Following the Galaxy Note 6 release date rumors, a new report says Samsung has already started working on the software (Android N + TouchWiz UI) specific to the upcoming device.
The firmware build number tied to the Galaxy Note 6 is reportedly “N930FXXU0APE1.” When an OEM’s device is in software development phase, it implies that the hardware-related work has been done and dusted, Sam Mobile reported.
Moving on to Galaxy Note 6 specifications, past rumors suggested that this device will carry a 5.8-inch display, bundled with 1,440 x 2,560 pixels QHD resolution. Samsung will reportedly be releasing two variants of the handset with Samsung’s own Exynos 8890 chip powering one of them, while Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 823 chipset will be utilized by the other variant.
It is worth noting that Snapdragon 823 is the improved version of the powerful Snapdragon 820 SoC. While the Qualcomm variant is believed to be specific to the U.S., the Exynos model will be headed to Asia.
The under the hood configurations will apparently be backed by a generous 6GB of RAM. Apart from the standard connectivity options, the Samsung Galaxy Note 6 has been rumored to feature a reversible USB Type C port for both charging and data transfer.
Furthermore, a big 4,200 mAh battery cell will reportedly help keep the lights on, which is capable of offering up to 48-hours of battery charge. Other than the standard internal storage choices, the Galaxy Note 6 will apparently come as a 256GB variant as well.
The predecessor Note 5 did not come with a microSD card slot. However, Samsung has heeded to customer feedback in the past. So it is safe to assume that the Galaxy Note 5 successor could come equipped with expandable storage option. This assumption is further fueled by the release of a microSD card by Samsung with 256GB storage capacity just last week. This card will set the buyers back by $250.
Other rumored Galaxy Note 6 features include IP 68 rating and BlackBerry Hub-like Focus app to collate all the notifications in one place.