Samsung's New Galaxy Note Has 'Edge' on the Competition

1 - Samsung's New Galaxy Note Has 'Edge' on the Competition
2 - Innovative Galaxy Note Edge
3 - More Information for Users
4 - Customizable Edge Options
5 - Powerful Components
6 - Crisp 16MP Rear Camera
7 - Big Screen Web Browsing, E-Reader
8 - Useful Stylus S Pen for Writing on Screen
9 - Powerful Battery, Fast Charging
10 - Available for Sale on Nov. 14
11 - Shares Technology With the Galaxy Note 4
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Samsung's New Galaxy Note Has 'Edge' on the Competition

by Todd R. Weiss

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Innovative Galaxy Note Edge

The first thing you notice on the new Galaxy Note Edge is the wrap-around screen on the right side of the device. The next thing you notice is the bright, sharp 5.6-inch quad HD Super AMOLED screen, which provides a beautiful image display.

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More Information for Users

With the Edge display at their disposal, users can get news headlines, weather reports, sports scores and more, all on the edge of their screens.

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Customizable Edge Options

The scrollable Edge menu panel can also be customized to display apps, such as a stopwatch, a ruler, a flashlight, a digital recorder or more to give users easy access to many functions.

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Powerful Components

The new Note Edge smartphone also features a 2.7GHz quad-core processor, 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage that is expandable to 128GB via a micro SD slot. The phone runs on Android 4.4 KitKat.

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Crisp 16MP Rear Camera

The Galaxy Note Edge includes a 16-megapixel rear-facing camera with 8x digital zoom and Optical Image Stabilization, as well as a 3.7MP front-facing camera with a wide-angle lens.

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Big Screen Web Browsing, E-Reader

The clear, large display gives users crisp images for Web browsing, ebook reading and more, especially compared with smaller smartphones.

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Useful Stylus S Pen for Writing on Screen

The included S Pen provides improved data input and handwriting recognition so that users can "write" on the screen of the Note Edge and have it transformed into text.

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Powerful Battery, Fast Charging

Powering the new Note Edge is a removable 3,000-mAh Li-on battery that can be charged to about 50 percent power in about 30 minutes using its Adaptive Fast Charging system. The smartphone will be available in Charcoal Black or Frost White.

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Available for Sale on Nov. 14

The new Galaxy Note Edge will go on sale Nov. 14 though wireless carriers AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless and U.S. Cellular. It will also be available at Samsung Experience Shops inside Best Buy stores.

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Shares Technology With the Galaxy Note 4

The new Galaxy Note Edge shares much of its technology with Samsung's Galaxy Note 4 phablet, which lacks the Edge display and went on sale in mid-October.

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