Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to have a version with curved display, and a regular version for mass markets

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to have a version with curved display, and a regular version for mass markets
New rumors coming out of South Korea have it that Samsung is readying a Galaxy Note 4 with a curved AMOLED screen. Of course, it’s not the first time we’re hearing about this, but now the information reportedly comes from “an executive of a local Samsung partner.”

It’s said that the Note 4 with curved display is made for “niche markets”, while a Galaxy Note 4 with a regular, flat screen will be widely available around the world. Both should be officially unveiled at IFA 2014 in Berlin, between September 5 and September 10. Earlier this week, we heard that the new Galaxy Note would sport a Quad HD (1,440 x 2,560) display, and we expect both the curved and the regular version to offer this pixel resolution. Other features that the new flagship device will allegedly offer include a 16MP rear camera with optical image stabilization, and a Snapdragon 805, or Exynos 5433 processor (the latter hasn’t been announced yet).

It remains to be seen just how big the Note 4 will be. The Note 3 (pictured on the right) sports a 5.7-inch display, and we shouldn’t be surprised to see the new model having a slightly larger screen - although, according to a previous rumor, the display size won't be changed. Alongside the Galaxy Note 4, Samsung may also present a “Google Glass rival” at IFA 2014. This could be called Samsung Gear Glass

Unfortunately, for now we can’t really confirm the info presented above, so we will just have to wait for September to come and see how things go.

source: Korea Times

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Galaxy Note 4
  • Display 5.7" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 3.7 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 7 Octa, Octa-core, 1900 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3220 mAh(20h 3G talk time)

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39 Comments

1. Jinto

Posts: 436; Member since: Jan 15, 2014

I'll get the curved one cuz "flat displays are just too mainstream".

8. anirudhshirsat97

Posts: 408; Member since: May 24, 2011

Hipster jinto...

39. Ashoaib

Posts: 3298; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

My next phone

2. aayupanday

Posts: 582; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

Same was the Rumor last year with the Note 3

4. eldyagustius

Posts: 182; Member since: Oct 30, 2013

yeah same old rumor. but I'm sure it won't happen on Note 4.

9. shuaibhere

Posts: 1986; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

I'm pretty sure it'll happen on note 4.. Because samsung executive itself said note 4 will have new form factor...

29. marcski07

Posts: 600; Member since: Apr 25, 2014

if the rumored design will be reality to samsung, i'll definitely buying that phone what ever series it is, coz i'm into beautiful/elegant designs, and performance..

22. androiphone20

Posts: 1654; Member since: Jul 10, 2013

Galaxy Round

3. Jeradiah3

Posts: 1149; Member since: Feb 11, 2010

I have nothing to say about this because we're still too far away from its release and I can wait to see what the Note 4 will be. I admit that I'm not as excited about the Note 4 as I was about the Note 3..........but that might change once we get close to its debut

5. sid8911

Posts: 54; Member since: May 29, 2010

Correct me if i'm wrong, but wouldn't a curved display make it harder to make protective cases?

6. Florin.T

Posts: 318; Member since: Dec 16, 2013

Not necessarily. I think manufacturers can easily make cases of any shape and dimensions, molded to fit any device.

23. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

yes but the sides would have to be open. Drop it on the side...like most devices tend to do and cracking is even more of an issue

24. tedkord

Posts: 17417; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

If it's using a bendable display, cracking is very unlikely.

33. Shatter

Posts: 2036; Member since: May 29, 2013

The glass will be easy to crack like a normal phone but the display will be near impossible to break through normal use.

37. tedkord

Posts: 17417; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Not if it's the bendable display tech Samsung has shown.

7. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

The phone to rule them all.

16. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

Most likely the Note 4 will be my next phone.

10. shuaibhere

Posts: 1986; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

If I'm right the curved version will have different resolution... Because the display will be broader than usual... Ratio should be more close to 4:3...

36. Furbal unregistered

16:10 hopefully... 2560x1600 would be nice

11. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

I would prefer a regular version, i still dont get the flexi/curved screen craze BS.

12. NokiaFTW

Posts: 2072; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Slow news day for PA today. Perhaps they're also excited and waiting for the WC to kickoff. :D

13. MarkArigayo

Posts: 240; Member since: Dec 18, 2013

No AMOLED please....

14. shuaibhere

Posts: 1986; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

You're are not welcome ..

25. tedkord

Posts: 17417; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

The S5 has one of the best most accurate displays available. The Note 4 will likely be even better. I hope it is AMOLED.

15. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Another cheap implementation using bendable plastic along with plastic dustbin materials Use "Sapphire" glass instead. Looks much classier and prestigious.

17. shuaibhere

Posts: 1986; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

I shouldn't be saying this... But you're making me to.... Why use some old plastic condom... Try some premium metal and glass...

18. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Off topic, comparing this item which is used for sensation. Not an item to or for presentation

19. shuaibhere

Posts: 1986; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

I'm not one of those who act like 16 year girl...to show off my phone...i rather buy to use it... Also display material has nothing to do with presentation....

20. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

There's nothing to show about We buy a product to look and feel nice People who drive prestige cars like BMW, Mercedes, Jaguar, don't show off, but buy it cause it looks and feels nice. It's called" quality".

28. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

I agree. I have had many cars, and the 02 e46 m3 has by far been one of 'prestige' to own. It is certainly a look at me, feel good car, and well it is just a blast to drive. I feel the same way about a phone, blast to own (drive), fun to show off because people ask about it, and feels good all in all. I pull out my nokia, they here me say cortana and instantly ears are raised. Or my camera when taking pics, instantly most of the time it is "Oh wow it takes better pictures what do you have..". And they like the way it looks and feels. Couple that with shuaibhere notion of buying it to use it. I use it tons more than my note 3 (for various reasons). So win win imo.

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