The lock screen for Samsung's next generation Galaxy Note has been spotted in a patent database.
PhoneArena quoting Samdownloads reports that the lock screen image of Samsung Galaxy Note 4 was found on a German patent. The report suggests that users will have to swipe his/her finger away from the centre of the circle to unlock the phone.
Interestingly, the lock screen has 25 September displayed on it, which is likely to be the launch date for the Galaxy Note 4. This makes sense, considering a recent rumour which also hinted at 25 September being a possible launch date.
Besides, certain industry sources have also revealed that the device is expected to be released on 25 September.
According to a recent report, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will enter mass production in the June-July timeframe.
In order to achieve a quick release target after the IFA show scheduled from 5-10 September, Samsung will have a busy month in August, when the company is expected to send out invitations for an Unpacked event.
The latest disclosure also reveals that the new Note will boast a 32-bit Snapdragon 805 processor or, 64-bit Exynos 5433, paired with a 3GB RAM. The handset will offer 32GB internal storage.
It will sport a 5.7in screen with resolution at 2560 x 1440 pixels. There will be a 3.68 megapixel front-camera and a 16 megapixel (Sans OIS) or, 12 megapixel (with OIS) rear-camera.