Samsung confirms: a new Galaxy Note (probably the Note 4) will be unveiled on September 3

Yesterday, we told you that Samsung would host a press event on September 3 at IFA 2014 - and we assumed that the company would announce the long-rumored Galaxy Note 4 on that day. Well, Samsung is now confirming that the event will indeed be about a new Note - which is almost certainly the Note 4 (although Samsung doesn't mention this name yet).  

As you can see above, the official invitation to the September 3 event reads: “Ready? Note the date”, and includes the unmistakable Air Command menu that’s made for the S-Pen of the Galaxy Note 3. Naturally, we’re expecting a similar Air Command menu to be available on the Galaxy Note 4, too.

Rumors have it that the Galaxy Note 4 will feature a 5.7-inch display with 1440 x 2560 pixels (Quad HD), a 16 MP rear camera with optical image stabilization, 3 GB of RAM, and possibly a water-resistant body. The handset will probably have a Snapdragon 805 processor in some markets, and an Exynos 5433 chipset in others, being a very powerful device in both cases.

September 3 is also when Sony is expected to announce its Xperia Z3 smartphone, so it looks like this will be a pretty busy day.

source: Samsung

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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)



1. Emmanuelz

Posts: 222; Member since: Aug 01, 2013

Bring it

15. AnTuTu

Posts: 1621; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

Can't wait for this device and Sammy to be number one again :)

26. rd_nest

Posts: 1656; Member since: Jun 06, 2010

Sammy is still number 1. Actually they sold 2x devices compared to 2nd placed Apple. What happened is Chinese vendors sold a lot of cheap phones in China/India/East Asia. That doesn't mean Samsung isn't no.1. It would take more than 10yrs for anyone to come even close to them.

2. Drsarcastic

Posts: 136; Member since: Jul 23, 2014

Lets DO this!

3. alaw.14

Posts: 427; Member since: Sep 10, 2013

Yeah!!! The boss is coming!!! Hurry up samsung and launch the note 4 and note tablets!!!

4. shamatuu

Posts: 159; Member since: Nov 02, 2011

Number 3 on my list. Coming from a note 2

5. Steven58

Posts: 80; Member since: Nov 25, 2009

This is news??

6. Derekjeter

Posts: 1549; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

They need to release it that same day to get some huge sales. I'm gonna sell me G3 and S5 to get this. I want to see what all the hype is about the Notes. I can't wait for my iPhone 5.5 as well. This will be a great Fall.

14. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

May have a longer wait for the iP6XL...

13. taz89

Posts: 2014; Member since: May 03, 2011

Don't want a phablet but considering most flagships today are almost like the size of the original note, if I'm gna have to give up 1 handed use then I will get the note 4.

16. DnB925Art

Posts: 1168; Member since: May 23, 2013

Can't wait to upgrade from my Note 2 to the Note 4. Although the Note 2 has been running wonderful for me, still stock (but rooted), I can't wait for the Note 4 and all the goodness (hopefully with a YOUM screen). My other phone has already been "upgraded" when I moved from my International Note 1 to a OnePlus One (on T-Mo prepaid), so I can't wait to move my work phone, the Note 2, to the Note 4!

17. GreekGeek

Posts: 1276; Member since: Mar 22, 2014

Pretty predictable actually.... Quad HD Snapdragon 805 3 GB RAM Slightly improved camera Software gimmicks that you'd only use once or twice and (drum roll) The S-Pen! :-)

22. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

They might as well not have the event now, you were spot on. Just release the press photos of the phone and call it a day.


Posts: 943; Member since: Feb 23, 2014

So is the iPhone 6 and Z3 what's your point? Note 4 hasn't leaked yet unlike the others.

18. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

I'm crossing my fingers for some easy way to root the ATT version. Otherwise, no Note 4 to follow my Note 3. Nothing against the device itself, just Samsung has to learn to stop screwing their developers and power users. If that means putting their foot down and telling ATT/VZW to f**k off, so be it. If Samsung wants to keep selling a lot of phones, they've got to make things better for customers, not telecoms/carriers.

19. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

"If Samsung wants to keep selling a lot of phones, they've got to make things better for customers, not telecoms/carriers." Who (other than Apple) is telling carriers to f*ck off?

21. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

It's hard to say. There have been some reviews that say "minimal bloatware", but I don't know how minimal this really is and whether or not that "minimal" stuff is even removable by the customer. I think most or maybe even all unlocked phones are carrier bloatware free but not device manufacturer bloatware free. Given the commonness of complaints about bloatware in almost every review and by many customers, I would think companies who want to sell more phones would listen. Apparently, Samsung, HTC, and others would rather sell fewer phones than listen to customers.

25. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Motorola is trying at least. Most other manufacturers don't really seem to care.

27. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

With what models? My Droid Maxx is quite the carrier bloatware queen. The VZW edition of the X seemed to be just as full of the VZW bloatware as the Maxx. HTC One (M7) unlocked by contrast is free of AT&T bloatware.

20. ProblemSolver15

Posts: 372; Member since: Jun 14, 2010

Had the Note 2 for less than a year and I've been rocking with my Note 3 for a while. Both are still going strong. I can't wait to see what the Note 4 will be.

24. GreekGeek

Posts: 1276; Member since: Mar 22, 2014

You can save a LOT of money by installing a custom Note 4 ROM in your Note 3 which will be released eventually by a well known devs called Team Electron, prolly 2-3 months after.

28. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

Can't get the new hardware bits, though - SD805, new and improved snapper, QHD screen, etc.... I am looking forward to using one of my upgrades when the Note 4 starts shipping on VZW.

29. derivativex

Posts: 176; Member since: Jul 15, 2014

It remains to be seen if it will be a worthy replacement for my note 3 but yeah bring it!!

30. sputtle

Posts: 8; Member since: Jan 23, 2013

Stupid calendar. Hurry up! I want this phone!!!

31. ryanlockovich

Posts: 27; Member since: Jul 17, 2014

Bring it on Sammy!

32. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2266; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

Like the specs for note this might just be my next device when available crossing fingers for that water/dust resistance.. Xperia Z3 is also good but I'll just wait for Z4,..

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