Samsung Officially Announces Galaxy Note 7 Unpacked Event And Explains Why There's No Note 6

Samsung has officially announced that it will unveil the Galaxy Note 7 on Aug. 2. The company also explained why it chose to skip the Galaxy Note 6 name.

Leaked details regarding the follow-up to last year's Galaxy Note 5 hit a fever pitch in June, when it was revealed that Samsung was only planning to release a single curved screen model of its next-generation flagship phablet and that device would skip the Galaxy Note 6 name in favor of Galaxy Note 7. Sources also claimed that Samsung was planning to launch the Galaxy Note 7 at an Unpacked event scheduled for Aug. 2.

With that purported event only a few weeks away, Samsung has put some rumors to rest and has officially announced it will hold an Unpacked event on Aug. 2 to launch the Galaxy Note 7. The company also explained its reasoning for abandoning the Galaxy Note 6 name in favor of Galaxy Note 7.

"First and foremost though, you might be curious as to why it's called Galaxy Note 7 instead of Galaxy Note 6. There are a couple reasons why. First, the Galaxy Note 7 will complement our Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, and unify our product portfolio. Second, the Galaxy Note 7 will minimize confusion about the latest mobile technology from Samsung, and provide full alignment with Galaxy S smartphone."

The Galaxy Note 7 is said to boast a 5.7-inch Quad HD dual curved edge Super AMOLED display with enhanced S Pen features. The handset will pack a Qualcomm Snapdragon or Exynos processor, depending on region, according to recent Geekbench reports.

While many reports claimed Samsung was planning to ship the Galaxy Note 7 with 6 GB of RAM, a recent benchmark of Verizon's Galaxy Note 7 appears to confirm it will likely include 4 GB of RAM. It will also feature an iris scanner for enhanced security, waterproof design and large 3,600 mAh battery.

The Note 7 is expected to run Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and an updated version of Samsung's TouchWiz UI. Reports have also suggested that the Note 7 will feature a new and enhanced S Pen stylus that will take advantage of the phablet's curved display.

Samsung has reportedly planned to build five million Galaxy Note 7 smartphones in time for its August release, which is expected to happen shortly after its Aug. 2 launch. We'll be covering the event and bringing you all the latest news and details on the Galaxy Note 7.

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