Galaxy Note 5 with Stylus
Galaxy Note 5 with Stylus

Samsung just unveiled the new Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge+. Both the phones are Flagship models and have great power. The S6 Edge plus is just the upgraded version of Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge. After a year of launch of Note 4, many people were waiting to upgrade so to help we are comparing the new phone with the old one.

Galaxy Note is flagship level phone loved by many people due to best thing that is S pen or stylus. This makes it productive, entertaining and useful. Galaxy Note 3 was the first phone of Samsung that introduced 4K Ultra HD recording and it is being continued till this date.

Galaxy Note series is one of the high end phone with it’s specialty S pen. To see the difference lets compare the in the table.

Specs Note 5 Note 4
Screen 5.7” Gorilla Glass 4 5.7” Gorilla Glass 4
Display 1440 x 2560 with 518 ppi 1440 x 2560 with 515 ppi
Processor Octacore Exynos 7420 Octacore Exynos 5433
RAM 4 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 32/64 GB 32 GB
GPU Mali-T760MP8 Adreno 420/Mali-T760
Camera 16 MP Back/ 5 MP Front 16 MP Back/ 3.7 MP Front
Battery 3000 mAh 3220 mAh
OS Android 5.1.1 Android 5.1.1

Analysis: This year Samsung brought its new device with all new metal and glass design which seems pretty slim, beautiful and solid. The curved design on back of Note 5 makes it easier to handle even with its big size. The new shape is carved so great that the old Note 4 appeared smaller. The Camera has been improved a little bit with rear but with the front one the camera got a huge jump with 5 MP wide angle selfie camera. The internal memory option also increased to the 64 GB, 32 GB is also available. The most fascinating thing is first time we got to see 4GB DDR4 RAM on a phone so now we believe 64 bit OS will show some real power with this. The new Video collage mode in camera, extended screenshot function and new upgrades with Stylus or S pen some great new features. The fast charging have been further improved with fast wireless charging also.

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Note 5 Back
Note 5 Back

The battery has been decreased 220 mAh which is now 3000 mAh only, this might be for the thin size. Just like S6 there will be non removable back, battery and no external storage or SD card support. Most people complained about this and they said they won’t be upgrading due to this. The non removable back for solid build and glassy metal finish is understandable but external SD card is killing the people’s need here. The improvement in the display is just negligible with only increase in 3 ppi. The phone is big and a lot slippery by the way due to the glass. It seems a bit risky game. The phone is astoundingly beautiful with the metal and glass finish but if it drops the crack and scratch will make it look bad.

The phone is great with all upgraded UX,UI and 4GB RAM. The lower battery may give a bit less time for play time but the power saving modes and the software will mitigate this. The camera and Super AMOLED display of Samsung is undoubtedly the best as always. We loved the device but missed the things like SD card support and removable battery. Should you choose to buy it? The choice is always yours. Tell us what you think in the comments below.

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