Samsung is expected to unveil its new Galaxy Note 4 smartphone tablet, aka phablet, at IFA in Berlin Sept 3, 2014. This comes one week before Apple’s big announcement happening Sept 9, 2014, where the rumored iPhone 6L and iPhone Air are expected to be revealed.

Highlights of the rumors for the Note 4 include:

  • similar 5.7″ display size as the Note 3
  • similar design as the Note 3 but with chamfered edges and keeping the Samsung S-Pen stylus
  • “new materials”, says Kim Hyun-joon, Samsung senior vice president for mobile communications
  • possibly a ‘dimpled’ back instead of the leather-like exterior of the Note 3
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 or Samsung Exynos 5433 chipset, 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage
  • water and dust resistant like the Galaxy S5
  • 16-megapixel main camera
  • Android 4.4.4 KitKat operating system
  • On sale starting Sept 25, release dates vary by country

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