Samsung Galaxy Note 6 release date rumoured for mid-August
The rumour was started by Evan Blass, prolific mobile industry leaker, who tweeted: “Samsung Galaxy Note 6 US release scheduled for week of August 15.”
Blass’s tweet only referred to the US, but the Note 6 could see its worldwide debut on the same date. After all, the Note 5, the new phone’s predecessor, was released all over the world on 21 August last year.
Samsung Galaxy Note 6 US release scheduled for week of August 15th.
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) May 11, 2016
Obviously Samsung won’t confirm whether this date is correct, but it makes sense. Blass is an incredibly reliable source, and an August release date would put the Note 6 on the market just ahead of the iPhone 7, rumoured to be launching in September.
Leaked details about the Note 6 have been trickling through for a while – according to the rumours, it’s likely to boast IP68 water resistance, a huge 4,000mAh battery, and a slightly ridiculous 6GB of RAM.
It’ll also have a 5.8-inch screen (even bigger than the iPhone 6 Plus’s 5.5-inches), and the usual Note slot-in stylus to help with navigation.
We’ll know more details as the launch date approaches, but Samsung’s clearly trying to produce the most powerful phone they can. Apple is going to have its work cut out for itself.