Samsung to release dual-SIM Galaxy Note 5 in the Philippines

Samsung to release dual-SIM Galaxy Note 5 in the Philippines

In an interview with local representatives of Samsung Philippines, they shared with us that a dual-SIM version of the Galaxy Note 5 will be released in the Philippines. This follows the same move they made with the Galaxy S6 when they also released the dual-SIM version.

This information has not yet been officially revealed to the public but Samsung PH is already working with distributors in shipping the Duos version within the week.


The international version will still be single-SIM, but the ones that will be officially released in the Philippines will be the Note 5 Duos (as per the naming convention used by Samsung).

Again, this puts the focus on a secondary SIM slot is lieu of that missing microSD card slot. Just like the Galaxy S6, only the first SIM card slot will have LTE although both trays will support nano-SIM.

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
32, 64 internal storage
Dual-SIM, Single LTE
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
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)

Check out our hands-on first impressions of the Galaxy Note 5 here.

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

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2 Responses

  1. morny says:

    so really, this is the model to be released for the philippines? not the single sim one? and yup, i prefer the dual, so hopefully it is, since i already pre-ordered and didn’t know that a dual-sim variant is available.

  2. edward says:

    Does the 2nd sim slot support lte? According to a Samsung representative which I spoke to, both slots support lte. I haven’t tried this yet and I want to confirm this before I purchase the Note5.

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