Galaxy Note 4 Stories June 2, 2016

Samsung v AppleThere are a number of things that need to be considered when trying to properly evaluate a device. Beyond mere specs and real life performances, for instance, customer satisfaction is indeed an important metric.

For years, Apple has boasted the iPhone as the number one choice for consumers, but as per the last American Customer Satisfaction Index, Samsung seems to have overthrown the Cupertino giant with its own Galaxy Note 5

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Galaxy Note 4 Stories April 8, 2016

Android Marshmallow update for Samsung Galaxy Note 4 begins international rollout

Months after early pre-release versions of the software allegedly appeared on some Galaxy Note 4 units, the official Android Marshmallow rollout has started.

Galaxy Note 4 Stories January 25, 2016

Android Marshmallow for Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, Note 5 rolling out from next month according to sketchy leaked schedule

Samsung is historically a little behind its Android-making competitors when it comes to rolling out major software updates for its smartphones. So it’s no surprise to see that Marshmallow hasn’t yet officially landed on any Galaxy series devices. If a leaked roadmap is anything to go by, that could be about to change…

Galaxy Note 4 Stories December 8, 2015

Android 6.0 Marshmallow shown running on Galaxy Note 4 [Video]

Yesterday we published an article pointing towards what looked like a sketchy collection of screenshots supposedly showing Android 6.0 running on the Galaxy Note 4. Samsung hasn’t yet pushed the update officially, and given the fact that the images were just screenshots, it was very difficult to confirm their authenticity.

Today, the same person who originally took those screenshots is back with a hands-on video showing the software up and running on last year’s flagship phablet. From the video alone, and its distinct lack of production values, it certainly seems like the real deal. Although, as the video-maker suggests, we think that this is an early pre-release version of software which was accidentally pushed to the user’s device.

Apart from the obvious fact that no one else seems to have the update (as far as we know), there are a couple of indications that this isn’t the final, polished version of Marshmallow which will eventually make its way to all Note 4’s. Perhaps the biggest indicator is that performance is severely hampered. At many times during the video, the phone is stuck showing a blank screen for a few seconds, and there are noticeable instances where animations aren’t at all smooth.

As we noted yesterday, the new software — when released officially — will have a couple of new user interface tweaks. Most notably, the Note 4’s S-Pen feature list will be upgraded to include a number of the Note 5‘s tricks. Those include the new Air Command menu, and the ability to scribble notes on the phone’s screen when it’s locked and in standby. On a more minor note, the settings ‘About Phone’ menu will include information indicating how up to date the phone’s security is.

Galaxy Note 4 Stories December 7, 2015

Sketchy post suggests Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for Galaxy Note 4 is rolling out, with Note 5 S-Pen features in tow

File this under ‘sketchy’: One of NapiDroid’s editors has apparently managed to get his hands on an early release of Android 6.0 Marshmallow for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. The Hungarian blog posted a number of screenshots showing some of the anticipated changes. Among them, the one which really stands out is the revamped selection of S-Pen tools.

What’s unclear is how widespread this software release is or if it’s genuine. A major update happening to land on an Android blogger’s phone is a little too coincidental, and there’s no knowing if other Note 4 users in the same country have seen it too. Perhaps it’s blind luck, or perhaps it’s been fabricated. There are no images of the actual device running the software, and the ‘about phone’ screenshot could quite easily have been altered to show the Galaxy Note 4’s details.

As shown in the screenshots below, you’ll notice the new multi-colored Air Command menu redesign, which comes in from the side of the screen, rather than floating on top. What’s more, it looks like the Note 4 will also be receiving the Note 5’s ability to scribble notes on the lock screen, even when it’s in standby.

As well as that, we see one of Android Marshmallow’s settings menu features, which shows when your device last received a monthly security update. In this case, the Note 4 received the December security patch. The screenshots also suggest we’ll see a slight TouchWiz redesign, although the drop-down notifications/settings drawer is largely the same.

Galaxy Note 4 Stories October 9, 2015

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According to a report this morning out of the well-sourced SamMobile, the South Korea-based Android OEM is planing to push Android 6.0 Marshmallow to a whole slew of its most popular handsets. Among those making the initial list are most variants of the Samsung Galaxy S5, Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy S6 Edge+, Galaxy Note 4, and Galaxy Note 5. For good measure, Samsung threw in the Verizon variant of the Galaxy Note Edge and the Galaxy S5 Neo. Why not?.. expand full story

Galaxy Note 4 Stories August 6, 2015

9to5Toys Lunch Break: LG Optimus Exceed 2 $15, Canon T5 w/ lens kit (refurb) $252, HTC One M9 (unlocked) $380, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: TwitterRSS FeedFacebookGoogle+ and Safari push notifications.

Today’s can’t miss deals:

Verizon Wireless Prepaid LG Optimus Exceed 2: $15 (Reg. $70)

Canon’s refurbished T5 DSLR w/ 18-55mm lens kit is on sale for $252 shipped (Orig. $549)

Refurb HTC One M9 32GB flash 4G LTE (unlocked): $380 shipped (Reg. $500+) | eBay

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 32GB (unlocked): $370 shipped (Reg. $700) | eBay

Acer 15-inch Chromebook 1.5GHz/4GB/32GB SSD: $270 shipped (Reg. $350)

Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone 32GB (unlocked): $480 shipped (Reg. $800) | eBay

More new gear from today:

Sony Headphones: Bluetooth over-ears $95 (Orig. $150), Extra Bass w/ mic (refurb) $25 (Orig. $118), more

  • Games/Apps: Pokemon X/Y $30, $100 PlayStation credit for $90, Motocross Elite goes free, more
  • Daily Deals: TurtleCell iPhone 5/5s headphone case $25, Mpow Bluetooth 4.0 Receiver $20, more
  • Harman Kardon HKTS9 5.1-channel Surround Sound System w/ Subwoofer: $190 shipped (Orig. $600)
  • TigerVPN Lite Lifetime Subscription: $29 (Orig. $790)

More deals still alive:

Two Philips Hue connected light bulbs (multiple styles) for $100 shipped (~$120 value)

New products & more:

Bang & Olufsen brings it all together with new whole home audio capabilities for existing products

Review: Sony’s RX100 IV is the best compact photo/video camera that money can buy (Video)

DJI reveals a new Phantom 3 for beginner pilots loaded with specs

 

Galaxy Note 4 Stories June 12, 2015

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We’ve been following rumors claiming that Samsung is planning on launching a phablet-sized Galaxy S6 Edge—starting with a report from Italian blog HDBlog and then images leaked by YouTuber MKBHD—and today the story continues with new information from SamMobile.

The Samsung-focused blog is reporting on new information from “insiders” that the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus will sport a 5.7-inch display, not unlike the Note 4, and run Android 5.1.1 out of the box. Initial rumors pointed to a 5.5-inch display, but that information has seemingly since changed. expand full story

Galaxy Note 4 Stories May 20, 2015

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Google today announced a new series of limited edition cases for Android devices and first up is a collaboration with electronic music artist Skrillex and cases for the Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Samsung Galaxy S5, Samsung Galaxy S6 and Samsung Galaxy Note 4.

The new limited edition Skrillex Live Case isn’t your average smartphone case: Google is bundling a companion experience that will offer a live wallpaper that updates throughout the day with satellite imagery from a custom-designed balloon satellite it launched for the project: expand full story

Galaxy Note 4 Stories April 2, 2015

Android 5.0 Lollipop w/ VoLTE support now rolling out to Galaxy Note 4 on Verizon

Verizon has announced this evening that it is now rolling out Android 5.0 Lollipop to its Galaxy Note 4 variant. The update carries the build number VRU1BOAF and comes in two parts for Note 4 users. AT&T and Sprint have already updated their Note 4 variants to Android 5.0 Lollipop. The update initially started rolling out in Poland first, back in February.

Galaxy Note 4 Stories March 24, 2015

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More than 4 months after the update started rolling out to Nexus devices, AT&T has finally announced this morning that it is pushing Android 5.0 Lollipop to its Galaxy Note 4 variant. Earlier this month, Sprint also began rolling out Lollipop to its Note 4 model. The update for AT&T users comes in at 1.16GB and is based on Android 5.0.1.

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Galaxy Note 4 Stories March 10, 2015

9to5Toys Last Call: Galaxy Note 4 (unlocked) $480, LG G2 (unlocked) $210, Staples gift card 15% off, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 4G LTE GSM N910A (Latest Model) 32GB unlocked for GSM networks: $479.99 shipped (Reg. $700)

LG G2 w/ 32GB flash storage, factory unlocked for GSM carriers: $210 shipped (Reg. $300)

$100 Staples gift card for $85 w/ email delivery (15% off)

LG G3 w/ free $100 Amazon gift card for $0.01 w/ 2-yr contract or $479 w/o

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Media: The Shield & Futurama complete collections from $25, iTunes Kids/Family movies $10 each, more

Amazon Gold Box – Logitech gaming up to 50% off: F310 Gamepad $13, G230 Headset $30, G700s Mouse $50, more

More new gear from today:

Groupon 10% off: Logitech iPad Air keyboard cover (refurb) $27, iPhone battery case $18, PS4 bundle $360, more

More deals still alive:

Roku’s flagship streaming media player is on sale for $77 shipped (Reg. $100)

New products & more:

WaterField Designs offers an early look at Apple Watch accessories for home and travel

Galaxy Note 4 Stories February 11, 2015

With Galaxy S5 Lollipop updates in full swing, many have begun to wonder the status of updates for the Galaxy Note 4. Samsung, according to users in Poland, has today started rolling out Android 5.0 Lollipop to the Galaxy Note 4. The recipients of the update claim that it dramatically overhauls the TouchWiz interface, as expected. It also, of course, adds many of the features we’ve come to know and love in Lollipop (via SamMobile).

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Galaxy Note 4 Stories January 16, 2015

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Sprint announced on Friday that it will be expanding its smartphone leasing program to cover the LG G3 and Galaxy Note 4. Beginning today, new and existing individual and business customers can purchase the LG G3 for $15 per month or the Galaxy Note 4 for $25 per month with zero down payments through the Sprint Lease program. expand full story

Galaxy Note 4 Stories January 2, 2015

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According to an image obtained by Android Central, Samsung is soon planning to offer all Galaxy S5, Galaxy Note 4, and Galaxy Tab S buyers one free year of Netflix. The promotion will apply to U.S. customers only, however, and will only be available for the first 115,000 people to take advantage of the deal.

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Galaxy Note 4 Stories December 28, 2014

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It was rumored earlier this month that Samsung had plans to introduce a new variation of the Galaxy Note 4, but it’s now been confirmed by the Korean company that this is indeed the case. While there are already two distinct models of the Note 4 available worldwide (sporting slightly different processors), today’s announcement adds a third to the mix, packing Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 and a claim of being the world’s “first commercially available LTE Advanced (LTE-A) Tri-Band Carrier Aggregation (CA) smartphone.”

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Galaxy Note 4 Stories December 12, 2014

Samsung introduces exclusive Christmas edition Galaxy Note 4 in velvet red

Samsung is getting into the holiday spirit with an exclusive new Christmas edition of the Galaxy Note 4 that ships in velvet red. The smartphone arrives just in time for the festive holiday season, although the one major caveat is that the device is launching in South Korea only.

Galaxy Note 4 Stories December 9, 2014

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The Galaxy Note 4, Samsung’s current flagship phablet, is already available in two variations: one with a Samsung Exynos 7 processor (SM-N910C), and one with a Snapdragon 805 (SM-N910S). The difference between them is almost negligible, but a rumor this morning out of the fairly-reliable-for-Samsung-rumors SamMobile suggests that Samsung is testing another variation of the Note 4, this time with Snapdragon’s upcoming 810 system-on-a-chip.

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Galaxy Note 4 Stories November 14, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 now supports Chromecast mirroring

We like Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 very much indeed, but it has had one flaw: it didn’t support screen mirroring to ChromecastAndroid Police noticed that this has now been fixed.

Since TouchWiz doesn’t support the transient tile to initiate a screen cast, you’ll have to fire it up manually through the Chromecast app. To get things started, just pull out the navigation drawer, tap on Cast screen, and hit the Cast Screen button. If the button is missing and there’s a warning about there being no compatible devices, you can probably get everything on the right track by restarting your phone.

Sony’s Xperia Z3v, Z2 and Z2 Tablet were also added to the list of supported devices a couple of weeks ago.

Google recently revealed that Chromecast users have used the device a total of 650 million times, with over 10,000 apps in the pipeline. Showtime Anytime and Starz Play were the most recent additions to the platform, just a few days ago.

Galaxy Note 4 Stories November 12, 2014

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At this point, it’s very clear that Google’s Nexus 6 and Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 are the two hottest Android phablets on the market. These two monster-sized smartphones are both great in many ways, but what makes them so different? In this article, we’re going to be comparing the Nexus 6 to the Galaxy Note 4. This comparison won’t get too in-depth with every single feature from each device, but it’s nice to know how these two stack up against each other.

We’ll be taking a brief look at features, specifications, design, and camera performance in this comparison and hopefully give you a good idea of what each device has to offer. Also, be sure to check out our full review of the Galaxy Note 4 and Nexus 6 for more details on each device. These two Android smartphones are complete opposites in terms of features and design, but which one is right for you? Let’s go ahead and find out…

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Galaxy Note 4 Stories November 10, 2014

The holiday season is underway and Samsung is continuing its big marketing push for the Galaxy Note 4. The company recently released a few new commercials for its colossal smartphone that highlight some of its key features like Smart Select, which lets you save text and images from any other app on your device for later use.

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We already described the camera performance of the Galaxy Note 4 as “pretty incredible” in our detailed review, but if you’re willing to root your device, a new XDA modification lets you push the camera app even further.

First, the mod removes the slight file-compression Samsung applies to still photos, increasing the JPEG quality from 96% to 100%. Video recordings get a much more substantial boost in quality, from 20-28mbit (depending on mode) to 40-65mbit. It also significantly increases video recording times …  expand full story

Galaxy Note 4 Stories November 3, 2014

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Samsung has just unveiled the US release date for its Galaxy Note Edge. We took a close look at this device back at IFA 2014, but Samsung has pretty much kept quiet about a launch outside of a couple of select markets. Well soon enough, you’ll be able to get your hands on the Galaxy Note Edge from some major US carriers…

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Galaxy Note 4 Stories October 28, 2014

Verizon Galaxy Note 4 Developer Edition now available from Samsung for $699

Samsung this evening has officially put the Galaxy Note 4 Developer Edition for Verizon up for sale on its website. The device will set you back $699 off-contract, which when compared to other devices on the market, is not unreasonable at all.

Galaxy Note 4 Stories October 23, 2014

Note 4 and Edge design choices as much about feel as look, says Samsung

Explaining some of the design choices behind the recently-released Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge, which Samsung dubs ‘Modern Sleek,’ the company said in a blog post that feel was as important as look.

Modern Sleek is not just about being modern, but also being warm and emotional. One thing the designers did not want to do was to use metal and give out the sense that the device is too hard and cold. That’s why the soft cover has a leather pattern – of the finest leather from Togo, which is considered to have one of the best feeling.

Feel was also key to the new S Pen, said the piece, involving changes to both hardware and software.

If you try out the S Pen of the Galaxy Note 4, you will definitely notice the difference. It will feel much smoother and more natural, just like handwriting. […] The designers tried using numbers of materials for the tip of the S Pen for the right feeling [and] it even recognizes how much the pen is tilted so that users can control the thickness of the writing.

Details like the curvature radius of the Edge were trickier than expected.

Finding the right curvature rate for the Edge Screen was one of the most challenging parts, [needing] to look clear from every angle [and] give the right sense of grip.

The video (in Korean with English subtitles) has a fairly cringeworthy fake interview style, but we can’t argue with the results.

Galaxy Note 4 Stories October 22, 2014

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The industry’s most popular large screen smartphone is back again and better than ever, but will “better” be enough to call it your own? Today we’re getting into our full review of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 to find out if this phablet king can hold the throne.

Just prior to the Galaxy Note 4, we had the Galaxy Alpha. This was Samsung’s first attempt at a metal-framed smartphone and gave me an optimistic view on the future of its mobile devices. So as you can imagine, when the Galaxy Note 4 was announced, my optimism grew tenfold. Samsung is building things better, there’s no doubt about it…

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Galaxy Note 4 Stories October 20, 2014

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Today we’re going to be comparing Apple’s iPhone 6 Plus to Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4. I realized that there are a limited range of “comparisons” that can happen between these two devices, but we’re going to touch on some of the most important factors between the two such as design, software, features, and cameras.

I’m not going to make this a battle between iOS and Android as many people have their own preferences which lead them to one platform or another. Either way, these two devices are shaping up to be the most coveted large screen smartphones of 2014 and it makes sense to compare them and help you make an informed decision…

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Galaxy Note 4 Stories October 17, 2014

On the fence about a Galaxy Note 4? Samsung has a small bribe for you …

If you were wondering whether or not to upgrade to a Galaxy Note 4, Samsung has just added a little sweetener: three months of free OnLive gaming (worth around $30), reports Engadget.

Samsung’s promotion is part of the Galaxy Gifts Package, a collection of free software from its own app store, and will give users access to titles from OnLive’s PlayPack bundle, such as Batman: Arkham City, Darksiders, Rogue Legacy and many more

The app you need is a free download from the Galaxy Apps store.

If you’ve currently got the Galaxy Note 3, our ultimate comparison video tells you everything you need to know about what you’ll get for the upgrade.

Galaxy Note 4 Stories October 14, 2014

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One of the most important components of a smartphone is its camera. Whether you’re shooting video or taking pictures, there’s a certain level of quality needed to capture those precious moments. Let’s face it, most of our lives are documented by the smartphones we carry around, so why not have one with an excellent camera?

As we covered in our full comparison article, the Galaxy Note 4’s camera features some major improvements over its predecessor. Samsung has stepped up the optics, sensor, and quality of the Note 4’s camera and we decided to put it to the test…

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T-Mobile Galaxy Note 4 pre-orders arriving early

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 releases later this week, however some T-Mobile customers are receiving their orders early. This is pretty normal when it comes to online pre-orders for smartphones, but so far the Uncarrier’s subscribers appear to be the only folks getting the handset ahead of its official launch date.

Galaxy Note 4 Stories October 10, 2014

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Samsung’s official launch of its new Galaxy Note 4 kicked off in Korea late last month, but now an unlocked variant of the device is available in the US through Amazon. The sales come ahead of the device officially shipping through carrier partners in the US later this month. expand full story

Galaxy Note 4 Stories October 8, 2014

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Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 is beginning to hit stores across the world and the burning question is, will it bend? Well, maybe not for everyone. Samsung originally provided its own bend test as proof that supports the Note 4’s durability, but YouTuber Unbox Therapy decided to take this test into his own hands. Literally…

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When Samsung introduced the Galaxy Note 4 back at IFA 2014, we were very excited about the new design and improved specifications over the Note 3. As you would expect, Samsung bumped up the internal specs to keep things current with today’s market, but they also made massive improvements to the display and build quality…

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Samsung releases two new Galaxy Note 4 commercials (video)

Samsung released a pair of new web commercials today that highlight some of its upcoming Galaxy Note 4’s key features. Each ad clocks in at 30 seconds and unlike the company’s previous efforts these ads focus solely on Samsung’s new phone and what it brings to the table.

Galaxy Note 4 Stories October 7, 2014

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When Samsung announced the Galaxy Alpha, I was a bit shocked at first. It was very clear that Samsung was making an attempt to step up its design game a bit. Well, here we are beyond its release and today we’re going to find out what the Galaxy Alpha is all about. It may not be a life changing device, but for Samsung it’s definitely a step in the right direction.

Let me start out by saying that the Galaxy Alpha is bit hard to understand initially. It seems that Samsung didn’t want to put the pedal to the metal, so instead we’re left with what may be considered the best of both worlds, having metal and plastic as main parts of the Alpha’s design. All that aside, one this is very clear: If you know the Samsung Galaxy S5, you already know the Galaxy Alpha, but I don’t think this device was ever meant to shake the industry…

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Galaxy Note 4 Stories October 6, 2014

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There are plenty of big smartphones on the market now, but Samsung wants to remind you what makes its Note product line unique. Today, the company released a new promo video outlining some the special features that can be performed with the Galaxy Note 4’s S Pen. Features like Capture and Share, Link to Related apps and Phone Note are among some of the highlights of this new promo piece.

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Galaxy Note 4 Stories September 30, 2014

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Yesterday we reported that Samsung’s earlier-than-planned September 26th launch of its new Galaxy Note 4 had been met with complaints from customers regarding a ‘screen gap’ manufacturing issue. Today, a reference discovered in Samsung’s Note 4 manual confirms that the gap is actually a feature, not a flaw (via AndroidCentral). expand full story

Galaxy Note 4 Stories September 19, 2014

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Pre-orders for the Galaxy Note 4 are now up and running at multiple wireless carriers and to further motivate consumers to buy its new flagship smartphone, Samsung is running a new trade-in promotion that guarantees $200 for your old device. In order to take advantage of this offer, you need to pre-order the Note 4 from any carrier or retailer and trade in a working smartphone between now and October 16th.

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Galaxy Note 4 Stories September 10, 2014

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It looks like HTC wasn’t the only one to take a jab at Apple’s new king size iPhone 6 Plus. The Cupertino-based software giant’s longtime rival Samsung took to social media to taunt the company’s latest effort. The South Korean electronics manufacturer recently posted a tweet with a message saying “Big improvements and innovation come with change – even they thought so.” The social media post ended with an embedded image citing a now famous 2010 quote from late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, saying “No one is going to buy a big phone.”

Steve took the opportunity to rip on bigger rivals, saying that making a phone so big “you can’t get your hand around it” helps, but that “no one’s going to buy that.” We’re assuming he’s likely talking about the latest crop of 4-, 4.3- and 5-inch phones that include the Galaxy S series, the EVO 4G, Droid X, and Dell Streak, even going so far as to call them “Hummers”

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Galaxy Note 4 Stories September 8, 2014

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Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 was one of the major announcements during this year’s IFA show in Berlin. The new smartphone sports a fanatically durable design with a metal frame that gives it a very premium look. Overall, this is the phablet to buy in 2014, but how does it compare to its predecessor? Let’s find out in our Galaxy Note 4 vs Galaxy Note 3 spec comparison…

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Galaxy Note 4 Stories September 4, 2014

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Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note 4 at a press event on Sept. 3, 2014, but the fun didn’t stop there. The company also announced the Note Edge, which is a variant of the Galaxy Note series, but with a curved edge on its right side that can be used independently from the main portioned screen…

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Galaxy Note 4 Stories September 3, 2014

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Along with the announcement of the Galaxy Note 4 and Note 4 Edge, Samsung unveiled the long-rumored Gear VR headset. This headset provides an immersive virtual reality experience, without most of the complexities that come with an Oculus Rift. Oddly enough, Samsung’s Gear VR was created through a partnership between Facebook owned Oculus and Samsung…

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Samsung recently announced the Galaxy Note 4 at a press conference during IFA 2014 in Berlin and the hype is real. The Galaxy Note 4 is equipped with a new design that features a metal frame and stronger 2.5D glass on the front to help prevent scratches. Along with that, we’re getting beefed up internal specifications, better camera performance, and new software features…

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Samsung just announced the Galaxy Note 4 in White, Black, and a Zune Gold and Hello Kitty Pink. Color taste aside, the update looks to be a solid one across the board.

Quick notes on standout features:

  • LTE Category 6
  • Latest Google Android OS (L)
  • Design: Metal Frame, stronger glass
  • Weight: 176g, 8.5mm thin

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Snap note expands on Note’s bility to take notes, this time with a camera and some smart software.

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The Galaxy Note 4 also offers an improved Fingerprint Scanner, to secure personal data and the world’s first UV sensor in a mobile device.

Our Galaxy Note 4 hands-on video:

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Galaxy Note 4 Stories August 25, 2014

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is expected to be unveiled next week at IFA 2014 in Berlin, but as we inch closer to its official unveiling, more and more details continue to surface. Today, we’re hearing (via SamMobile) that the device will sport Synaptics’ Natural ID, which happens to be the same technology found on the Galaxy S5 and expected to be part of the Galaxy Alpha. Not only that, but the Note 4 will apparently also ship with some new software features as well.

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Samsung posts second ‘Ready to note’ teaser video ahead of next week’s launch of Galaxy Note 4

Samsung Mobile has posted to its YouTube channel a second teaser video for the Galaxy Note 4, due to be launched on 3rd September at IFA in Berlin, with satellite events in New York and Beijing. Both videos highlight the S Pen that sets it apart from other tablets.

The first video focused on the concept of saving handwriting from being a lost art, while this new one showcases some of the other uses of the pen, from annotating maps through playing games, editing photos to typing on a keyboard.

If an early posting on an Indonesian retail site is genuine, the Note 4 will have a 5.7-inch 1440×2560 Super AMOLED display, a quad-core Snapdragon 805 (with a second version substituting an Exynos 5433) and 4GB of RAM. A separate report says that it will have a 16MP camera with a capacitive touch shutter button.

We’ll find out for sure in nine days on 3rd September.

Galaxy Note 4 Stories August 22, 2014

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Samsung is expected to unveil its highly anticipated Galaxy Note 4 on September 3rd during its Unpacked event at IFA in Berlin and today the company planted a small seed hinting at the arrival of its big device. In a new teaser video focusing on the importance of handwriting, Samsung shows examples of children defacing furniture with markers, engineers drafting blueprints with pencils and composers inking music notes with quills.

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Galaxy Note 4 Stories August 21, 2014

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Slowly but surely, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is becoming the worst kept secret in the world of wireless. Recently the South Korean electronics maker’s next flagship smartphone made an early appearance on a retailer’s website, outing much of the device’s specs and today new information about the phone’s camera have hit the web.

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