Samsung Noteworthy Affair Event Officially Launches Galaxy Note 7 in the Philippines

Pegged as the smartphone that thinks big, Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has finally arrived in the Philippine market. Samsung recently held a "Noteworthy Affair" event at the Grand Ballroom of Shangri-la at the Fort attended by celebrities, ambassadors, and select member of the media to officially welcome the local launch of the newest Samsung flagship device, the Note7.

Samsung Electronics Philippines IT and Mobile Business Head Rhinn Piczon emphasized that the Note series has come a long way since its first iteration in 2011. Back in the day when the Galaxy Note 1 was to first release in the public, many critics and competitors doubted the phablet's success due to its large screen and S-Pen. The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is proof that perseverance pays off as the tech giant continues to pave the way for innovation, especially in the phablet category.

Rhinn Piczon, Business Unit for IT and mobile, Samsung Electronics Philippines, talks about how Samsung relentlessly pursues people-inspired innovation to power new discoveries and experiences.

Piczon said, "Bigger is indeed better when it comes to those who want to get the most out of a single mobile device on their hands, and that's what we've taken into consideration when the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 was created."
“The Samsung Galaxy Note7 was made for game changers, people who intend to make an impact on the world around them,” explained Chad Sotelo, Marketing Director of Samsung Electronics Philippines.

Chad Sotelo, Marketing Director of Samsung Philippines shared, "The Samsung Galaxy Note7 is truly the smartphone that thinks big . The phablet combines best of both work and play rolled into one gadget, which continues to provide the necessary tools that every change-maker needs.

"With its enhanced functions, the most intelligent smartphone to date makes not just work, but life as a whole, much easier and much more convenient. It enables consumers to create a noteworthy idea out of a small inspirations and big thinking." he continued.
One of the most exciting features of the Note 7 is the debut of Iris Scanner on a Samsung device. Yes, the iris scanner is now on the Note7 which also works pretty much the same way as the well-loved fingerprint scanner for unlocking the device and making online purchases, of course being only accessible using a user's iris, this adds another layer of security to the phone's data. Speaking of security, there is now a "Secure Folder" in this phone which simply locks in all the photos, files, and even apps into one folder that only you can access. Memory card, waterproof features and an enhanced S Pen are some of the new additions to this Note7 that users can be excited about when considering buying this device or upgrading their existing one.

If you would like to learn more about this Galaxy Note 7, you may check out my other post here.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 specs:
  • 5.7-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED Display
  • 2560 x 1440 resolution, 518ppi
  • Dual Edge Curved Screen
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5 (Front and Back panels)
  •  2.3GHz Quad + 1.6GHz Quad (Octa-core Exynos 8890 processor), 64-bit 
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB Internal storage
  • Supports microSD card up to 256GB
  • 12MP Dual-Pixel Rear camera with Optical Image Stabilizer, f/1.7 aperture
  • 5MP Dual-Pixel front camera with f/1.7 aperture
  • Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Bluetooth 4.2 LE
  •  LTE
  • NFC
  • USB Type-C
  • Iris Scanner
  • Fingerprint Scanner
  • 153.5 x 73.9 x 7.9 mm
  • 169 grams
  • Blue, Black
  • Fast Charging (Wired and Wireless)
  • Wireless Charging compatible with WPC and PMA
  • 3,500mAh battery
  • Php39,990

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