Samsung is tight-lipped on its upcoming next-generation smartphone dubbed as the Galaxy Note 6, but almost every detail, including specifications, has been leaked. It is expected to be released in August, by the time its predecessor, the Galaxy Note 5, completes a year cycle in the market. There are also reports that it could be launched as early as mid-July, but it's not confirmed.
According to a report by SamMobile, the Samsung Galaxy Note 6 will feature a USB Type-C port, probably a USB 3.1. It went on to claim that a new Gear VR could be released along with the next-generation handset that supports a USB Type-C connector.
Dutch website GSM Helpdesk (via Phone Arena) has reported that Samsung is testing two variants of the Galaxy Note 6, one with a flat display and the other with a curved screen. It went on to say that the device will be powered by a 4,000mAh battery, but nothing is confirmed as of now.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 successor is expected to come with IP68-certification (waterproof) and microSD card slot as seen in the recently released Galaxy S7. It is reported that the device will sport a a 5.8-inch display with 2,560x1,440 pixels.
Under the hood, the Galaxy Note 6 is expected to have a 2.6GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 823 processor, an Android N operating system, a 64GB/128GB internal memory, and a 6GB RAM. It is also expected to house a 12MP main camera with features like f/1.7 aperture, 26mm, OIS, 1/2.6" sensor size and 1.4 Âµm pixel size, and a 5MP front-snapper with f/1.7 aperture as seen in the Galaxy S7.