What you need to know about the Samsung Galaxy Note 5
Set for release on August 21, the Samsung galaxy note 5 will notably be one of the most remarkable Smartphone in the current market. The Galaxy Note 5 phone will be available in silver, gold, black and white with black and white being the predominant color for most of the retailer outlets in the US. The Samsung note 5 boasts of 5.7 inch screen, a 16 MP camera and an aluminum frame with a non-removable back glass cover. The following is an overview of some of the features you should expect from this remarkable phone
Compared to its relatively bulky predecessor the galaxy note 4, the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 weighs in at 171 grams and is significantly slimmer at a thickness of 0.3 inches. The phone has a metal and glass body structure with a 5.7 inch AMOLED display with 518 pixels per inch.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is slightly similar in design to the Galaxy S6 with a flat face, straight sides and a slight curve on the back cover. However, it does not have the dramatic screen curvature specific to the S6 or S6 plus
The SIM card tray is located at the top of the phone with the volume up and down buttons located on the left side and the power button on the right. The micro-USB charger, S-pen holster and headset jacks are located at the bottom of the Note 5
The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 boasts of a 16 MP: same as that of the Note 4. However, the Samsung Note 5 has one major improvement, it has adopted a f1.9 sensor which is much better than the f1:26 sensor used in the Note 4. As such, the image quality is bound to be much better since a bigger sensor translates to more light and more light means better photos
The Samsung Note 5 also has a 5 MP front facing camera and also incorporates a live YouTube broadcast whereby there is a 30 second delay between the time an individual starts recording and the time the video hits YouTube
The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 features an Exynos 7 octa-core processor and 4GB of RAM: an improvement on the Note 4’s 3GB RAM. However, the Galaxy Note 5 will feature a fixed battery with a slightly lower capacity of 3000mAh as compared to Note 4’s 3200mAh removable battery. The Note 5 also has no expandable microSD expansion slot and enthusiasts will have a choice of either purchasing a fixed 32GB or 64GB internal memory phone
Though not a new feature, the S-pen has undergone some major improvements. The pen has flat panes to keep it rolling on a flat surface and also audibly clicks in place when put in its holster.
This feature allows user to write memos on the screen even when the screen is off
This new feature allows users to annotate PDF files by simply writing on them
Users have the option of capturing a long piece of text file as a single screenshot as opposed to taking several screenshots
This features allows the phone to tie into Google’s wide range of services while at the same time using Samsung services