Samsung Galaxy Note 7, rumoured to launch on August 2 this year, is expected to feature an iris sensor as well. The new feature was leaked through a beta software meant for the device. It is also mentioned that Korean manufacturer Patron has reportedly won the bid to supply iris sensors for the upcoming Note flagship.

According to the Korean Herald website, Patron won the bid months ago and is supposedly the only manufacturer responsible for the iris sensors.

There is no official confirmation from Samsung’s end regarding this. However, last month the company launched its Galaxy Tab iris tablet, which is equipped with an iris scanner.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 i s rumoured to pack 6GB RAM and might come along side an Edge variant. The phablet(s) is/are expected to include Samsung’s new 10nm LPDDR4 6GB RAM module, which was revealed last month. A 4000mAh battery is also rumoured, which is 1000mAh more than the battery of Galaxy Note 5 .
Some of the previous rumours related to the unannounced Galaxy Note flagship hint at a 5.8-inch QHD display, quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, 32GB of in-built storage with an option to support microSD cards and a 12MP rear camera with dual-pixel tech. The handset is also expected to be water resistant.

Samsung also seems to be focusing big on the wearables segment lately. The company recently launched a smartband — Gear Fit 2 . It is priced at $180 and is already on sale in the US.