Samsung is slated to announce the Galaxy Note 7 tomorrow, at their Unpacked event in New York City. Many believe that they will do what they've done with the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S7 launches recently, and make pre-orders available almost instantly, with the device launching within a couple of weeks of the announcement. If this leak from an anonymous Verizon employee is anything to go by, it looks like that is exactly what they are doing.
According to this leak, it looks like pre-orders will be starting for Verizon Wireless on August 3rd, the day after the device is announced. With the Galaxy Note 7 officially launching on August 19th, at least at Verizon – although it is likely that it'll be launching at most other carriers on that same day. It also shows that the Galaxy Note 5 display will be removed from Verizon stores on August 4th, with new Gear VR's and wireless charging pads coming in for the Galaxy Note 7. It doesn't state when exactly the Galaxy Note 7 will be on display, but it'll likely happen either that day or the following day. The memo does also talk about a promotion for the Galaxy Note 7, which ends on August 29th. There's no word on what that promotion is, but it'll likely involve the new Gear VR headset, which is expected to debut at Unpacked tomorrow, along with the Galaxy Note 7.
The specs of the Galaxy Note 7 are looking pretty beefy, as of late. The rumor mill is pointing towards the Galaxy Note 7 sporting a 5.7-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED display, powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 or Exynos 8893 processor – depending on the region of course – along with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. It's also slated to sport a micro SD card slot and a non-removable 3500mAh battery. Making the Galaxy Note 7 appear as a pretty high-end smartphone, and perhaps one of the best smartphones of the year. The Galaxy Note 7 is one of the most anticipated smartphone launches of the year – besides Google's Nexus launch – and Samsung is sure to bring out the best with the Galaxy Note 7 tomorrow in New York City.