Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Smartphone Launches Nov. 14
Samsung's intriguing new Galaxy Note Edge has a screen that curves around one side and will be available from AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless and U.S. Cellular starting Nov. 14.The curvy new Samsung Galaxy Note Edge smartphone, which features a dramatic screen that curves around the right front edge of the phone, giving users a bit more screen real estate, will be available for sale on Nov. 14. The launch date for the new device, which features a bright, sharp 5.6-inch quad HD Super AMOLED screen and the all-new ability to display notifications on the curved part of the display, was announced by Samsung on Nov. 3. By moving on-screen controls for email, Internet, apps, notifications, news and more to the side of the device, users can have more of the main screen for other uses, according to Samsung. The scrollable Edge menu panel can be customized by users to display their favorite apps for quick access. The Galaxy Note Edge shares many features with Samsung's Galaxy Note 4, including a 16-megapixel rear-facing camera with 8x digital zoom and Optical Image Stabilization, a 3.7-megapixel front-facing camera with a wide-angle lens, an included S Pen for improved data input and handwriting recognition, and Samsung's Multi Window feature that lets users interact with multiple apps simultaneously, according to the company. The new Note Edge will be available in Charcoal Black or Frost White. The smartphone also features a 2.7GHz quad-core processor, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage (expandable to 128GB via a micro SD slot) and a removable 3,000-mAh Li-on battery along with Adaptive Fast Charging that charges the phone to 50 percent in about 30 minutes. The phone runs on Android 4.4 KitKat.
AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless and U.S. Cellular will all carry the new phone, which will also be available at Samsung Experience Shops inside Best Buy stores.