Samsung Galaxy Note 5 – Specifications & Price

Samsung Mobile electronics  has finally taken the wraps off  the  latest member of its  Galaxy  Note series -the Samsung Galaxy Note 5.The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 which was announced along the  Galaxy S6 Edge+ has ditched the Poly-carbonate design of its predecessor in favor of a more premium all-metal builds.

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The new Samsung Galaxy Note 5 has everything a smartphone user wants in a smartphone except for the lack of  a microSD card slot and replaceable battery.It has a  5.7-inch QHD (1440×2560 pixels) Super-Amoled displays with a pixel density of 515ppi ,powered by  a 64-bit octa-core Exynos 7420 SoC with four Cortex-A57 cores clocked at 2.1GHz, and four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.5GHz, coupled with 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM and  32GB or 64GB internal storage options.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 shares same Camera features with the Samsung Galaxy S6 having a  16MP sensor and f/1.9 aperture and whose quality has only been rivaled by the LG G4.The front Facing camera retains the Galaxy s6 5MP unit with wider f/1.9 aperture.What is more interesting is that the camera app now be opened just by double tapping on the home button which doubles as the finger print scanner.Samsung has also integrated the RAW photos and YouTube live streaming feature into the the Camera app.

The Samsung  galaxy Note 5 comes with an improved S Pen with some new capabilities : First a  a one-click mechanism to eject the pen,ability to take notes without unlocking the phone, and an updated Air Command feature that shows a hovering icon for quick access to stylus tools. The new Scroll Capture feature offers annotation and screen/ text capturing abilities.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is fitted with a 3000mAh battery.This is a step down from the 3220mAh capacity of the Samsung galaxy Note 4,but the Samsung galaxy Note 5 now supports both wireless charging and quick charging.The New Note 5  supports 4G LTE Cat. 9 or Cat. 6,  Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS/ A-GPS, and Micro-USB 2.0 (so no USB Type-C as was rumoured)

Samsung announced  a Keyboard Cover case for the new Galaxy Not 5 and  galaxy S6 edge+. It adds actual physical buttons to the bottom, turning it into a sort of jumbo version of the iconic BlackBerry.

 

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 detailed specifications
General
Release date August 2015
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 153.20 x 76.10 x 7.60
Weight (g) 171.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 3000
Removable battery No
Colours White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum, Silver Titanium
SAR value NA
Display
Screen size (inches) 5.70
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1440×2560 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI) 518
Hardware
Processor 1.5GHz  octa-core
Processor make Exynos 7420
RAM 4GB
Internal storage 32GB
Camera
Rear camera 16-megapixel
Flash Yes
Front camera 5-megapixel
Software
Operating System Android 5.1
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/ b/ g/ n/ ac
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.20
NFC Yes
Infrared No
Wi-Fi Direct Yes
MHL Out No
HDMI No
Headphones 3.5mm
FM No
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/ CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
Sensors
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Barometer Yes
Temperature sensor No

Pre-order for the Samsung galaxy Note 5 begins today ,while actual availability is set for August 21 in the US.The device will be available in 32GB and 64GB  at $739.99  and $839.99 respectively  and will be offered in Black Sapphire and White Pearl.

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