Samsung surprised the world with the releasing of the new Galaxy Note phablet in two versions, the Galaxy Note Edge and the Galaxy Note4. The Galaxy Note Edge is the first handset from Samsung that features a bent screen.
So, let’s see a comparison between the two versions to help you decide which one you should buy.
The Samsung Galaxy Note4 is 8.5 mm thick and 176 g weight, while the Note Edge is 8.3 mm thick and it weighs 174 g. The first mentioned device is purchasable in black, white, gold, and pink version, whereas the Note Edge is only in two colors, black and white.
The Note Edge has a bit smaller screen display of 5.6 inches than the one of the Note4 at 5.7 inches. However, the Galaxy Note 4 is 153.5×78.6 mm dimensions, while the Note 4 is 151.3×82.4 mm.
Both the devices have displays that are Super AMOLED. The difference is that the Note Edge has additional display area on the right side of the phone. Thus, it comes with a resolution that is quadHD+ at 1600×2560 pixels and a pixel density of 524 ppi. On the other hand, The Note 4 has a resolution that is quad HD at 1440x2560pixels, along with a pixel density at 515 ppi. Additionally, even if the Note Edge is locked, the user is able to view his notifications into the edge display.
Both the phones are powered by a quad core Krait 450 central processing unit that is Snapdragon 805. Nonetheless, there is a small difference in the clock speed of their processor, while the Note 4 has 2.7 GHz speed, the Note Edge has 2.5 GHz. Also, both the devices are available in Octa Core Exynos 5433 central processing unit versions, as well.
Samsung is offering both the phones 3GB of RAM. While the Note 4 houses 32 GB in built storage, the Note Edge will have to options for the internal storage of 16 GB or 32 GB. The memory can be expandable on both the devices up to 64 GB via micro SD card.
The devices cameras are very similar too. Both sport 16 MP rear facing cameras with the feature Optical Image Stabilization, along with a 3.7 MP secondary shooters. The front facing cameras are able to take photos at wider angles, up to 120degrees and of course good quality pictures in conditions of low light.
The two Samsung phablets have the same connectivity options like Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, LTE, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS, microUSB v2.0, MHL 2, 3G, and GLONASS.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 comes bundled with a battery unit of 3220 mAh that is bigger than the battery of the Galaxy Note Edge at 3000 mAh. Both the devices are packed with fast charging technology (the battery gets filled 50% in just half an hour). Both battery units are boasting an ultrapower save-mode that makes the battery drains more slowly.
Both the Samsung smartphones feature sensors such as the fingerprint scanner, barometer, accelerometer, gyroscope, ambient light, proximity sensor, compass, heart-rate monitor, hall, UV and SpO2.