Note 4 India Launch Snapdragon

Samsung might launch the Snapdragon variant of its Galaxy Note 4 in India, according to a new report from SamMobile. This variant will also feature 4G LTE connectivity.

The information was sourced from import data, which indicated that Samsung has imported 1,672 units of Galaxy Note 4 (SM-N910GZWEINU) to India and its price is listed at INR 61,500 ($1004).

The report then cites information from GeekBench, which says that this variant features a quad-core Snapdragon 805 processor and 3GB of RAM.

Upon digging deeper, it was discovered that "SM-N910G supports 4G LTE connectivity on FDD-LTE (Band 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8) and TDD-LTE (Band 38, 40) networks. It is expected be launched in India, Sri Lanka, and Singapore."

During the company's previous flagship smartphone launch in the country, Samsung had come out with two variants of the Galaxy S5: one with octa-core Exynos 5422 processor and HSPA connectivity and the other with a quad-core Snapdragon 801 processor and 4G LTE connectivity.

In other news related to the smartphone, the Galaxy Note 4 has received its first firmware update ahead of its availability. Based on Android 4.4.4, the update brings firmware number, N910FXXU1ANJ4, which weighs in at 36MB. The update has been distributed completely and will be available for all users when it is launched in the UK on 17 October.