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2014 Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Phablet 5.7-Inch QHD Display, Confirmed! Purported Technical Specifications Surface Online!

Samsung Galaxy Note 4, the 2014 follow-up to last year's TechPinas Badge of Excellence Awardee SGNote3 is expected to be formally unveiled by the Korean Giant at IFA 2014 happening on September 05 to 10 in Berlin. (And just like its predecessors, the flagship phablet could very well land in the Philippines by the last week of October or the first week of November.)

2014 Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Samsung Galaxy Note 4
SGNote4 Concept Photo by Hasan Kaymak

As of writing, Samsung hasn't disclosed any detail about their upcoming smartphone-tablet hybrid. Nonetheless, some information about the device - both seemingly official and merely speculated - have already started to surface online.

2014 Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Samsung Mobile Phone SM-N910A has apparently entered India recently for testing and evaluation purposes. As you may know, Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is phablet model number SM-N900 -- and considering the company's device nomenclature or naming system, there's reason to believe that SM-N910A refers to the Note3 successor, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4.

Looking at the table above, it's clear N910A will come with a 5.7-inch display, which is just the same as the screen size of Samsung Galaxy Note 3. However, based on leaked "formal" documents, the 2014 phablet will have a far higher Quad HD 1,440 x 2,560 pixels resolution, which should delivery a more enjoyable viewing experience on the device.

According to The Korea Times, the handset will be introdced alongside a new line of curved OLED TVs, the next generation of Samsung Galaxy Gear, and the much talked about Samsung Galaxy Gear Glass.

Additionally, the media outlet disclosed that Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will be available in two variants: one with the standard flat SuperAMOLED display while the other model will flaunt a curved SuperAMOLED panel, which many Samsung fans have long been waiting for.


Apart from the rumored curved screen display, other purported features and technical specifications of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 include the 2.7 GHz Quad Core Krait 450 and Adreno 420 based Snapdragon 805 chipset, 3 GB of RAM, and an upgraded S Pen stylus complemented by an all new S Note application. The smartphone is also expected to sport a 16 MegaPixel ISOCELL main camera - similar to what's on the best-selling Samsung Galaxy S5 - and to run Android 4.4.3, Android 4.5, or even Android 5.0 right out of the box.

Are you guys upgrading? I own a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and off hand, I'm not yet too keen on purchasing the upgrade. I think the specs are more or less gonna be the same; I mean, SGNote3's Snapdragon 800 SoC and 3GB of RAM are still more than capable of delivering a very smooth touch, gaming, and overall mobile experience. I have the Samsung Galaxy S5 here and I think its camera is phenomenal -- but still nowhere near that of my Nokia Lumia 1020 or Sony Xperia Z2. If SGNote4 will have the same shooter, it ain't gonna be much. Heck, I think the "flat screen" SGNote4 variant will be almost the same as our current phablet. The curved version sounds interesting -- but if it's gonna end up simply looking like Samsung Galaxy Round (which didn't do very well), I don't think consumers will be all too impressed. Anyway, let me know your thoughts about Samsung Galaxy Note 4.

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