Samsung unveiled its latest flagship, the dual-edge display Galaxy Note 7, on Aug. 2, and a week after the handset was launched, it has made its debut in India as promised.

On Thursday, Aug. 11, Samsung India took the wraps off the Galaxy Note 7 phablet in the country at an event in the capital New Delhi.

The stylus-equipped smartphone will set consumers in India back by Rs. 59,900, which is equivalent to $895. The handset will be made available for preorder on Aug. 22 and will hit the shelves a few days later on Sept. 2.

Samsung is sweetening the deal for those eyeing the Galaxy Note 7 by offering the second-gen Gear VR headset at a discounted price of Rs. 1,990 or $29 when one pre-books the smartphone between Aug. 22 to Aug. 30. The second-gen Gear VR is otherwise priced at Rs. 7,290, which is equal to $109.

As part of the introductory offer for the Galaxy Note 7, Samsung is also throwing in unlimited 4G and voice data for three months on the Reliance Jio network. Consumers also get complete access to Jio content services.

The Indian variant of the Galaxy Note 7 is a dual-SIM one and houses a hybrid dual-SIM slot, which is capable of supporting a microSD card (maximum 256 GB) in place of another SIM.

The Galaxy Note 7 will be available in three hues in the country namely Silver Titanium, Black Onyx and Gold Platinum. The Blue Coral variant of the phablet has not been launched in the country.

To refresh your memory, the Galaxy Note 7 sports a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED dual-edge screen with a resolution of 2,560 x 1,440 pixels. The phablet also has Gorilla Glass 5. The Galaxy Note 7 is the first smartphone in Samsung's Note series to boast a curved screen and the company claims this aspect makes the device 22 millimeters slimmer than its predecessor.

Under the hood, unlike its U.S. counterpart that touts a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, the Indian version of the Galaxy Note 7 houses an octa-core Exynos 8890 processor.

The phablet boasts 4 GB of RAM and will be available in a 64 GB variant. Consumers in India would hope that, like China, the 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB storage model also releases in the country in the near term.

The Galaxy Note 7 also packs in a primary 12-megapixel dual pixel camera, which offers support for Smart OIS. The handset also has a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. The water- and dust-resistant device is fueled by a powerful 3,500 mAh non-removable battery. It comes pre-loaded with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with the company's Grace UX running on top.

The preorders for the Galaxy Note 7 have not opened yet in India, but those keen can pre-register their interest at this link.

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