As it was expected, Samsung has, just after a month of its official global unveiling, announced the Galaxy Note 4 smartphone in India. The company has also revealed the price of the device at Rs. 58,300. However, the South Korean tech giant didn't announce the premium smartphone - the Note Edge that features three sided display.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will be offered in frost white, charcoal black, bronze gold and blossom pink color options. It will be available from across India starting from October 17th.
The latest offering from Samsung will hit the Indian market shelves just before the Diwali festival kicks off in the country. That's the time when iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will go on sale as well. Thus, the two high end smartphones will have a one on one battle on the Indian ground.
Samsung Galaxy Note 4: Key Specifications
The Galaxy Note 4 employs a 5.7-inch QHD (1440x2560pixels) Super AMOLED Display with a pixel density of 571 ppi. Samsung hardly launches a Snapdragon chipset powered variants in India, and basically it launches the octa core models in the country.
Oddly, the press release mentions that the phone is powered by a 2.7 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 805 processor with Adreno 420 GPU (If the company has made a mistage on te press release, than you can expect that to be changed to Exynos 5433 octa-core chipset.with 1.9GHz quad-core and 1.3GHz quad-core). The CPU will be complemented by 3GB of RAM and runs on Android KitKat OS.
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 in Gallery
The rear camera has 16MP resolution and also uses Optical Image Stabilizer. There are several camera features that are in fact really impressive. At the front, the Galaxy Note 4 houses 3.7 megapixel sensor with f/1.9 aperture, 120 degree wide angle lens which is capable of shooting images and videos in WQHD resolution (2560 x 1440 pixels).
The latest Galaxy Note 4 houses 32GB built in storage unit which can be further enhanced up wot 64GB using microSD card.
Connectivity options include a top-of-the-line too. It uses 4G LTE-A Cat.6 / 3G HSPA+ up to 42 Mbps, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (HT80) MIMO PCIe , Bluetooth v4.1 LE / ANT+, GPS / GLONASS / Beidou , USB2.0 and MHL 3.0.
The Galaxy Note 4 is fueled by a 3,220 mAh battery and the company claims that the phone is itself a very less energy consuming device. Despite a higher-resolution display, Samsung says that Galaxy Note 4 will deliver 7.5% more battery life than its predecessor due to an optimized interface. Further the smartphone also features a fast-charging technology, so the battery can go from 0% to 50% in 30 minutes.
Few of the features that Samsung has retained from the Galaxy S5 are the fingerprint sensor embedded in the Home key and heart rate sensor on the back of Galaxy Note 4. Moreover, also few more hardware pieces have been added like the barometer and hall sensor.
Obviously, the Galaxy Note series come with an S Pen stylus, which has a couple of functional tricks in itself as well. There are several features that emans the help of the S-Pen like Smart Select, Photo Note and much more.
According to the company, the Galaxy Note 4 will come pre-loaded with support for 14 regional Indian languages, including Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Gujarati, Urdu, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, Oriya and Assamese.
Samsung Gear Circle
Along with the high end smartphone, the South Korean smartphone maker has also launched the Gear Circle headphone at the price of Rs. 8,500. Gear Circle is designed to be hung around your neck. It features Magnetic Sensor (Smart Magnetic Clasp Control), Touch sensor (Volume Control) and is powered by 180mAh (300hours / 11hours/ 9hours) battery.
As part of its introductory offer, Vodafone is offering up to 2GB of data per month for subscribers who are not active on data packs. Subscribers with active data packs will get up to 1GB per month for two months.
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