Samsung’s upcoming flagship, the Note 7 is reportedly coming with an Iris scanner. PriceRaja has published a leaked screenshot of some beta firmware that indicates towards the Iris scanner in Note 7. The screenshot is supposedly taken on the device in which a user is asked to authenticate using one of three options. The third option translates to “use irisâ€.
The Galaxy Beta Program launched by Samsung recently shows an Iris scanner feature alongside fingerprint authentication as a security option in the settings menu. Recently Samsung imported some Iris scanners into India and the devices were listed on India’s import export website Zauba. It shows that Samsung is definitely working on using an iris scanner.
Meanwhile a Hungarain website, Napidroid, has leaked an image of the user agent profile of Galaxy Note 7 model SM-N930A and as per which the phone runs on Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 operating system.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 7, which earlier was expected to be launched as Note 6, is likely to have a 5.8-inch display, 12-megapixel rear camera with IR autofocus, 6 GB RAM, 32 GB of internal storage, 4000 mAh battery, and Exynos 8890 and/or Snapdragon 823 chipset. It is likely to be water and dust resistant.