Samsung Galaxy S5 Active, Galaxy Note Edge and Galaxy Tab S 8.4 announced for Japan
NTT Docomo, which is one of the key telecom operators in Japan, has announced three new devices from Samsung as a part of their winter line-up; the Galaxy S5 Active (SC-02G), Galaxy Note Edge and Galaxy Tab S 8.4. The Galaxy S5 Active, which was restricted to the North American market, will now be available in the Japanese market starting from October 4. It features a 5.1-inch Super AMOLED display with 1080p resolution, IP67 certification, Android 4.4 KitKat, 2.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage space (along with a microSD card slot), 16-megapixels ISOCELL primary camera with 4K video recording and a 2.1-megapixels secondary front-facing camera. It will be equipped with FeliCa NFC, Xi LTE, and VoLTE support.
The Galaxy Note Edge (SC-01G), which was unveiled before the world earlier this month, will be available to Japanese consumers starting the last week of October. It features a 5.6-inch QHD Super AMOLED curved edge display, 2.7GHz quad-core Snapdragon 805 processor, 3GB of RAM, 32/64GB of internal storage, microSD card slot, 16-megapixels primary camera with OIS, 3.7MP front-facing camera and a 3000 mAh battery. It is also equipped with a fingerprint sensor, heart-rate monitor and an S Pen stylus. Connectivity features include 4G LTE (with Xi LTE and VoLTE support), Wi-Fi ac/b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.1, IR port, FeliCa NFC, and microUSB v2.0 port.
The Galaxy Tab S 8.4 was announced back in June 2014 and will be available in Japan in December. It features an 8.4-inch QHD Super AMOLED display, Android 4.4 KitKat, Exynos 5 Octa 5420 processor, 3GB of RAM, 16/32GB of internal storage space, microSD card slot, 8-megapixels camera on the rear and a 2.1-megapixels front-facing camera. Just like the Galaxy S5, Galaxy Note 4 and the Galaxy Note Edge, the Galaxy Tab S 8.4 features fingerprint sensor. It is powered by a 4,900 mAh battery.
All these devices feature One Seg support for HDTV broadcast and Xi LTE connectivity.