The test models of the fourth generation Galaxy Note phablet have reportedly landed in India, to undergo trials before going for mass production.
Technology blog GSMArena, while leafing through the database of the Zauba.com - an India-based import-export logistic company, stumbled upon the shipping details of the Samsung device (SM-N910A) being brought to New Delhi (India) from South Korea.
Many believe SM-N910A to be the much-anticipated Galaxy Note 4, considering the fact that its predecessor Galaxy Note 3 variants had identical alpha-numerical SM-N900 code series. The incremented numerical code 910 seems to be logical for an upgraded device, while the character 'A' is said to indicate that the model is bound for American carrier AT&T.
The description section of the manifest says the device is imported to India for testing and evaluation purpose, and also mentions that the phone is 5.7-inch in size, which is in line with previous reports. The company is said to keep Galaxy Note 3's screen dimension for the upcoming successor but also incorporate bendable display with QHD (aka 2K) to make it more marketable and a worthy upgrade for its highly successful predecessor.
GSMArena has also spied over the UAProf (User Agent Profile) page of Samsung Mobile to confirm that the Galaxy Note 4 will indeed flaunt a 2560x1440p resolution display.
Speculations are rife that Samsung's fourth generation Galaxy Note is likely to come two variants - one having bendable OLED display and the other with normal flat screen (both having QHD resolutions) - and are also said to be released with different chipsets depending on the markets; one with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 805 series quad-core processor, which can clock maximum CPU speed up to 2.7GHz, bound for American markets, whereas second model housing the company's in-house Exynos Octa-core CPU, for Europe and the rest of the global regions.
The report is no surprise for fans as Samsung is well known for coming up with multiple variants of its flagship models.
Other expected specifications of Galaxy Note 4 include latest Android OS (probably v5.0), Sony's proprietary IMX240 (yet-to-be announced), a 16.0-megapixel camera with OIS (Optical Image Stabilizer) feature and a 2.0-megapixel front-facing camera.
Word on the street is that Galaxy Note 4 will get launched this fall (in September) at IFA (Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin) 2014, much like its predecessors, which have been making debut in Germany since the first Galaxy Note in 2011.