Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Release Date: Expected Feature Upgrades over Galaxy Note 3; Specifications Comparison

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (Screenshot from Samsung Website)

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (Screenshot from Samsung Website)

All eyes are on Samsung Galaxy Note 4 now that the company has announced its unveiling date. The much-awaited device is expected to have several upgrades over its predecessor, the Galaxy Note 3 when it is unveiled at the Unpacked event on 3 September.

The release date of Galaxy Note 4 is expected to fall on 15 September after it is simultaneously announced in Berlin, Beijing and New York City on 3 September. Its superior specification over predecessor, Note 3 will give gadget lovers a reason to buy the new device.

Samsung Electronics is expected to launch two models of Galaxy Note 4, one with Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor and the other with Exynos 5433 8 Core, according to AnTuTu benchmark. A report by the Korea Times claimed that Samsung one model will have a curved OLED display, while the other will have a flat OLED display. It is also reported that the device may have a flexible display though it is not confirmed yet.

The device will run on Android 4.4.3 KitKat operating system and may come with either a 16MP or 12MP camera with optical image stabilization. Droid Life reported citing revelation by Indonesian retailer Erafone that Galaxy Note 4 be seen in 16/32/64GB variants with 4GB RAM and microSD up to 128GB, contradicting earlier reports that it might have the same 3GB RAM seen in Galaxy Note 3.

Samsung’s patent application has hinted that Galaxy Note 4’s S-Pen Stylus could be powered by ultrasound technology, and it is expected to come with updated gestures and air command. The device may sport a 5.7-inch display with a 2560×1440 resolution (515 ppi pixel density).

On the other hand, Galaxy Note 3 sports a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi pixel density), powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 and Exynos 5 Octa 5420 processors and run on Android v4.3 Jelly Bean (upgradable to Android 4.4.2 KitKat). It comes in 16/32/64 GB variants with 3GB RAM and microSD up to 64GB, houses S-Pen Stylus and has a 13MP camera with autofocus and LED flash.

According to reports, Samsung Electronics may also introduce retina scanner and ultraviolet sensor features in its upcoming next-generation but it is not confirmed yet.

(Image Credit: Screenshot from Samsung Website)

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