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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge (2014) review

Android OS v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084
Adreno 420
3 GB / 32 GB
5.6 inches (1600 x 2560 px)
16 MP, 5312 x 2988 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization

Samsung announced the launch of the Galaxy Note Edge smartphone in 2014. The manufacturer is offering the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge phone with 5.6 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084 chipset, 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage.

The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge comes with Android OS v4.4.4 (KitKat) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery. The 5.6 inches phone comes with AMOLED display (1600 x 2560 px). The AMOLED is a display technology and stands for Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diodes, it is a type of OLED display and is used in smartphones.

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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge specifications

BrandSamsung
NameGalaxy Note Edge
ModelSM-N915
Release date2014

Body

The weight of Samsung Galaxy Note Edge is about 6.14 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Samsung phone are average (5.96 x 3.24 x 0.33 inches).

Weight6.14 oz
Dimensions5.96 x 3.24 x 0.33 inches
Colorsblack, white
SIM typeMicro SIM

System

The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge comes with Android OS v4.4.4 (KitKat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v4.4.4 (KitKat)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084
CPUQuad-core 2.7 GHz Krait 450
GPUAdreno 420

Display

The size of Galaxy Note Edge screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.6 inches Super AMOLED display of Samsung Galaxy Note Edge with 1600 x 2560 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.6 inches
Resolution1600 x 2560 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Samsung Galaxy Note Edge (3 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (32 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM3 GB
Internal storage32 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Galaxy Note Edge is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus. The main camera of Galaxy Note Edge has optical image stabilization (OIS) to counteract camera shake. Optical image stabilization is a must for anyone shooting without a tripod with a long lens or in low light conditions.

Selfie camera3.7 MP
Main camera16 MP, 5312 x 2988 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Galaxy Note Edge comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The Galaxy Note Edge phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv4.1, A2DP, LE
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
NFCyes
FM radiono
USBmicroUSB 2.0, USB host
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Galaxy Note Edge is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 3000 mAh

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Galaxy Note Edge phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Samsung phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, barometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, heart rate, proximity
SpecialsCorning Gorilla Glass 3
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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge / SM-N915

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