrades and downgrades. In this article we will talk about Key differences that you will find in Galaxy Note FE and the Galaxy Note 7.


Bixby Assistant: The Samsung Galaxy Note Fan Edition comes with Samsung's own new Bixby Assistant, which was launched along with the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. However, the Note FE doesn't feature Bixby button. The Note 7 on-the-other-hand came with Samsung's old Touchwiz. You also get 'Bixbee Home' and 'Bixbee Reminder' along with the Note FE.

Battery: We all know that the Note 7 fiasco was caused due to faulty batteries, but now Samsung has downgraded the battery from 3,500mAh to 3,200mAh after implementing the 8 - point battery safety test.
Galaxy Note Fan Edition vs Galaxy Note 7: 3 key differences
Fan Edition: Design wise, the Samsung Galaxy Note FE is the carbon copy of Galaxy Note 7. However, there's a 'Fan Edition' logo on the rear of the device, which differentiates the two.

That said, the Note 7 is reborn as Note FE, you can find the Galaxy Note FE pricing, specs and availability details here.

Refurbished Galaxy Note 7 pass Wi-Fi certification; Release date is nearing

There were some rumors online saying that Samsung will release the Galaxy Note 7 again to market with a smaller battery. Also, Samsung confirmed the same news a couple of months ago as they have to follow some regulatory rules of the Korean government and planning to release the phone sometime later this year.

Now, the Refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note 7 just got the Wi-Fi certification, confirming it's resurrection. The SM-N930-models are the variations of the refurbished Galaxy Note 7 that is expected to be launched in June.


As rumored earlier, the phone will come with a smaller 3200mAh battery and Android 7.0 Nougat OS.

For the uninitiated, Samsung launched the Galaxy Note 7 back in August 2016, but the phone soon started exploding due to some manufacturing and battery defects, which ultimately led Samsung to abandon the phone. 

Refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Will be Backed by a Smaller 3200mAh Battery Cell

Refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Will be Backed by a Smaller 3200mAh Battery Cell

There were some rumors online saying that Samsung will release the Galaxy Note 7 again to market with a smaller battery. Also, Samsung confirmed the same news a couple of weeks ago as they have to follow some regulatory rules of the Korean government and planning to release the phone sometime later this year. 

All these days, speculations were rife about the battery capacity of the phone, but now, a new leak coming from Vietnam confirms that the phone will come with a smaller 3200mAh battery. Moreover, the phone bear a different model of SM-935, and that might be the exclusive to Vietnam market. 



As per earlier reports, Samsung will release the phone between June and July in some growing markets such as Malaysia, Indonesia, India, Vietnam, etc. Also, the phone will costs just five percent less than the original Galaxy Note 7. 

For the uninitiated, Samsung launched the Galaxy Note 7 back in August 2016, but the phone soon started exploding due to some manufacturing and battery defects, which ultimately led Samsung to abandon the phone. 

Samsung announces what caused the Galaxy Note 7 Battery Issue and Recall

Samsung announces what caused the Galaxy Note 7 Battery Issue and Recall


Samsung has officially announced the reason(s) why its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones overheated and caught fire.

According to Samsung there were two separate battery issues that investigations have identified. The first battery had a design flaw in the upper right corner that could cause a short circuit, while the second battery which was used for replacement units had a manufacturing issue that could lead to fires because of a welding defect. 


Samsung announces what caused the Galaxy Note 7 Battery Issue and Recall

This is how Samsung plans to prevent future phones from catching fire:


Since the Samsung Galaxy Note7 recall, we've re-assessed every step of the smartphone manufacturing process and developed the 8-Point Battery Safety Check. It involves putting our batteries through extreme testing, inside and out, followed by careful inspection by X-ray and the human eye. We are making a stronger commitment to safer devices.

Samsung announces what caused the Galaxy Note 7 Battery Issue and Recall

Samsung announces what caused the Galaxy Note 7 Battery Issue and Recall


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Samsung finds two reason behind the Galaxy Note 7 fires

Samsung finds two reason behind the Galaxy Note 7 fires


Samsung will officially announce the reason(s) why its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones overheated and caught fire on Jan. 23. But an early report by the Wall Street Journal lists the reasons before Samsung's event.

According to the WSJ, the main reason behind Galaxy Note 7 fires and recall was irregularly sized batteries that caused the phone to overheat. Other reason was "the batteries were manufactured defectively.



We will hear more from Samsung about "Note 7 exploding batteries" on Jan. 23 in an announcement, which will be livestreamed in Chinese, English and Korean on its websites. Koh Dong-jin, Samsung's mobile president, will give details of the probe. 

Via: Phonearena | Source: WSJ

Note series is not dead, Samsung to release Galaxy Note 8 in the second half of 2017

Note series is not dead, Samsung to release Galaxy Note 8 in the second half of 2017


According to latest rumor, Samsung will not ditch its Note series. Moreover, the South Korean giant is planning to release the Galaxy Note 8 later this year.

A Samsung executive stated that the company will release Galaxy Note 8 in the second half, following the Galaxy S8 and S8 edge that’s set to be released in April.


The Galaxy Note 7 was very popular before user reports began circulating about devices that exploded or caught on fire while charging. As the phablet market, which was developed by Samsung Electronics, has been growing, the company will release the Note series this year again.

Samsung will introduce 2K resolution displays in the Galaxy S8, but it will use 4K resolution displays in the Galaxy Note 8 to realize improved virtual reality (VR) functions. I heard that it will connect with new Gear VR wearable. 


Are you ready to give Samsung another chance? Will you be buying the Samsung Galaxy Note 8? Let us know in comments!

Source: BusinessKorea

Survey says 40% of Samsung owners will never buy Samsung Phones again

Survey says 40% of Samsung users will never buy Samsung Phones again


Samsung really messed up during Galaxy Note 7 recall and discontinuation, the situation got even worse after a Second recall.



Ecommerce solutions conducted a survey, which was followed by the official discontinuation of Samsung’s problematic Galaxy Note 7. When asked to 1,020 US-based consumers if they would buy another Samsung phone? 


40% of current Samsung phone owners said that they would not buy another Samsung phone in the future. That figure is up from the 34% who made a similar claim in the company’s first survey. Branding Brand said that 46% of respondents had become Samsung smartphone users within the past two years, while more than half — 54% — had been loyal Samsung phone owners for three years or more.


70% of the users said they will go for another Android Smartphone, while the remaining will choose iPhone.

#tbt Samsung's software update policy and their every week/month new Smartphone launch thing is seriously messed up and following this, Samsung launched a problematic Galaxy Note 7... uh!



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Its Official: You can now return your Galaxy Note 7 and Get a Refund

Its Official: You can now return your Galaxy Note 7 and Get a Refund


Samsung is finally taking a big step and halting all sales and exchanges of the Galaxy Note 7 across the globe. Along with this, Samsung recommends Galaxy Note 7 owners to turn the device off and take the "take advantage of the remedies available, including a refund at their place of purchase."



After the reports of exploding Safe Units of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, Samsung wants you to get rid of your Galaxy Note 7 because consumers’ safety remains their top priority.




Here's the full statement from Samsung-


We are working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to investigate the recently reported cases involving the Galaxy Note7. Because consumers’ safety remains our top priority, Samsung will ask all carrier and retail partners globally to stop sales and exchanges of the Galaxy Note7 while the investigation is taking place.                                                                           
We remain committed to working diligently with the CPSC, carriers and our retail partners to take all necessary steps to resolve the situation. Consumers with an original Galaxy Note7 or replacement Galaxy Note7 should power down and take advantage of the remedies available, including a refund at their place of purchase. For more information, consumers should visit samsung.com/us/note7recall or contact 1-844-365-6197.


[Update] You can also Exchange your current Galaxy Note7 for a Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 edge and replacement of any Galaxy Note7 specific accessories with a refund of the price difference between devices.



Source:- Samsung

Did Note 7 Replacement Satisfy Consumers



The exploding "Samsung Note 7" 


Samsung started the replacement of Note 7 in its home country, but a report in the Wall Street Journal says that there are some issues seen again that consisting Overheating of phones which may lead to exploitation again, and the battery is draining fast thus, battery life decreased.





Even some customers have reported about the replaced note 7 that it's battery drains quickly and while charging the device  gets unexpectedly heated issues.




Samsung didn't confirm that how many cases had been reported to the company, but the company is focusing on the relaunch of its device and not on the issues.

It is not confirmed that all customers are facing the issue mentioned above, but many of them are facing the problems.

Stay Tuned...





Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will be launching Today in India

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 was launched back on 2nd August at the US and other European markets while The Device will be launching Today in India at an event in New Delhi.


The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 comes with a 5.7-inch QHD bezel less display. As far as the cameras are concerned, The Device features 12-megapixel rear camera, with dual-pixel technology, PDAF and LED flash, and a 5MP selfie shooter.



The Device has a Exynos 8 SoC, backed by 6GB of RAM. The phablet runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and has 64GB of internal storage capacity, which can be expended using a microSD card. The Smartphone is powered with 3600mAh battery.

Samsung might launch two other handsets namely The Galaxy A9 Pro and the Tizen-based Z2, along with the Note 7. Samsung will be announcing the Price along with Galaxy Note 7.



Samsung Announces the Galaxy Note 7 With Iris Scanner

Samsung Announces the Galaxy Note 7 With Iris Scanner


Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is finally official! Earlier The Phablet was leaked multiple times in videos, images and renders and is Finally Official Today with New S Pen and Iris Scanner feature.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 comes with a 5.7 inch Quad HD dual edge Super AMOLED display with 207.8(W) x 122.5(L) x 98.6(H)mm dimensions.



The Device has 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM and supports microSD card upto 128GB, It is powered with 3500mAh battery. As far as camera is concerned we have a 12MP f/1.7 Dual Pixel camera on the backside, 5MP camera on the front.


Samsung Announces the Galaxy Note 7 With Iris Scanner


The Exclusive feature of this device is Iris Scanner and the New S Pen. Samsung says that the iris scanner is there to aid in security with Samsung Knox, but it can also be used with Samsung Pay as a way to authenticate before making purchases.



Skipping Note 6, Samsung Just revealed the Note 7 which comes with many new improvements and features over the previous Samsung Note!


Alleged Real Life Images Of The Galaxy Note 7 with New S Pen

We have already seen multiple leaked Renders and real-life Images of The Galaxy Note 7. Samsung has already confirmed that the device will feature an iris scanner and multiple leaked images point towards dual edged display. 



Today, "The Malignant" has once again leaked new Real life images of Note 7 with New S Pen.


Alleged Real Life Images Of The Galaxy Note 7 with New S Pen


Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is expected to come with a 5.7 Quad HD display, a 12-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. The device is also rumored to feature 4GB of RAM and a Snapdragon 820 processor. The device is coming with a new S Pen as well!



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[Download] Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Wallpapers

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is about to launch and we have already seen multiple renders of the device.



The device comes with amazing wallpapers ( including S Pen Wallpaper ) and someone ( Sir Hydarnes - AA )  had already got them, So Here are they -













Well, You can also Download the full zip file of Note 7 wallpapers, uploaded by Android Authority. ( Download Here )



Source - AndroidAuthority

Galaxy Note 7 Spotted in White!

[Update] The_Malignant has just leaked two new images of White Note 7.



We have already seen multiple leaked Renders and real-life Images of The Galaxy Note 7. Samsung has already confirmed that the device will feature an iris scanner and multiple leaked images point towards dual edged display.



Till now we have Only seen 4 colors of The Galaxy Note 7 in leaked Images i.e gold, blue, silver and Black Onyx. But, We have spotted A White colored Note 7 image on Amazon.com ( Galaxy Note 7 Spigen Case ) listing.


Galaxy Note 7 Spotted in White!

The Front of White Note 7 ( via Mobile fun )
Galaxy Note 7 Spotted in White!

These image confirms that Samsung will be launching the Note 7 in white as well, in addition to black, silver, gold and blue.


Galaxy Note 7 leaks in gold, blue and silver with new S Pen

We have already seen Samsung Galaxy Note 7 many times leaking on the web. The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is all set to make it's debut on 2nd August.



We have already seen high quality renders and real life Image of Note 7, here comes another Leaked Renders of Note 7 which shows the Device in Three colors, gold, blue and silver along with new S Pen Stylus.



Galaxy Note 7 leaks in gold, blue and silver with new S Pen

Galaxy Note 7 leaks in gold, blue and silver with new S Pen


Galaxy Note 7 leaks in gold, blue and silver with new S Pen

The device is rumored to come with a 5.7dual-curved QHD Super AMOLED screen with very thin Bezels.



The Device will come out with 4GB RAM, and run on Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor . It will run Samsung's latest Grace UI based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.


As far as the cameras are concerned, the Note 7 packs a 12-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel front shooter for selfies.


[Exclusive] Samsung Galaxy Note 7 : Image and Specs

Samsung is now all set to reveal The 'next big thing' i.e Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on August 2nd. 

As already said by evleaks that Samsung is skipping the Note 6 and jumping from last year's Galaxy Note 5 straight to the Galaxy Note 7.



We have already got many leaked Images of Samsung Galaxy Note 7, but none of them are clear enough. So, Here we go with New Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Image from our side.


[Exclusive] Samsung Galaxy Note 7 : Image by TechDroider

What about specs?

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 comes with a 5.7 inch dual-curved QHD display with very thin Bezels

The Device has 4GB RAM, and runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor . It runs Samsung's latest Grace UI based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.



As far as the cameras are concerned, the Note 7 packs a 12-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

So, The above are confirmed specs of Samsung Galaxy Note 7. Will Update the article soon after getting more info!


Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Leaked in hands-on video

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Leaked in hands-on video


Samsung Galaxy Note 7 launch date is almost near and we have already got so much leaks about The Note 7.



Well, Here's Fully working Samsung Galaxy Note 7 hands on video which shows the dual edged Samsung's phablet running Grace UI -







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Note 7 leaked once again with new S Pen

Note 7 leaked once again with new S Pen


Samsung Galaxy Note 7 launch event is almost there, Samsung is all set to reveal the next Note on August 2nd.



Evan Blass of @evleaks has once again leaked Samsung Galaxy Note 7 showing it's full beauty along with New S Pen.

The Both side edged phablet will feature USB C along with a new S Pen which will work under water.



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Leaked Samsung Galaxy Note 7 images shows iris scanning technology

Samsung is now all set to unveil the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 . According to leaks the device will be coming with a new security feature i.e IRIS Scanner .



The newly leaked Note 7 images now shows the IRIS Scanner feature in action . The Galaxy Note 7 will use infra-red scanning method for the iris scanner to unlock the device. The biggest advantage of this technology is that you will be able to unlock the device even at night .


Leaked Samsung Galaxy Note 7 images shows iris scanning technology

Leaked Samsung Galaxy Note 7 images shows iris scanning technology

Leaked Samsung Galaxy Note 7 images shows iris scanning technology


User has to position their eyes in such a way that they are pointing directly towards two circles shown on the display . 


source | via - SAMmobile


Samsung Galaxy Note 7 real-life photos leaked online !

We have already seen renders of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 . The Device is all set to get revealed in less than a month. . 
This time Samsung is skipping The name "Galaxy Note 6" and directly Jumping to "Galaxy Note 7" .



Leakster Steve Hemmerstoffer has tweeted some images of the Galaxy Note 7 from different angles !







According to rumors , Note 7 will come with Dual edged display ( Just Like S7 edge ) and integrated Grace UX ( New Touchwiz ) . The Galaxy Note 7 seems to be featuring an iris scanner with three lenses .



Report claims that the Upcoming Galaxy Note 7 will be the most expensive device in Samsung’s lineup till date.


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