Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Is Now Official: Specs, Availability, Price And Gallery

After countless rumors and leaks, the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is now official. The new flagship phablet came up with some fantastic features and a refined design. Along with it, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (with curved display) and a Convertible keyboard also announced. 

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Announcement:

13th August 2015 is the date when Samsung Electronics officially announced it's new flagship phablet Samsung Galaxy Note 5. Usually Samsung announce it's new device at IFA, but this year company unveil it earlier may be to outrun Apple.

Note 5 came up with the same display size of 5.7 inch as that of it's predecessor Note 4, the same Octacore Samsung Exynos processor that we have already seen in S6, though this time it's paired with 4GB of RAM. 

Galaxy Note 5 packs a 3,000 mAh non removable battery which is actually smaller than the one we have seen in Note 4. Talking about camera, on the back of the device there's a 16MP sensor with optical image stabilisation, f/1.9, phase detection auto focus 4K video, slow motion video option and on the front there's a 5-MP camera sensor. 
Moreover Note 5 supports for both quick charging and wireless charging.

The device is already up for pre-order, but there's no words about the price for the device. 

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Availability and Price:

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 starting from August 21. As per the price concerned, Note will be up for $299 on contract across the four major US carriers and the unlocked price tag should hover around the 800 EUR.

The phablet will be available in different color variants, and it may vary  by market. In US, Galaxy Note 5 will be available in Black Sapphire and White Pearl -in 32GB/64GB memory options. All the major carriers of US: At&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, US Cellular and Verizon will carry the Note 5, along with this the device will be available at Samsung Experience Shops at Bestbuy.COM, Costco Wholesale,, Sam's Club, Target and select Walmart stores.

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Specs

Size: 153.2 x 76.1 x 7.6mm

Weight: 171g

Display: 5.7-inch QHD (2560×1440, 518 ppi) Super AMOLED

CPU: Exynos 7420 octa-core (2.1GHz quad + 1.5GHz quad) 64bit

Platform: Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, TouchWiz

Storage: 32 or 64GB, UFS 2.0 (Non-expandable)


Rear Camera: 16MP, f/1.9, OIS, phase detection auto focus, 4K video, slow motion video

Front Camera: 5MP, f/1.9

Network: LTE cat.9 (network bands vary by market)

Sensors: Accelerometer, Proximity, RGB Light, Geo-magnetic, Gyro, Fingerprint, Barometer, Hall, HRM

Connectivity: 802.11ac Wifi, 2.4/5GHz, MIMO (2×2), 620Mbps Bluetooth v4.2 LE, ANT+, NFC, Location (GPS, Glonass, Beidou)

Charging: gMicro USB 2.0, Adaptive Fast Charging Qi wireless, Powermat wireless, fast wireless charging 

Battery: 3000 mAh, Non-removable

Color Variants: black sapphire, white pearl, gold platinum (colors will vary by market)

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Gallery:





Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Introduction Video:

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Press Release:

Galaxy S6 edge+ features dual edge display for ultimate multimedia experienceGalaxy Note5 takes multi-tasking on mobile to new heights
NEW YORK, August 13, 2015 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., announced today the global launch of the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ and Galaxy Note5. Both devices represent Samsung’s commitment to the big screen smartphone market, which Samsung boldly pioneered in 2011 with the original Galaxy Note.
The Galaxy S6 edge+ and Galaxy Note5 blend form and function with industry leading features, including: the best screen technology, the most advanced camera for high quality photos and videos, the latest fast wireless and wired charging, and an incredibly powerful processor. With increased 4GB RAM, both smartphones offer the most powerful capacity and processing power on the market, enabling users to enjoy more seamless multi-tasking, keep up with messages, post updates to social networks faster, and enjoy graphic-heavy games without suffering lag time.
With its curved 5.7-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED screen, the Galaxy S6 edge+ makes the edge experience even bigger to provide a more immersive multimedia experience. The newly-designed Galaxy Note5 provides an unmatched set of productivity tools such as SideSync, along with a much refined 5th generation S Pen capabilities to better serve the major multitasker.
Samsung Pay, Samsung’s simple, safe and virtually anywhere mobile payment service, will launch in Korea on August 20 and in the U.S. on September 28. Protected by Samsung KNOX, fingerprint verification and digital tokenization, Samsung Pay works with both MST (Magnetic Secure Transmission) and NFC (Near Field Communication) technologies, bringing consumers closer than ever to a world without wallets.
“At Samsung, we believed in the promise that large screen smartphones could actively address some major consumers pain points by providing users with a better viewing experience and more productivity on-the-go,” said JK Shin, CEO and President of IT & Mobile Division, Samsung Electronics. “With the launch of the Galaxy S6 edge+ and Note5, we’re reemphasizing our ongoing commitment to bold, fearless innovation that meets the needs of our consumers.”
Galaxy S6 edge+ best for multimedia experience
Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ succeeded the unique and distinctive design of Galaxy S6 edge, and becomes even more elegant, understated, and finely crafted. It features the new ‘Apps edge’ for easy access to favorite apps, and enhanced ‘People edge’ for easy communications with preferred contacts. ‘Apps edge’ allows users to access their favorite apps by just swiping the edge display. ‘People edge’ helps users to connect their close contacts easily. From the edge screen, users can quickly find their pre-set contacts and send message or give a call directly.
Galaxy Note5 perfect for multi-taskers
The Galaxy Note5 is a stunning upgrade to Samsung’s flagship Galaxy Note line – more powerful and more personal than ever. Inspired by the design legacy of the Galaxy S6, it ergonomically fits in one hand with a narrower bezel and curved back. The flat screen is great to write on and the curved shape makes it easier to use the phone with one hand.
Engineered to help people get more done faster, the Galaxy Note5 includes all new S Pen that feels more solid and balanced in the user’s hand, offering improved writing capabilities and a variety of practical tools. A unique clicking mechanism offers a joyful experience of popping the S Pen out with just one quick click. Users can now quickly jot down ideas or information when the screen is off without even unlocking the phone. ‘Air Command’ feature gets more intuitive and practical as well; now the icon hovers for instant access to all of S Pen tools from any screen at any time. Users can also annotate on PDF files and capture lengthy web articles or long images at once via ‘Scroll capture.’
Powerful Core Galaxy Features
Both the Galaxy S6 edge+ and Note5 feature unprecedented multimedia capabilities with deeper screen contrast and details through Samsung’s industry-leading 5.7-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED display.
As social networking becomes more ubiquitous, consumers expect to share the moments of their lives through photos and video and Samsung is enabling that desire with improved video capabilities. 
These include Steady Video, which provides Video Digital Image Stabilization on both the front and rear cameras for sharp, crisp video on-the-go, and Video Collage Mode, which allows users to record and edit short videos easily in various frames and effects. The Galaxy S6 edge+ and Note5 also feature 4K(UHD) video filming and Live Broadcast, which lets users instantly live streams Full HD video straight from the phone to any individual, group of contacts, or even the public through YouTube Live. Anyone who receives the YouTube link from a Galaxy S6 edge+ or Note5 user is able to enjoy live stream video from his or her smartphone, tablet, PC or Smart TV with YouTube connectivity.
Galaxy S6 edge+ and Galaxy Note5 users will also benefit from Samsung’s advanced camera system, including Quick Launch (double click the home button to launch the camera in less than one second*), Auto Real-time High Dynamic Range (HDR), and Smart Optical Image Stabilization(OIS) and brand-new filters.
The Galaxy S6 edge+ and Note5 feature Samsung’s fast wired and wireless charging technology and the embedded wireless charging technology is compatible with virtually any wireless pad available today. With wired charging, both devices can be fully charged in approximately 90 minutes, and through Samsung’s latest wireless charger, they can be fully charged in approximately 120 minutes.
Samsung’s newest devices are further upgraded to support SideSync, which offers both wireless and wired PC-smartphone integration for seamless connections across devices. Thanks to auto-detection and an ultra quick setup, users can instantly connect their Samsung device to their PC or tablet for easy access to files and data across all platforms and operating systems.
In addition, Samsung’s Galaxy S6 edge+ and Note5 features enhanced security features with KNOX Active Protection (built into devices / out of the box) and My KNOX (app with simple/fast setup) to further protect sensitive personal and work data.
The availability and launch timing of both products vary by markets and mobile carriers. Both devices are available globally starting from August, 2015. Both have 32GB or 64GB storage options available in White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum and Silver Titanium.
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To check the official product introduction videos, please visit for Galaxy S6 edge+, for Galaxy Note5.
*Average speed based on internal testing conducted by Samsung. Results may vary by device or situation.
About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
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Benny Singh
Forever Tinkering With Gadgets

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