As expected, moments ago Samsung took the wraps off its flagship Galaxy Note 4 phablet at the Unpacked Episode 2 event in Berlin. The design and specifications are consistent with what has leaked extensively over the past couple of months. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy M32 India launch set for June 21, price could range between Rs 15,000 - Rs 20,000
As far as specifications are concerned, the Galaxy Note 4 flaunts a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED QHD (2560×1440 pixels) display and is powered by either a 2.7GHz Snapdragon 805 quad-core processor paired with Adreno 420 GPU or an Exynos 5433 octa-core processor (1.9GHz quad-core+1.3GHz quad-core), depending upon the region. The processor is paired with 3GB of RAM. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3, Galaxy Z Flip3 launch on August 27? New report suggests
On the photography front, the device features a 16-megapixel rear camera with optical image stabilization, and a 3.7-megapixel front-facing camera, which Samsung claims is 60 percent brighter to ensure better selfies. To make it easy to click photos, Samsung also allows you to use the heart rate sensor as a camera shutter button. Also Read - Samsung now lets you make an appointment to shop at its stores, book demo via WhatsApp
Also featured are 32GB/64GB internal storage, microSD card slot, and 50GB of Dropbox cloud storage for two years. The phablet also features a 3,220mAh battery with Fast charging mode, which the company claims can charge the battery from zero to 50 percent in half hour. The Galaxy Note 4 also features a fingerprint scanner and a heart rate scanner a la Galaxy S5, and a UV light sensor to the back as well.
On the software front, the phablet runs on Android 4.4 KitKat wrapped under the new TouchWiz UI that was released with the Galaxy S5. As for the design, the Galaxy Note 4 will have a faux leather back, and a Galaxy Alpha-like metal frame around the phone.
As is the tradition with Galaxy Note phablets, Samsung has also bundled a new and improved S Pen. The improved stylus has double the pressure sensitivity compared to last year’s phablet, and also has smart select that let’s you select multiple things at once. Samsung has also partnered with Mont Blanc for the S Pen. The company has launched a Pix and e-starwalker pens and you can alternate between the regular ink refill or an e-writer for writing on the Note 4.
Samsung has announced that the Galaxy Note 4 phablet will be launched in October in select markets.