The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 release has been anticipated by techies worldwide. Now, a new teaser has hinted at the possible launch date of the much awaited device.
Earlier this week, the South Korean technology firm took to Twitter to promote its upcoming event, the Samsung Unpacked 2016. The activity will take place in New York City on August 2, 2016.
The tweet about the event seemed to be a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 teaser since the GIF showed a small circle of Galaxy Note styluses to create the image of an iris. This is a likely reference to the iris scanner that the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will reportedly have, which will supposedly be used to unlock the device.
The post fueled rumors that the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 launch will happen during the Samsung Unpacked event. Twitter follower began to comment excitedly, with many saying that they can?t wait for the new device to be unveiled.
Earlier this month, there were reports that the tech giant has confirmed the worldwide Samsung Galaxy Note 7 release. This clarified rumors that the new device will be dubbed as the Note 6, in order to follow the logical sequence after Note 5 was launched last year. The report explained that the line will carry the moniker Note 7 to avoid confusion with the Galaxy S7 lineup.
There have also been concerns that the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 might not be released in several territories. This is due to how the company did not launch the Galaxy Note 5 in Europe last year. However, tech insiders have been optimistic that the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will be available worldwide.
The rumor mill has also been abuzz regarding the different features of the highly anticipated gadget.
These were revealed in leaked images posted by popular leaker Evan Blass, which showed the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 in three distinct colors. The rumored iris scanner is also seen in the alleged insider photos.
Samsung Galaxy Note7 in (from l to r) Black Onyx, Silver Titanium, and Blue Coral pic.twitter.com/QiePUEG9GP
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) July 1, 2016
Prior to this, there have already been rumors that the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 release will take place at Unpacked 2016. This was after a leaked event invitation featured curved lines, similar to the ones in the phones seen in Evan Blass? images. The figures also formed the number 7 ? a likely reference to Samsung Galaxy Note 7.