The Galaxy Note Edge to be available in Japan first, pre-orders up

The Galaxy Note Edge to be available in Japan first, pre-orders up
The Galaxy Note Edge is definitely going to be the leprechaun of flagships in the following few months. Packing just as much punch under the hood, sans a smaller battery, as the Galaxy Note 4, the Edge's unique curved screen turns tech-heads around, and quite a lot of people are interested in at least trying it out, if not owning it.

Unfortunately for those, who like to own devices on the edge of technology, Sammy has announced the Note Edge to be a limited edition concept device, and that it plans to only sell small numbers in undisclosed regions.

Well, it seems like the first market to get a batch of the unique phablet is Japan (surprisingly – not South Korea, where Samsung's based). In an official press release, Sammy has announced that the Edge will be available through carriers KDDI and NTT DoCoMo and that pre-orders are up, with the actual devices about to hit store shelves some time before October ends.

When the Note Edge will hit western markets remains a matter to speculate on. Some analysts have predicted that Samsung will only ship 1 million units of the curved phone until the end of this year, which has led to rumors that it may not even make it to the US until some time in 2015. Of course, nothing is set in stone.


source: Samsung

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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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5 Comments

1. zig8100

Posts: 243; Member since: Dec 13, 2012

Exactly why I just went ahead and ordered the Note 4 im not going to play the waiting game. That plus the 200 dollars instant rebate from Best Buy sealed it for me. Ill wait and see with The Edge.

2. Derekjeter

Posts: 1454; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

Bestbuy has a $200 rebate? What? Which one? How do you get it?

3. LDC207X

Posts: 28; Member since: Mar 15, 2013

1: Pre-order the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 from Best Buy. 2: Once the Galaxy Note 4 is available, go in-store to trade in your working smartphone within seven days. 3: Instantly receive your guaranteed total trade in Best Buy Gift Card of $200 to apply toward your Galaxy note 4.

4. Billajr

Posts: 42; Member since: Jun 15, 2014

I read somewhere that the Edge was at FCC for AT&T.

5. cleat-glitch

Posts: 109; Member since: Feb 07, 2014

yep...at&t will bring it home to me

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