Lately, frequent reports concerning the launch of refurbished version of the last year’s ill-fated Samsung Galaxy Note 7R has been making the headlines. Although its sale completely stopped last year, Samsung is not going to let it go so easily. In doing so, the South Korean Company is interested in recovering the cost that they had incurred for manufacturing so many devices.
Recently, Samsung Galaxy Note 7R has passed the FCC Certification – reports confirmed. Usually this indicates that the handset is coming to the US; however, this is not the case each time. With the company’s primary focus on Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ along with the upcoming new sensation of Samsung, the Galaxy Note 8, it seems like there isn’t much space for the refurbished version of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 in the US markets. Nevertheless, the refurbished version is going to be released in the select markets.
For now, the leaked screenshots have confirmed the presence of some rumored specifications. Let us probe into some exciting news and information that has recently come into the picture regarding this refurbished smartphone.
This time the battery is going to be 3200 mAh which was previously 3500 mAh in the original Galaxy Note 7. Other than this the refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note 7R is going to run on Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box this time around which was Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow before. Besides the operating system and battery, this refurbished smartphone will go out with the same Exynos 8890 octa-core SoC teamed up with 4GB RAM.
Speculation related to other specs of Samsung Galaxy Note 7R refurbished edition includes 5.7-inch Super AMOLED QHD 1440p display along with a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. There would be 64GB of built-in memory capacity and a fingerprint scanner that is going to be entrenched at the front on to the home button.
As far as the camera of the device is being concerned, it would encompass 12MP rear camera featuring an aperture of f/1.7 with OIS and PDAF and 5MP selfie shooter. This device will be dust and water resistant.
Refurbished Galaxy Note 7R might get revealed next month, i.e. June 2017, at the price of $652 USD in white, black, coral blue and silver colors.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7R Specifications
- Display: 5.7-inch Super AMOLED QHD 1440p display and Corning Gorilla Glass 5
- Chipset: Exynos 8890 octa-core SoC
- Memory and Storage: 4GB of RAM with 64GB of storage capacity
- Software: Android 7.0 Nougat
- Camera: 12 megapixels rear that features an aperture of f/1.7 and 5-megapixels front camera
- Battery: 3200 mAh battery
- Colors: White, black, coral blue and silver
- Price: $652 USD
Releasing refurbished Galaxy Note 7R probably is going to help the company to recover some of their losses; moreover, it will cut down the environmental penalties which they have to pay to the South Korean authorities to dispose of the Galaxy Note 7 units.