The long wait is finally coming to an end with Samsung Electronics unveiling its next-generation device Galaxy Note 4 at its Unpacked event on Wednesday. Fans will have the first look of the phablet and come to know the features when it is unwrapped in Berlin, Beijing and New York City on 3 September.
Just a day to go before the details of the device are revealed, here is information fans may want to know ahead of its unveiling event.
The Galaxy Note 4 is expected to be released in mid-September, two weeks after it is announced. A tipster told Android Authority that the South Korean electronics giant has notified two black-out periods – from 2-5 and 15-20 September – to its employees, giving a strong hint that Galaxy Note 4 might be released on 15 September.
According to Indonesian retailer, Erafone that leaked several specifications, the Galaxy Note 4 will come with several upgrades. The retailer pulled the listing down but Droid Life has the snapshot of the page that has almost all the information gadget lovers will want to know.
According to the listing, Galaxy Note 4 will come in 16/32/64GB variants with 4GB RAM, contradicting earlier reports that it might come packed with 3GB RAM, which is seen in Galaxy Note 3.
It may sport a 5.7-inch display with 2,560 x 1,440 (515 ppi) Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, a16 MP camera with 3,456x4,608 pixel, optical image stabilisation, auto-focus and duel-LED flash and come packed with 16/32/64 GB internal memory, 4GB of RAM and microSD upto 128GB. It is expected to be powered by a 2.5-GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor and run on Android 4.4.3 KitKat OS.
The retailer went on to say that the device will have connectivity like 4G LTE radio, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP, EDR, and LE.
According to earlier reports, the Galaxy Note 4 may come with 3GB RAM, which is seen in Note 3 and not 4GB RAM as revealed by the Indonesian retailer. The South Korean mobile handset maker may launch two models of Galaxy Note 4, one to be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 805, and the other with Exynos 5433 8 Core processor, according to AnTuTu benchmark listings. One of the models will have a curved OLED display and the other a flat OLED display, reported the Korea Times.
G4Games (via ETNews) reported that camera pixel of the new device might be reduced from 13mp seen in Note 3 to 12mp, but with OIS feature. The S-Pen Stylus may have updated gestures and air command, and powered by ultrasound technology.