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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Review

AT&T (SM-N915A)     See other variants reviews Score: 8.74/10
Samsung Galaxy Note Edge N915A, 32GB AT&T GSM UNLOCKED Android Smartphone (White)

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge is a very high-end Android phone launched some years ago, in 2014, packing an enormous 5.6-inches screen, a high performance 2.7 gigahertz Quad-Core processing unit, and 2 cameras, a 16 MP back facing camera and a 3.7 mega-pixels front camera. We will get a better understanding of this cellphone's wonders when we get into deeper details.

This device is equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084 chip, backed up by a great Quad-Core processing unit speeding at 2.7 GHz and a huge 3 GB of RAM memory. Helping with graphic rendering, the Note Edge also counts with an Adreno 420 graphic processing unit speeding at 500 megahertz. This cellphone counts with an excellent 32 GB internal storage and an external memory card slot, which allows the user to store tons of applications, games, photos and videos without thinking about how much memory is left.

Samsung sells this phone in 2 different colors: black and white. Samsung has made a really good design job making the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge as lightweight as 6.14 ounces. This cellphone is extremely slim and good-looking, with a thickness of just 0.33 inches. This phone is only 5.96" long and 3.24 inches wide, but it's still able to fit a a 5.6 inches screen.

This phone has two cameras, a 16 mega-pixels back facing camera and a 3.7 MP front side camera. the Note Edge's back facing camera has a maximum 2.2 aperture so it can take very nice pictures even in low lighting situations. The Note Edge also films 3840x2160 4K videos at 30 frames per second. In addition, this phone's camera also counts with lots of cool characteristics like flash, auto-focus, fast burst mode, optical image stabilization, digital image stabilization, face detection shooting, HDR mode, smile detection shooting and geo tagging.

Samsung equipped this phone with an awesome 5.6" display, and a 2560 x 1440 (Quad HD / 2K) resolution, which makes everything look completely perfect. This display uses Super AMOLED capacitive technology, and is multi-touch enabled.

This cellphone has wi-fi connection (which can be shared with other devices around, acting as a wireless router or modem), 4G LTE-A , the fastest connectivity and also HSPA+ connection type, which is a bit slower 4G type or the fastest 3G data connection, over HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS and EDGE technologies. This cellphone uses a Micro SIM card for GSM carriers and it can use both GSM and CDMA.

The Note Edge counts with a large 3000 mAh Li-Ion replaceable battery that can keep it running for several hours, although you may find yourself looking for a place to charge it if you use it too much.

The Note Edge also comes with many interesting features like Bluetooth (4.1), Fingerprint Reader, GPS, Infrared Transmitter and Near Field Communication (NFC), and multiple sensors like Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Barometer and Compass.

Samsung sells the Note Edge for only $ 249, which is an incredibly low price comparing with similar devices. No matter if you want this cellphone to take tons of pictures, will use it mainly for social networks and internet browsing, will use it for work or need a device to play games, this phone is probably a great choice for you.





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Specifications

Device Type:Phone
Brand:Samsung
Operating System (OS):Android 5.0, 4.4
Variant:AT&T
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Also Known As:SM-N915FY, SM-N915T, SM-N915P, SM-N915A, SM-N915VZ
Product code:SM-N915A
Dimensions:5.96 x 3.24 x 0.33 inchesMetric15.14 x 8.23 x 0.84 cmImperial
Weight:6.14 ouncesMetric174.07 gImperial
Colors:Black and White
Scratch Resistant Glass:Yes
Release date:2014-09-03
Price:$ 249.00

Display

Screen Type:Super AMOLED (16M colors)
Size:5.6 inchesMetric14.2 cmImperial
Resolution:1440 x 2560 pixels (Quad HD / 2K)
Pixel density:525 pixels per inchMetric206.69 pixels per cmImperial
Touch screen:Capacitive, Multi-touch

Hardware

Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084
Processor:Krait 450 (Quad-Core 2700 MHz)
RAM Memory:3 GB (800 MHz)
Graphics Processor:Adreno 420 (500 MHz)
Internal Memory:32 GB
SD Card Slot:microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB)

Battery

Battery type:Li-Ion
Removable:Yes
Capacity:3000 mAh
Talk Time:18 hours

Camera

Back camera:16 megapixels
    Aperture:f/2.20
    Focal length:31mm (35mm equivalence)
    Sensor size:0.38 inches (1/2.6")
    Flash:Yes
Front camera:3.7 megapixels
Max video resolution:3840 x 2160 (30 fps) (4K)
Camera features:Auto-Focus, Digital Image Stabilization, Face Detection Shooting, Fast Burst Mode, Geo Tagging, HDR Mode, Optical Image Stabilization and Smile Detection Shooting

Networks

Wi-Fi:Yes
    Mobile Hotspot:Yes
SIM Card Type:Micro SIM
CDMA Bands:800, 1900
GSM Bands:850, 900, 1800, 1900
UMTS Bands:850, 1900, 2100
LTE (4G) Bands:700 (band 17), 800 (band 20), 850 (band 5), 1700/2100 (band 4), 1800 (band 3), 1900 (band 2), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7)
Technologies:LTE-A (4G), LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, GSM and CDMA

Other Features

Bluetooth:Version 4.1
GPS:Yes
NFC (Near Field Communication):Yes
Infra-red:Yes
Fingerprint ID:Yes
Sensors:Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor