Samsung Galaxy Note 6 slated to launch in the second half of the year may be released in the US market in mid-August. Samsung products only make it to the US a few weeks after they have been officially unveiled and released in South Korea, which means the global release for the device will be towards the end of July or early August.

Popular tipster Evan Blass tweeted that the Note 6 is expected to launch during the 15 August week in the US market.

Given that the Galaxy Note 5 was launched on 13 August last year, the timeline of the launch seems believable. Before this, most reports indicated a July launch for the device, which technically still stands true if it is unveiled in the last week of July.

The device had earlier been tipped to be powered by a Snapdragon 823 processor sporting a 5.8-inch QHD display running on a 6GB RAM. Some reports have also hinted at a mammoth 256GB internal memory capacity and given that Samsung just released a micoSD card of the same capacity, it is not totally unbelievable to expect this feature.

Apart from this, the device is also expected to pack a 4,200mAh battery with fast charging capability. Samsung IP68 waterproof and dust-proof technology that already exists on the Galaxy S6 and S7 is also expected to be extended to the Note 6.

Along with the main flagship, an additional 'Lite' variant of the device is also expected with the same SD820 chipset, but a smaller RAM capacity of 4GB and a lesser internal memory capacity, the specification for which is not yet clear. On the software part, both the devices are expected to be pre-installed with Android Marshmallow, although some reports claim it may even come with the yet unreleased Android N.