Samsung Galaxy Note 7 With 64GB Storage, Iris Scanner, 5.7-inch Display Confirmed Ahead Of August Launch

A couple of days ago, notorious mobile leaker Evan Blass took to Twitter to reveal the official naming of Samsung's next phone: Galaxy Note 7. Despite the phablet moniker being thrown around a lot with this phone, it's actually only a 5.7-inch device.

As you might have guessed, we now know the specs as well thanks to Mr. Blass. In a follow-up tweet, he revealed that the phone has a QHD (2560x1440) super AMOLED display, includes both 64GB internal memory and a microSD slot for external storage, and sports a 12-megapixel camera at the back, as well as a 5 megapixel one up front.

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Gold Platinum
Samsung's Galaxy Note 5

One of the more alluring parts of the phone might be the fact that it's IP68 compliant. That means that the phone is designed to prevent both dust and liquid from getting inside, making the Note 7 a bit of an "active" variant, even though it's not being called that. Also attractive? How about an iris scanner? The future is here, baby.

One thing we're unsure about at this point is when Samsung actually plans to announce and release the Galaxy Note 7. Word on the street is that the phone will be revealed in early August. What we do know is that Samsung could have probably done without the leak, so hopefully it has some other surprises in store for the official announcement.