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Posted On: 10 August 2016 02:25 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:16 pm

Samsung Will Soon Launch Its Most Intelligent Smartphone yet – the New Galaxy Note7 - in Qatar

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Tarek Sabbagh, Head of IT and Mobile (IM) Division at Samsung Gulf Electronics at the GCC launch of the Galaxy Note7_1

Doha– August 10th 2016 – Samsung continues to drive the smartphone market with the Galaxy Note7 with the regional launch of the device at the Four Seasons Resort, Dubai. With refined craftsmanship, premium materials and a unique symmetrical edge design, the Galaxy Note7 features:

·A water resistant body and S Pen (IP68)*
·Top-of-the-line security that combines Samsung Knox with biometric authentication including a new iris scanning feature
·Immersive entertainment features with HDR video streaming capabilities

“In 2011 we launched and pioneered an all-new category of large screen smartphones together with the unique S-Pen. Over the years, each edition of the Note series has reconfirmed Samsung’s vision and commitment for development by improving consumer experience in a simple, productive and distinctive way. With the Galaxy Note7 we have reinvented the large-screen smartphone segment with a unique combination of productivity tools, entertainment services and security features. In addition, the Galaxy Note7 powers a robust ecosystem that strikes a balance between work and play, enabling people to achieve more than what they thought possible on a smartphone not just faster but wherever and whenever,” said Tarek Sabbagh, Head of IT and Mobile (IM) Division at Samsung Gulf Electronics.


Galaxy Note7 S Pen: Quickly and Easily Bring Ideas to Life

With the enhanced Galaxy Note7 S Pen Users can bring ideas to life the moment inspiration strikes without unlocking the screen by using Screen off memo and simply pinning the memo to the Always On Display. The S Pen also gives users the ability to easily create and share GIF animations with Smart Select. In addition, the new Air Command functions, including Magnify and Translate, enable users to zoom in on the screen or convert languages with a simple hover of the S Pen. It is even easier to access the best of the S Pen’s creative abilities with Samsung Notes, a new unified app allowing users to jot down handwritten notes, draw, or edit memos from one location.

The smaller 0.7mm tip and improved pressure sensitivity provides a real pen-like experience. Due to its IP68 water resistant certification, the Galaxy Note7 S Pen lets users jot down their thoughts without interruption, even when the screen gets wet.

Advanced Security: Now in the Blink of an Eye

Coupled with Samsung Knox, an industry-leading security platform, the Galaxy Note7 provides heightened security and privacy, with highly advanced biometric authentication, including fingerprint scanner and iris scanning technology.

The Galaxy Note7 instills a new level of user confidence with Secure Folder, a separated folder that adds an extra layer of authentication to keep private and personal information safe.

Best-in-Class Entertainment

The Galaxy Note7 features a gorgeous, curved 5.7-inch QHD Super AMOLED screen delivering a bold and immersive picture on a smartphone. It is ready to stream HDR video, enabling a cinema-like experience including brighter colors and a deeper black, which ensure users get the full experience that the filmmaker intended. The Galaxy Note7 also features a Game Pack, available through Google Play, including top game titles, an easier redemption process and new user benefits.

By pairing the Galaxy Note7 with the new Gear VR powered by Oculus, users can experience premium virtual reality almost anywhere. Galaxy Note7’s incredible Super AMOLED screen and powerful processor delivers an ultra-immersive experience.

For people who live to create, tell stories and transport people to entirely new worlds, the Galaxy Note7 can be used with the new high-resolution (3840x1920) Gear 360 camera, to capture, edit and share 360-degree images videos on the go. These memories can then be shared with friends via platforms including YouTube 360 and Facebook, and can be relived with the ultra-immersive Gear VR.


Galaxy Foundation with Refined Craftsmanship

The Galaxy Note7 has been designed to provide a comfortable grip, easier one-handed operation, and unmatched durability with Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5. The Galaxy Note7 features a unique front-to-back symmetrical dual-edge curved screen lets the Galaxy Note7 add the powerful Edge Panel for one-tap user access to applications, news and functions.

The Galaxy Note7 is equipped with the advanced camera that was introduced on the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. The dual-pixel sensor technology, wide aperture and fast auto focus, work together to create sharp and beautiful photos even in low-light environments.

In addition to 64GB of internal memory, the Galaxy Note7 offers expandable storage and microSD support up to 256GB. The Galaxy Note7 is equipped with a 3,500mAh battery, easy Power Management, and charges quickly using the new USB-C port. Recharge the Galaxy Note7 wherever wireless charging is available.

A new line of accessories will be available to complement the Galaxy Note7, including the new S View Standing Cover, a light and portable cover that can be used to prop the device at a 60-degree angle for easy viewing of content, as well as an IP68 water resistant Backpack for on-the-go charging.

Creating a Phone+ Ecosystem of Connected Experiences

The Galaxy Note7 is also a focal point for Samsung’s ecosystem of devices, software and services. Users can monitor their fitness activities on the Gear Fit2 or Gear IconX and track their data through S Health 5.0.** In addition to accurate and robust fitness tracking and measurement, the new S Health enables users to stay connected to family and friends by sharing fitness updates or competing in friendly challenges with one another.

The Smart Switch feature has been enhanced further with Samsung Cloud, which supports a seamless device experience by providing continuous backup and easy transfer of content including data, apps, settings and layouts between devices. Galaxy Note7 users will be able to use up to 15GB of free space to store and restore information on Samsung Cloud.**


The Galaxy Note7 will be available starting August 19, in Gold Platinum, Silver Titanium and Black Onyx and a recommended retail price of QAR 2999. A 128 GB microSD card will be supplied to complement the 64GB of internal memory.

Samsung has partnered with Holiday Factory, the leading package tour operator in the Middle East, to offer holiday packages on the basis of “Buy One Get One Free”. The packages are inclusive of round trip tickets, hotel accommodation, airport transfers and a dedicated tour guide- savings can be more than QAR 4000 for Qatar residents who can choose to travel to locations including Dubai and the Maldives.

Continuing its successful partnership with the Entertainer, Samsung has included a pre-installed Galaxy Entertainer application in the Galaxy Note7 with benefits worth over QAR 395,000 through exclusive “Buy One Get One” free offers on fine dining, entertainment, lifestyle and hotel accommodations across Europe and Asia. This offer is exclusive to the GCC (with the exception of Saudi Arabia).

Samsung Galaxy Note7 Product Specifications


*Dust and water resistance based on IP68 rating, which tests submersion up to 5 feet for up to 30 minutes.
**Service availability and scope may vary by each region and market condition.
***All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation.

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