Earlier this month, the rumor mill had revealed that the Samsung Galaxy Note 6 will be launched as Galaxy Note 7 so that it remains in same generation as Galaxy S7. A teaser image that has cropped on Chinese social media further indicates that Samsung’s upcoming phablet will be called Galaxy Note 7.
The teaser image that has surfaced on Weibo has been revealed by the well-known leakster, Steve Hemmerstoffer. It carries the number 7 along with the text “The Next Note.” It does not appear like an official image from Samsung and such an image can be easily created using photo editing software.
— Steve Hemmerstoffer (@stagueve) June 7, 2016
Rumors have it that since the numbering of Galaxy Note series have always remained one number behind the Galaxy S series, the former appears to be based on older technology than the latter.
In August 2015, Samsung had launched Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ together. Recently, Samsung was found testing the Galaxy Note 7 with dual-edge curved screen. Hence, speculations are suggesting that the South Korean tech giant may launch two editions of its upcoming phablet, a Galaxy Note 7 with regular screen and a Galaxy Note 7 Edge with dual-edge curved screen.
NapiDroid, a Hungarian website has revealed a leaked snapshot of the user agent profile of a Samsung phone with model number "SM-N930A." It is speculated to belong to Galaxy Note 7, SamMobile reported. The snapshot has revealed that the smartphone will arrive preinstalled with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS. Early rumors had suggested that it would be arriving with Android N OS preinstalled.
Speculations suggest that the Galaxy Note 7 will be featuring a 5.8-inch AMOLED display, a Snapdragon 823 chipset or upgraded version of Exynos 8890 and 6 GB of RAM. It is expected to include the 12-megapixel camera that is available on the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge smartphones.