Rumor: Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to use three-sided YOUM display

Rumor: Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to use three-sided YOUM display
Just the other day, Samsung senior vice president Yoon Han-kil said that the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 would contain a new form factor. We might have some idea of what to expect, after a new round of speculation involving the next iteration of Samsung's phablet. According to a rumor out of Korea, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will come to market with a flexible "Youm" display. And we're not talking about flexible like the Samsung Galaxy Round, either. We are expecting a screen that can bend. Maybe it won't be able to have (with apologies to Adam Levine) moves like Gumby, but it appears that it will take screen flexibility to a new level.

The other new feature of the screen might turn out to be even more exciting. According to this rumor, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will feature a three-sided display. This rumor dates back to January, when we first told you that Sammy's next phablet would offer such a thing. The very next month, we once again passed along a rumor about a "rolled edge" display on the Galaxy Note 4, similar to a three-sided display (the more interesting part of that report was talk of a foldable Galaxy Note 5 for 2015).

Samsung has filed a patent application for a wraparound screen, which follows the same concepts as the three-sided display. It could allow for the use of virtual buttons and allow users to more easily tab through files or pictures sorted alphabetically or by year.

It all raises the excitement level for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. The phablet, which carries a lot of expectations this year, now carries much more.

Will the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 have a screen that looks like this?

Will the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 have a screen that looks like this?


Thanks for the tip!

source: ZDNet.kr (translated) via gforgames

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  • Battery 3220 mAh(20h 3G talk time)

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67 Comments

1. AstronautJones

Posts: 305; Member since: Aug 01, 2012

Guess this one will have to go naked

42. james004

Posts: 486; Member since: May 15, 2013

another fake rumour to hype up the phone before release. mehhh its going to be another huge plastic phone.

45. John2014

Posts: 43; Member since: Jan 14, 2014

They trying to make news because they don't have any new things like S5. Always making news even if the fake news and try to stop to forget about Samsung.

46. azyub

Posts: 2; Member since: Apr 20, 2014

Wow, really? So the fastest camera on any smartphone isn't anything new? The first heart rate sensor on a phone isn't anything new either? The power to change the focus on photos after taking them isn't new either, is it, rednecks? the fact that it's water proof isn't new, no? The fact that it has 64 bits not new, no? The fact that ultra power saving mode can let you browse the net and use the phone for a week on battery isn't new, right? the fact that it has a 7 channel music equalizer.. still not new? the fact that IT CAN COMBINE WIFI AND MOBILE for data, not new, no?? for you "clever" iphone lovers nothing is new, yeah?! Oh, it's made from plastic? Making it from metal to make it heavy and more expensive would be so much better, right? Because stupidity isn't new indeed. And yours is pretty old.

52. kalloud

Posts: 155; Member since: Jun 21, 2012

The galaxy S5 doesn't have 64bit processor.

59. rihel_95

Posts: 305; Member since: Mar 21, 2012

any phone's camera can be used as heartbeat sensor and its too accurate..no need of extra sensor for it..they could have done so...but u doesnt love gimmicks?

60. Blazers

Posts: 719; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Easy there son, I love Samsung phones just as much as the next person, but it's just a phone. No need to give yourself an ulcer over it. The S5 is a worthy upgrade from the S3 or Note 2 for sure, but not so sure if it's worth upgrading from the S4 or Note 3.

61. imagebloke

Posts: 3; Member since: Apr 20, 2014

I fully agree with you. I am not a big fan of Samsung and I recently bought the iPad Air which by the way I like very much but it is clear that Samsung has been improving quite a lot throughout the years. Some Apple's diehards hates listening certain things but I do believe this year is going to be vital for Apple. If they continue to improve what we already have here than I do think Apple will be in serious trouble. The iPad Air is a fantastic tablet and I do believe Apple can enjoy the advantages they already have over Samsung and other manufactures to embrace certain things they should already have done. Multitask is present everywhere why not make it available in iOS 8? File explorer is inexistent, but why? Don't tell me it is not important because it is and would save users' precious time. No SD card slot? Are people going to say it is. It important either? It is very important it would be a very welcome change. Don't take me wrong, I love the iPad Air but if you look at Samsung and their pro tablet line you cane see how much they have been working. Higher resolution display, excellent processor and memory. The only thing that I truly hate about Samsung is this bloody touchwiz thing. I absolutely hate it. Update the OS is another horrible thing if Samsung at least allowed us to remove all the unnecessary and sometimes useless apps they ship, as well as a faster OS update I am sure they would worry Apple much more. It is about time Apple embrace reality and add these and other so necessary features. Lots are beginning to questions if they should spend their five hundred dollars on a 16g iPad model knowing that other companies offer better screen resolution, equal speed, file manager and expandable storage.

63. ecmedic4

Posts: 520; Member since: May 02, 2013

Actually the fact that its waterproof isn't new, other phones had that, even the galaxy active from last year. The GS5 doesn't have a 64 bit processor. I have an iPhone 5S and its metal and glass and its far from heavy, infact i think it weighs less than the S5, and the the 16GB iPhone 5S and 16GB GS5 cost the same at $650.00.

54. DCSeerIvan

Posts: 35; Member since: Apr 14, 2014

Its okay because its eco friendly :))

56. tedkord

Posts: 17131; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Translation: Samsung will continue to sell twice as many smartphones as anyone else, and that really makes my derriere ache.

2. JMartin22

Posts: 2327; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

I don't know what to think about this if it were true. I kind of like my phones just being flat and rounded like normal.

47. greenrolaids

Posts: 56; Member since: Feb 04, 2012

good luck handing your mom your phone to look at a photo... Its hard enough now.. every time she grabs my s4 she either hits a button or the screen and the pic disappears. Followed by me saying.. you dont need to hold the phone to see the picture.... Logans run had a point....

48. azyub

Posts: 2; Member since: Apr 20, 2014

then continue to live in 2010. we dont care

3. wilsong17 unregistered

I'm happy w my note 3 I can't wait to see this sexy beast

4. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Note 4 will be better than s5.

5. galanoth

Posts: 428; Member since: Nov 26, 2011

It better be, its being released 6 months after the S5.

51. marlboro

Posts: 94; Member since: Mar 27, 2014

note 5 will be better than s6, LOL

6. Tizen007

Posts: 575; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

Haters won't hate the design for this phablet.

26. walnuttt

Posts: 153; Member since: Apr 11, 2014

I dont think so, haters always have something to say even when the phone is perfectly created (design, great specs, build quality etc.) especially to Samsung. They have so lots of things to say against it. Haters gonna hate forever because of some reasons: - they can't afford the phone - the phone they are bashing beats the phone/brand they are using. - they have lots of insecurities in theirselves. - they have nothing to do in their useless life but to waste their time bashing Samsung. - and whatever stupid reasons they have (no one cares)

30. gigaraga

Posts: 1454; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

^ +1 Couldn't agree more.

41. seret6

Posts: 279; Member since: Aug 14, 2013

hahaha good one. agree with all the points

43. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

I agree. But that goes to all haters not only Samsung.

66. Salazzi

Posts: 537; Member since: Feb 17, 2014

So.. by those standards, it equally applies to the multitude of individuals who have been hating on Apple exponentially as hard for the past 3 years, yeah? Because it's witnessed that there are indeed more haters of Apple than Samsung. Or do you only seem to highlight what you think applies to Samsung exclusively and haters of anything else have genuine reasons for doing so but no genuine reasons for doing so to Samsung?

67. dimitris91

Posts: 2; Member since: Apr 19, 2014

I have been an iphone 4 user for 3 years now. I am really happy with apple so far, reliable and solid phone, but after seeing note 3, what it can do, i was stunned!! The screen was huge compared to my ip4's, different camera shoot modes, group play etc etc... So I decided it's time to move on, not hating apple or anything, just want to try something new that looks amazing.. I would like an honest opinion from a previous note owner on if i should wait for the Note 4, or go ahead and buy the Note 3. Thanks for your time, any additional tips are more than welcome (;

7. JGuinan007

Posts: 699; Member since: May 19, 2011

no this is all wrong

8. Tizen007

Posts: 575; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

I happen to find the "new form factor" rather welcoming than Sammy's outdated home button centralized design. It will be unique, and I'm happy that we don't have to see Sammy and Apple engaging in their trial wars for design that is if this is Samsung's new design platform.

9. slaggyb

Posts: 218; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

How is this even practical? Allan F and sugar coating rumours. I guess it will also feature a flexible battery, fake flexible leather back and fake flexible metal frame. Smh!

19. SleepingOz unregistered

At least they are trying something new. Unlike the dying company you seem to support.

28. Salazzi

Posts: 537; Member since: Feb 17, 2014

and which company is that? What proof do you have that he supports the company you're thinking off? Stop presuming crap.

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