Galaxy Note 4
Galaxy Note 4Samsung Mobile Press

World smartphone leader, Samsung today (29 December) launched the third variant of flagship phablet Galaxy Note 4.

The new Samsung Galaxy Note 4 S-LTE is said to boast Tri-band Carrier Aggregation (CA) technology. Apparently this high-end technology merges three different frequency bands in to a single frequency enabling the device's modem chip to clock close to 300 mbps download speed and theoretically it can even breach 450 mbps speed.

"The LTE-A Tri-Band CA smartphone is a meaningful advancement in mobile and telecommunications technologies, and demonstrates Samsung's long-term commitment to providing innovation within the telecommunications industry," said JK Shin, CEO and President of IT & Mobile Communications Division at Samsung Electronics.

According to, Samsung Note 4 S-LTE will be sold via major carrier network firm – SK Telecom in its home market South Korea. However, the details of the device's price and release date are still under wraps.

Besides the new network boosting technology, other internal hardware specifications of the phablet will remain the same. It will sport 5.7-inch QHD display, Android 4.4.4 KitKat OS, 3GB RAM and 3220 mAh battery.

Key Specifications of Samsung Galaxy Note 4 S-LTE:

Model Samsung Galaxy Note 4 S-LTE
Display 5.7-inch quad HD (2560x1440p) super AMOLED screenPixel Density: 515 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS Android v4.4.4 KitKat with new TouchWiz UI
Processor 2.7GHz Snapdragon 805 quad-core processor
GPU Adreno 420
Storage capacity 32GB, + 64GB via microSD
Camera Main: 16.0-megapixel camera with Auto-focus and smart OIS (Optimized Image Stabilization)Front: 3.7-megapixel camera with F1.0 aperture with Wide selfie feature ( similar to panorama feature)
Additional camera features Rear Facing Camera : HDR (Rich tone), Selective Focus, Rear-cam Selfie, Beauty face, Virtual Tour Shot, Shot&More, Dual Camera
Front Facing Camera : Selfie, Wide Selfie
Battery 3,220 mAh with super-fast charging capability which can power the phone to 50-percent in just 30 minutes
Network 3G & 4G with Tri-band Carrier Aggregation technology (LTE Cat 6 300 mbps download speed; theoretically phone is said to be capable of 450 mbps download speed)
S-Pen features Air Command (Action Memo, Smart Select, Image Clip, Screen Write)
S Note, Snap Note, Direct Pen Input
Add-ons Finger print sensor, Download booster, 4 micro-phones, Heart-rate monitor, UV sensor, Bluetooth v4.1, Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (HT80) MIMO PCIe ), USB 2.0, IR LED, MHL 3.0
Dimensions 153.5 x 78.6 x 8.5 mm
Weight 176 g