Samsung has and would never seize to impress its fans, the newly announced galaxy note 5 will definitely keep your mouth hanging as it sports so many impressive features, the successor to the Note 4 was released in Taiwan 15th August 2015, though Samsung hasn’t announced global availability yet but the device would be available in the US 21st August 2015. Below are a few outstanding features of the Galaxy Note 5;
Samsung is slowly moving away from the use of plastic materials on their smartphones, which is a good thing, the galaxy Note 5 is framed by sleek metal and glass, with Corning Gorilla glass 4, giving this device an impressive refined look and a steady build.
Just like its predecessors Samsung Galaxy note 5 features an S Pen but with improved writing capabilities and added features such as the scroll capture which allows you capture a whole page by scrolling, also users can quickly jot down information. “Air Command” (appears when pen is brought close to the screen) has been enhanced as well with an always on icon for the S-Pen
Galaxy Note 5 is incorporated with Samsung Pay which allows you to make payments with NFC (Near Field Communication) and MST (Magnetic Secure Transmission). Payments could be made whether your phone is on or off, in three simple steps, swipe up, verify your identity with your fingerprint, then place device on the magnetic card reader to scan, and is secured by Samsung Knox.
The Galaxy Note 5 features wireless charging abilities (with both PMA and Qi standards supported) and charges quickly thanks to the efficient technology, charging your device is done with ease and without cords.
More of the Galaxy Note 5 features can be seen from its specification
|Model||Samsung Galaxy Note 5
|Release date||Available in Taiwan (21st in the US)|
|Dimension||153.2 x 76.1 x 7.6 mm|
|Weight||6.03 ounces (171 g)|
|Connectivity||GSM, HSDPA, LTE, SIM (Nano-SIM), Bluetooth 4.2 LE, ANT+, USB 2.0, NFC,
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Battery||Embedded Li-Po 3,000mAh, Fast Charging both on wired and wireless
Wireless Charging compatible with WPC and PMA
|Screen size||5.7 inches|
|Display tech||Super AMOLED display with QHD 2560 x 1440 resolution (518ppi),|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 4|
|Camera||16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels, optical image stabilization, autofocus, LED flash (F1.9)|
|Front camera||5 MP|
|Storage||32/64 GB (No memory card slot)|
|OS||Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop)|
|CPU||Exynos 7420 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2, RGB Light, Geo-magnetic, Fingerprint, Hall, HRM|
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Samsung, founded by Lee Byung-chul in 1938, is a South Korean multinational conglomerate company headquartered in Samsung Town, Seoul. Samsung diversified into areas including food processing, textiles, insurance, securities and retail. Samsung entered the electronics industry in the late 1960s and the construction and shipbuilding industries in the mid-1970s.
- Beautiful display
- Outstanding design
- Improved S Pen capabilities
- No Memory card slot
- Embedded battery