Samsung has announced the launch of the much-awaited Galaxy Note Edge smart phone in India. The phone that has a side display for quick access to the flashlight, Twitter, news and frequently used apps carries a price tag of Rs 64,900. The Samsung Galaxy Note Edge was originally launched three months ago in September and it was confirmed that the phone will have limited edition release in select countries, over 22 of them and India is one in the list. The display curves on the right edge and looks like a stripe that can display additional information as the user operates the phablet. The curved display is secured inside metal brackets and the left side is curved slightly as well. As far as specifications are concerned, the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge features a 5.6-inch Quad-HD+ (1440+160x2560 pixel) Super AMOLED display, and is powered by a quad-core 2.7 GHz Snapdragon 805 processor coupled with Adreno 420 GPU and 3GB of RAM. The rest of the specifications of the Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge are identical, except that the latter will also come in a 64GB built-in storage variant, and has a slightly smaller 3000 mAh battery. The phone runs Android 4.4 KitKat. It also comes with additional software optimized to make use of the accompanying S Pen stylus. Users can multitask in multi-window mode, which supports minimizing apps as floating widgets. It also has text selection and crops selected areas on the screen for later viewing. The S Note app gets its own widget, so that users can access the core functions of the stylus as soon as they unlock it. The Note Edge supports Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2X2 MIMO). NFC, Bluetooth 4.1 (BLE),ANT+, USB2.0, MHL 3.0 and IR LED connectivity options. "Samsung continues with its legacy of pioneering extraordinary innovations and setting new benchmarks in the mobile industry. The Galaxy Note Edge is a stunningly beautiful device equipped with a unique curved screen which not only makes the smart phone distinctive but also delivers a unique way to access information and optimizes functionality." stated Asim Warsi, VP, Mobile & IT, Samsung India of the launch. "At Samsung, we relentlessly pursue customer-centric innovation and develop devices that enable consumers to express their unique style. The Galaxy Note Edge's curved design will make the screen more meaningful to users in their everyday lives," he added.