India Pricing of the Samsung Note 5 Revealed
The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 was released on the 13th of August in New York and caused quite a commotion with its S-Pen and other features. Touted as one of Samsung’s high-end phones which could give the iPhone some competition, the price of this phablet has been announced in India at Rs.53,900 .
Let’s have a look at the features of this phablet to help you decide whether you need this or not. Firstly, the display comes with a super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 16M colours, 5.7 inches screen with a 1440 x 2560 pixels resolution, and all this is protected by the Corning Gorilla Glass 4.
The Note 5 runs on the Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop) with an Exynos 7420 chipset, a Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57 CPU and a Mali-T760MP8 GPU. As far as storage capacity is concerned, this handset comes in two variants – 32 and 64 GB along with 4GB of RAM. However, it does not have an expandable microSD card slot.
On the camera front the primary camera comes with a 16MP, 5312 X 2988 pixels resolution, optical image stabilization, autofocus and LED flash feature. Other features of the camera include – Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, and HDR. The secondary camera comes with a 5MP lens.
The device weighs 171g and the dimensions measure 153.2 x 76.1 x 7.6 mm. It needs to be supported by a Nano-SIM for connectivity and comes with a fingerprint sensor and the famous S-Pen stylus.
The Galaxy Note 5 has some very interesting features that allows you to perform various tasks such as signing documents with the S-Pen on your PDF directly, instead of having to print it out. The phablet also comes with some eye-catching accessories and colours such as the silver titanium, gold platinum, black sapphire and white pearl. It is powered by a WPC and PMA battery that is non-removable Li-Po 3,000mAh, fast charging and wireless charging compatible.
Other connectivity options include – SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth version 4.2, GPS, NFC and a microUSB v2.0.
Here are the specs:
|Features||Samsung Galaxy Note 5|
|Resolution||1440 x 2560 pixels|
|Processor||Octa core (2.1GHz Quad + 1.5GHz Quad), 64 bit, 14 nm process|
|OS||Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)|
|Storage||32GB and 64 GB|
|Primary Camera||16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels, optical image stabilization, autofocus, LED flash|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 802.11, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, the Bluetooth v4.2, with GPS and NFC|
|Battery||Non-removable Li-Po 3,000mAh, fast charging, wireless charging compatible with WPC and PMA|