Samsung had unveiled the Galaxy Note 4 at IFA this year on September 3. Today, it has been launched in India for a price of Rs 58,300. The company has launched the Snapdragon variant in India instead of Exynos which is a welcome change.
The Galaxy Note 4 features a 5.7-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels, also has a whopping pixel density of 515 ppi. It has Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection for scratches. The phablet will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 chipset with quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 450 CPU, Adreno 420 GPU and 3 GB of RAM. It will come with 32 GB of internal memory which can also be expanded up to 64 GB via microSD card.
The Galaxy Note 4 runs on Android 4.4.4 Kitkat with the latest version of the TouchWiz on top of it. It has the same fingerprint scanner as of the Galaxy S5 but with added functionality. Samsung has also redesigned the S Pen stylus that offers better grip now. The softwares which utilises the S Pen – S Note, Multi Window has been updated with new features too. It has also drafted in the Heart-rate sensor which was introduced in the Galaxy S5.
The Galaxy Note 4 comes with a 16 megapixel Sony IMX240 camera sensor with optical image stabilization and dual-LED flash. It is capable of capturing 4K UHD videos at 30 fps. On the front, it now has a 3.7 megapixel sensor which is capable of shooting images and videos in WQHD resolution (2560 x 1440 pixels).
The Note 4 includes Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b.b/n/ac, dual band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS with GLONASS and 4G LTE support. It will come with a 3,220 mAh battery, which according to the company will last a day without any hassle.
The phablet will be available in frost white, charcoal black, bronze gold and blossom pink colour variants. The device has been priced at Rs 58,300 but the box mentions a MRP of Rs 61,500. The Galaxy Note 4 will be available in India from October 17 which also happens to be the launch date of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.
So, the Galaxy Note 4 will take on the iPhone 6 Plus which has been priced at Rs 62,500 for the 16GB variant and goes up till Rs 80,500 for the 128GB variant. Let’s see who comes out victorious. The game is certainly, ON.