As of May 13, more information has emerged from a VERY reliable source regarding the August launch of the Galaxy Note 6. According to Twitter tipster @evleaks, aka Evan Blass, the handset will arrive in the US on the week of August 15 specifically, although exactly which day within that week remains up-in-the-air. There isn’t any info regarding a wider launch or a UK release, but considering earlier rumours have been pretty hot on the idea that it WILL land in the UK this time, and considering Samsung usually does pretty unified global rollouts when it launches major handsets internationally, we’re expecting the UK date to be in a similar ballpark.
Samsung Unwraps Monster 6GB RAM Chip
Reports have emerged on May 20 that Samsung, in attendance at the Samsung Mobile Solutions Forum in China, has revealed its new RAM chip that is believed to be destined for the Samsung Galaxy Note 6. The new chip is an LPDDR4 DRAM setup using a 10nm architecture at a whopping 6GB – the very same capacity previously rumoured for the Galaxy Note 6. The use of the 10nm architecture should not only make the RAM faster but also run more efficiently and with reduced power consumption, resulting in better battery performance for the phone. That would be good news on its own, but when you consider we’re looking at a rumoured 4,000mAh battery in the Note 6 plus the recent optimisations in software seen on the Galaxy S7 (resulting in some pretty impressive battery life gains) then this thing is sure to be quite the marathon runner in terms of stamina.