Samsung unveil new Galaxy Note 7

Samsung's new Galaxy Note 7

Samsung on Tuesday unveiled its latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy Note7.

It has an iris-scanning feature that combines with Samsung Knox for security, as well as a fingerprint scanner.

The Galaxy Note7 has a water resistant body, a 5.7-inch QHD Super Amoled screen with a front-to-back symmetrical dual-edged curve, HDR video-streaming capabilities for immersive entertainment. It comes with an enhanced stylus.

It has a rear dual-pixel 12-MP OIS camera and a front 5-MP camera, both with a focal length of F1.7. It has an octacore processor consisting of one 2.3-GHz quad processor and one 1.6-GHz 64-bit 14nm processor.

The Galaxy Note7 has 64 GB of internal memory and a microSD slot that supports cards with capacities up to 256 GB. Purchasers will get up to 15 GB of storage on the Samsung Cloud.

The phone will hit the streets Aug. 19.