Samsung Galaxy Note 6 rumors and speculations are almost unnoticeable. The company is trying everything possible to keep the phone a surprise, but it seems this is proving to be harder than anything else.
More leaks have been coming in regarding the possible design, specifications, price, as well as the release date of the new Galaxy Note 6. In the latest leaks, it seems Samsung is taking the same steps that many smartphone makers are currently doing – ditching microUSB port in favor of USB Type-C connectors.
This was expected to happen with Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, but instead, the company stuck with microUSB ports for the two phones. With Samsung Galaxy Note series sometimes considered as the testing ground for the company’s upcoming technologies and hardware, it looks as if the Note 6 will be serving the purpose as far as USB Type-C is concerned. It is believed that USB Type-C offers faster and more convenient form of connectivity as far as data transfer and phone charging are concerned. The good side of the story is that it is reversible.
In a report put forward by Sam Mobile, it seems the company wants to make this switch, but there are fears about the compatibility of the phone with accessories such as the Gear VR.
With Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge currently occupying the top spot when it comes to the best smartphone cameras, there is also word that the company wants to make the camera of Samsung Galaxy Note 6 a killer. As it stands, the company will retain the same sensor used in the flagship models, which means the same aperture and resolution are kept. However, it seems an infrared autofocus module is headed to the Note 6 camera.
According to sources close to the Galaxy Note 6 development process, there are current prototypes that rock IR autofocus being tested internally. However, this cannot be confirmed in any way. Other leaked features, courtesy of GizmoChina, include a mammoth 256GB of onboard storage and a new Snapdragon 823 SoC. An Exynos-powered version will also be availed. In addition, Samsung Galaxy Note 6 will reportedly come in with a larger 5.8-inch QHD screen with 2K resolution, a RAM of 6GB as well as a massive battery unit of 4200mAh.
At the moment, there is no official release date for the Galaxy Note 6, but it is expected to take place before last year’s August release date for the Note 5, just in time to capture the attention of buyers before the launch of the iPhone 7 later in September.