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Samsung Galaxy Note 5 officially announced!




Samsung Mobile has finally made the global announcement of the Galaxy Note 5 here at the Lincoln Center in New York. Sporting an all-metal body wrapped with Gorilla Glass both at the front and back, the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is the first in the Galaxy Note family to carry unibody design.

In terms of hardware configuration, the Galaxy Note 5 basically followed the route of the Galaxy S6 with a few improvements like more RAM (4GB LPDDR4), bigger screen and higher battery capacity. Aside from the S Pen stylus, all the rest are basically the same.

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 specs:
5.7-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED display @ 2560×1440 pixels, 518ppi
Gorilla Glass 4 (front and back)
Samsung Exynos 7420 64-bit octa-core CPU
ARM Cortex A57 2.1GHz quad-core, ARM Cortex A53 1.5GHz quad-core
Mali T-760 GPU
4GB LPDDR4 RAM
32, 64 internal storage
Dual-SIM, 4G/LTE Cat. 6 and Cat 9.
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, 2.4GHz & 5.0GHz, MiMo 2×2
Bluetooth 4.2, LE, ANT
NFC
GPS with aGPS, GLONASS
16 megapixel rear camera, OIS, dual-LED flash, f1.9
5 megapixel front-facing camera, f1.9
Qi Wireless Charging
3,000mAh Li-Ion non-removable battery
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop with TouchWiz
153.2 x 76.1 x 7.6mm (dimensions)
171 grams (weight)

The Galaxy Note 5 will no longer have a removable battery due to its unibody design. There won’t be any expandable storage since it also dropped the microSD card slot.


Two colors will be initially available — gold and black, but a special color variant, silver, will be released later as well.

Meanwhile, here’s our hands-on video of the device if you want to see more of the Note 5.

Check out our initial review of the Galaxy Note 5 here.

In the same launch event, the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ was also announced.



Abe is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of YugaTech. You Can follow him on Twitter @abeolandres.

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11 Responses

  1. Nagmamagaling says:

    Is this for real? Other blogs such as Android Central and Android Authority say the announcement doesn’t start until 11AM today Eastern Time.

    • shutter says:

      di pa kasi nag-start malamang kausap na or ipinakita na sa kanila yang unit. Kaya nga nawala etong article kahapon.

  2. shutter says:

    parehong pareho lang sa mga lumalabas na leak. Wala na din syang microSD.Pero maganda.

  3. Syntax says:

    No microSD card slot.
    Not removable battery.
    No 128GB internal storage to pick from.

    Why did you have to kill yourself Samsung?

  4. anonym says:

    non removable battery – disapointed

  5. quasimodomehman says:

    if you have the s6 / s6 Edge, the upgrade isn’t worth it. same spec

    aside from the stylus, extra 1GB ram, screen and battery.

    meh

  6. KiD says:

    maraming na dissapoint sa note 5 dahil maraming tinanggal na tinatangkilik ng consumer na features dati:(

  7. val says:

    Damn Samsung..don’t just and paste. Coz it appears you forgot to exclude Iphone’s weaknesses as well you moron

  8. Yoav Kim says:

    Samsung has turned to full retard! Adapting the mindset of Apple. They thought if Apple could sell a lot of iPhone garbage what is stopping us from selling garbage as well. There you go!

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