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Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 on its way to Canada


Mark your calendars: Samsung Canada is bringing its Galaxy Note 4 to Canada on Oct. 24.

The smartphone with tablet credentials will also boast an enhanced S Pen that Samsung says will allow users to add emotion, humour, clarity and style to their activities with the device.

“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 for Samsung Canada, in a statement. “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.”

The Galaxy Note 4 is Samsung’s 4th generation Note device, and It features advanced photo technology on both the front and rear camera, battery and charging improvements and a 5.7” Quad HD Super AMOLED display. The phone has a metal frame and soft, textured body.

Samsung is trying to hop on the selfie bandwagon by touting the improved 3.7 megapixel front-facing camera with a 90-degree shooting angle and up to 120-degree wide angle to fit more friends in your selfies; the main camera boasts 16 megapixels. A new Ultra Power Saving Mode maximizes battery life and promises 24 hours of call and text reception on a 10 per cent charge.

The Note 4 is powered by a 2.7GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm processor running Android 4.4 KitKat. It features 3GB RAM and 32GB internal memory and up to a 128GB External SD storage. It will be available in Charcoal Black and Frost White.