Samsung Galaxy Note 7 enters the atmosphere

The wait is over for those looking to buy what a CNET reviewer dubbed the “sexiest large-screen phone ever.”

The new 5.7-inch Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is officially available starting Friday in 10 countries and territories, including the US, Canada, Australia and South Korea. In the US, all four major carriers plus regional operator US Cellular will carry the Note 7 in stores in three colors: blue coral, silver titanium and black onyx. It’s also available in the US from retailers, including Best Buy, Amazon, Target and Sam’s Club.Samsung Galaxy Note 7

CNET reviewer Jessica Dolcourt gave high marks to the oversized water- and dust-resistant handset with a sleek wraparound screen and a stylus, but also noted its hefty $850 price tag. Check out the full


In addition to the Galaxy Note 7, several other anticipated Samsung products are also available starting Friday.