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People who preordered the Galaxy Note 7 are in for a nice surprise

Published Aug 16th, 2016 8:00PM EDT
Galaxy Note 7 Preorders
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Samsung’s hot new Galaxy Note 7 smartphone is the best phablet the world has even seen. Period. We published our in-depth Galaxy Note 7 review on Tuesday morning and in it, we explained just how good Samsung’s new phablet really is. The design has been dramatically improved, making the phone incredibly comfortable to hold despite its massive 5.7-inch Super AMOLED display. The updated internal components provide more power than ever before. And the new software features make an already great stylus experience even better.

Android fans who preordered the Galaxy Note 7 are already in for a treat when they receive the best new phablet in the world, but it looks like many people are about to enjoy an extra little surprise.

MUST READ: Samsung Galaxy Note 7 review

When we first posted our hands-on preview of the Galaxy Note 7, we told you about a great limited-time offer. People who preorder the Note 7 and people who purchase one in the early days following its release will be able to choose either a free 256GB microSD card or a free Gear Fit 2 fitness tracker to enjoy along with their new phablet. As a result, many people jumped at the opportunity and preordered the phone — and it seems like most we’ve spoken with chose the memory card, which isn’t surprising since you basically get a 320GB phone for the price of a 64GB iPhone 6s Plus.

Now, it appears as though many people who preordered the Note 7 are in for yet another surprise.

We’ve received a handful of emails from Samsung fans whose Galaxy Note 7 units have already shipped. A quick search reveals that other sites have received similar emails, including Android news blog Droid Life. As noted in the blog’s post, it looks like both Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile began to ship out preorders on Monday using either next-day or two-day shipping, which means that consumers could begin receiving their new phones as soon as today.

Samsung’s new Galaxy Note 7 isn’t technically supposed to launch until this Friday, August 19th, so these early deliveries will indeed be a nice little bonus for eager fans who preordered the new phablet. But trust us: Whether you receive your new Note 7 early or not, we couldn’t be more confident that you’re going to be impressed with Samsung’s latest and greatest.

Zach Epstein
Zach Epstein Executive Editor

Zach Epstein has been the Executive Editor at BGR for more than 10 years. He manages BGR’s editorial team and ensures that best practices are adhered to. He also oversees the Ecommerce team and directs the daily flow of all content. Zach first joined BGR in 2007 as a Staff Writer covering business, technology, and entertainment.

His work has been quoted by countless top news organizations, and he was recently named one of the world's top 10 “power mobile influencers” by Forbes. Prior to BGR, Zach worked as an executive in marketing and business development with two private telcos.

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