Let’s start the IFA day with some Samsung news. After months of rumors and leaks of the Note 4, we are finally getting some closure. Some say that a curved screen will be included, some leaks say otherwise. Some say that they would not like a curved screen, some would, and you know what, Samsung got all of you covered, with the release of two variants of the Galaxy Note 4 the first time (pun intended).
Today, at IFA that is happening in Berlin, Samsung introduces to the world the two newest high-end smartphone that it had been working on, the Galaxy Note 4 and the Note 4 Edge.
Let’s start with the Note 4, like any Note, the device is packed with the highest specification available out there, starts with a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED QHD (2K) display with a resolution of 2560×1440 (515.3ppi). Under the hood, the phone features a system of duo processor, a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 clocks at 2.7GHz and the Octa-core Samsung Exynos 5433 clocks at 1.9 Ghz (1.9+1.3); GPU accompanied is the Adreno 420 and the Mali T760. Also included is 3GB of RAM, 32GB of built-in storage (expandable up to 128 GB via Micro SD slot), 16MP rear-camera with OIS, 3.7 MP front-facer. Runs under the newest versionTouchWiz is Android 4.4.4. Powered all of these is a a 3220 mAh battery.
Next stop, we got the Galaxy Note 4 Edge. Specification wise, beside a smaller 3,000 mAh battery, the devices packs the same hardware. What’s different here is the screen is wrapping itself around to the left side of the phone, make a little bar of extra 160 rows of pixels. Samsung has customized its software to utilize the extra space. As of right now, I can’t tell you how it works just yet, but as soon as I got my hand on it, I’ll give you my earliest report.
As of right now in the US, T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon and Sprint have confirmed to carry the two handsets.