More rumored specs, images leak of Samsung's Galaxy Note 7

New rumors show the design of Samsung's next phablet and new VR headset to match.
Written by Jake Smith, Contributor

The believed design and specifications for Samsung's much-rumored Galaxy Note 7 phablet have leaked over the weekend -- along with a new Gear VR headset to match.

Infamous OnLeaks shared new details and specifications for the Galaxy Note 7, revealing the handset will carry USB-C connection rather than microUSB and an iris scanner for enhanced security. It's supposed design will have a metal frame, with glass back, carrying 153.5mm x 73.9mm x 7.9mm dimensions and a weight of 168 grams.

Further, the phablet is believed to have a 5.7-inch QHD Super AMOLED display, a 12-megapixel rear-camera with an f/1.7 aperture and 4k video support, a 5-megapixel front-facing camera, 64GB of onboard storage, microSD card slot,and 4GB of RAM. The Note 7 will also be waterproof and dustproof, according to reports.

Leaked images claim to show Samsung's Galaxy Note 7

A Galaxy S-Pen stylus is shown in leaked press images. As for software, the Note 7 is believed to have Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Samsung's TouchWiz on-top.

Samsung will announce the Galaxy Note 7 at its press event on August 2. 9to5Google adds it will go on sale on August 19th on T-Mobile, with other carriers likely to follow. Of course, Samsung hasn't confirmed the rumors.

The new Gear VR headset, which @EvLeaks says will ship free in a Note 7 promotion, will be black. It's not clear what other features it may carry.

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