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Samsung Galaxy Note 5

  • Processor: Exynos 7420 Octa,Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57
  • RAM: 4 GB RAM
  • Storage: 32/64/128 GB
  • Display: Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Camera: 16 MP primary camera and 5 MP front camera
  • OS: Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop) upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

8.6
  • Performance 9 / 10
  • Display 9 / 10
  • Design 8 / 10
  • Software 1 / 10
  • Camera 8 / 10
  • Battery 9 / 10
  • Value For Money 1 / 10

Samsung has officially announced its new flagship phablet device, galaxy Note 5 with some fantastic features on board. Along with the Galaxy Note 5, Samsung has also announced Galaxy S6 Edge with curved display and a convertible keyboard along with it.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Announcement

Now talking about the Galaxy Note 6, it comes with the same display size of 5.7 inch as that of Note 4. the Note 5 has the same octacore Samsung Exynos processor as the S6, though this time it’s paired with 4GB of RAM. The 3,000mAh battery is actually smaller than the one in last year’s Note 4, but the Note 5 includes support for both wireless charging and quick charging this time around. The phones have 5.7-inch, 2,560-by-1,440 screens (like the Note 4), with 5-megapixel cameras on the front and 16-megapixel shooters on the back.

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 will come with 32 or 64GB of internal storage. There’s a 16MP camera on the backside of the device with optical image stabilisation, f/1.9, phase detection auto focus
4K video, slow motion video option.

Right now, we don’t have any information regarding the official price for the device. Though, pre orders are going live by today itself.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Availability And Pricing

Pre-orders of the Galaxy Note 5 will start today, August 13, at 3PM EDT. The phablet will be available in the USA, unlocked and from carriers, on August 21. As for the price, the Note 5 will be put on the typical $299 on contract across the four major US carriers, while the unlocked price tag should hover around the 800 EUR or USD mark.

In the U.S., the Galaxy Note5 will be available in Black Sapphire and White Pearl – in 32GB and 64GB memory options. AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular and Verizon Wireless will carry the Galaxy Note5. The device will also be available at Samsung Experience Shops at Best Buy, as well as Amazon.com, BestBuy.com, Costco Wholesale, Inc., Sam’s Club, Target and select Walmart stores. Carriers and retailers will confirm specific pricing and availability as they go.
AT&T just announced that customers can order both smartphones from att.com and AT&T stores starting at 3:00pm ET today, in Black Sapphire and White Pearl.Starting tomorrow, August 14, one can also have an early look at both devices at more than 7,000 participating AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless and Samsung Experience Shops at Best Buy locations across the U.S.

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 - Specs

Design

  • Type Design Type called form factor refers to a mobile phone's size, shape, and style as well as the layout and position of major components of phone. There are three major form factors seen in mobile phones => bar phones, folding phones and sliding phones.
    Bar
  • Dimensions
    153.2 x 76.1 x 7.6 mm
  • Weight
    171 g
  • Colors
    Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum, Silver Titan, White Pearl
  • Waterproof
    No

Display

  • Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)
    Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size
    5.7 inches
  • Resolution
    1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Display Colors Display Colors is refers to the number of different shades of colors that the screen is capable of displaying => 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors, Obviously 16M is highest available range of colors and better than others.
    16M colors
  • Pixel Density Pixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality.
    ~518 ppi pixel density
  • Touch Screen
    Yes, Multitouch
  • Display Protection Display Protection => Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind.
    Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • Features
    -Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)
    - ANT+ support
    - S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
    - MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.264 player
    - MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player
    - Photo/video editor
    - Document editor

Hardware

  • Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.
    Exynos 7420 Octa
  • CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.
    Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57
  • GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.
    Mali-T760MP8
  • RAM (Memory) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.
    4 GB RAM
  • Internal Storage Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.
    32/64/128 GB
  • Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras.
    No
  • Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.
    Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2

Software

  • Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.
    Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop) upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)

Camera

  • Primary Camera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality.
    16 MP, f/1.9, 28mm, OIS, autofocus, LED flash
  • Image
    16 MP, f/1.9
  • Video
    2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, dual-video rec
  • Camera Features
    1/2.6" sensor size, 1.12 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR
  • Flash Flash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration)
    LED flash
  • Secondary
    5 MP, f/1.9, 22mm

Battery

  • Battery Type Battery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium.
    Li-Poly (Lithium Polymer)
  • Capacity Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions.
    3000 mAh
  • Placement
    Non-removable at the Back
  • Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower.
    Up to 22 h (3G)
  • Music Play
    Up to 64 h

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.
    v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE
  • Infrared Infrared connectivity is an old wireless technology used to connect two electronic devices. It uses a beam of infrared light to transmit information and so requires direct line of sight and operates only at close range.
  • Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Wi-fi Hotspot
  • USB
    microUSB v2.0, USB Host
  • GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.
    Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
  • Microphone Jack
  • Headphone Jack

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