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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 price at RM2499 in Malaysia, available starting 17 Oct [Insider-Update 1]

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will soon be available in Malaysia. MalaysianWireless learned that the 32GB Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will be priced at RM2399(RM2499), available from all mobile operators(carriers) including Celcom, Maxis, DiGi and U Mobile starting 17 October 2014.


Samsung Malaysia is rushing to make available to Galaxy Note 4 in Malaysia, ahead of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus launch which is expected in the next 2-months. Malaysia is expected to get the Octa-Core version (Exynos) of the Galaxy Note 4, however nothing has been finalised yet according to our sources, at the point of  writing. The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is also available in the Snapdragon (processor) version.


Its extraordinary 5.7-inch Quad HD (2560×1440) Super AMOLED display reproduces clearer and more vivid images with deep contrast, better viewing angles, and response times as fast as a millionth of a second, providing a tremendous viewing experience, Samsung said last month at the unveiling event of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 features and specifications:

Network 2.5G (GSM/ GPRS/ EDGE): 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz3G (HSPA? 42Mbps): 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz4G (LTE Cat 4 150/50Mbps) or 4G (LTE Cat 6 300/50Mbps)* May differ by country and carrier
1.9 GHz Octa-Core (1.9GHz Quad + 1.3GHz Quad-Core) Processor
Display 5.7 inch (143.9mm) Quad HD Super AMOLED (2560 x 1440)
OS Android 4.4 (KitKat)
Camera Rear Facing: 16 Mega pixel Auto Focus camera with SmartOISFront Facing: 3.7 Mega pixel camera with f1.9
Rear Facing Camera:   HDR (Rich tone), Selective Focus, Rear-cam Selfie, Beauty face, Virtual Tour Shot,Shot&More, Dual CameraFront Facing Camera: Selfie, Wide Selfie
Video Codec: H.264, MPEG-4, H.263, VC-1, WMV7, WMV8, Sorenson Spark, MP43, VP8Recording & Playback: up to UHD
Audio Codec: MP3, AAC/AAC?/eAAC?, WMA, AMR-NB/WB, Vorbis, FLAC
S Pen Optimized Features Air Command (Action Memo, Smart Select, Image Clip, Screen Write)S Note, Snap Note, Direct Pen Input
AdditionalFeatures Multi Window
Ultra Power Saving Mode
Voice Recorder (Normal Mode, Interview Mode, Meeting Mode, Voice Memo)
Download Booster
S Health 3.5
Dynamic Lock Screen
Google Mobile Services Chrome, Drive, Photos, Gmail, Google, Google+, Google Settings, Hangouts, Maps, Play Books, Play Games, Play Newsstand, Play Movie & TV, Play Music, Play Store, Voice Search, YouTube
Connectivity WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (HT80) MIMO PCIeGPS / GLONASS / BaiduNFC, Bluetooth®v 4.1 (BLE, ANT+)IR LED (Remote Control), USB2.0, MHL 3.0
Sensor Gesture, Accelerometer, Geo-magnetic, Gyroscope, RGB,IR-LEDProximity, Barometer, Hall Sensor, Finger Scanner, UV, Heart Rate Monitoring, SpO2 (Dependent on market)
Memory 32 GB Internal memory ? microSD slot (up to 64GB)3GB RAM
Dimension 153.5 x 78.6 x 8.5mm, 176g
Battery Standard battery, Li-ion3,220mAh, Fast Charging (Adaptive Fast Charging & QC2.0)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is equipped with a 16 megapixel rear-facing camera featuring a Smart Optical Image Stabiliser (OIS) that counter-balances camera shake and automatically extends exposure time in dark settings. In addition, a 3.7 megapixel front-facing camera with f1.9 offers a default 90-degree shooting angle and up to 120-degree wide angle.

With the Fast Charging feature and Ultra Power Saving Mode, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 charges faster and ensures that users don’t run out of power when they need it most. The device comes equipped with multiple microphones and an improved speaker-phone for better noise cancellation when speaking in loud environments. A built-in Voice Recorder offers eight different directional voice tagging and a selective playback capability that allows users to isolate and listen to specific voices in a group conversation.

There’s also the improved Fingerprint Scanner, to secure personal data and the world’s first UV sensor in a mobile device.

The new S Pen introduces a more user-friendly Air Command functionality along with other features such as Action Memo, Screen Write, Image Clip and Smart Select that allows users to create and collect content.

Samsung Malaysia will be holding a media event for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 launch next Wednesday on October 15. For more updates follow MalaysianWireless on Facebook.

[Update 1, 16 October]: Our sources told us that Samsung Malaysia changed the Note 4 pricing a few days before launch.

The Galaxy Note 4 retails for RM2,499, and will be available for sale this Friday, 17 October onwards. There will be a roadshow at the Blue Concourse, Sunway Pyramid, as well as four other locations in Malaysia, from Friday, 17 October to Sunday, 19 October.

The Gear S and Gear Circle retail for RM1,099 and RM299 respectively, and will available from November onwards.

Kugan is the co-founder of MalaysianWireless. He has been observing the mobile industry since 2003. Connect with him on Twitter: @scamboy

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