So finally the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 has officially launched. True to rumors, this device uses the 5.7-inch Quad HD display is similar to Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Phone, however, the exterior design of new products are made in the direction of this year’s successor Galaxy S line.
The Galaxy Note 5 front panel looks very similar to the Galaxy S6, while the back panel is like the Galaxy S6 Edge with curved Gorilla Glass design and 4GB of LDDDR4 RAM, which is similar to the standard S6, but overall performance enhanced by using 64-bit Octa-core Exynos 7420 14nm chip with 2.1GHz and 1.5GHz processor. Due to new design of new Samsung Note 5, so user cannot able to remove the 3000mAh battery, also does not support an external MicroSD card slot as the previous Galaxy Note line.
Talking about the pen S-Pen, it was modified to use easier and more convenient than ever. There is a little button to slowly remove the S-Pen, Samsung also said that the S-Pen is clickable, though that only serves to get it out of its sheath. Once you do, you can start immediately taking a note even when the screen is “off”. If the screen is already on the new Air Command shows up instead. You get to put app shortcuts in it to make multitasking easier.
The Galaxy Note 5 features a 16-megapixels rear camera with a wide f/1.9 aperture, real-time HDR and optical image stabilization. It can record 2160p video and also able to stream YouTube video at 1080p. While there is a 5-megapixels front camera with an f/1.9 aperture to take a wide Selfies.
The ability to listen to music is something remarkable on Note 5. This is one of not many phones support 24bit/192KHz music player, which promises Ultra High Quality Audio even when the playing low quality music files with clear sound effect.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 will be available in the US on 21 August and pricing will be announced by the various carriers.
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Specifications:
- Dimensions of 153.2×76.1×7.6 mm
- Weight of 171g
- Super AMOLED Display of 5.7 inches with 2K
- Resolution of 1440×2560 pixels
- Rear Camera of 16 mega pixels, AF, LED flash, F/1.9, 4K @ 30fps video
- Front Camera of 5 mega pixels, F/1.9
- Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system
- 2.1GHz/1.5 GHz Octa-core Processor
- 64-bit Exynos 7420 Chip
- Mali-T760MP8 GPU
- 4GB LPDDR4 RAM
- Internal memory of 32GB
- Expandable memory No
- Connectivity of 4G LTE Cat 6, 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, NFC, Infrared, Bluetooth 4.1, Micro-USB 2.0
- Battery capacity of 3000mAh