Samsung, in its continued push into the health-and-fitness space, could add yet another sensor to the next-generation SamMobile, Samsung's forthcoming phablet may feature an ultraviolet (UV) sensor.. According to details obtained by
An industry first, the Galaxy Note 4 would help track potentially dangerous UV levels. A companion app would score radiation from "low" to "extreme," and offer recommendations.
To measure conditions, we're hearing that the phone sensor's will need to maintain a 60+ degree orientation, with the phone's back to the sun.
Samsung historically hosts Unpacked events at the annual IFA conference in Germany. This year's extravaganza gets under way on September 5, so look for the Note 4, amped up with all its sensors, to arrive then.