Samsung in an Unpacked event today unveiled the successor to it’s flagship Note range of smartphones, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. Samsung’s Note genre is known for its humongous screen sizes but the company has not followed this tradition this time around and has kept the screen size from the Note 3. The design of the device is comprised of a metal casing with a faux leather back which will come in different gradients.
Having said that, the 5.7 inches display will now be a home to upto 80% more pixels and thus the pixel density has been bumped up to 515 ppi on a QHD resolution. The Super AMOLED display has a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels and is covered with 2.5D Gorilla Glass 3 which has curved sides for a smoother touch input.
The Note series is incomplete without the S Pen stylus which Samsung has redesigned for Note 4. Apart from that, the interface of the stylus working environment has also been enhanced and some new features like Snap Note have also been added.
Additionally, the photographic capabilities of this device are pretty advanced through a 16-megapixel rear snapper with optical image stabilization and a front-facing snapper of 4-megapixels with an aperture of f/1.9.
The Galaxy Note 4 will be powered by a Snapdragon 805 Quad-Core processor clocked at 2.7 GHz or an Exynos 5433 Octa-Core processor clocked at 1.9 GHz which is region dependent. To back the processor an adequate RAM of 3GB is provided with an internal memory of 32 GB which is further expandable via microSD card slot.
The device runs on Android 4.4 KitKat beneath the TouchWiz customizations.
On the connectivity front, the Snapdragon version of the device will have LTE Cat. 6 connectivity and whereas the Exynos variant will be accompanied with LTE Cat. 4 connectivity. The Note 4 has embedded three noise suppressing microphones that have special capabilities for unwanted noise reduction. Also, the device has usual set of sensors apart from an improved Fingerprint scanner, an UV sensor and a Heart Rate monitoring sensor that made a debut on the Galaxy S5.
The Galaxy Note 4 will draw its power from a 3,220mAh battery which can be charged wirelessly as well.
As of now, no pricing for the device has been announced. The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will be available from October.