The South Korean handset manufacturer, Samsung happens to be a pioneer in lots of things especially when it comes to smartphones. The brand was the first to start the trend of big screen smartphones with its iconic Galaxy Note series and since than the phablet lineup has evolved quite a bit. The latest offering from the brand in this lineup is Galaxy Note 4 and it is already touted as one of the most powerful smartphones in the market. This is a brief overview of the beast from Samsung for the benefit of our readers.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 smartphone boasts of the new design adopted by the brand and comes with a metallic side and faux leather rear panel. Samsung has incorporated its signature S-Pen, fingerprint scanner and heart rate monitor in the design of the handset. Galaxy Note 4 boasts of a sleek profile due to which the handset feels comfortable in the palm despite being big in size.
The handset manufacturer has equipped the handset with a Super AMOLED display that measures 5.7-inch diagonally. Viewing experience offered by the latest Note offering happens to be quite brilliant since it comes with a Quad-HD resolution of 2560 x1440 pixels.
The user experience offered by the handset right out of the box is quite mediocre since it comes with Android 4.4 Kitkat operating system pre-installed in it. However, Samsung has already rolled out the Android Lollipop update for the handset and it is as good as it gets.
Performance and Battery Life
Speaking of performance, the device is equipped with a Quad-core processor clocked at 2.7 GHz, which massively impressive. And to add to the overall performance, there is 3 GB of RAM accompanying the processor to ensure consistency. The handset also comes with 3220 mAh strong battery with fast charging capability.
Samsung has equipped Galaxy Note 4 with a powerful 16 Megapixels primary camera on its rear panel with features like Smart Optical Image Stabilisation, Fast Auto Focus and Live HDR. The front panel of the handset dons a 3.2 Megapixels snapper with F/1.9 aperture, Selfie (90 degrees) and Wide selfie mode (120 degrees).
On the connectivity front, Samsung Galaxy Note 4 comes with all possible options existing in technology right now. From 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, microUSB, Bluetooth, GPS, DLNA to Wireless charging, the handset has it all.
The Samsung Galaxy Note lineup is like an old wine that only gets better with time and the Galaxy Note 4 is a testimonial to this fact. This handset is a big yes to those who are looking for a stylish handset, big display, latest operating system and cutting edge specifications.
|General Specifications||Launch Date||October 21, 2014|
|Model||Galaxy Note 4|
|Color||Black, Gold, Pink, White|
|Operating System||Android v4.4.4 (Kitkat)
Upgradable To V6.0 (Marshmallow)
|Custom UI||TouchWiz UI|
|Dimensions||153.5 x 78.6 x 8.5 mm|
|Processor & RAM||Processor||2.7 GHz Quad core (Krait 450)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084|
|Display||Size||5.7 inches (14.48 cm)|
Scratch-resistant glass, Corning Gorilla Class 4
|Sensors||Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Hall Sensor|
|Resolution||1440 x 2560 pixels|
|Pixel Density||515 ppi|
|Screen to Body Ratio||74.06 %|
|Other Input Features||Multi-touch|
|Rear Camera Sensor||CMOS image sensor, Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor|
|Rear Camera Aperture||f/2.2|
|Rear Camera Features||Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Optical image stabilization|
|Rear Auto Focus||
Phase Detection autofocus
2160p@60fps, 4k, Full HD, HD
|Battery||Battery Capacity||3220 mAh|
|Battery Type||Li-ion, Non Removable|
|Talk Time 3G||20 hr|
|Music Play Time||82 hr|
|3G||HSDPA 2100/1900/900/850, HSDPA 42.2 Mbps|
|4G||LTE Cat4 150 Mbps|
Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz
|USB Port||microUSB 2.0, Mass storage device, USB charging, USB Host|
|Entertainment & Multimedia||Ringtone||Music ringtones, Vibration|
|Audio Format||AC3, eAAC+, FLAC, MP3, WAV|
|Video Format||H.263, H.264, MPEG4, Xvid, DivX|
|Storage||Internal Storage||32 GB|
Up to 128 GB
|Calling & Messaging||Phone Book||
|Additional Information||Items in the Box||Handset, Battery, Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, Stylus, User Manual, Warranty Card|