For the past few months we had been hearing rumors that Samsung might launch a refurbished version of the Galaxy Note 7 with a smaller battery. Samsung itself confirmed this a few weeks back. It’s part of the company’s effort to reduce component waste as it disposes off of the millions of units that have recalled since the Galaxy Note 7 was discontinued several months back.
One of the ways Samsung will be reducing component waste is by launching a refurbished version of the ill-fated flagship in select markets across the globe. These refurbished units will have batteries smaller than the one that was used in the original Galaxy Note 7 last year.
Purported images of the refurbished Galaxy Note 7 have leaked out of Vietnam. The handset bears model number SM-N935 and appears to be running Android 7.0 Nougat. The battery capacity is apparently going to be 3,200mAh which is certainly smaller than what it was on the original device.
Samsung has not yet confirmed the markets in which the refurbished Galaxy Note 7 is going to be released. However, it has confirmed that refurbished units won’t be sold in the United States or India. Perhaps it may just be limited to developing markets like Vietnam, where these pictures have originated from.
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- 515 PPI
- f/1.7 Aperture
- No Wireless Charg.
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