Samsung never miss the mark to astound us! The minute we contemplate over smartphone’s saturated market Samsung launches its beautifully crafted devices with high technical competency.
This time Samsung came up with a beautiful, powerful and highly productive Phablet, the Samsung Galaxy Note 5. Let's see what this beast has in store for us.
Design and BuildSamsung Galaxy note 5 is gorgeous aluminium phone and is amongst the best looking phones available in market. The aluminium body is offered in four different colours of Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum, Silver Titan or White Pearl. The phone is good to hold as the back plate and slightly curved edges gives it a good grip.
The phone has dimensions of 153.2 x 76.1 x 7.6mm housed with 5.1 inch display and is weighs 171g which is quite light weight for big phone. Both front and back of the phone is protected by Corning’s latest creation, Gorilla Glass 4.
DisplayThere is no denying in fact that Samsung produces best displays and Note 5 houses an amazing one too. The 5.7in screen looks clean, clear, bright, vibrant, fantastic viewing angles and more importantly high definition with a pixel density of a staggering 518ppi in Quad HD super AMOLED screen.
S-PenSamsung has worked on rebuilding S-Pen’s functionality and design. Compared to Note 5’s predecessor Note 4, S-Pen has enhanced and accurate pressure sensitivity. The smooth display gives it interpreting angles and swoops with the access to Air Command.
Talking about the build, S-Pen has a dazzling sleek aluminium body with a push button end. It can be ejected with a press-down and will pop out of the device for use.
Spec and PerformancePerformance of the phone is great, we could use two apps side-by-side and interact with both of them without even having a hint of lag. Heavy games, apps, and videos are smooth as silk to run. This has made possible because of whopping 4 GB RAM 7420 octa-core Exynos processor comprising of a quad-core 1.5GHz Cortex-A53 and a quad-core 2.1GHz Cortex-A57.
For storage options, Note 5 comes in two versions a 32 GB and a 64 GB.
CameraWe found camera exceptionally good with pictures at par with high quality point and shoot cameras. The rear camera is having 16 megapixel, 120-degree wide angle lens while front one is 5 MP. The camera also offers varied shooting modes with optical image stabilization, auto-focus, f1.9, an LED flash and 4K video recording at 30fps. HDR images can be seen in real time which gives an instant preview thus helping in taking better pictures.
Software and BatterySamsung Galaxy Note 5 comes with pre-installed Android 5.1.1.Lollipop operating system. It is also bundled with useful apps like S-Health, Microsoft Office, AirCommad for S-Pen and all of these are displayed over Samsung’s TouchWiz interface.
The phone runs on 3000mAh battery and have wireless charging capabilities which claim to charge the battery to 100% in 120 minutes, while the wired charger also amazed us with its fast charging capability.