As expected, Samsung has launched the Galaxy Note 4 at its pre-IFA 2014
event, Samsung Unpacked 2014 Episode 2. Samsung also launched a unique smartphone with a side display
called the Galaxy Note Edge
The Samsung Galaxy Note 4
comes with the new S Pen stylus with improved pressure sensitivity, as well as the new Smart Select feature, apart from the new calligraphy and signing pen writing options.
: Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Samsung Galaxy Note Edge
Galaxy Note 4 runs on Android
4.4 KitKat, and features a 5.7-inch Quad-HD (1440x2560 pixel) Super AMOLED display with a pixel density of 515ppi. It weighs in at 176 grams, and is 8.5mm-thick.
: Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 3
The Galaxy Note 4 will be made available in 4G LTE and 4G LTE Cat.6 (LTE Advanced) variants depending on the region. The processor will be either a 2.7GHz quad-core processor, or a 1.9GHz octa-core (1.9GHz quad-core + 1.3GHz quad-Core) processor. Both feature 3GB of RAM.
: Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Offers Little to Excite New Users
The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 features a 16-megapixel autofocus rear camera with Smart OIS, and a 3.7-megapixel front-facing camera with a f/1.9 lens. It comes with 32GB of built-in storage, and expandability via microSD card. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/ b/ g/ n/ ac, GPS/ Glonass, NFC, Bluetooth v 4., IR LED, USB 2.0, and MHL 3.0.
: Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Sony Xperia Z3 vs LG G3
Sensors onboard the Galaxy Note 4 include an accelerometer, geo-magnetic, gyroscope, RGB, IR-LED, proximity, barometer, hall sensor, finger scanner, UV, heart rate monitor. It features a 3220mAh battery.
(Also see: Samsung 'Gear VR' Virtual Reality Headset Launched at IFA)
Samsung is also touting the Multi-Window feature available from the Recent button.
The Galaxy Note 4 will be available in Charcoal Black, Frost White, Bronze Gold, and Blossom Pink in global markets starting October.
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