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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge so crazy it could work

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Your Edge

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It has a 16-megapixel camera, 2.7 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 805 processor, and S Pen stylus, but none of those are reasons that you'll notice the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge.

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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge so crazy it could work

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In fact, its hard to think of anything other than the Edge's 5.6-inch curved screen when you first see this Galaxy Note 4 alternative.

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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge so crazy it could work

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Your Edge

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Alerts, alarms, and on-screen controls live in the sidebar on the phone's display.

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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge so crazy it could work

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No matter which screen you're on, the Edge Display glows with icons and controls you can access at a tap.

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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge so crazy it could work

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A manager app lets you customize the Edge.

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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge so crazy it could work

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Your Edge

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Since it's context-aware, the Edge icons change when you launch certain apps, like the camera.

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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge so crazy it could work

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Just like the Note 4, the Edge has a stylus.

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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge so crazy it could work

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The edge from the side.

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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge so crazy it could work

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You can program the display to work as a ticker, and to flash notifications.

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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge so crazy it could work

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The power/lock button sit on the phone's top edge instead of its right side.

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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge so crazy it could work

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Bottom edge

Left spine

Right edge

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Your Edge

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A fast-charging micro-USB charging port and stylus live at the bottom.

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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge so crazy it could work

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Just the volume rocker adorns the phone's spare left side.

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The right side is taken up by the wraparound screen.

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A home button and capacitive controls haven't budged from their usual spots.

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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge so crazy it could work

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View from the top

Bottom edge

Left spine

Right edge

Home buttons

Heart-rate monitor

Colors

Your Edge

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You don't have to give up heart-rate tracking when you get an Edge.

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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge so crazy it could work

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View from the top

Bottom edge

Left spine

Right edge

Home buttons

Heart-rate monitor

Colors

Your Edge

It rules

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The Galaxy Note Edge will sell in black and white shades.

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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge so crazy it could work

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Bottom edge

Left spine

Right edge

Home buttons

Heart-rate monitor

Colors

Your Edge

It rules

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Quick tools

A slogan marks the phone's identity, which you can also personalize.

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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge so crazy it could work

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Bottom edge

Left spine

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Home buttons

Heart-rate monitor

Colors

Your Edge

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Quick tools

Quick settings give you fast access to items like this clever ruler.

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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge so crazy it could work

Fallaway screen

Alerts and more

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Customizable

Camera app

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Curved screen

Ticker

View from the top

Bottom edge

Left spine

Right edge

Home buttons

Heart-rate monitor

Colors

Your Edge

It rules

Customize the Edge screen

Quick tools

Go into the settings to reorder and even strike out Edge screens you don't want to see.

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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge so crazy it could work

Fallaway screen

Alerts and more

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Customizable

Camera app

Stylus

Curved screen

Ticker

View from the top

Bottom edge

Left spine

Right edge

Home buttons

Heart-rate monitor

Colors

Your Edge

It rules

Customize the Edge screen

Quick tools

There's much more to know about the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge. Read CNET's full review for all the details.

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