Galaxy Note 5 – The future marvel of phablets
Since a decade, smartphones have pulled off the market share of each and every electrical device out there in mostly all countries of the globe. There are many famous smartphone manufacturers like Apple, HTC, Nokia, BlackBerry etc. but the one which has more than half of the smartphone market share is none other than the Korean firm – Samsung Electronics. The firm has made its presence in other gadgets too like Camera, televisions, refrigerators, ovens etc. but smartphone has been the above of all since last few years. Samsung is one of the best and chief competitors in market which has timely given the quality enriched smartphones to its lusting fans all around the world.
The firm released a phablet called “Galaxy Note” in 2011 at an event IFA Berlin and started a new line-up of the ‘Galaxy Note’ series. Since the release of the first Note, it came up with other successors of the series yearly, making its market even stronger with the advent of time. Galaxy Note 4 has been released successfully in the market though its yet to reach some of the countries but the Galaxy Note 5 speculations are already buzzing on the internet. Here also, you will be getting all the information related to specs, features, release date, price and so forth of the futuristic Samsung Galaxy Note 5.
Galaxy Note 5 Specs and features surmised for the first time on internet
This is the first time that the Galaxy Note V specs are being bruited on the web. Nowadays, the famous manufacturer’s flagship devices get speculated specs, features and other details before any official confirmations. Similar thing is happening with the Note 5, have a look at it.
Galaxy Note 5 specs (Expected):
- Exynos 7xxx Dodeca-core processor or Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 81x clocked around 2.9 GHz
- 6″ Super AMOLED Plus 4K UHD screen (3840 x 2160 pixels resolution & upto 650 ppi pixel density)
- 4 GB RAM
- 32/64 Gigs inbuilt storage (two variants), having expansion capacity of up to 128 GB
- Android 5.0 Lollipop or 6.0 Android M (Check 17th October update below)
- 20.9 MP main camera and a 5 MP secondary camera
- 3400-3900 mAh battery
- Weighing in between 170 and 190 grams
- 2G, 3G & 4G LTE Cat 6.0 Network support and no 5G network (Please Check 19th June update below) and
- S Pen Stylus to feature new functionality
Apart from the above ground-shaking specs, Samsung Galaxy Note V is expected to land with the following features too:
- A new battery saving Mode (Ultra Power Saver Mode)
- Water & Dust proof body
- Advanced Fingerprint scanner
- Eye scanning technology
- Metal body
- Wireless charging facility (Least possibility)
- Corning Gorilla Glass 4
- USB OTG
- HDMI port
- USB Host
- LED notifications light (four colors)
- Enhanced Handwriting recognition
- Sensors list include accelerometer, Gyroscope, Barometer, Proximity, Compass, Humidity, Gesture and Temperature.
Some of the features are still not out, just wait and watch till then.
Here comes the reckoned Galaxy Note 5 release date
|Device Name (Code)||Announcement date||Release date|
|Galaxy Note (N7000)||September 2011||October 2011|
|Galaxy Note II (N7100)||August 2012||September 2012|
|Galaxy Note III||September 2013||September 2013|
|Galaxy Note IV||September 2014||September 2014 (almost)|
Note: In the above table’s column “Device Name”, the Note series’ phablet codes are of Base variants there are few other variants with different codes like Note 3 Neo, Note II CDMA, and Note 3 Dual SIM etc. These should not be confused with others.
Samsung started the Note series around 3 years back when it announced the first member of this series at IFA 2011, Berlin. Galaxy Note (first) was then made available to the public in late October of 2011. The firm seems to follow a system in this release date timings if you notice, even it has implemented a system for Galaxy S series also. Somehow, this time also the firm will be releasing the device in starting of 2015’s Q3 unless it doesn’t get under any serious market competition or pressure. If you look at the dates mentioned in the above table, you will notice there is a tradition going on which Samsung is following perfectly.
The recently launched fourth gen member of Note family is still struggling to be released in all countries of the world. Anyways, as we look the table purports that three Galaxy Note phablets were announced in September month of the releasing year as well as released in the same month except the foremost member Galaxy Note (N7000) which came out in October 2011. Taking all the things in consideration, anyone can easily say the Korean firm is following a tradition and will follow up by releasing Samsung Galaxy Note 5 in September 2015 while the actual availability may be few weeks up and down depending in all countries of the world.
A glimpse over the anticipated Release Date of Note 5 in different countries:
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 launch date for India: Sept 2015
Samsung Note 5 launch date for USA: Oct 2015
Galaxy Note 5 launch date for UAE: September 2015
Note 5 launch date for UK: September 2015
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 launch date for Pakistan: Oct 2015
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 date for Spain, Brazil, China, Japan, Malaysia, Crotia : September 2015
Galaxy Note 5 launch date for Australia and New Zealand: Sept 2015
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 release date for Canada, US : September 2015
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 launch date for Singapore: September 2015
Galaxy Note 5 launch date for Russia: September 2015
Samsung Note 5 date for Norway: September 2015
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 launch date for Netherlands: September 2015
Note 5 date for Switzerland: September 2015
Samsung Galaxy launch date for France: September 2015
Note 5 date for Sweden: September 2015
The Korean firm will most probably releasing the phablet in around 100 countries in September next year, We have mentioned some of the top countries here.
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Price information
Talking about the price of Note 5, we should first go back to the first phablet and then analyse the price of all the phablets together so that we can get an anticipation of SGN5’s price. Below tablet purports all the released Note phablet’s price details till now, have a look at it.
|Device Name||Price (in USD)|
|Galaxy Note I||$940|
|Galaxy Note II||$865|
|Galaxy Note III||$938|
|Galaxy Note IV||$940|
Note: The above price mentioned is the price at the time of release of the device, price varies at present.
If we have a look on past Note members we would notice that all the devices were priced similarly. This time the next member is expected to cross the $1000 mark at the initial launch but forcasters say it will reach around $850-900 after its release, though it totally depends on Samsung first but competition is the key factory which will change its price. So, We can expect Note 5 price to be around 1000 bucks initially which may get decreased upto 100 bucks with the passage of time.
UPDATE – 19th June 2014
Recent news via GSMArena.com proclaims that European Union and South Korea has signed up an agreement to focus on the development 5G network technology and communications. European commission consented to invest around €700 million for the next five years for 5G development. 5G networks will provide immense faster speed and better network too. There the officials also mentioned that 5G network will take time to be provided to the public and will no roll out until 2020 – 2030. This news just confirms that we should not expect Galaxy Note 5 to be launched with 5G variant in any of the country. It will be too early for the firms to develop this.
UPDATE – 17th October 2014
At last, the rumors of Google’s new OS has gone away after the official launch of Android v5.0 to be called as Lollipop recently. Google confirmed the release of its new OS with the launch of Nexus 6 on 16th October. The new OS comes with slight new interface and enhancements. Now, the specs sheet for Note 5 includes this new OS as it will be coming in-the-box Operating System in this phablet. Rumors have moulded towards the inclusion of V5.0 of Android now though the previous speculations have flooded away which included v4.5 Milkshake Android OS. Moreover, We believe that till the phablet’s release Google will be infusing another brand new Android OS 6.0 to be named Android M which could be expected to land in Samsung’s fifth phablet.
UPDATE – 3rd December 2014
A recent report coming right back from a native website of Samsung’s hometown says the forthcoming year, Korean manufacturer will bring its own made Graphics processor/Chipset. The news further says the firm is on the shore to complete the production of its own GPU and will be launching it in the middle of the coming year. The rumor predicts that the next phablet is going to arrive with Samsung’s home-made GPU as well as CPU. Though there will be other variants as well.
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