Samsung just announced the much awaited Galaxy Note 4 along with the Galaxy Note Edge during the IFA trade show in Berlin.
The Galaxy Note 4 is equipped with a 5.7″ Quad HD display with a 2560 x 1440-pixels, a 16 MP OIS enabled camera, a 3.7 MP front-facing camera capable of snapping wide-angle selfies (fast f/1.9 aperture). 32GB of storage, 3GB of RAM, a 3220mAh battery with rapid charging capabilities and an Ultra Power Saving mode for more than all-day battery life and more. It also features a metal framing around the body just like the Galaxy Alpha, giving it a more premium look. It weighs in at 176 grams, and is 8.5mm-thick.
It’s the first Note not to grow the screen size, which remains at 5.7″, but it now has nearly 80% more pixels thanks to its new QHD resolution pushing the pixel density from 386ppi to 515ppi.
The phablet will be available in two versions – one with Snapdragon 805 chipset clocked at 2.7 GHz and LTE Cat. 6 connectivity and one with Exynos 5433 chipset (Octa-Core)and LTE Cat. 4 connectivity. The phablet will run Android 4.4 KitKat at launch with all the new TouchWiz features Samsung has come up since the Galaxy S5 launch.
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.
The phablet has a metal frame and a faux leather back, which will come in Frosted white, Charcoal black, Bronze Gold and Blossom Pink. There’s no water resistance though.
As for the Note Edge, it features a 5.6-inch Quad-HD+ (1440+160×2560 pixel) Super AMOLED display, and is powered by a quad-core 2.7GHz processor. Once again, it will be available in 4G LTE and 4G LTE Cat. 6 (LTE Advanced) variants.
The rest of the specifications of the Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge are identical, except that the latter will also come in a 64GB built-in storage variant. It has dimensions 151.3×82.4×8.3mm, and weighs in at 174g. It also has a slightly smaller battery, with a 3000mAh offering.