Samsung will soon launch Penvatars for the Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge

Samsung will soon launch Penvatars for the Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge
Samsung is about to make its S Pen experience on select Galaxy handsets a little bit more fun, as it’s launching what it’s calling Penvatars. These are small avatars that can bring your S Pen’s pointer to life whenever you hover the stylus above the display.

Samsung has teamed up with Marvel for the first set of Penvatars. Thus, you’ll get to see Iron Man, Captain America, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, and other heroes from The Avengers on your Galaxy screen.

Unfortunately, Samsung isn’t saying when Penvatars will be available for download. In any case, we know that, for the beginning, only owners of the Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge will be able to spice up their S Pen experience with these super (hero) pointers. 

Both the Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge use a new S Pen stylus - Samsung's best yet. Do you have any of the two devices? If yes, what do you think about these Penvatars that Samsung is getting ready to launch?


source: Samsung (Twitter)

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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)
Galaxy Note Edge
  • Display 5.6" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 3.7 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 805, Quad-core, 2700 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(18h 3G talk time)

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19 Comments

1. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

They will launch WHAT now?

2. frankg

Posts: 173; Member since: May 14, 2014

I love my Note 4, but this seems the most useless feature ever....

3. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

So, a cursor? Stuff like this is why people hate TouchWiz.

12. alrightihatepickingusernames

Posts: 474; Member since: Dec 29, 2013

As long as it remains an optional download I think it's an excellent idea. It could provide some much-needed character to TouchWiz and I'm sure some people would like it.

4. TreyTreyTaylor

Posts: 725; Member since: Dec 21, 2010

It's just something to have or not have. What is wrong with you people sometimes. Hating Samsung for anything they do or don't must be in.

5. H3Drvr

Posts: 43; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

So will there be something like a master avatar? Ya know... Like a mastevatar? I keed I keed lol

14. magnanimus

Posts: 565; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

Worst joke in the history of the internet -_-

6. KillgoreTroutTime

Posts: 433; Member since: Jan 06, 2014

An invention for new advertising. Just what everyone was asking for. What if this became somewhat popular and they starting selling "packs" of them. It would be like a free to play game with micro transactions, minus the game.

7. Neros

Posts: 1016; Member since: Dec 19, 2014

This is kind of pointless...

8. joseram695

Posts: 79; Member since: May 28, 2012

Preety pointless but hey i like having choices so bring it on!!! Proud not 4 owner here.

9. Donone41

Posts: 246; Member since: Dec 17, 2014

What a bunch of clowns. You folks know you don't have to download the sh*t if you don't want to right? Nobody's forcing anything down ya'll throats. This constant whining is pathetic.

10. joe1blue

Posts: 169; Member since: Jul 25, 2013

I did this with my note 2, I had to be rooted and then just flash the file, it was a little cool too.

11. quangvu

Posts: 12; Member since: Jan 13, 2014

Having more choices is better than nothing. Loving my note 4!

13. pat3332

Posts: 1; Member since: Jan 08, 2015

I'll do the same thing I do with all of the other apps I download. If I don't like it I uninstal it. Not that difficult. But at least I keep an open mind and am willing to try new things before I judge them.

15. Mels13

Posts: 116; Member since: Jun 23, 2014

I like it:) Its fun.More fun that booooring iphone

16. Aliagha

Posts: 42; Member since: Jan 07, 2015

I like it

17. thorudk

Posts: 7; Member since: Oct 28, 2014

Let´s see it. The Avengers are cool. I´m also a proud owner of a Note 4.

18. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Let's see what it does first. At least it can be removed if I don't like it which is a good thing. Lovin' my Note 4.

19. DaveElliott

Posts: 146; Member since: Sep 20, 2012

More bragging rights for me and my Note 4. I can already see the dead stares from those who are jealous or not being able to understand the greatness of it. It's like going to 11.

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