Samsung Galaxy Note 7R image exposes in the dark

Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Samsung released Galaxy Note 7 smartphone with much expectations in 2016. However, the device faced serious problems with the phone exploding one by one in several countries. Moreover, people faced serious burn injuries while using the Galaxy Note 7. Samsung decided to stop the production of the handset after a series of recalls. The company is gearing up to release a refurbished variant of the phone.

Expected to be tagged as Samsung Galaxy Note 7R, the first images of the handset has surfaced on the web via Actually, the images were leaked through Twitter via the handle @ZyadAtef12. However, we are unable to navigate to the Twitter page as of writing this article. The below-leaked image could be created using Photoshop since there is no official confirmation.

The image reveals the front sensors with the name Samsung Galaxy Note 7. On the rear, we can spot the rear camera with LED flash along with the traditional Samsung logo. If you watch the images carefully, you will be able to see R on the bottom right corner, which indicates Refurbished.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7R

Based on the initial impressions, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7R will be sold between $510 to $590. The phone looks identical to that of the original Samsung Galax Note 7.

There are reports that Samsung is planning to integrate a 3200mAh battery instead of 3500mAh battery. It is to be noted that battery was the core problem for explosions in the Galaxy Note 7. We infer that the company has reportedly sourced the batteries for R variant from a new company.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7R will initially hit the retail stores in China and South Korea to begin with followed by other countries such as India. We will continue to keep track of the developments. Stay tuned.

Anand Narayanaswamy is the editor-in-chief of Netans. He was recognized as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for 9 years (2002 to 2011) and currently part of MVP Reconnect program. He is also part of the prestigious ASPInsider program. Anand has published several articles and reviews related to various software and hardware products for various software and technology related websites. He is also active on social media and also participates as an Influencer for various brands. Anand can be reached at