Samsung Galaxy Note Edge : Start of a New Era

Samsung Galaxy Note EdgeAnyone would have hardly thought about getting anything better than the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. Is there anything like that? I would say yes there is. It is the sibling of Samsung Galaxy Note 4 with curved screen, The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge. The device has given a new definition to curved screen with many great features.

The curved screen of the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge provides quick access to frequently used apps, alerts and device functionality all with the swipe of a thumb, even when the cover is closed. The curved screen of the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge allows the users to receive notifications on the edge screen without disturbing viewing while watching videos. You can also move notifications to the edge screen while doing some work, so that it can be accessed later without loss.Samsung Galaxy Note Edge

The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge sports 5.6” Super AMOLED Quad-HD display with a resolution of (2560 x 1440+160) pixels. Its High Resolution boasts tremendous viewing experience. There is a 2.7GHz Quad-Core processor with Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 chipset with Adreno 420 graphics. The OS is Android v4.4.4 Kitkat and there is 3GB RAM with 32GB storage capacity expandable up to 128GB.Samsung Galaxy Note Edge

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge has 16MP Smart OIS rear camera that provides best results for every moment and it also has 3.7MP front facing camera with F1.9 lens. The advanced S pen offers an improved digital handwriting experience through enhanced pressure sensitivity.

The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge features great connectivity options with WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2X2 MIMO), Download Booster, NFC, Bluetooth v4.1 (BLE), ANT+, USB 2.0, MHL 3.0, and IR LED (Remote Control).

The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge supports Multi-window, Gain-flexibility by managing multiple applications at once on a single screen using simple gestures. The device also supports fast charging, 0 to 50% in only 30 minutes along with its 3000mAh strong battery.

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge full specs

Display

  • 5.6’’ Quad HD + Super AMOLED with a resolution of (2560 x (1440+160)), curved display

Processor

  • 2.7GHz Quad-Core processor
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 chipset
  • Adreno 420 graphics.

Operating System

  • Android v4.4.4 Kitkat

Memory

  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB internal memory which is expandable up to 128GB.

Camera

  • 16MP rear camera with Smart OIS/ Fast AF, Live HDR (Rich tone)
  • 3.7MP Front camera with F 1.9 and 90 degree Selfie and 120 degree Wide Selfie supports.

Network

  • 2.5G GSM/GPRS/EDGE, 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • 3G (HSPA + 42Mbps), 850/900/1900/2100 MHz
  • 4G (LTE Cat.4 150/50 Mbps) or 4G (LTE Cat.6 300/50 Mbps)

Note: It may differ by country and carrier

Connectivity

  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2×2 MIMO)
  • Download Booster
  • NFC
  • Bluetooth v4.1 (BLE), ANT+
  • USB 2.0, MHL 3.0
  • IR LED (Remote Control)

Sensor

  • Gesture
  • Accelerometer
  • Geo-Magnetic
  • Gyroscope
  • RGB ambient light
  • Proximity
  • Barometer
  • Hall Sensor
  • Finger Scanner
  • UV,HRM

Audio

  • Codec: MP3,AAC/AAC+ /eAAC+, WMA, AMR-NB/WB, Vorbis, FLAC
  • Adapt Sound, Wise Voice 2.0, Extra Volume 2.0, Sound Alive, 3 Mics (Directional Voice Recording)

S Pen

  • Hovering 15mm
  • Pressure level 2,048
  • 15gms

Battery

  • 3000mAh
  • Fast Charging

Dimension

  • 151.3 x 82.4 x 8.3mm

Weight

  • 174gms

Although the curved edge of the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge has many advantages, it also has a disadvantage that some part of screen will always reflect too much thus creating distraction.

The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge has very good performances with its all features but it is very costly at a price of Rs. 62,716. Thus before investing that much amount of money in first generation of curved screen device you must be clear about it. The device provides unique experience and great technological improvement. It has left behind Samsung Galaxy Note 4 in terms of curved screen and some performance.

Also see Apple iPhone 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4

The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge is one of coolest and attractive device in the market and good to have it for show off and get attraction of others. If anyone likes having gadgets with different and cool design and style then they may surely have a go at it.

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