Meet Galaxy Note 5: Samsung’s New 5.7-Inch QHD Phablet With 4GB RAM, 16MP Camera Goes Official

The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 has finally shown its face after leaking its specs and price several times on the internet Web, and today the elegant pahblet has been introduced at the official Unpacked 2015 event. As expected, the device can safely be classified under the “phablet” category due to its 5.7″ display but will likely have varying levels of popularity depending on individual regions. The new Galaxy Note 5 introduces a overhauled asthetic that comes equipped with a brand new Samsung S Pen.


Galaxy Note 5 Specifications

Notable that the aesthetics of the Note 5 is extremely far removed from the fourth iteration of Samsung’s phablet. However considering that overhaul of the Galaxy S line that made an appearance with the current flagsip, the Galaxy S6. With the metal and glass combined exterior from the S6 makes an appearance within the Note 5 confirming Samsung’s new design direction. As expected, the fifth-generation Note will ship with a 5.7-inch display, larger than Samsung’s Galaxy S lineup but which appears far less dramatic in comparison to earlier Note devices due to the change in overall size.

The Galaxy Note 5 will be available in three color variants; black, sapphire, while, and gold platinum. The Samsung’s new device will ship with Android 5.1.1 out of the box along with an updated version of TouchWiz UI installation. Under the hood, it brings its own Exynos 7420 64-bit Octa-Cre processor, capped at 2.1GHz and 1.5GHz along with 4GB of onboard RAM. Camera department is delicious here and that with 16-megapiuxel camera comes equipped with OIS and phase detection autofocus, f/1.9 aperture sensor, as well as capable for 4K (UHD) recording and slow motion videos. The front-facing sensor is a 5-megapixel offering and the Galaxy Note 5 also features wireless charging and packs a 3000mAh battery.

Potential consumers will have the option of purchasing the Note 5 with either 32GB or 64GB of internal storage capacity, which is non-expandable, and can expect all of the usual hardware sensors bundled into a technical makeup of the device, alongside an improved S Pen that slots into the bottom of the smartphone comfirtably. Samsung has used the Super AMOLED display with QHD screen resolution on Galaxy Note 5. 128GB of ROM is not expected at the moment. The performance of the fingerprint sensor has been enhanced, which can now be used for financial transactions and it comes with a wide range of connectivity options and has Samsung Pay by default, works over NFC or MST and the Pay will launch in the United States this September.


The Note 5 has integrated with Ultra High Quality Audio technology, which is a feature that is specifically designed to work over Bluetooth with new compatible headphones.
Price of the Galaxy Note 5 will vary depending on your region. Aavailable for pre-ordering today and will go on sale in U.S. on August 21st.

Update: Pre-Order Samsung Galaxy Note In The United States right away. AT&T is offering 32GB and 64GB variants through its Next 24, 18 and 12 plans. Carrier allows you to trade in an old device for up to $200 and if you have DIRECTV or U-Verse and switch to AT&T, you are eligible to get $300 bill credit and if switched from other carrier, then you will get $100 in bill credit.

Base model of Galaxy Note 5 will cost you $839.99 contract free (Unlocked), whereas the 64GB Galaxy Note 5 will set you back at $914.99. The 32GB Galaxy Note5 on T-Mobile costs you $699.99. For more information on contract plans and pricing and other terms and conditions, you can hit the link here and here.