Nov 14th, 2014

note-edge

Samsung’s Galaxy Note Edge is finally here, folks. The device is Samsung’s first experiment in using a flexible display to siphon information off to one side of the display and use the rest as your main easel. It’s a pretty interesting idea, though one that Samsung’s not totally sure the market is ready for as they’re considering this a “limited” release.

The device is now available on Sprint, AT&T and T-Mobile here in the United States. Here’s the break down of pricing for each carrier:

Sprint

  • $430 with two-year contract
  • $840 off-contract
  • $35 per month for 24 months with $0 on Easy Pay

T-Mobile

  • $870 off-contract
  • $36.25 per month for 24 months on Simple Choice

AT&T

  • $399 with two-year contract
  • $945.99 off-contract
  • $47.30 per month for 20 months on AT&T Next 12
  • $39.42 per month for 24 months on AT&T Next 18
  • $31.54 per month for 30 months on AT&T Next 30

No one said it was going to be cheap. For all intents and purposes, the Note Edge is practically the same device as the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. It houses the same specs and features outside of the unique display, including a 5.6-inch Super AMOLED 2560 x 1440 display, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 805 chipset clocked at 2.7GHz, 3GB of RAM, a 16 megapixel camera, a 3,000mAh battery, 32GB of internal storage and more.

So what’s that little strip of display used for on the Note Edge? You can get notifications, use quick utility apps, control music and camera or get updates on weather and time. This quick list of 5 cool things you can use it for should give you a pretty good idea. If you haven’t already bought the Note 4 and you’re feeling a bit adventurous then the Note Edge is definitely worth a look. Let us know if you’ll be giving it a go in the comments section below.

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