With IFA 2014 now less than three months away, it was only a matter of time before we turned our attention to the inevitable Samsung Galaxy Note 3 successor.
Word from out east suggests the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 name is go (surprise, surprise), that it’ll debut at IFA 2014 (mmm hmm), and – here’s the vaguely interesting bit – that there’ll be two different models: one curved, one not so much.
Credit goes to The Korea Times, which in turn credits an unnamed "senior executive at one of Samsung's top local suppliers." Bad senior executive.
“Samsung will unveil the Galaxy Note4 phablet, UHD OLED TVs, a Google Glass rival, and home appliances at the upcoming IFA,” says the exec.
“The Note4 will have two versions – one with a curved OLED display for niche markets and the other a flat OLED display for mass marketing.”
Needless to say, the South Korean manufacturer refused to comment, though Yoon Han-kil, SVP of Samsung's product strategy team, previously promised a “new form factor”. As such, it's been suggested that the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 might rock a three-sided display, with notifications on the sides.
Otherwise, Samsung Galaxy Note 4 specs remain a mystery for now. We’re not sure if we should expect a 5.9in display (in keeping with the annual rise of 0.2in), or if the range has found a reasonable niche at 5.7in.
In any case, expect a lightning-fast processor, stylus compatibility, multitasking features galore, and several GB of RAM also.
IFA 2014 gets underway on September 5, though we’ve been told the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 might launch as early as September 3.