Samsung Galaxy Note 4 with 5.7″ QHD Display Official
Samsung has official unveiled Galaxy Note 4 at Samsung Unpacked. The new Note 4 will feature 5.7″ QHD AMOLED Display.
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 also features similar design as recently unveiled Galaxy Alpha with aluminum frame around the device and faux leather back cover. It also feature improved S-Pen placed at bottom right corner of smartphone along with micro-usb 3 port and speakers.
The dimensions of Note 4 are 153.5 x 78.6 x 8.5mm and it weighs about 176 grams. It is considerably thinner and lighter.
Galaxy Note 4 features a gorgeous 5.7-inch Super AMOLED QHD Display with mind blowing 515ppi and comess with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for added protection from scratches.
The international variant will feature Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 chipset with quad-core 2.5GHz Krait 450 CPU, Adreno 420 GPU couple with 3 GB RAM. The internal storage is 32GB and external cards upto 128GB will be supported.
Some countries will receive Exynos variant with octa-core processor (Quad Core Cortex-A57 clocked at 1.9GHz and Quad Core Cortex-A53 running at 1.3GHz), Mali-T760 GPU and 3GB of RAM.
The main difference between two models is Snapdragon model offers 4G LTE Cat.6 (300Mbps) while Exynos model offer LTE Cat 4(150Mbps).
Apart from this Samsung has enhanched the S-Pen with many more features and Fingerprint Sensor is present which now allows web sign-in through fingerprint. Note 4 also carries heart rate sensor just like S5.
Note 4 runs on Android 4.4.4 KitKat with the latest version of Samsung proprietary Touchwiz UI with S-Pen enhancements. It has enhanced multi-window and Snap Note app will turn photos of printed documents into editable text.
The camera inside new Note 4 is 16-megapixels Sony IMX240 sensor with optical image stabilization and dual tone led flash. It is capable of capturing 4K UHD videos at 30fps and comes with features like dual-shot, simultaneous HD video and image recording, geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, image stabilization, panorama and HDR.
The Note 4 front camera will be of 3.7-megapixels and come with various software modes like Wide Selfie, Selfie, Selfie Alarm and Create a GIF file option. The front camera is capable of shooting wide QHD videos of 2560 x 1440 resolution.
There’s also a Side Touch gesture based method to active the capture button with the screen off, which will work based on sensors.
Connectivity and Battery
Note 4 includes all the connectivity options like Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, A-GPS with GLOSNASS and 4G LTE support. It also comes packed with bunch of sensors like temperature sensor, magnetometer, accelerometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor and many more.
Galaxy note 4 will be powered by 3220mAh battery with optional Qi wireless charging panel similar to Galaxy S5.
Galaxy Note 4 official price and launch date are not clear but it should be priced similar to Note 3 at launch and it will be available from October across all the major markets including USA, most of Europe, India, South Korea, China and Russia in rosted white, charcoal black, bronze gold and blossom pink color options.