Last month when Samsung has launched Note 4 in India, and at launch company did said that they will launch Note Edge in India very soon, but failed to give any date. Today Samsung has secretly launched its Galaxy Note Edge in India, this smartphone is priced Rs 64,900 and as expected, it will be available from second week of January. Samsung has originally announced this device in pre-IFA 2014 event in Berlin.
The main USP of this device is that it comes with an additional side display screen at the right side, thus its right edge extends and curves until it reaches the back side of the phone which gives it a unique look. This side display can hold information’s like weather and times, it allows you to view these information easily when phone is laid flat on the table. When you use camera in horizontally, the shutter button and other functions appear on top.
Other functions of side display is that when phone is locked it can display time and notifications and when display is turned on it can provide one-tap access to app which we find on Home screen like flashlight, stopwatch and ruler.
If we talk about specs then Galaxy Note Edge has a 5.6-inch Quad-HD+ Super AMOLED display screen with screen resolution of 1440+160×2560 pixel with 539 ppi, under the hood it is powered by a quad-core 2.7GHz processor along with 3 GB of RAM.
Rest of the specs are as same as of Galaxy Note 4 like At back it features a 16-megapixel auto-focus rear camera with Smart OIS with Sony IMX240 sensor, and at front it has a 3.7-megapixel front-facing camera with a f/1.9 lens. For connectivity it has Wi-Fi 802.11 a/ b/ g/ n/ ac, GPS/ Glonass, NFC, Bluetooth v 4., IR LED, USB 2.0, and MHL 3.0. It runs on Android 4.4.4 Kitkat with Touch Wiz UI on top.
Mr. Asim Warsi, VP, Mobile & IT, Samsung India, said :-
Samsung continues with its legacy of pioneering extraordinary innovations and setting new benchmarks in the mobile industry. The Galaxy Note Edge is a stunningly beautiful device equipped with a unique curved screen which not only makes the smartphone distinctive but also delivers a unique way to access information and optimizes functionality, At Samsung, we relentlessly pursue customer-centric innovation and develop devices that enable consumers to express their unique style. The Galaxy Note Edge’s curved design will make the screen more meaningful to users in their everyday lives.