It hasn't been since Samsung first introduced its brand new Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge handsets at this year IFA event in Berlin. And with the year finally coming to an end, there's some good news for you if you are looking to buy the Note 4 later down the line.
According to reports, Samsung is aiming to launch the new Galaxy Note 4 phablet is as many as 140 different countries by the end of October 2014. The new information is also in line with the fact the company put up the previous Galaxy Note 3 up for sale in 100 countries in a single day, last time around.
As the new information goes, while the Galaxy Note 4 will be available beginning September 26th in Korea, outside of Korea, the handset will be ready to hit the shelves in 140 countries by the end of October.
"As the originator of the Note category, Samsung takes immense pride and responsibility" said Mr. DJ Lee, President and Head of Sales & Marketing of the IT & Mobile Communications Division at Samsung Mobile. "Galaxy Note 4, which maximizes the usability of the large screen and S Pen, will take mobile user experience to a whole new level."
So there you have it. Right from the source that matters the most. And if you are indeed taken aback by the new phablet release by Samsung and want to purchase a unit, you might as well start acting from now.
The Galaxy Note 4 comes with a 5.7-inch QHD Super AMOLED Display with a pixel density of 571 ppi. It is powered by a 2.7GHz Octa-core Cortex processor coupled with 3GB of RAM and runs on Android KitKat OS.
The smartphone houses 32GB of internal storage and also features a microSD card slot which supports up to 128GB of additional storage. In the imaging aspect, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 brings in the 16 megapixel Sony IMX240 camera sensor with optical image stabilization and dual-LED flash.
It is capable of shooting 4K UHD videos at 30fps. At the front, users will get to see a 3.7 megapixel sensor, which is capable of shooting images and videos in WQHD resolution (2560 x 1440 pixels).
Connectivity options that Samsung has provided in the Galaxy Note 4 smartphone include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS with GLOSNASS and 4G LTE support.
The Galaxy Note 4 is fueled by a 3,220 mAh battery and the company claims that the phone is a less energy consuming device.