The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge might have a gold-plated version, we have some photos to prove it

The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge might have a gold-plated version, we have some photos to prove it
The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge is rather intriguing on its own (thanks to the Edge display at the front right side), but it looks like an even more head-turning variation of the phablet might eventually make an appearance. The one in question got caught in the wild in Vietnam and what's compelling about it (except the Edge screen) is that it seemingly employs a considerable amount of gold.

A set of three pictures clearly show a gilded Galaxy Note Edge from almost all sides. Gold is the material used for the slightly-protruding side frame of the phablet, the earpiece grill, the volume rocker, as well as for the camera ring and the heartrate sensor at the back. Another giveaway for this luxurious version of the S Pen Samsung device is the subtle “au” written on the removable rear cover, which is the chemical symbol of gold.

According to some sources, the final version of this exquisitely-looking handset might undergo additional design changes, thus it might look somewhat different than this one (we also hope that the home button will receive some "gold love", too!). There is no word on when the gold-plated version of the phablet will be available for the potential adopters that dig gold in all of its states. Sound logic suggests that it will probably be a pretty limited and rather expensive edition of the phone.

What do you think about this version of the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge? Don't be shy, share your thoughts in the comments section!

source: SamsungViet via SamMobile

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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)



1. theguy2345

Posts: 1216; Member since: Jun 24, 2014

Personally, I don`t understand this fad/obsession with gold phones. I would rather have phones with more color options instead, like neon colors. I know people will disagree with me, but I just like loud colors over all this gold and other colors they bring to the market.

4. irellemot

Posts: 109; Member since: Nov 29, 2012

That's the one thing I love about Nokia's handsets.

7. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

because apple started the trend, that's why lots of oems are now having gold options

9. nhojekim

Posts: 3; Member since: Dec 17, 2014

Lol..Samsung had golden phones before apple did make their first gold iphone

12. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

Apple didn't start the GOLD PLATED trent. They started the trend of giving also a goldish/champagne colour out and then everyone started doing it like crazy. No apple didn't made the first gold coloured phone but until Apple did it no one was doing it after man failed attempts by samsung and other years ago with that colour. Also gold colour not same thing as gold plated. Plus gold colour is something that's considered a cool colour in Chinese culture. Just cause you weasterners dont like gold phones it doesn't mean the 3-4 billions who live in Asia also don't like it.

2. deanylev

Posts: 234; Member since: Mar 11, 2014

Looks so weird with a silver home button, should've plated it too,

3. irellemot

Posts: 109; Member since: Nov 29, 2012

That would scratch soooo easily.

5. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

Doesn't look good.

6. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

Atleast make the whole thing color gold not just the sides, it looks ugly

8. Donone41

Posts: 246; Member since: Dec 17, 2014

Tweeeeeeet!!! I wish I could afford this, I'd grab it on the first day of release.

10. wando77

Posts: 1168; Member since: Aug 23, 2012

I think it looks awesome apart from the silver round the home button

11. alaw.14

Posts: 427; Member since: Sep 10, 2013

Samsung what about platinum?

13. medtxa

Posts: 1655; Member since: Jun 02, 2014

the best looking gold phone IMO.

14. Nathillien unregistered

Gold is Note 4 me

15. medtxa

Posts: 1655; Member since: Jun 02, 2014

black gold contrast look more elegant, not like gaudy all gold iphone.

16. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

The faux leather ruins it.

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