Moments ago, Samsung finally took its wraps off the Galaxy Note 4. Launched here at IFA in Berlin, the device does carries an impressive list of specifications. Galaxy Note 4 will have a faux leather back, and a Galaxy Alpha-like metal frame around the phone. It sports 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 Note 4 comes with a 3GB RAM.
Photographers get 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 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.
There’s a new stylus with 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.