Even though the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 release date might be more than a couple months away, details of the next-gen Samsung flagship phablet have surfaced online.
Last year’s Galaxy Note 3 has generated huge sales for the South Korean company and now the tech publications and customers alike are looking forward towards the launch of the Galaxy Note 4.
According to sources quoted by Sammobile, the highly-anticipated Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will be underpinned by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 805 chipset and it will be available for purchase at all major US carriers including Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and US Cellular. Even though no one knows the exact size of Galaxy Note 4’s display, most rumors and reports point towards Quad HD (2560 x 1440) resolution. Even though most markets will get the Snapdragon 805-powered Galaxy Note 4, in certain countries the smartphone will be available with an Exynos 5433 SoC with Intel’s XMM726 Cat 6 modem.
Sammobile also writes that the new handset will arrive with a 16 MP primary camera with optical image stabilization module manufactured by Sony. In fact, it was rumored that the Galaxy S5 was supposed to be the first Samsung smartphone to pack optical image stabilization, but the feature was ditched from the current flagship because Samsung’s incapacity to manufacture enough OIS modules. Regarding the user-facing camera, the Note 4 will reportedly have the same 2 MP unit as the Galaxy S5.
The aforementioned source also talks about a new Samsung smartphone with model number SM-G906. Previous rumors have suggested that the SM-G906 is known internally as Project KQ, or Galaxy F, or Galaxy S5 Prime, but now we hear that the Project KQ has been ditched. We don’t know for sure whether Project KQ, Galaxy F, and Galaxy S5 Prime were the exact same handset, but the latest reports in the industry say that SM-G906 will be released soon and that it will hit the Korean market with a Full HD screen and Snapdragon 805 processor.