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Galaxy Note Edge First Impression

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Before the IFA we only heard the news and rumors about the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Samsung Galaxy Alpha. After some time Samsung gives the hint about their new Tizen based smart watch Galaxy Gear S. The company confirmed both devices but at the time of event the company gives the surprise to the users and revealed the complete series of Note. From the confirm devices Samsung only revealed Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Gear S smartwatch but besides that Samsung revealed two more interesting devices Galaxy Note Edge and Galaxy Active.

Galaxy Note Edge is the first curved display tablet till today and Samsung feels proud to announce this tablet and takes the honor to introduce the first curved display in the markets. After very hard work combined the latest technology in one platform the Samsung revealed the tablet. Samsung is really hopeful that the new revealed Galaxy Note 4 Edge gives the massive boost to the company and users will surely enjoy the features of new Galaxy Note 4 Edge. Let us see what the edge 4 has to offer to the users.


v  Operating system:                    Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)

v  Weight & Dimension:              174 grams, 151.3 x 82.4 x 8.3 mm

v  Display Size & Resolution     5.6 Inches, 1600 x 2560 pixels

v  Processor:                                Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 450 (Snapdragon),       

                                                   Quad- core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core Cortex-A57                                                    (Exynos)

v  Chipset:                                      Qualcomm Snapdragon 805, Exynos 5433

v  GPU:                                             Adreno 420 (Snapdragon), Mali-T760 (Exynos)

v  Memory:                                     3 GB RAM, 32/64 on board memory, 64 GB external

v  Camera:                                         Primary 16 Mega Pixel, Secondary 3.1 Mega Pixel

v  Battery:                                         Li-Ion 3,000 mAh battery

Design And Display


Design is the very basic and considerable point to the manufacturers and most of the manufacturers try to reveal the handset or phablets in light weight and in slim body. Galaxy Note Edge has everything which users expect from the Samsung high range tablet. There is no doubt that the Samsung meets the users’ requirements but entirely in different manner. Galaxy Note Edge is the copy of Galaxy Note 4 but comes with many changes. The shape of the body is similar with Galaxy Note 4 and they both have round edges. Galaxy Note Edge comes in metal body; company placed the faux leather cover at the back side of the tablet with a totally changed designed pattern.

The interesting thing is the right side of the tablet which has some place because the extensive display located there. The tablet gives the pretty look with that display location. The Note Edge only carries 174 grams weight and has equal measures 151.3 x 82.4 x 8.3 mm dimensions which make the tablet splendid.


As we already know this tablet has curved display. The Galaxy Note Edge has 5.6 inches wide display with 1600 x 2560 pixels resolution. The display is made up with Super AMOLOED technology. Samsung is the innovator of this technology as well. The interesting thing in the screen is that the screen displays lot of information at once and users can see the desired information according to their need while they are using any other app.  There is no chance to miss any notification while the users are busy the small callout appears at the same using window when any notification knocks the user’s door and they can read them easily without minimizing the current window. The tablet screen is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 which keeps the tablet screen away from unexpected damages and scratches.

Software & User Interface:


Many good features are found inside the Galaxy Note Edge. The tablet runs Android 4.4.4 KitKat operating system. But Samsung did some additional work on the built in apps to make the Edge screen more comfortable and useful. Samsung combined their own TouchWiz interface with Android operating system. The interface comes with rich features; the other attractive thing is that the Note Edge comes with Stylus (S-Pen) which makes the typing easy for the users and users can type faster than their average speed.

Processor & Memory:

There is nothing shocking if the Samsung gives the options to the users between the chipset, processor and GPU. Yes the Note Edge comes with two processors, Chipset and GPU option. But both options are embedded with latest technologies. One version comes with quad core 2.5 GHz krait 450 snapdragon processor along with Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 system on chip and Adreno 420 GPU. The other version is with 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core Cortex-A5 processor with Exynos 5433 chipset and Mali-T760 GPU for graphics.

There is no doubt that the processors, chipsets and GPU’s are equally good in working and both carry latest technology and fulfill all the requirements of the user and are efficient in working with speed and perfection.

Samsung laced 3GB RAM along with two memory options 32 and 64 GB on board. The on board memory can be extended up to 64 GB via microSD card. The memory is well enough to save and run large number of files and perform multiple tasks at the same time. Users can easily save and carry their complete large data base with them easily.   



Camera is one of the main features in any tablet, smartphone and phablets. Samsung is quite famous for their very good and balanced camera configuration placement on the handsets and tablets. Galaxy Note Edge has a 16 mega pixel back and 3.7 mega pixel front facing camera with 3456 x 4608 pixels resolutions. The tablet camera has some additional and powerful features like optical image stabilization, autofocus, LED flash, Dual Shot, geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, image stabilization, panorama. These are the marvelous features; perform many functions without any extra human efforts. The users only need to set the features one time and after that function perform the functions automatically.


Most of the time Samsung placed powerful and removable batteries on their handsets and tablets.  Similarly Samsung placed the same powerful battery inside the Galaxy Note Edge. The tablet consumes power from Li-Ion 3,000 mAh battery. Though the talk time and the stand by time of the battery are still not known but it is expected that the tablet provides sufficient talk time and stand by time to the users and users will enjoy the features of Galaxy Note Edge to their maximum extent.


Available Colors, Price and extra features of  The Tablet:

Galaxy Note Edge will be available in two charming colors Black and White. The both colors are equally good and the tablet looks pretty in both. The price of the tablet is still under the hood but it is expected that the tablet would not be sold higher than Galaxy Note 4. The tablet has some additional features like finger print scanner and heart rate monitor. Users can personalize and protect their tablet by their finger prints and make the device more personal. Besides the finger print scanner the heart rate monitor is also found on the tablet which makes the users aware about their fitness and health and the users can easily monitor their fitness via heart rate monitor.                                          

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