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Battery life may not be the Galaxy Note 7's killer feature after all

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By now everyone’s pretty sure the next Samsung Galaxy Note is skipping the '6' and going straight to '7' so now we can turn our attention to features, right? Right.

In the build up to the summer release, rumours have suggested Samsung will kit the phablet out with a gigantic 4,000mAh battery.

However, those reports may have followed in the traditions of blokes around the globe by exaggerating the size somewhat.

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before, but Russian Blogger Eldar Murtazin (via BGR) reckons the new large-screen handset will probably offer a slightly more modest 3,600mAh cell.

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The leak, which came via Twitter, suggests this would still be enough for an enormous 20.5 hours of video playback, even if the device was at full brightness.

Considering last year’s model only packed a 3,000mAh battery, that improvement should be enough to appease most Galaxy Note fans seeking an upgrade.

The Galaxy Note 7, which is likely to come in a single model with a dual-edged screen is tipped to be unveiled on August 2.

Will you be upgrading? Share your thoughts below.

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