Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Release Date, Pre-Orders & Details

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 release date is confirmed for October on major U.S. carriers and a $299 price tag. We’ll show you what the new Galaxy Note 4 delivers and how it compares to the competition.

Samsung announced the Galaxy Note 4 at the beginning of September, delivering a metal frame that fans and critics demanded for years and a new 2k display like the LG G3. Galaxy Note 4 buyers also gain access to a new version of Samsung’s software with an improved Multi Window mode and new S Pen features.

Read: iPhone 6 vs Galaxy Note 4 – 5 Things Buyers Need to Know

The latest Galaxy Note arrives just in time to compete with the iPhone 6 Plus,. This is Apple’s first large screen iPhone, and with a 5.5-inch 1080P display it is close enough for many potential buyers to consider.

The Galaxy Note 4 release date is in October for U.S. carriers.

The Galaxy Note 4 release date is in October for U.S. carriers.

Galaxy Note 4 Release Date & Price

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 carriers in the U.S. include AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint and Verizon Wireless. The Galaxy Note 4 price is $299 on contract, $825 to $850 off contract or $34 to $41 a month with payment plan options.

The Galaxy Note 4 release date is October 17th on Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile. We still don’t know the Sprint Note 4 release date or if US Cellular plans to sell the Note 4 at this time.

Read on to learn what buyers can expect from the Samsung Galaxy Note 4, and how it may stack up to the iPhone 6 with a 5.5-inch screen.

Galaxy Note 4 Hands-On Video

This quick Galaxy Note 4 Hands On video includes a look at the new aluminum edge and soft touch back, that Samsung added this year. You’ll also see the new S pen and S Pen features like smart select. We also run through other exciting Note 4 features.

Galaxy Note 4 Specs & Features

Samsung includes a 2k display in the Galaxy Note 4.

Samsung includes a 2k display in the Galaxy Note 4.

The new Galaxy Note 4 display isn’t as exciting as the curved Galaxy Note Edge, but it does deliver a super-high 2,560 x 1,440 resolution that looks stunning in person. You might question the need for a smartphone screen with so many pixels, but it delivers an amazing amount of detail to photos shown on the display.

Samsung is back with a better S Pen that allows you to activate features and write on the screen to take notes. There is also a new Note taking feature that allows you to take a photo of notes on a whiteboard and bring them in to your phone in an editable note so you can add to it.

Samsung also includes a new UV sensor to help check if you are getting too much UV exposure, a heart rate sensor to track your heart rate and stress levels in S Health and an IR port to control your HDTV. There is also a fingerprint sensor for secure login and app usage.

The Galaxy Note 4 features a new design with aluminum and a soft touch back.

The Galaxy Note 4 features a new design with aluminum and a soft touch back.

Galaxy Note 4 Specs

  • Snapdragon 805 processor (U.S.)
  • Android 4.4.4 KitKat
  • 5.7-inch Quad HD display – 2560 x 1440  – 515 pixels per inch
  • 32GB storage with support for 128GB micro SD cards
  • 3.7MP front-facing camera
  • 16MP camera with Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3220 mAh
  • 4G LTE
  • 802.11ac WiFi
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • UV sensor
  • Heart rate sensor
  • NFC
  • 3220 mAh battery
  • S Pen

Galaxy Note 4 Software Video

The new Galaxy Note 4 software runs on top of Android 4.4.4, Google’s latest publicly available version of Android. There is a new method of Multi-Window mode on the Galaxy Note 4, which you can see in the video below. Samsung adds new options and changes how you activate the option.

Stay tuned for more Galaxy Note 4 guides and how to articles.

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