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.
|Release date||August 2015|
|Dimensions (mm)||153.20 x 76.10 x 7.60|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||3000|
|Colours||White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum, Silver Titanium|
|Screen size (inches)||5.70|
|Pixels per inch (PPI)||518|
|Processor make||Exynos 7420|
|Operating System||Android 5.1|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||802.11 a/ b/ g/ n/ ac|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 4.20|
|Supports 4G in India (Band 40)||Yes|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes|
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.