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Samsung launches Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge smartphones in Australia

Sydney, AustraliaSeptember 23, 2014 – Samsung Electronics Australia today announced the expansion of its flagship Galaxy Note range with the launch of the new Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge. Combining an evolved S Pen with a superior viewing experience, the Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge provide users with one of the most unique and engaging mobile experiences ever offered by Samsung.

The new Galaxy Note devices deliver a range of new features to consumers, which include technological advancements to the range’s iconic S-Pen (stylus), screen interface, and design. The Note Edge includes an innovative curved screen edge that has been designed to extend notification and touch screen accessibility and functions.

“The Galaxy Note range is renowned for offering a premium experience for Australians. With the addition of the Note 4 and Note Edge to our smartphone lineup, we’re once again breaking new ground by delivering innovative products that will redefine the expectations Australians have of personal technology,” said Arno Lenior – Chief Marketing Officer, Samsung Electronics Australia. “Recognising our passion for new technology, Australia has been specifically selected as one of a select few countries in the world to launch the Note Edge, an exciting new device that will transform our understanding of smartphone screen technology.”

 

Class-leading innovation and technology

The Galaxy Note 4 has a sharp 5.7-inch Quad HD (2560x1440) Super AMOLED display to reproduce clearer and more vivid images with better viewing angles than previous products within the Note range, as well as ultra-fast response times to deliver an amazing viewing experience in pristine clarity.

Taking advantage of the large QHD display, a more refined Multi-Window feature enhances the user’s multi-tasking ability. Users can choose how they view their applications on the display with full, split or pop-up screens, and can easily change the size and positioning of apps on the screen with one intuitive swipe.

The device also sports an advanced camera system that is able to reproduce brighter and clearer images than ever before seen in the Note category. The device’s 16 megapixel rear-facing camera features Smart Optical Image Stabilisationthat counter-balances camera shake and automatically extends exposure time in dark settings for brighter images. In addition, a 3.7 megapixel front-facing camera (f/1.9 aperture) offers a 90 degree shooting angle and up to a 120 degree wide angle setting so users can take fantastic selfies with friends.

 

Innovative features that Australians will love

The Galaxy Note 4‘s wide selection of enhanced essential features enable users to get even more from their mobile device. With theFast Charging feature and Ultra Power Saving Mode, the Galaxy Note 4 battery charges faster and last longer than ever before.

It also offers an improved Fingerprint Scanner for faster and easier access the device’s key features.

The Galaxy Note 4 comes equipped with multiple microphones and an improved speaker phone for better noise cancellation when speaking in loud environments. The built-in Voice Recorder offers eight different directional voice tagging and a selective playback capability that allows users to isolate and listen to specific voices in a group conversation.

 

A new way to experience mobile content

Also announced today was the Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition, the next generation in wearable technology. Combined with the Galaxy Note 4 for fast response times and low latency, the Gear VR# delivers a new way to experience mobile content and extends Samsung’s robust portfolio of wearable solutions. Australians will be able to enjoy dynamic 360 degree video, games, andeducational/experiential content.

 

S Pen and S Note for everyday tasks

Making everyday tasks faster and easier, the S Pen in the Galaxy Note and Note Edge has been specifically evolved to serve as the primary tool for users. The new S Pen offers a more authentic pen experience, with a natural brush effect that emulates writing on paper with a fountain or calligraphy pen. The S Pen introduces more user-friendly Air Command functions. The new SmartSelect feature enables users to easily piece together content from different sources andthe innovative Snap Note feature allows users to take a picture of their notes on paper or a classroom board to quickly and easily convert to an S Note.

 

Premium and functional design

The Galaxy Note 4 introduces a new sleek and stylish design which features a premium metal frame around the device. The 2.5D glass screen offers extra protection while perfectly complementing the device’s rich viewing experience. A soft-textured back cover ensures comfort and makes it easy to control and grip with one hand.

 

Introducing Galaxy Note Edge

Samsung’s relentless pursuit of the best in innovation has led to the debut of the innovative and unique Galaxy Note Edge. Australia has been selected as one of a select few countries in the world as a launch market for the Galaxy Note Edge.

Taking the Galaxy Note experience to the next level, the Note Edge provides users with a new way to access information, and engage with their mobile device. The Galaxy Note Edge’s unique curved Edge screen provides quick access to frequently used apps, alerts and device functionality with a simple swipe of the finger – even when there is a closed flip cover on the phone. Notifications appear directly on the Edge Screen while a video is playing to ensure the video viewing experience is not interrupted.

 

Pricing and availability

The Galaxy Note 4 will be available from the Samsung Experience Store and leading retailers from November 5 with a RRP of $949 (pre-sale from October 15).

The Galaxy Note Edge will be available from the Samsung Experience Store and leading retailers from November 12 with a RRP of $1,249.

# Do not use Gear VR if you are under the age of 13 and please see a doctor before using Gear VR if you are pregnant, elderly, have pre-existing binocular vision abnormalities or psychiatric disorders, suffer from a heart condition or other serious medical condition or have had a seizure linked to an epileptic condition.

 

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Product Specifications

Network

 2.5G (GSM/ GPRS/ EDGE): 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz

 3G (HSPA+ 42Mbps): 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz

 4G (LTE Cat 4 150/50Mbps) or 4G (LTE Cat 6 300/50Mbps)

 * May differ by country and carrier

AP

 2.7 GHz Quad-Core Processor

Display

 5.7 inch (143.9mm) Quad HD Super AMOLED (2560 x 1440)

OS

 Android 4.4 (KitKat)

Camera

 Rear Facing: 16 Mega pixel Auto Focus camera with SmartOIS

 Front Facing: 3.7 Mega pixel camera with f1.9

 Rear Facing Camera :   HDR (Rich tone), Selective Focus, Rear-cam Selfie, Beauty face, Virtual Tour  Shot,Shot&More, Dual Camera

Video

 Codec: H.264, MPEG-4, H.263, VC-1, WMV7, WMV8, Sorenson Spark, MP43, VP8

 Recording: up to UHD

Audio

 Codec: MP3, AAC/AAC+/eAAC+, WMA, AMR-NB/WB, Vorbis, FLAC(*)

 (*) Ultra High Quality Audio (~192KHz, 24 bit) support

S Pen Optimized Features

 Air Command (Action Memo, Smart Select, Image Clip, Screen Write)

 S Note, Snap Note, Direct Pen Input

AdditionalFeatures

 Multi Window

 Ultra Power Saving Mode

 Voice Recorder (Normal Mode, Interview Mode, Meeting Mode, Voice Memo)

 Download Booster^

 S Health 3.5~

 Dynamic Lock Screen

 Briefing

Google Mobile Services

 Chrome, Drive, Photos, Gmail, Google, Google+, Google Settings, Hangouts, Maps, Play Books, Play  Games, Play Newsstand, Play Movie & TV, Play Music, Play Store, Voice Search, YouTube

Connectivity

 WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (HT80) MIMO PCIe

 GPS / GLONASS / Baidu

 NFC, Bluetooth®v 4.1 (BLE,ANT+)

 IR LED (Remote Control), USB2.0, MHL 3.0

Sensor

 Gesture, Accelerometer, Geo-magnetic, Gyroscope, RGB,IR-LED

 Proximity, Barometer, Hall Sensor, Finger Scanner, Heart Rate Monitoring, SpO2 (Dependent on market)

Memory

 32 GB Internal memory + microSD slot (up to 128GB)

 3GB RAM

Dimension

 153.5 x 78.6 x 8.5mm, 176g

Battery

 Standard battery, Li-ion3,220mAh, Fast Charging (Adaptive Fast Charging & QC2.0)

* The availability of each service may differ by country.

* All functionality, features, specifications, and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation.

^ Internet connection required. Data and other charges may apply. 4G is only available on certain networks and in selected coverage areas. Data speed may vary depending on coverage, network environment, location and device configuration. Only available with selected web servers that support HTTP Range Request and HTTP Streaming capability.

~ S Health is not a medical or therapeutic device. To discuss the diagnosis or treatment of any condition, please consult your doctor.

 

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Product Specifications

Network

 2.5G (GSM/ GPRS/ EDGE): 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz

 3G (HSPA+ 42Mbps): 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz

 4G (LTE Cat 4 150/50Mbps) or 4G(LTE Cat 6 300/50Mbps)

 *May differ by country and carrier.

AP

 2.7 GHz Quad-Core Processor

Display

 5.nch (141.9mm) Quad HD+ Super AMOLED (2560 x 1440 + 160)

OS

 Adroid 4.4 (KitKat)

Camera

 Rear Facing: 16 Mega pixel Auto Focus camera with Smart OIS

 Front Facing: 3.7 Mega pixel camera with f1.9

 Rear Facing Camera: HDR (Rich tone), Selective Focus, Rear-cam Selfie, Beauty face, Virtual Tour Shot, Shot&More, Dual Camera

 Front Facing Camera: Selfie, Wide Selfie

Video

 Codec: H.264, MPEG-4, H.263, VC-1, WMV7, WMV8, Sorenson Spark, MP43, VP8, Recording & Playback: up to UHD

Audio

 Codec: MP3, AAC/AAC+/eAAC+, WMA, AMR-NB/WB, Vorbis, FLAC(*)

(*) Ultra High Quality Audio (~192KHz, 24 bit) support

S Pen Optimized Features

 Air Command: Action Memo, Screen Write, Image Clip,Smart Select,

 S Note, Snap Note, Direct Pen Input

AdditionalFeatures

 Multi Window

 Ultra Power Saving Mode

 Voice Recorder (Normal Mode, Interview Mode, Meeting Mode, Voice Memo)

 Download Booster^

 S Health 3.5~

 Dynamic Lock Screen

 Briefing

 Edge screen UX: Revolving Interaction, Immersive apps(Camera, Video, S Note),

 Ticker board, Express me, Quick Tools, Night Clock, etc

Google Mobile Services

 Chrome, Drive, Photos, Gmail, Google, Google+, Google Settings, Hangouts, Maps, Play Books, Play Games, Play Newsstand, Play Movie & TV, Play Music, Play Store, Voice Search, YouTube

Connectivity

 WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (HT80) MIMO PCIe

 GPS / GLONASS / Beidou

 NFC, Bluetooth® v 4.1 (BLE, ANT+)

 IR LED (Remote Control), USB2.0, MHL 3.0

Sensor

 Gesture, Accelerometer, Geo-magnetic, Gyroscope, RGB, IR-LED

 Proximity, Barometer, Hall Sensor, Finger Scanner, Heart Rate Monitoring,

Memory

 32/ 64 GB Internal memory + microSD slot (up to 128GB)

 3GB RAM

Dimension

 151.3 x 82.4 x 8.3mm, 174g

Battery

 Standard battery, Li-ion3,000 mAh, Fast Charging (Adaptive Fast Charging & QC2.0)

* The availability of service may differ by country. 

* All functionality, features, specifications, and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation.

^ Internet connection required. Data and other charges may apply. 4G is only available on certain networks and in selected coverage areas. Data speed may vary depending on coverage, network environment, location and device configuration. Only available with selected web servers that support HTTP Range Request and HTTP Streaming capability.

~ S Health is not a medical or therapeutic device. To discuss the diagnosis or treatment of any condition, please consult your doctor.

  

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in technology, opening new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of TVs, smartphones, tablets, PCs, cameras, home appliances, printers, LTE systems, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ 286,000 people across 80 countries with annual sales of US$216.7 billion. To discover more, please visit www.samsung.com.

 

Contact:

Lisa Skupch

Edelman for Samsung Australia

P +61 (0) 2 9291 3359

M +61 422 881 856

lisa.skupch@edelman.com

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