Samsung Galaxy Note Edge expected to launch in India and other select countries. Samsung is expected to launch its ‘Limited Edition Concept Device’ Galaxy Note Edge in select countries, including India.
An insider has revealed to Sammobile the a list of countries where the device would be made available. As it’s a limited edition smartphone, it will be available in limited numbers and will most likely be priced at a premium. The smartphone is currently selling only in the US, at a steep $946 off-contract. This translates to around Rs 58,200 in Indian rupees.
The Galaxy Note 4 is currently selling at around the same price, though many argue that the phone isn’t a huge step up from its predecessors. Though gimmicky, the eye-catching curved design of the Note Edge might persuade buyers to choose it over the similar-priced Note 4.
Other than in India, the Galaxy Note Edge will be launched in Australia, Singapore, Nepal, with the model number SM-N915G. The Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915FY model will sell in Germany, The Netherlands, United Kingdom, Luxembourg, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Poland, France, Nordic countries, Austria and Portugal, and the SM-N915F model in Russia and Kazakhstan.
The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge sports a unique curved display, which gives users quick access to frequently-used apps, alerts and device functionality – even when the cover is closed or the screen is locked. Users get the option of assigning shortcuts to the side when using he phone, and can even turn it into a Twitter timeline or stock market ticker. Samsung has managed to pack in virtual desktop like working environments which can be switched using the side display or you could also navigate the homescreen or app drawer using this edge.
Like the Note 4, the Note Edge has a Quad-HD screen (1,600×2,560 pixels), a 2.7 GHz quad-core processor, 3GB RAM, 32 GB storage space, a microSD slot with 64 GB support, 16 megapixel rear camera with optical image stabilisation and a 3.7 megapixel front camera.