Samsung Canada Adds Powerful GALAXY Note 4 to Lineup of Devices

Pioneer of the large-screen smartphone, Samsung Canada reconfirms its leadership of the category with the launch of the GALAXY Note 4 and reimagined S-Pen

MISSISSUGA, ON, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Samsung Canada, one of the leading suppliers of smartphones to Canadians and category creator of the Note series, announced today that its most powerful and innovative device to date, the GALAXY Note 4, will be available to Canadians beginning October 24th. Featuring a superior viewing experience and powerful camera functionality, the GALAXY Note 4 provides users with one of the most unique, enjoyable and productive mobile experiences on the market. The device also adds something special to consumers' smartphone experience with its evolved S Pen™. Now Canadians can use the S Pen™ to add emotion, humour, clarity and style to their everyday tasks.

"Samsung Electronics pioneered the large-screen smartphone category through the introduction of the GALAXY Note series in 2011, and we remain the industry leader in this category," said Paul Brannen, Executive Vice President, Mobile Solutions, Samsung Canada. "The new GALAXY Note 4 introduces the most refined Note experience to-date by featuring innovative technology including the enhanced S Pen™ which allows Canadians to add more of themselves to their mobile experience."

Representing the fourth generation of Samsung Canada's renowned Note lineup, the GALAXY Note 4 features a brilliant screen, advanced photo technology for both front and rear cameras, battery and charging improvements, as well as S Pen™ advancements. The extraordinary 5.7-inch Quad HD (2560 x 1440) Super AMOLED® display creates a stunning viewing experience while the metal frame and soft textured body give the device a premium, stylish look and feel. 

Noteworthy Features:

  • Add emotion with the S Pen™: With the reimagined S Pen™ featuring 2,048 touch pressure points, writing is more natural, allowing users to easily handwrite e-mails and texts, capture and edit meeting notes as well as add handwritten messages to their photos. Improvements to the S Pen™ mean it works with comfort and precision that is now akin to a computer mouse, making it easier to select and move information, resize windows, and drag and drop between different apps.
  • Add clarity to your content: Samsung continues to refine the S Pen™ experience with a more user-friendly Air Command functionality along with other intuitive features such as Action Memo, Screen Write, Image Clip and Smart Select allowing you to create and collect content.
  • Add your own style: The GALAXY Note 4 offers multiple, seamless note-taking methods integrated with the S Note application. In addition to typing and writing, the innovative Snap Note feature allows you to take a picture of notes on a paper or a whiteboard, and then quickly and easily convert to an S Note.

Powerful Performance. Powerful Productivity:

  • Do More than One Thing at Once: Due to its large screen, the refined Multi Window feature helps Canadians multi-task more efficiently by letting users choose how they access their applications with full, split or pop-up screens.
  • Bigger Selfies for Bigger Moments: The GALAXY Note 4 is equipped with a 16 megapixel rear-facing camera featuring a Smart Optical Image Stabilizer that counter-balances camera shake and automatically extends exposure time in dark settings. In addition, a 3.7 megapixel front-facing camera with f1.9 offers a default 90 degree shooting angle and up to 120 degree wide angle so users can get more friends and fun in frame.
  • Power-Up Fast and Stay Powered: Never miss that important call or text again. With the GALAXY Note 4's Fast Charging ability, you can recharge quicker than ever. In addition, the Ultra Power Saving Mode¹ helps to maximize battery life, even at 10% charge, you can still receive calls and texts for up to 24 hours.
  • Keep the conversation going: Multiple microphones and an improved speaker phone for better noise cancellation when speaking in loud environments will help Canadians keep in touch. A built-in voice recorder offers eight different directional voice tags and a selective playback capability that allows users to isolate and listen to specific voices in a group conversation.
    • Stay more protected: The Galaxy Note 4 also offers an improved Fingerprint Scanner to secure personal data and a UV sensor.

    Availability
    The Samsung GALAXY Note 4 will be available in Charcoal Black and Frost White through major Canadian carriers and retailers starting on October 24, 2014. Additionally, pre-orders have begun. Please see carriers for more details.

    ¹ Ultra Power Saving Mode: Battery life will vary depending on power, applications settings and other factors. The maximum capacity of the battery will decrease with time and use.

    Samsung GALAXY Note 4 Product Specifications

    Network

    2.5G (GSM/ GPRS/ EDGE) : 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz

    3G (HSPA+ 42Mbps):  850, AWS, 1900, 2100 MHz

    LTE Band  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17. ( 1900,1800, 1700, 2100,850, 2600, 900,700

    low and 700 upper bands ,  (LTE/4G Cat 4 150/50Mbps)

    AP

     2.7 GHz Quad-Core Processor  APQ8084 + MDM9225M QUALcomm

    Display

    5.7 inch (143.9mm)  Quad HD Super AMOLED (2560 x 1440)

    OS

    Android 4.4 (KitKat)

    Camera

    Rear Facing: 16 Mega pixel Auto Focus camera with Smart OIS

    Front Facing: 3.7 Mega pixel camera with  f1.9

    Rear Facing Camera :  HDR (Rich tone), Selective Focus, Rear-cam Selfie, Beauty

    face, Virtual Tour Shot, Shot & More, Dual Camera Front Facing Camera: Selfie,

    Wide Selfie, Ultra Wide shot (120 degree)

    Video

    Codec: H.264, MPEG-4, H.263, VC-1, WMV7, WMV8, Sorenson Spark, MP43, VP8

    Recording & Playback: up to UHD

    Audio

    Codec: MP3, AAC/AAC+/eAAC+, WMA, AMR-NB/WB, Vorbis, FLAC(*)

    (*) Ultra High Quality Audio

    S Pen™ 

    Optimized Features

    Air Command (Action Memo, Smart Select, Image Clip, Screen Write)

    S Note, Snap Note, Direct Pen Input

    Additional

     Features

    Multi Window

    Ultra Power Saving Mode

    Voice Recorder (Normal Mode, Interview Mode, Meeting Mode, Voice Memo)

    Download Booster

    S Health 3.5

    Dynamic Lock Screen

    Briefing

    Google Mobile

     Services

    Chrome, Drive, Photos, Gmail, Google, Google+, Google Settings, Hangouts, Maps,

    Play Books, Play Games, Play Newsstand, Play Movie & TV, Play Music, Play Store,

    Voice Search, YouTube

    Connectivity

    WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (HT80) MIMO PCIe

    GPS / GLONASS / Baidu

    NFC,  Bluetooth® v 4.1 (BLE,ANT+)

    IR LED (Remote Control), USB2.0, MHL 3.0

    Sensor

    Gesture, Accelerometer, Geo-magnetic, Gyroscope, RGB,IR-LED

    Proximity, Barometer,  Hall Sensor, Finger Scanner, UV, Heart Rate Monitoring,

    SpO2 (Dependent on market)

    Memory

    Total memory 32 GB Internal memory( ~25 GB available for user)

    Up to 128GB External SD

    3GB RAM

    Dimension

    153.5 x 78.6 x 8.5mm, 176g

    Battery

    Standard battery, Li-ion 3,220mAh, Fast Charging (Adaptive Fast Charging & QC2.0)

     

    2G Battery Life Talk time

    Up to 36 Hours

    2G Battery Life Standby Time

    Up to 655 Hours

    3G Battery Life Talk time

    Up to 21 Hours

    3G Battery Life Standby Time

    Up to 649 Hours

    Battery Life: Music Playback

    Up to 73 Hours

    Battery Life: Video Playback

    Up to 12 Hours

     

    About Samsung Electronics Canada

    Samsung Electronics Canada is a global leader in technology, opening new possibilities for young minded consumers everywhere through innovation, stylish design and premium experiences. Through relentless innovation and discovery, Samsung is transforming the worlds of TVs, smartphones, tablets, PCs, cameras, home appliances, printers, LTE systems, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. As a result, Samsung has become a true leader in the technology industry. In 2013, Samsung was ranked #8 in the Interbrand 100 Best Global Brands while the Canadian arm was named as one of Strategy Magazine's 2013 Brands of the Year and Marketing Magazine's 2012 Top 10 Marketers of the Year in Canada. Globally, Samsung employs 286,000 people across 80 countries with annual sales of US$216.7 billion.

    SOURCE: Samsung Electronics Canada

    For further information: To discover more, please visit www.samsung.com. Follow Samsung Canada at facebook.com/SamsungCanada or on Twitter @SamsungCanada.

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