The long-awaited and highly-anticipated Samsung Galaxy Note Edge smartphone will arrive in the United States on November 14. The phablet is being sold by AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless and U.S. Cellular.
The biggest change from the Galaxy Note 4 is a new screen that wraps over the right side rail of the device. The Note Edge features a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels, plus 160 pixels for the side screen. The devices side screen is used to showcase app notifications, email alerts and other important highlights. The side screen also includes controls for the camera and S Note pen, a ticker board, a night clock, Quick Tools, Express Me and more.
The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge also features Android 4.4 “KitKat,” a quad-core processor clocked at 2.7 GHz, 3 GB of memory, 32 GB of internal storage, a microSD card slot (up to 128 GB), a 16MP camera on the back and a 3.7MP camera on the front.
On the connectivity side the smartphone features dual-band Wireless AC, NFC, Bluetooth 4.1, an IR LED, and GPS.
With secondary controls gaining more traction the Note Edge also features gesture sensors, an accelerometer, proximity sensors, and a finger scanner. The smartphone also features S Pen optimized apps for Multi Window, Screen Write, Image Clip and Smart Select.
If that isn’t enough to get you excited, the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge also features Samsung’s Knox security platform which partitions a users work and home use for added security.
Finally, the smartphone features Adaptive Fast Charging which can provide users with 50 percent battery life in just 30 minutes.
The Galaxy Note Edge will be sold in Charcoal Black and Frost White.
Here’s a video that showcases the smartphones new side screen display:
With a host of new features, an inventive new side display, and other useful options, it will only be a matter of time before users decided if the Galaxy Note Edge is worth a new purchase.
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