Updated: Samsung Galaxy Note 4 release date, news and features

Note 4 release date, screen, power and video camera

The all-new Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has now been formally revealed, but what does the successor to the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 actually bring?

Well there’s no change to the size of the screen, which still comes in at the tremendous 5.7 inches that we’ve actually come to know and love, however Samsung has actually made some substantial changes to that killer function.

That 5.7-incher is now a Quad HD Super AMOLED (2,560 x 1,440 resolution) technology that stretches to 500 pixels per inch.

You can take a look at our hands on: Samsung Galaxy Keep in mind 4 testimonial for our impressions of simply what’s actually altered in this latest generation.

Cut to the chase
What’s it? Samsung’s fourth gen phablet
When’s it out? September
What’ll it cost? A lot, much more than the pricey Galaxy S5

Samsung Galaxy Keep in mind 4 release date and price

The Galaxy note was revealed at IFA 2014 on September 3. Samsung had sent out welcomes for an event encouraging individuals to ‘Keep in mind the date’, which was a little bit of a hand out, and so it proved.

Note 4 invite

Earlier in the year Samsung mobile chief Lee Young Hee told Bloomberg that it would be launched in the second half of 2014, while the Korea Times asserted it had actually been informed the Note 4 will certainly come to the IFA show in Berlin. Android Geek’s sources got even more specific, claiming it’ll show up on September 3, as did The Korea Times.

There’s been very little stated about the price yet, but a listing on Indonesian site erafone puts it at IDR 9,499,000 (or roughly ₤ 490 / $810 / AU$ 870) which seems believable, particularly considering that those conversions do not consist of local taxes. Better start saving.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 screen

First up, screen size. The initial Note rocked 5.3 inches, the Note 2 showed up with a 5.5-inch display and the Note 3 pushed things to 5.7 inches.

Going by this reasoning the Galaxy Note 4 must’ve had a 5.9-inch display, which would see it match the HTC One Max and LG G Pro 2, while still disappointing the 6.4-inch Sony Xperia Z Ultra.

But actually Samsung showed praiseworthy restraint, keeping the Note 4 to the 5.7 inches of its predecessor, but throwing a boat-load more quality into its killer feature.

Note 4's impressive screen

The screen now boasts Quad HD Super AMOLED (2,560 x 1,440 resolution) technology that stretches to 500 pixels per inch.

Plus, Samsung is throwing in what it’s calling an adaptive display – one that alters depending on the light of the location you’re viewing the screen – and on paper you’ve the optimal watching no matter what scenario you’re in.

Samsung Galaxy Keep in mind 4 power and storage

We are still digging into the Samsung Galaxy Keep in mind 4 – however while we upgrade this post right here’s exactly what was reported to be the specifications of the Note 4.

The Galaxy Note 4 bring with it a quite impressive 2.7 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor, which certainly won’t be struggling to keep things moving despite the screen.

Also worthy of, ahem, note, is the 3GB RAM that the phone is packing – there are still lots of individuals with Computers that do not rock that kind of memory.

The internal memory of the Galaxy Note 4 is a not unimportant 64GB, which should indicate you don’t have to select between your collection of Jean Claude van Damme motion pictures and your lovingly assembled diverse music.

Samsung’s Note smartphone family
Galaxy Keep in mind|Galaxy Note 2|Galaxy Note 3

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 camera

The Galaxy Keep in mind 4 came in for quite the electronic camera upgrade, however not the 20MP sensor that a report from ET Information recommended was due for release in the second half of the year.

Note 4

Instead, it’s gone from 13MP to 16MP however camera-philes will be more amazed with the f stop, which now clocks in at f1.9. That lets in 60 % more light and produces much better quality images.

You can also use the cam in unison with the S Pen. A new feature called Snap Note permits you to take an image of a notepad (or whiteboard) and change what’s in the image.

Operating system and the S-Pen

Samsung Galaxy Keep in mind 4 operating system

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 runs the current version of Android, Android KitKat.

It’s naturally overlaid with Samsung’s TouchWiz interface similar to the brand-new version which decorates the Galaxy S5.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 chassis

Samsung has decided to provide the Note 4 even more of a premium finish, with a metal rim surrounding the handset, protecting the rest of the framework.

Our impressions suggested that the Note 4 felt terrific in the hand although that faux leather back is going to be as divisive as it was in the Galaxy Note 3 in spite of some design tweaks and the inclusion of a heartrate display. Galaxy Note 4 with the Galaxy Edge

We will be adding to this article over the next few days, however you can read more about the Galaxy Note 4 in our early hand on with the phone.