Samsung Galaxy Note Edge: Smartphone with a bent display.


samsung galaxy note edge

Alongside the Galaxy Note 4 at its pre-IFA event, Samsung also announced Galaxy Note Edge. The Note Edge has a QHD Super AMOLED screen with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 like the Note 4.

What makes this smartphone different is that on the right side of the device the screen is bent downwards, falling off towards the back of the device. This reduces the main screen size to 5.6-inches to make room for the new edge screen, leaving the overall size of the phone similar to that of Galaxy Note 4. The power button of Note Edge is moved to the top of the device.

The UI of the edge screen is straightforward and basic, since there isn’t much you can do with a narrow strip of display space right now, once developers have access to the SDK, there will be plenty more ways to take advantage of it.
The edge screen’s default status is as a quick launcher of apps, with easy access to a bunch of your most-used apps.

Other than the slanting screen on the edge, Galaxy Note Edge is similar to the Note 4. It has the same faux-leather finish plastic back and a metal belt around it. It also features the same processors as of the Note 4 quad-core/octa-core (depending on your location), 3GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage with Micro SD card slot, S pen, 16MP camera with OIS, and Heart rate monitor and fingerprint scanner in the home button.

samsung galaxy edge side

What do you think of the Galaxy Note Edge? Let us know in the comments section below.

Samsung also announced the Galaxy Note 4 at this event; you can have a look at it here.

We will soon have the full review of Galaxy Note Edge and the new smartphones that will be launched at the IFA 2014, so follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Google+ to get reviews of all new smartphones.


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