Korean Smartphone maker Samsung has announced the Galaxy Note Edge Phone along with Galaxy Note 4. As the name suggests, the phone has a curved display on the right edge where one can configure quick shortcuts to Apps and notifications. The phone is expected to launch by year’s end.
Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Features
The Galaxy Note Edge Specs are almost the same as the Note 4. The phone measures in at 151.3 x 82.4 x 8.3 mm (H x W x T) and weighs 174 Grams. It also comes with S-Pen Stylus support and Finger Print Sensor.
The device has a slightly smaller 5.6-Inch Super AMOLED Capacitive Display with right side curved edge. The screen resolution has been slightly bumped to 2560 x 1600 Pixels at 524ppi Pixel Density. It also has Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Protection and supports multi-touch.
Like the Note 4, the Note Edge will have multiple variants where US / Europe will have 2.7GHz Quad Core Krait 450 Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 Processor / Adreno 420 GPU. The Variant for Asian markets comes with 1.9GHz Quad Core Cortex-A57 + 1.3GHz Quad Core Cortex-A53 Exynos 5433 Processor / Mali-T760 GPU. The phone has 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal which is further expandable up to 64GB using MicroSD Card.
The phone has a 3.7 Mega Pixel front facing 1080p camera for Selfie Clicks and Video Calling. There is an upgraded 16 Mega Pixel main camera on the back with features like LED Flash, Auto Focus, Touch Focus, Optical Image Stabilization, Dual Shot, HD Video / Image Recording, Face / Smile Detection, HDR, Panorama, Geo-Tagging, 2160p Video @ 30 Fps and 1080p @ 60 Fps.
The Note Edge Specs also include a 3000 mAh removable battery and supports 4G-LTE networks. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, Dual Band, DLNA, Bluetooth V4.1 with A2DP / EDR / LE Profiles, A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, MicroUSB V2.0, USB Host, NFC, IR Blaster, 3.5mm Audio Jack etc. The device also comes with S-Pen Stylus and includes heart rate sensor as well. The handset runs on Android 4.4.4 Kit Kat Operating System out of the box.
Galaxy Note Edge Specifications
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|NameS||Samsung Galaxy Note Edge|
|Models||D6603 / D6643 / D6653 / D6616|
|Body||Dimensions||146 x 72 x 7.3 mm|
|Bands||GSM||850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz|
|WCDMA||850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 MHz|
|4G-LTE||700 / 800 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 MHz (Varies according to Models)|
|Data Speed||GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA: 42 Mbps, Cate4, Cat6,300 Mbps DL, 150 Mbps DL, 50 Mbps UL|
|Technology||Super AMOLED Capacitive Touch Screen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Protection|
|Resolution||2560 x 1600 Pixels|
|Pixel Density||524ppi, 16M Color Depth|
|Chipset||CPU||2.7GHz Quad Core Krait 450 Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 / 1.9GHz Quad Core Cortex-A57 + 1.3GHz Quad Core Cortex-A53 Exynos 5433 Processor|
|GPU||Adreno 420 / Mali-T760|
|Expandable||Expandable up to 64GB via MicroSD Card|
|Camera||Front||3.7 Mega Pixels, 1080p @ 30 Fps|
|Rear||16 Mega Pixels|
|Camera Features||LED Flash, Auto Focus, Touch Focus, Optical Image Stabilization, Dual Shot, HD Video / Image Recording, Face / Smile Detection, HDR, Panorama, Geo-Tagging, 2160p Video @ 30 Fps, 1080p @ 60 Fps|
|Operating System||Android 4.4.4 KitKat|
|Data Feature||WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, Dual Band, DLNA|
|Bluetooth||Yes, V4.1 with A2DP, EDR, LE|
|USB||MicroUSB V2.0 with MHL, USB Host|
|GPS||Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Proximity, Barometer, Gyro, Compass, Gesture, UV, Heart Rat, SpO2, Finger Print scanner|
|Others||SNS applications, Photo viewer/editor, Document viewer, Organizer, Voice memo/dial/commands, Predictive text input|