The most awaited handset of the successful Galaxy Series is now launched, popularly known as “Galaxy Note 5”. Note 5 was official launched in New York. The phablet will go on sale in US and Canada on August 21, and the pre-orders have already started taking place.
As far as the specifications are concerned, the Galaxy Note 5 packs a 5.7-inch QHD (2560×1440 pixels) Super AMOLED display with 518ppi. Inside the device there is an Exynos 7422 64-bit octa-core ( 2.1GHz Cortex-A57 quad-core + 1.5GHz Cortex-A53 quad-core) processor paired with 4GB of RAM. Also on offer is 32GB/64GB internal memory.
On the photography front, it features a 16-megapixel rear camera with f/1.9 aperture and optical image stabilization, while up front there is a 5-megapixel selfie camera. The phablet also features a 3,000mAh battery with fast wireless charging support.
Connectivity options include single-SIM support, 4G LTE support, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC and USB 2.0. On the software front, it runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop out-of-the box, wrapped under a refreshed TouchWiz UI. The new UI brings with it features like live YouTube broadcasting, and quick camera launch to name a few.
One of the unique feature why people opt for Note Series is because of it’s S Pen funtionality, this time Samsung has added a push button on the S Pen to eject the S Pen out of the phablet. With the new S Pen, Air Command menu has also been redesigned and you still get shortcuts to the Action Memo, Smart select, Screen Write, S Note, and Settings, among others.
Specifications of Galaxy Note 5 are as follows:
|Display||5.7 inch (1440 x 2560 pixels, 518 ppi pixel density), Corning Gorilla Glass 4|
|Camera||16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels, optical image stabilization, autofocus, LED flash, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR, Video – 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, optical stabilization, dual-video rec. Front – 5 MP|
|Processor||Exynos 7420, Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57|
|Dimensions||153.2 x 76.1 x 7.6 mm (6.03 x 3.00 x 0.30 in)|
|Battery||Non-removable Li-Po 3000mAh|
|Special Features||Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2, Fast Wireless Charging|
|OS||Android Lollipop 5.1.1|